Synopsis by Perry Seibert
Victory in the Pacific documents the ending of the fighting in World War II's Pacific Theater. The film shows how the brutality and fatalities increased, and lays out the timeline of the various choices that led to the dropping of the atomic bomb -- the act that led most directly to the end of WWII. This video is part of the American Experience series.
battle [war], bombing, Japanese [nationality], surrender, victory, world-war