The Portillo Expedition: Mystery on Bougainville Island

The Portillo Expedition: Mystery on Bougainville Island

This film examines the death of the man responsible for the attack on Pearl Harbor.

THE PORTILLO EXPEDITION: MYSTERY ON BOUGAINVILLE ISLAND examines the circumstances surrounding the death of Isoroku Yamamoto – the Japanese WWII Admiral who planned the Pearl Harbor surprise attack and the Battle at Midway. The documentary follows a crew of American explorers to the remote jungle of the western Solomon Islands to uncover the mystery of Admiral Yamamoto’s downfall.

    The Portillo Expedition: Mystery on Bougainville Island is presented by your local public television station.

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