The first major sea battle of WWII in the Pacific. The US Asiatic Fleet joined with three allied fleets to face up to the powerful Imperial Japanese Navy. It was no contest. The allied fleet was wiped out. This film by Dutch Film director, Niek Koppen is a superb documentary of this sacrificial battle. 2 dvd set made by the same command that did Death Becomes a Ghost, the Last Stand of the USS Houston.