BEYOND BARBED WIRE. DVD video. Recounts the struggle Japanese Americans faced when they fought for America in WWII, as the Army's newly formed 442nd Infantry Regiment - the most highly decorated unit in the US Army's history.
BEYOND BARBED WIRE is an emotionally charged telling of a bizarre moment in America's history. The stories, poignant and humorous, recount the struggle that the offspring of interned JapaneseAmericans faced when they fought for America in WWII, as the Army's newly formed 442nd Infantry Regiment and the famous 100th Infantry Battalion -- the most highly decorated unit in the Army's history. Narrated by NORIYUKI "PAT" MORITA.
Winner of the 1997 GOLD PLAQUE AWARD from the Chicago Film Festival and selected by the Museum of Television & Radio for its permenent archive.
Total DVD running time including DVD bonus features: 3 hours and 45 minutes.
SPECIAL EDITION DVD FEATURES
Two studies of the internment camps, "JAPANESE RELOCATION" and "CHALLENGE TO DEMOCRACY".
Includes as bonus GO FOR BROKE! starring Van Johnson, the complete 1951 Hollywood feature film based on true-life events covered in the documentary bonus short subjects: "Go For Broke!" -- the short subject that inspired the feature film.