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Revisit Ken Burns and Lynn Novick's epic 15-hour film, The War in a special two-week marathon. This seven-part documentary series explores the history and horror of the Second World War by following the fortunes of so-called ordinary American men and women who become caught up in one of the greatest cataclysms in human history.

Ken Burns "The War"

8pm on PBS North

Week 1

Tuesday, July 31 - "A Necessary War"
Wednesday, August 1 - "When Things Get Tough"
Thursday, August 2 - "A Deadly Calling"

Week 2

Sunday, August 5 - "Pride of Our Nation"
Monday, August 6 - "FUBAR"
Tuesday, August 7 - "The Ghost Front"
Wednesday, August 8 - "A World Without War"