The War

PBS (Mini-Series 2007)




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  • A World Without War: March 1945 - September 1945

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    S 1 : Ep 7 - 10/2/07

    A few weeks after the death of President Roosevelt shocks the country, Germany surrenders. Meanwhile, American sailors, soldiers and Marines endure the worst battle of the Pacific--Okinawa. In August, American planes drop atomic bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki, and the Japanese, too, surrender. Millions return home--to try to learn how to live in a world without war.moreless
  • The Ghost Front: December 1944 - March 1945

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    S 1 : Ep 6 - 10/1/07

    Americans are shocked by Hitler's massive counterattack in the Ardennes Forest--but by mid March, 1945, they are across the Rhine, while the Russians are 50 miles from Berlin. In the Pacific, after weeks of desperate fighting, Iwo Jima is secured, and American bombers begin a full-fledged air assault on Japan.moreless

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    S 1 : Ep 5 - 9/30/07

    The Allied troops run out of fuel on the border of Germany; Commanders drop troops in Netherlands and behind enemy lines; General MacArthur prepares to land forces on the islan of Leyte.
  • Pride of Our Nation

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    S 1 : Ep 4 - 9/26/07

    A million and a half Allied troops embark on the invasion of France on D-Day; the Marines fight a battle on the island of Saipan in the Western Pacific.
  • A Deadly Calling

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    S 1 : Ep 3 - 9/25/07

    The American public see their first glimpse of the troops killed in action, in large part due to newsreel footage; Japanese-American men enlist into the U.S. 442nd Regimental Combat Team.
  • When Things Get Tough

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    S 1 : Ep 2 - 9/24/07

    The Germans still occupy most of Western Europe; most of the manufacturing cities in the United States are converted to help out with the war effort.
  • A Necessary War

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    S 1 : Ep 1 - 9/23/07

    The attack on Pearl Harbor by the Japanese forces the United States into World War II; thousands of Japanese immigrants, and Japanese born Americans are put into internment camps.