War comes to America

United States, 1945

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Episode number 7 of Series “Why we fight”.
Last in a series of documentaries made to inform members of the American Armed Forces of the causes and events leading up to the United States’ entry into World War II. This program concentrates upon America’s history of liberty, equality, and justice and how it is important for the country to protect this heritage in the face of German, Italian and Japanese aggression.

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