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The War

A 14-hour documentary that chronicles World War II through the experiences of everyday Americans from Luverne, Minn.; Mobile, Ala.; Sacramento; and Waterbury, Conn.

Premiered: September 23, 2007

Rating: None

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Ken Burns, <EM>The War</EM>

Ken Burns Goes to War, Unravels Untold Stories

As long as I live, I will never forget the sound of my friend's voice on the phone, or the two words he managed, through tears, to blurt out: "He's back." Before I explain what he meant, some background: It had only been a few days since I'd reluct… Read more

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Why “The War” will be remembered
02:32 — Ken Burns and Lynn Novick talk about why WWII will always be remembered.
Adding Sound
01:51 — The filmmakers talk about the process of adding sound to the silent archive video footage they had for The War.
Battle of the Bulge
00:51 — Mobile's Tom Gallaway finds himself on the frozen front lines as the shells start falling in the Battle of the Bulge.
Pearl Harbor: The Attack
02:47 — Daniel Inouye was preparing to go to church with his family when the attack on Pearl Harbor began

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  • Premiered: September 23, 2007
  • Rating: None
  • Premise: A 14-hour documentary that chronicles World War II through the experiences of everyday Americans from Luverne, Minn.; Mobile, Ala.; Sacramento; and Waterbury, Conn. (more)

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