The War

When Things Get Tough

Episode 2 | 1h 57m 14s Video has closed captioning.

Americans mobilize for total war at home and overseas. Factories hum around the clock, while North Africa and then Italy, inexperienced GIs learn how to fight. Meanwhile, in the skies over Europe, thousands of American airmen gamble their lives against preposterous odds on daylight bombing missions.

Aired: 08/01/12

Expires: 09/24/20

Rating: NR

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