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South Carolinians in World War II: The Set (9 part)
With about 184,000 South Carolinians serving in World War II, and thousands more who moved here after the war, the ETV Endowment and The State newspaper partnered together to tell the stories of these veterans in their own words. The result is a new documentary series - "South Carolinians in World War II."

DVD $179.00
South Carolinians in World War II: A Time to Fight
This documentary is a collective remembrance of World War II, taken from personal stories of South Carolina veterans. Beginning with Pearl Harbor, the special weaves together first person accounts of the first stages of the war. Airing on Veterans Day, it includes segments on Fort Jackson and the Citadel, as well as veterans Moffatt Burriss and Theodore Bell of Columbia. Doolittle Raider Bill Farrow of Darlington, who became South Carolina’s first hero after he was executed by the Japanese, is also featured.

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South Carolinians in World War II: A New Front
The second episode of the series follows veterans living in South Carolina through the mountains of Italy, into the fields of England and onto the beaches of Normandy. Also featured are South Carolina doctors and nurses who served and the rise of the Charleston Navy Yard.

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South Carolinians in World War II: A Path to Victory
South Carolinians in World War II: A Path to Victory is the third episode of the series that weaves first person accounts of South Carolina veterans during World War II. This episode follows our veterans from the beaches of Normandy through the hedgerows of France, continues through to Operation Market Garden and the beginning of the Battle of the Bulge. Additional sections include stories from veterans who served under General George S. Patton and moments of rest and relaxation during the war.

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South Carolinians in World War II: Liberation
“South Carolinians in World War II: Liberation” is the fourth episode of the series that weaves first person accounts of South Carolina veterans during World War II. This episode follows our veterans past the Battle of the Bulge and through the Siegfried Line as they battle their way into Germany to discover the horror of concentration camps. Combining first person accounts of the holocaust survivors and veterans, a distinct picture is drawn of the inhumanity that the Nazi command structure forced upon those they deemed undesirable. The stories are graphic and heartbreaking but tell a vivid story of heroism and the will to survive when surrounded by the horrors of war.

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South Carolinians in World War II: A World War
“South Carolinians in World War II: A World War” is the fifth episode of the series that weaves first person accounts of South Carolina veterans during World War II. This episode concludes the war in Europe. Veterans recount their memories of VE Day and POW Lou Fowler recounts his daring escape from a German prison camp. The episode then returns to the Pacific, starting with the attack at Pearl Harbor and continuing to the Japanese invasion of the Philippines. Clemson University is also featured.

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South Carolinians in World War II: The Rising Sun
184,000 South Carolinians served in World War II. Thousands more moved here after the war. The series South Carolinians in World War II tells the story of the war through the eyes of these veterans, in their own words. Episode six, The Rising Sun, focuses on the early days of the war in the Pacific, from Pearl Harbor through the battle for Guadalcanal and Gen. Douglas MacArthur’s return to the Philippines. The film also features South Carolina Marines and their training on Parris Island and Navy veterans’ life at sea.

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South Carolinians in World War II: The Island War
"The Island War" follows our veterans through the battles for Philippines, Peleliu, Bougainville and Iwo Jima. It also includes segments on the air war in the Pacific and women in the service.

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South Carolinians in World War II: The Way Home
The Way Home covers the battle for Okinawa, the atomic bomb and the surrender of Japan. It also includes the experiences of African-American service members, our veterans coming home and messages from them to today's generation.

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South Carolinians in World War II: Return to Normandy
"South Carolinians in World War II: Return to Normandy" follows 22 veterans as they venture back to France for the 70th anniversary celebration of D-Day. As they traveled through villages and towns, the veterans were shocked to find that their actions during and after the invasion have been passed on from generation to generation. They learned that they are celebrated as heroes in a land to which many of them never wanted to return and by a people some never wanted to meet.
Wade Sellers, Director & Editor Jenny Maxwell, Writer Marycruz Figueroa, Producer Vicky Henderson, Narrator Jeff Wilkinson, Producer Amy Shumaker, Executive-in-Charge, ETV Coby Hennecy and Elaine Freeman, Executive Producers


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