Itís easy to look back on World War II and get the impression that America was united in fighting "The Good War." But not everyone fought in the same way. Battles of Belief tells two remarkable stories that reveal the different fronts in the struggle for minds and hearts during wartime.
During World War II, three dozen conscientious objectors volunteered for a starvation experiment at the University of Minnesota. The men were willing to suffer but not to kill.
Propaganda was a strategic weapon in World War II. International radio waves became the battleground. Both sides created clandestine radio stations to beam disinformation at each other hoping to undermine morale.