TV.com will be making changes to the Private Message system the week of Jan 26, 2015. For more information click here

American Experience

Season 17 Episode 9

Victory in the Pacific

1
Aired Monday 9:00 PM May 09, 2005 on PBS

Trivia

FILTER BY TYPE

  • Trivia

    • Contrary to popular opinion today, the fighting between the United States and Japan was so brutal and ferocious that no American leaders of the time voiced any objections to the use of atomic weapons to bring the war to a final close. From surviving records of the Japanese perspective, the declaraton of war by the Soviet Union was perhaps equally important in their surrender.

  • Quotes

    • Narrator: (By 1945) the Imperial Army (of Japan) developed a plan to save Japan from humiliating defeat. It was based on death before surrender.

  • Notes

  • Allusions

Saturday
No results found.
Sunday
No results found.
Monday
No results found.
More
Less