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After atomic bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki in Summer 1945, 70 years ago, Emperor Hirohito recorded the speech announcing Japan's World War II surrender. These facts happened in a bunker dug located in the thick Fukiage forest inside the Imperial Palace in Tokyo...read more

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'Hacksaw Ridge' is the extraordinary true story of Desmond Doss [Andrew Garfield] who, in Okinawa during the bloodiest battle of WWII, saved 75 men without firing or carrying a gun. He was the only American soldier in WWII to fight on the front lines without a weapon, as he believed that while...read more

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The greatest generation the world has ever seen, respect for American, Commonwealth, German, Russian, ... and Japanese soldiers. Respect for all the soldiers that fought in WWII, no matter the country.read more

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Video footage of U.S. M4 Sherman tanks on Iwo Jima and damage to tanks due to mortar fire. 

Damage Done To Tanks By Mortar Fire - National Archives and Records Administration - Local Identifier 127.R.432 - Uncataloged footage from the National Archives. DVD copied by IASL Master Scanner...read more

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 Lieutenant) July 08, 2016

"The Battle of Midway" filmed at the time and directed by John Ford was one of four winners of the inaugural, 1942 Academy Award for Best Documentary. This documentary follows the battle with footage shot by Navy cameramen. 

The film provides a relatively brief account of the Japanese...read more

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 Lieutenant) June 24, 2016

The miniseries "The Pacific" features the 1st Marine Division's battles in the Pacific, among them the Battle of Peleliu. The Battle of Peleliu was the vicious battle fought on the island of Peleliu.

Bob Hope once said that the most emotional show he played in WWII was for the First...read more

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The Battle of Okinawa was the largest amphibious assault in the Pacific War of World War II.On June 21, 1945, after 82 days of battle, the Japanese troops were defeated. This was not intended to be the final major battle of World War II, only the staging...read more

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Defensive operations were considered by Japanese Imperial Army, as merely a temporary phase of combat necessitated by the momentary preponderance of the strength of hostile forces. According to Japanese doctrine, positions should be constructed on high ground...read more

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