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The Second World War brought major changes -- economic, social and demographic -- to the state of Oregon. This program explores what happened during those war years through the stories of 17 Oregonians who remember them.

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Oregon at War

OPB | Oct. 17, 2007 7 p.m.

The Second World War brought major changes — economic, social and demographic — to the state of Oregon. The war years also left profound impressions on the individuals who lived through them, whether in military service or on the home front. "Oregon at War" is a one-hour special that explores both the big picture and the personal stories of Oregon and Oregonians during World War II.

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