DISC 1: FROM PEARL HARBOR TO CASABLANCA 1941 - 1941
DISC 2: FROM TUNIS TO TOKYO
It's 1941. The Japanese bomb Pearl Harbor and trigger America's largest overseas military deployment ever. The year that follows is a harrowing experience for the men sent to fight as well as for the women left behind to raise families, find work, and hold their breath until their husbands, sons, and brothers came home. This is the story, as told through the news footage of the day, of those intense moments of waiting--America's war years.
Description by Allegro:
This outstanding 2-DVD set contains a monthly chronicle of world and national events of 1941–1945 as captured by original newsreel footage. Covering events ranging from the bombing of Pearl Harbor and the rise of Rosie the Riveter as a new symbol for women to the dropping of the atomic bomb on Hiroshima and Franklin Roosevelt's unexpected death in 1945, this set is essential for all US history buffs.
Pearl Harbor (WWII) |
World War II