Japan

Flags of Our Fathers

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In this unforgettable chronicle of perhaps the most famous moment in American military history, James Bradley has captured the glory, the triumph, the heartbreak, and the legacy of the six men who raised the flag at Iwo Jima. Here is the true story behind the immortal photograph that has come to symbolize the courage and indomitable will of America.

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Flags of Our Fathers

Flags of Our Fathers

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In this unforgettable chronicle of perhaps the most famous moment in American military history, James Bradley has captured the glory, the triumph, the heartbreak, and the legacy of the six men who raised the flag at Iwo Jima. Here is the true story behind the immortal photograph that has come to symbolize the courage and indomitable will of America.

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13:19
Flags of Our Fathers

Kid's Animated History with Pipo: Disc 6 (2012)

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Kid's Animated History With Pipo presents The Time Compass -- showcasing significant historical events in a humorous and easy to understand style. This delightful series plays out in a book-like format, taking viewers on a journey in time. From Ancient Egypt to Classical Greece and India...

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Elementary
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00:44
Kid's Animated History with Pipo: Disc 6

Transcript of Joint Address to Congress Leading to a Declaration of War Against Japan (1941)

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Transcript of Joint Address to Congress Leading to a Declaration of War Against Japan (1941)

Living Treasures of Japan (2009)

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Amid the clamor of technological and economic success, a reverence for age, custom, and tradition endures in Japanese culture. The honorable title, "Living National Treasure," is the highest award that can be achieved in the Japanese arts.

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Middle
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00:50
Living Treasures of Japan

Japan: Samurai, Geisha & Technology (1994)

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This DVD includes stunning videos of Japan, a unique, intriguing country, which has incredible cities, castles, landscapes and hot springs. You'll see how Japan has developed the world's best automobiles and consumer electronics.

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Elementary
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01:00
Japan: Samurai, Geisha & Technology

Sadako and the Thousand Paper Cranes

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Chizuko came to visit her friend Sadako in the hospital. She had a piece of gold paper that she had cut into a large square. "Watch!" she said, and she folded the paper over and over, and it turned into a beautiful crane.

"If a sick person folds one thousand paper cranes," Chizuko said, "the gods will grant her wish and make her well again." The girl handed the crane to Sadako. "Here's your first one."

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Sadako and the Thousand Paper Cranes

Japan: Memoirs of a Secret Empire (2010)

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Commanding shoguns and samurai warriors, exotic geisha and exquisite artisans—all were part of the Japanese "renaissance"—a period between the 16th and 19th centuries when Japan went from chaos and violence to a land of ritual refinement and peace.

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Middle
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02:40
Japan: Memoirs of a Secret Empire

Small Farms, Big Cities (2003)

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This video program features two case studies on Japan: Northern Japan: Protecting the Harvest

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High
Professional
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00:28
Small Farms, Big Cities