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"The Last Days of WWII" chronicles the Allied advance through Europe that ultimately destroyed Hitler's Third Reich. First-hand footage and expert commentary follow the decisive ground battles and strategic bombing missions from D-Day through the capture of Berlin. It also explores the after-effects of the war, from the wrenching drama of the Nuremberg Trials to the revelations of the Nazis' last, desperate acts.

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  • In Tokyo, the Japanese government surrenders unconditionally to the Allies.

  • Allied naval and Air forces target Japanese aircraft factories at Hamamutsu and southern Honshu.

  • In Burma, 5000 Japanese troops trapped in the Pegu Hills, attempt to make a break east towards the Sittang river, but only a small number survive.

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