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Complete History of the U.S. Wars: 1700-2004, A

The Global Wars (#106)

Program 6 - The Global Wars
1941 - Japanese Bomb Pearl Harbor
1944 - D-Day "Operation Overlord"
1945 - The Air Force Drops an Atomic Bomb on Hiroshima
1950 - President Truman Sends American Troops to the Aid of South Korea
1950 - 1953 The Korean War
[26 minutes] Closed Captioning

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Series Description: War has always been part of the American experience. From the time the first colonists set foot upon North America's shores, they were in conflict with the Native inhabitants. One hundred years later the colonies suddenly found themselves an extension of the conflicts in Europe. Less than a century later, the Revolutionary War freed the fledgling United States from its British overlords and European entanglements. Born and nurtured in war, America grew in strength and power until at the beginning of the 21st century it was the foremost military power in the world. Join George Kennedy as he takes us on this 300-year saga of The Complete History of U.S. Wars.

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