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Footage of the Moment the Japanese Surrendered

Short | 02:34

The 1945 Japanese surrender ceremony of WWII signaled a monumental end to a brutal conflict. And war correspondent William Courtenay was there to film it all.

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    Jun 19
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When American troops joined the epic battle against the Japanese in World War II, a British journalist followed along, equipped with a movie camera, some rolls of color film, and a powerful friendship with General Douglas MacArthur. Follow the travels of war correspondent William Courtenay and his unrivaled reporting on the Pacific campaign and its great commander. Then witness his remarkable archival recordings, from multiple island attacks to the aftermath of the bombings of Nagasaki and Hiroshima.

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