Life's Accidents - Autumn 1944

Series 1 - Episode 10 Life's Accidents - Autumn 1944



Examining General MacArthur's campaign to liberate the Philippines and his resultant popularity back home in America - which belied the scale of the bloodshed necessary for victory. The documentary also studies the US Army's losses in late autumn 1944, while trying to force its way through the heavily defended Hurtgen Forest and Vosges Mountains, which lie on Germany's eastern border.