Though often overlooked in the broader scope of the conflict between America and Japan, the Aleutian Island Campaign had an important impact on the course of WWII. Producer Director Tadashi Ogawa will introduce When the Fog Clears, his new documentary about the campaign, which traces an unexpected connection between the USS Grunion, lost in the Aleutians in 1942, and a Japanese war widow. Q&A with Mr. Ogawa will follow.
Film length: 80 minutes
FREE with Museum admission.
2020 marks the 75th anniversary of the end of World War II; a war historians dubbed “The Good War” because it was a war that had to be fought and won. Untold Stories: World War II at 75, pays tribute to this important anniversary with new exhibits, special programs and events featuring a diverse array of some of the lesser known heroes and their stories.