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MIA: Hunt for a WWII Plane

By Polly Conway, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 10+

Brief but dense WWII docu best for history buffs.

Movie PG 2020 28 minutes
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WWII buffs will get the most out of this dense tale of one man's journey to find out exactly what happened to his uncle nearly 75 years ago. That said, this 28-minute film does a pretty good job of explaining the role of Burma in WWII and how a plane might have been lost while flying the Hump. Spoiler alert: they find the plane. In the most exciting part of the film, Bill and Ben finally come upon the plane in exceptional condition, and learned that Joseph Huda was felled on what should have been a simple flight. It's packed with info that might require some background on US history, but an interesting glimpse into one man's perseverance and ultimate success in solving a painful family mystery.

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