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Sinking the Supership

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The following resources from the companion Web site accompany this program:

Behind the Scenes
Learn why this film embodies the fulfillment of a lifelong objective for producer Keiko Hagihara Bang. (Grades 9-12)

Survivor Stories
Read firsthand reports of the sinking in interviews with two of the Yamato's survivors. (Grades 6-8, 9-12)

Anatomy of Yamato
Click on a diagram of the Yamato to explore its artillery, engines, living quarters and more. (Flash plug-in required; non-Flash version available.) (Grades 6-8, 9-12)

Yamato's Final Voyage
View a slide show of archival images that chronicle the sinking of Japan's supership. (Flash plug-in required; non-Flash version available.) (Grades 6-8, 9-12)

Watch a Preview
(Running time: 3 minutes 2 seconds) View a preview of this week's program. (QuickTime, RealVideo, or Windows Media plug-in required.)

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Program Transcript
Complete narration for the TV program.

Teacher's Guide
Sinking the Supership
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