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Iwo Jima: From Combat to Comrades | Treasure Returned

Hershel “Woody” Williams returns a Japanese soldier’s flag, which was collected on the battlefield, to Tsuriji Akikusa, the only Japanese survivor able to make the arduous trip to attend the reunion. Incredibly, when Akikusa returns to Japan, he is able to find the flag owner’s son and return the long-lost treasure.

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Debt of Honor | Coming Home

Disabled veterans Max Cleland, Gregory Gadson and Congresswoman Tammy Duckworth share their personal stories about the difficulty of coming home and adjusting to civilian life after being wounded in combat.

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Debt of Honor | Trailer

A moving tribute to the history of disabled veterans and an unflinching look at the reality of warfare and disability featuring interviews with some of the country’s most prominent disabled veterans. Narrated by leading scholars in disability studies, history and psychology, the film vividly illustrates the human cost of war.

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Iwo Jima: From Combat to Comrades | Hatred to Healing

Army Air Corps fighter pilot Jerry Yellin, who suffered from PTSD following the war, recounts the story of how a most unlikely family event — the marriage of his son to the daughter of a former kamikaze pilot — helped him recover from the war that haunted him ... finally healing the hatred lingering in his heart.

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Debt of Honor | Tammy Duckworth

Congresswoman Tammy Duckworth recounts the harrowing story of the day she was injured in Iraq when the helicopter she was flying was hit by a rocket propelled grenade.

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Debt of Honor | Preview

Take an unflinching look at the reality of warfare and disability through interviews with prominent disabled veterans, including Representative Tammy Duckworth, former Georgia Senator Max Cleland and former Commander of Fort Belvoir, Gregory Gadson.

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Iwo Jima: From Combat to Comrades | Trailer

Follow survivors of perhaps the fiercest battle of WWII as they return to Iwo Jima for a Reunion of Honor on the only battlefield where former enemies come together in shared remembrance. Hosted by Ryan Phillippe.

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On Two Fronts: Latinos & Vietnam | Trailer

On Two Fronts: Latinos & Vietnam examines the Latino experience during a war that placed its heaviest burden on working-class youth and their communities. Framing the film are memoirs of two siblings, Everett and Delia Alvarez, who stood on opposite sides of the Vietnam War, one as a POW and the other protesting at home.

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On Two Fronts: Latinos & Vietnam | Preview

On Two Fronts: Latinos & Vietnam examines the Latino experience during a war that placed its heaviest burden on working-class youth and their communities. Framing the film are memoirs of two siblings, Everett and Delia Alvarez, who stood on opposite sides of the Vietnam War, one as a POW and the other protesting at home.

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On Two Fronts: Latinos & Vietnam | Protesting at Home

As the war continued in Vietnam, Chicano protestors began organizing at home. Thousands marched to end the war and speak out against what they saw as injustice on the part of their country and communities. One activist, Delia Alvarez, was at political odds with her own brother, a POW in Hanoi.

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On Two Fronts: Latinos & Vietnam | The Morenci Nine

In 1966, nine young men from the mining town of Morenci, Ariz. joined the Marine Corps together. Though the odds of their dying in Vietnam were less than 10 percent, only three of them came back alive. What happened to these Marines and their community?

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Voices of Veterans

Find out how North Warren Regional School District in New Jersey is helping its students to forge deeper and more meaningful connections to history through the “Voices of Veterans” program. This segment from NJEA’s Classroom Close-up highlights conversations with students, teachers, and veterans as they share their personal connections to the past.

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The Homefront | Gonzales Family Homecoming

Marine Gunnery Sergeant Ramiro Gonzales is welcomed home from an 8-month deployment on the USS Boxer by his wife, Misty, and their three children, Alex, Lillie, and Hunter — who was born during this deployment and who Ramiro is meeting for the first time. After their joyful reunion, Ram and Misty face the challenges of reintegration as they readjust to family life.

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The Homefront | Sharing Deployment Experiences

Army Staff Sergeant Leo Gruba and his wife Serena talk about his six deployments to Iraq and how he has learned over time to share more about his experiences there with his family. Leo and Serena also discuss how their life in the Army has changed since the birth of their son LJ — and how it will likely change again soon when their second child, Austin, is born.

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The Homefront | Leaving for a Deployment

Army Colonel Jeffrey French describes the months leading up to his deployment to Afghanistan in 2009, when he was ordered to take command of an infantry unit on very short notice. His children, Kyle, Sarah and Annemarie, talk about how difficult it was to prepare for a long and dangerous deployment without much warning.

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The Homefront | Military Families

Army Specialist Samantha Van Fossen says goodbye to her parents and sisters as she prepares to leave the small town of Lodi, Wisconsin, for her first overseas deployment to the Middle East. Although Samantha is prepared and excited for her mission, she struggles with leaving her family. Later, senior military leaders and experts discuss the experiences of military families in the post-9/11 era.

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