posted on Nov, 18 2009 @ 07:35 AM
I've been glued to this series every night. The footage is just amazing, shocking and inspiring all in the same breath. I have always respected
those who have fought in our wars but, this footage paints a whole new picture for me. I now know why my grandfather(82nd Airborne, 508th) didn't
speak much of his combat experience in the days following D-Day. I had read up as much as I could about that time but this series is very
Everyone needs to see this series. Last night, they detailed the atrocities that occurred during the invasion of Saipan. At least 1000 men, women
and children committed suicide and died at the hands of their parents out of a Japanese induced fear of surrender to our US troops. What our troops
faced was Horrifying indeed. It gives a whole new meaning to the greatest generation and what they sacrificed for our freedom.