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History of the Week

The Pepsi-Cola Story

If you have visited the Upcountry History Museum and explored our Pepsi Lounge, then you have probably heard clips of this video playing. Now you can enjoy the short documentary, narrated by Walter Cronkite, in it’s entirety and from the comfort of your home.

The Battle of Tarawa

World War II: The Battle Of Tarawa is a documentary film directed by Louis Hayward. It used authentic footage taken at the Battle of Tarawa to tell the story of the American servicemen from the time they get the news that they are to participate in the invasion to the final taking of the island and the raising of the Stars and Stripes.

The Military Intelligence Service

This film breaks open the hidden history of the US Army’s Military Intelligence Service (MIS) during World War II — a story made possible because of a few aging Japanese American veterans with a little Internet savvy and a lot of determination.