CTVA US Documentary - "Uncommon Valor" (NBC) (1955) WWII  Documentary series

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Uncommon Valor (1955)
 Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
with contributions by: Rina Fox
references:
TV Guide / Library of Congress (telnet://locis.loc.gov)
Internet Movie Database (http://us.imdb.com)
UCLA Film and Television Archive


NBC Films Production
for
NBC / Syndication
Produced William Karn and Cliff Karling ? (or Clifford Kling ?)


US War Documentary series 1955   26 episodes x 30 min bw
(rerun 1959)
Narrated by Dan Riss
Also appearing
Lieutenant General Holland M. "Howlin' Mad" Smith

Premise:
The story of the U.S. Marines in WWII and Korea.
Authentic historic film footage taken by Marine combat cameramen of the
nation's force-in-readiness. Depicts Marine Corps training, weaponry,
deployment and legendary engagements in WWII and Korea.

Photography by Marine, Navy, Army and Japanese combat units
Musical direction by Von Dexter

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NBC  Wednesdays  /  Syndicated Program

[--] Uncommon Valor: CAVALRY OF THE SKY
(12Jan58 Sun WABD Dumont New York City 8pm)
Narrated by General Holland M. Smith
Synopsis:
General Smith discusses the new Marine tactics necessitated by the use
of the atom bomb. [RF]

[--] Uncommon Valor: THE BATTLE OF BOUGAINVILLE
(14Jan58 Tue WABD Dumont New York City 8pm)
Narrated by General Holland M. Smith
Synopsis:
The story of the Marines landing on the island of Bougainville. [RF]


[--] Uncommon Valor: BETWEEN THE BATTLES
15Jul59 NBC Wed
Narrated by General Holland M. Smith
Synopsis:
The story of the rehabilitation of battle-weary Leaternecks between
battles during World War II. [RF]

[--] 22Jul59 NBC Wed - no details

[--] Uncommon Valor: PREPARATION FOR IWO JIMA
29Jul59 NBC Wed
Synopsis:
The preparation for history's bloodiest battle, the assault on Iwo
Jima.
The battle for Iwo Jima began, when Liberators first bombed it on Aug
9, 1944, six months and ten days before the Marines landed. [RF]

[--] Uncommon Valor: THE BATTLE OF IWO JIMA
05Aug59 NBC Wed
Synopsis:
General Holland M. Smith, hero of Iwo Jima narrates the story of the
bloody assault to capture that island. [RF]

 [--] 12Aug59 NBC Wed - no details

[--] Uncommon Valor: VERTICAL ENVELOPMENT
19Aug59 NBC Wed
General Holland M. Smith discusses the new Marine Tactics. [RF]
 

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[--] Uncommon Valor: DEATH PLAN FOR AN ISLAND
(25Jul60)
Synopsis:
The Marine Corps, bent on capturing Rabaul, the key to the defense of
the Central Pacific, outmanouvers the Japanese. [RF]

[--] Uncommon Valor: OKINAWA
(13Aug61)
Synopsis:
General Holland M. Smith narrates the story of the Marine and Army
assault on Okinawa. [RF]

[--] Uncommon Valor: GUAM [RF]
[--] Uncommon Valor: MIDWAY [RF]
[--] Uncommon Valor: GUADALCANAL [RF]
[--] Uncommon Valor: RABAUL [RF]
[--] Uncommon Valor: SAIPAN [RF]
[--] Uncommon Valor: TINIAN [RF]
[--] Uncommon Valor: PALAU [RF]
[--] Uncommon Valor: PUSAN [RF]
[--] Uncommon Valor: NO NAME HILL [RF]
[--] Uncommon Valor: INCHON [RF]


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