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Rare Footage of the Attack of USS Bunker Hill

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Rare Footage of the Attack of USS Bunker Hill

Short | 02:50

The USS Bunker Hill experiences an entirely new kind of war. Without warning, two suicide bombers dive straight into the carrier, causing chaos and death.


    • Thursday
    • 4:00am
    Sep 07
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    • 1:00pm
    Sep 23
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    • 4:00am
    Sep 28

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Trace the origins of kamikaze battle, and relive two days of horror in 1945, when the Japanese launched "Operation Heaven" against the allied fleet in the Pacific. This award-winning documentary details the biggest and bloodiest suicide attack in history, with unforgettable footage and eyewitness accounts.

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