The War

Ken Burns’ latest documentary takes a new look at World War II.

Taking the viewpoint of the soldier in the field, Burns and Co. try to evoke the actual lived feeling of being in the war. They’re even releasing two versions, one of which includes swearing (which seems entirely natural, given the topic).

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