Video

Jacob DeShazer shared his story of war and forgiveness many times on video. This page contains links to recordings currently available online.




  • Documentary - FROM VENGEANCE TO FORGIVENESS -- Jake DeShazer's Extraordinary Journey. Newest documentary of Jacob DeShazer's life from childhood to retirement as told in interviews from a few Doolittle Raiders and their historian, his family and friends in America and Japan. 81 minute DVD done in 3 parts. Produced and aired on TV by Day of Discovery in September--2007.

    Discovery House Publishers, 3000 Kraft Ave. SE, Grand Rapids, Michigan, 49512
    TEL: 1-800-653-8333, Find DVD at Discovery House Publishers

  • Sermons - Jacob DeShazer speaking at SPU - both taken from the SPU Chapel Archives on itunes
    1. FROM BOMBS TO BIBLE - 1978-1979
    2. LOVE YOUR ENEMIES - 1972-1973
  • Documentary - WAR STORIES WITH OLIVER NORTH - DOOLITTLE RAID. DeShazer is talking through out the documentary. The DeShazer and Fuchida story is told briefly at the end. Produced by Pamela K. Browne in 2002 - about 50 mins.

    Order from Fox News Network - TEL: 1-800-933-0760.

  • Documentary - ONE HOUR OVER TOKYO - THE DOOLITTLE RAID. Produced by the History Channel in 2001 - about 50 mins. DeShazer is talking through out the documentary. The DeShazer and Fuchida story is told briefly at the end.

    Order from
    A&E Television Networks - History Channel, New Video, 126 Fifth Ave
    NY, 10011
    TEL: 1-800-941-4007.

  • Movie - TORA, TORA, TORA - The Attack on Pearl Harbor. This is a classic Pearl Harbor movie that recreates the attack on Pearl Harbor. It was nominated for 5 Academy Awards. The Japanese signal to attack, "Tora, Tora, Tora!" was given by Captain Mitsuo Fuchida who was the lead pilot of the Pearl Harbor attack.
  • Movie - THIRTY SECONDS OVER TOKYO - by Warner Bros. in 1944. An old beloved classic movie of the Doolittle Raid and the true love story about Ted and Ellen Lawson - it is based on their book by the same title. Won the Academy Award for "Best Special Effects" with actors Spencer Tracy, Van Johnson and Robert Mitchum. Black and white - 139 mins.