The Pacific War in Colour

From the Ashes
Repeat

Series 1 - Episode 8 From the Ashes

Thursday 7pm - 8pm Smithsonian
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Summary

Dramatic colour combat footage and personal accounts of the Pacific War's final days as US President Harry Truman decides to drop the atomic bomb on Hiroshima and Nagasaki, Emperor Hirohito surrenders and General Douglas MacArthur arrives to oversee the country's occupation. Mortal enemies must now become partners in Japan's rebirth.
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