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Victory in the Pacific

Author: Austin Hoyt; David Ogden Stiers; PBS Home Video.; VIVA, the Virtual Library of Virginia.
Publisher: [Alexandria, Va.] : PBS Video, [2005, ℗2005]
Series: American history in video.
Edition/Format:   eVideo : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Take no prisoners. Fight to the bitter end." Those were everyday words to combat troops on both sides at the end of World War II in the Pacific. And they led to an unprecedented orgy of slaughter. American Experience examines the final months of the war and looks at the escalation of bloodletting from the vantage point of the Japanese and the Americans and decisions made by leaders on both sides that finally ended  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Documentary films
Nonfiction films
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Victory in the Pacific.
[Alexandria, Va.] : PBS Home Video ; [United States] : Paramount Home Entertainment, [2005]
Material Type: Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Austin Hoyt; David Ogden Stiers; PBS Home Video.; VIVA, the Virtual Library of Virginia.
OCLC Number: 123165266
Notes: Originally broadcast in 2005.
Performer(s): Narrated by David Ogden Stiers.
Description: 1 online resource (1 streaming video file (approximately 120 min.))
Series Title: American history in video.
Other Titles: American experience (Television program)
Responsibility: an Austin Hoyt Productions film for American Experieince ; produced, written and directed by Austin Hoyt.

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"Take no prisoners. Fight to the bitter end." Those were everyday words to combat troops on both sides at the end of World War II in the Pacific. And they led to an unprecedented orgy of slaughter. American Experience examines the final months of the war and looks at the escalation of bloodletting from the vantage point of the Japanese and the Americans and decisions made by leaders on both sides that finally ended the war.

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