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Veterans History Museum To Show Free WWII Movie 'The Great Raid'


March 21, 2019

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Artifacts in the museum depict weaponry used in the Pacific in World War II.

Visit the Veterans History Museum of the Carolinas on Wednesday, March 27, at 6 p.m. to enjoy the WWII movie "The Great Raid."

This film tells the story of perhaps one of the most unheralded, and yet successful rescue operations in U.S. Army history. Based on a true story chronicled by Hampton Sides in his book "The Ghost Soldiers," "The Great Raid" counts among its stars Benjamin Bratt, James Franco and Max Martini.

It's January 1945 – the last year of World War II. In the Philippines, the U.S. Army has landed on Luzon and is steadily pushing the Japanese back. General Walter Krueger,...

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