The aircraft carrier USS Enterprise, destined to become the most decorated ship of World War ll, was the only carrier to be front and center in every major sea battle in the Pacific.
During World War II, the USS Enterprise and her sister aircraft carriers Yorktown and Hornet turn the tide of the war in the Pacific to defeat the Japanese navy.
American forces go on the offensive to take Guadalcanal. But the Japanese want it back and are determined to get it.
The deadly saga of the Solomons plays out at the Santa Cruz Islands. The USS Enterprise loses her sister ship, the USS Hornet, leaving her the only American carrier left in the Pacific.
In November 1942, the USS Enterprise is the only battle-ready American carrier left in the Pacific. She and her crew are all that stand in the way of the Japanese when the Imperial Navy tries to retake Guadalcanal.
USS Enterprise receives the Presidential Unit Citation, the highest award any American vessel can achieve. The Enterprise is refitted with new technology and returns to taunt the enemy.
In 1944, the USS Enterprise and the Carrier Task Forces push on through the Pacific and hammer the enemy bases at Kwajalien. The Japanese make a desperate stand in the Marshall Islands.
While the Allies storm France, American forces hit Saipan in the Marianas Islands. The USS Enterprise supports one of the largest and deadliest battles of the Pacific War.
As American forces prepare to invade the Philippines the Japanese change tactics to disrupt the landings, leading to history's last battle between gunships and the largest naval battle in history.