South Carolina's Greatest Generation

Resilience, dedication, patriotism and unselfish sacrifice. South Carolina’s greatest generation persevered through the Great Depression; won a global war and rewrote the history of the State through their enterprise and zeal. These are just a few of the thousands of stories of how men and women of South Carolina, set aside their lives to serve their country during World War II.

Produced by South Carolina Educational Television in collaboration with The Palmetto Greatest Generation Project

Victory | South Carolina's Greatest Generation
Victory | South Carolina's Greatest Generation


Thirty three days after the death of President Roosevelt, Germany surrenders. The allies celebrate their victory over the Nazis. In 1945, after the two atomic bombs were dropped on Hiroshima and...