A Necessary War: December 1941 - December 1942

Series 1 - Episode 1 A Necessary War: December 1941 - December 1942

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Summary

Ken Burns' documentary sin which the inhabitants of communities in Alabama, California, Connecticut and Minnesota recall the effects of the Second World War on their lives. It begins with the 12 months before the attack on Pearl Harbour, which belatedly brought their country into the conflict that cost the lives of more than 50 million people worldwide.
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