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Desert Victory : The Battle of El Alamein.

Author: James Lansdale HodsonRoy BoultingJohn MonckIan DalrympleGreat Britain. Ministry of Information.All authors
Publisher: Port Washington, NY : Koch Vision : Distributed by Koch Entertainment, [2009]
Series: Imperial War Museum, the official collection.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
The British Army and R.A.F. captured the Battle of El Alamein while it happened. Teams of cameramen followed the 8th Army troops into battle against Rommel's Afrika Korps, recording some of the most extraordinary footage of the war. Features rare and fascinating original film preserved in the Museum's archives. Some materials have never been released to the public before.
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Genre/Form: Feature films
Short films
Documentary films
Historical films
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: James Lansdale Hodson; Roy Boulting; John Monck; Ian Dalrymple; Great Britain. Ministry of Information.; Great Britain. Army.; Great Britain. Air Force Department.; United States. Army Air Forces.; Australia. Commonwealth Film Unit.; Imperial War Museum (Great Britain); KOCH Vision (Firm); Koch Entertainment (Firm)
ISBN: 1417230738 9781417230730
OCLC Number: 300092870
Notes: Collective title from menu screen.
"From the film and video archive of the Imperial War Museum"--Splash screen.
Bonus documentaries: Land and live in the desert; Wavell's 30,000; The siege of Tobruk; Defenders of Tobruk.
Performer(s): No credits provided.
Awards: Academy Award for Best Documentary.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: Not rated.
Description: 2 videodiscs (165 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, NTSC; full screen (1.33:1); Dolby Digital mono.
Contents: Disc 1. Desert victory / produced by the Army Field and Photographic Unit and Royal Air Force Film Production Unit ; commentary written by J.L. Hodson ; [directed by Roy Boulting] (1943; 60 min.); Land and live in the desert / a product of the First Motion Picture Unit, Army Air Forces (1944; 32 min.) --
disc 2. Wavell's 30,000 / director, John Monck ; produced by Crown Film Unit ; producer, Ian Dalrymple (1942 ; 49 min.); The siege of Tobruk / produced by the Army Film Unit (1942; 16 min.); Defenders of Tobruk / [Australian] Dept. of Information Official Unit (1942; 8 min.).
Series Title: Imperial War Museum, the official collection.
Other Titles: Land and live in the desert.
Wavell's 30,000.
Siege of Tobruk.
Defenders of Tobruk.
Battle of El Alamein

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The British Army and R.A.F. captured the Battle of El Alamein while it happened. Teams of cameramen followed the 8th Army troops into battle against Rommel's Afrika Korps, recording some of the most extraordinary footage of the war. Features rare and fascinating original film preserved in the Museum's archives. Some materials have never been released to the public before.

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