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Great fighting machines of WWII

Author: Questar, Inc.,
Publisher: Chicago, IL : Questar, inc., [2001] ©2001
Edition/Format:   DVD video : English
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Get a close-up look at three of World War II's greatest fighting machines: fighters, bombers and tanks! These videos depict the strengths and weaknesses of World War II military hardware. Fly along with British Spitfires and Hurricanes as they scramble to meet the threat of German ME-109 fighters. Watch P-38 Lightnings, P-47 Thunderbolts, and P-51 Mustarngs in action! Fly the skies with the heavyweights of air  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Documentary films
Educational films
History
Nonfiction films
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Questar, Inc.,
ISBN: 1568557736 9781568557731
OCLC Number: 48911696
Notes: Special features: Disc 1: Japanese Zero (starring Ronald Reagan); Fighers over Europe; Flying the P-47 Thunderbolt; Fighters in the news. Disc 2: Killing a Russian tank; Mass-producing armor; The Pershing tank; Tanks in the news. Disc 3: Memphis Belle: story of a flying fortress; B-25s: target Tokyo; Bombers in the news.
Description: 3 videodiscs (approximately 6 hr.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, region 1; Dolby Digital.
Contents: disc 1. Allied & Axis fighters. Spitfire ; Hurricane ; P-40 Warhawk ; F4U Corsair ; F6F Hellcat ; P-38 Lightning ; P-47 Thunderbolt ; P-51 Mustang ; Soviet fighters ; ME-109 ; "Zero" ; FW-190 --
DVD extras. Japanese Zero ; Fighters over Europe ; Flying the P-4 Thunderbolt ; Fighters in the news. disc 2. Allied & Axis tanks. Churchill ; Crusader ; Achilles ; Chaffee ; Soviet T-26 ; Soviet T-34 ; Sherman ; Pershing ; Panzer ; "Type 95" ; Panther ; Tiger --
DVD extras. Killing a Russian tank ; Mass-producing armor ; The Pershing tank ; Tanks in the news. disc 3. Allied & Axis bombers. Bristol Blenheim ; B-25 mitchell ; Tupolev SB-2 ; B-26 Marauder ; B-17 Flying Fortress ; Avro Lancaster ; B-24 Liberator ; B-29 Superfortress ; Heinkel 111 ; Japanese "Betty" ; Junkers 88 ; Heinkel 177 --
DVD extras. Memphis Belle: story of a flying fortress ; B-25s: target Tokyo ; Bombers in the news.
Other Titles: Great fighting machines of W.W. II
Great fighting machines of WW II
Great fighting machines of World War II
Great fighting machines of World War Two
Great fighting machines of World War 2
Responsibility: produced and distributed by Questar, Inc.

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Get a close-up look at three of World War II's greatest fighting machines: fighters, bombers and tanks! These videos depict the strengths and weaknesses of World War II military hardware. Fly along with British Spitfires and Hurricanes as they scramble to meet the threat of German ME-109 fighters. Watch P-38 Lightnings, P-47 Thunderbolts, and P-51 Mustarngs in action! Fly the skies with the heavyweights of air power: B-17 Flying Fortresses and B-29 Superfortresses from the United States, Heinkels from Germany, and the Japanese "Betty" bomber. Ride along with U.S. Sherman and Pershing tanks across embattled landscapes as the press on to final victory in Berlin. Get an insider's view of British Churchills, German Panzers, and Japan's "Type 95" tank. --

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