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In this issue:
- Stories from AMERICAN EXPERIENCE: D-Day, Bataan Rescue, Victory in
the Pacific, and Battle of the Bulge
- New World War II podcast
This Sunday, PBS will premiere The War, a seven-part series chronicling
the American experience on the home front during World War II. Explore
AMERICAN EXPERIENCE Online for an unrivalled collection of materials from
past programs, featuring personal accounts of the Good War from soldiers
and civilians who were there:
AMERICAN EXPERIENCE: D-DAY
The invasion of Europe through Normandy was a military operation of
preeminently American design. The place of the landing was the best-kept,
most important secret of the war in Europe, and success depended on
Voices of D-Day
The battle's fliers, the men who landed on Normandy's beaches, and
German soldiers tell their stories.
Letters from the Front
Soldiers' words relay the many emotions experienced by the men who
fought on D-Day. Read letters written by American soldiers in Europe after
AMERICAN EXPERIENCE: BATAAN RESCUE
The most daring rescue mission of World War II.
Liberated prisoners of war tell their stories in interviews and a
newsreel from 1945.
On the Home Front
Read letters sent to and from the anxious families of prisoners of war
held in Japanese prison camps in the Philippines.
AMERICAN EXPERIENCE: VICTORY IN THE PACIFIC http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/amex/pacific/
The story of the end of World War II, told through American and
Japanese first-hand accounts.
A Hell on Earth
Read the stories of Japanese and American survivors, whose memories
reveal the horrors of war.
AMERICAN EXPERIENCE: BATTLE OF THE BULGE http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/amex/bulge/
It was the biggest and bloodiest single battle American soldiers ever
fought -- one in which nearly 80,000 Americans were killed, maimed, or
Read the stories of soldiers and nurses who were at the Bulge.
Battle of the Bulge veterans remember their experiences.
Want more? For an archive of AMERICAN EXPERIENCE World War II features,
In this week's podcast, listen to firsthand battlefront accounts from
soldiers who fought in the war:
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