American Experience

Season 17 Episode 9

Victory in the Pacific

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

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    • 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.

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