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With the Marines at Tarawa

United States, 1944
War, Documentary, Short


Documentary short film depicting the harrowing battle between the U.S. Marines and the Japanese for control of the Pacific island of Tarawa.

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With the Marines at Tarawa Directed by Richard Brooks, Louis Hayward

Awards & Festivals

Academy Awards

1945 | Winner: Best Documentary, Short Subjects

National Board of Review

1944 | Winner: Best Documentary

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