Coming to PBS in September.
THE WAR, a seven-part series directed and produced by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick, tells the story of the Second World War through the personal accounts of a handful of men and women from four quintessentially American towns.
Mobile’s Maurice Bell recounts the landing at Tarawa, a tiny Pacific island, as he observed it from the deck of the U.S.S. Indianapolis. Clip from part three.
For more information, visit http://www.pbs.org/thewar
Premieres Sunday, September 23rd at 8pm ET/PT