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Building the alaska highway [electronic resource]/ Produced by WGBH.

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  • ISBN: 0793690129
  • Date Published: 2007.
  • Distributor: Arlington : PBS, 2007.

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Summary, etc.: In May of 1942, across the rugged sub-Arctic wilderness of Alaska and Canada, thousands of American soldiers began one of the biggest and most difficult construction projects ever undertaken-building the Alaska Highway. This program tells how young soldiers battled mud, muskeg, and mosquitoes; endured ice, snow, and bitter cold; and cut pathways through primeval forests to push a 1,520-mile road across one of the world's harshest landscapes.
Subject: Documentary.
TV Series.

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