Added by on 2014-10-06

VJ-Day-War-And-Peace

Documentary (1945) 76 minutes ~ Black & White, Color

 August 6 1945, 8.15 a.m. the first atomic bomb used in warfare, codenamed Little Boy, was dropped on Hiroshima, resulting in the death of 70,000 people. Three days later, on August 9, a second bomb, codenamed Fat Man was dropped on Nagasaki, leading to a Japanese surrender on August 15, marking the end of the war. This insightful program, made to coincide with the 60th Anniversary of VJ-Day, charts the events that led to the end of the war, including the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor on December 7 1941, along with interviews from many different sources and nations who witnessed it all first-hand.

Stars: Various

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Documentary