American Experience: Building the Alaska Highway [DVD] [2005]

This documentary chronicles the 1942 building of the Alaskan Highway. It illustrates the effect that the Pearl Harbor bombing had on the decision to begin construction and examines the hardships that the American soldiers tasked with this job were forced to endure, from fierce cold to forced segregation.
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American Experience: Building the Alaska Highway
This documentary chronicles the 1942 building of the Alaskan Highway. It illustrates the effect that the Pearl Harbor bombing had on the decision to begin construction and examines the hardships that the American soldiers tasked with this job were forced to endure, from fierce cold to forced segregation. ~ Cammila Collar, Rovi

Cast & Crew

  • Joe Morton
    Joe Morton - Narrator
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