Victory Over Japan Anniversary

Major Hatch talked about the 60th anniversary of the announcement of Japan’s surrender in World War II - VJ Day. He talked about… read more

Major Hatch talked about the 60th anniversary of the announcement of Japan’s surrender in World War II - VJ Day. He talked about his service in the Marine Corps in the Pacific Theater during World War II and experiences as a war journalist in the final days of the Pacific campaign. He also was a motion picture camera operator in the battles of Tarawa and Iwo Jima, and showed several images of the battles. He responded to viewer comments and questions. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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  • Norman Hatch Photographic Officer (Retired) U.S. Marine Corps
  • Paul Orgel Coordinating Producer C-SPAN->Editorial

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Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Aug 15, 2005
Last Aired:
Aug 16, 2005

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  • Aug 15, 2005 | 9:29am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 15, 2005 | 6:05pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 15, 2005 | 9:37pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 16, 2005 | 1:58am EDT | C-SPAN 1
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