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The Battle for Sugar Loaf Hill

This item is included in the following series/curriculum: Against the Odds  

  • Grade Level: Junior High (7-9)-Senior High (10-12)
  • Subjects: History
  • Produced By: Discovery Education
  • Year: 2014
  • Country: United States
  • Language: English
  • Running Time: 42m
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Provides an in-depth look at the battle fought by U.S. Marines against Japanese forces on Sugar Loaf Hill in 1945. The program looks at the seven days it took the marines to capture the hill, revealing the strategic defenses of the Japanese, the grueling conditions of combat, and the triumph of the U.S. in the last great battle of World War II. NOTE: This program depicts scenes of warfare and acts of violence and may be inappropriate for some viewers. Please preview before sharing in a classroom environment.

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