American Experience

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"Take no prisoners. Fight to the bitter end." Those were everyday words to combat troops on both sides at the end of World War II in the Pacific. And they led to an unprecedented orgy of slaughter. This provocative film looks at the escalation of bloodletting from both sides of that fight.

Aired: 03/22/10

Rating: NR

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