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Iwo Jima is an island some 650miles south of Tokyo. It is part of the Japanese Volcano Islands. On 19th February 1945, Iwo Jima became the setting of a major battle where the United States fought the Japanese to reclaim the island back from Japan. It was just one of the bloody battles during the...read more

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 Lieutenant) December 28, 2015

A short overview of the activities of the US Army's 37th and 33rd Divisions during the capture of Baguio.

Public domain footage clipped from Combat Bulletin No. 56. Produced by the US Army Signal Corps.

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 Lieutenant) December 15, 2015
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In this episode I'm joined by Professor Theresa Kaminski.

We look at the Japanese occupation of the Philippines and the extraordinary stories of those women who escaped internment and help American POWs and those interned.

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 Lieutenant) December 07, 2015

In order to combat the numerically superior American navy, the IJN devoted large amounts of resources to creating a force superior in quality, the objective being of "making up for quantity by means of quality". During the first six months of the war the Imperial Japanese Navy enjoyed...read more

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 Lieutenant) December 07, 2015

The Bombing of Pearl Harbor film was made right after the surprise attack on this Hawaii Naval base. The USS Arizona and more are featured.read more

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 Lieutenant) December 06, 2015

The attack on Pearl Harbor was a surprise military strike conducted by the Imperial Japanese Navy against the United States naval base at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, on the morning of December 7, 1941 (December 8 in Japan). The attack led to the United States' entry into World War II.

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 Lieutenant) April 24, 2015

Video shows some bomb damage at Yokohama harbor. The ship in the beginning is the escort carrier "Shimane Maru" (a tanker conversion) which was never operational.read more

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Bitter fighting by US Army Soldiers and Marines along the Shuri Line on Okinawa Island in 1945 during World War II. Combat scenes from the Naha, Shuri, and Yonabaru areas in the beginning and at the end with short vignettes of conditions on the island in between.  Included are scenes of the...read more

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 Lieutenant) April 08, 2015

Izumo was an armored cruiser of the Imperial Japanese Navy. Izumo was the leadship of the Izumo-class cruisers. During World War II, she was used as a training vessel. Izumo was bombed and sunk by carrier-based aircraft of the US Navy on July 24th, 1945, at Kure Harbor, Japan. This video was...read more

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 Lieutenant) April 01, 2015

Japanese cruiser Yakumo and aircraft carrier Katsuragi bringing Japanese soldiers and civilians back to Japan from overseas location after World War II.read more

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