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The War against Japan

Author: Walter Cronkite; CBS Inc.; CBS Video Library.
Publisher: New York : CBS Video Library, 1983.
Series: World War II with Walter Cronkite, v. 6.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Walter Cronkite guides us through the building of the Burma Road, the fighting at Tarawa where the entire U.S. 5th Fleet engaged the Japanese forces on the most heavily defended island in the Pacific theater, to Okinawa--the strategic stepping stone to the Japanese mainland, and you will witness the single most devastating blow of the War --the atomic bomb dropped on Hiroshima.
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Walter Cronkite; CBS Inc.; CBS Video Library.
OCLC Number: 10212827
Notes: "VHS 0064."
Videocassette release of the 1982 film by CBS, Inc.
Credits: Produced by CBS News ; producers, Burton Benjamin, Isaac Kleinerman ; writers, Robert Shaplen, Burton Benjamin, John Gilligan, Phil Reisman Jr.
Performer(s): Walter Cronkite.
Description: 1 videocassette (95 min.) : sound, black and white, some color ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS format.
Contents: Burma Road and the Hump.--Tarawa.--Typhoon at Okinawa.--Hiroshima.
Series Title: World War II with Walter Cronkite, v. 6.
Responsibility: CBS, Inc.

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Walter Cronkite guides us through the building of the Burma Road, the fighting at Tarawa where the entire U.S. 5th Fleet engaged the Japanese forces on the most heavily defended island in the Pacific theater, to Okinawa--the strategic stepping stone to the Japanese mainland, and you will witness the single most devastating blow of the War --the atomic bomb dropped on Hiroshima.

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