'Forgotten' No More: Veterans of World War II Pacific Theater Celebrated in Washington

Some who fought there called it the "forgotten theater" of World War II. But now the Allied campaign in the Pacific from 1941 to 1945 is being thrust front and center for commemoration. A new HBO miniseries about the war in the Pacific makes its television debut next week and is being shown at the White House today. Today, 250 American veterans who fought in the Pacific theater -- from the first battle on Guadalcanal to Iwo Jima and the campaigns in China, Burma and India -- gathered at the...Full Story
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