This series profiles World War II as seen primarily through the eyes of people living in just four U.S. Cities. This episode details an antebellum period before the attack on Pearl Harbor, that attack, the fall of the Phillipines, the Bataan Death March and the fighting at Guadalcanal.
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The episode won an Emmy Award for Outstanding Voice-Over Performance - Keith David
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In describing the Battle of Midway, Midway is described as being the "westernmost Japanese occupied island in the Pacific." In fact, Midway was always a US possession and was never held by the Japanese (one of the main purposes of the battle from the Japanese point of view was to capture the island) and even if it was, it would have been the eastern, not the western-most of their possessions. See more
I don't think there is such thing as a good war. there are sometimes necessary wars and I think one might say just wars. I never questioned the necessity of that war and I still do not question that it was something to be done... I'm not sure I can speak about why human beings generally go to war. That is a pretty large category. I can only speak about why 18 years old of Minneapolis go to war. They did go to war, just because it's impossible not to. Because a current is established in the ...
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Passacaglia - The Death of Falstaff from 'Henry V'
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