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This video is part of a series that chronicles the big events and figures of the tumultuous times of World War II. The series, hosted by journalists Eric Sevareid and Edwin Newman, follow war developments to the far-flung corners of the earth, recounting the strategies, battles,and campaigns that shaped the war and its outcome. In this episode, the film looks at the deployment of American land, air, and ground troops to various arenas, from North Africa to the Pacific, the Atlantic to Europe. Personal accounts and archival film footage tell the story. ~ Rose of Sharon Winter, Rovi