The Way Home, Part 5 - Going Home | South Carolinians in WW II


On August 11, 1945, the Emperor of Japan accepted the Potsdam Declaration, which specified the unconditional surrender of Japan. The war was over, the Americans rejoiced, and the troops headed home. This segment provides our veterans' reflections on this time. For some, it was a return to the segregation that they believed they had left behind.