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Home away from home : the Yanks in Ireland

Author: Mary Pat Kelly; Ray Gandolf; Kelly Films.; Janson Media.
Publisher: Harrington Park, NJ : Janson Media, 2011.
Series: World history in video
Edition/Format:   eVideo : Clipart/images/graphics : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Soldiers trained for the invasion of North Africa and Normandy, sailors fought the Battle of the Atlantic and U.S. airmen flew coastal patrols from Northern Ireland ports and bases. History has forgotten much of this, but the people still remember. And now GIs themselves return to Northern Ireland to complete the tale. Introduced by Walter Cronkite, who was himself a 'Yank in Ireland, ' the program follows World War  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Documentary films
Personal narratives
Personal narratives, American
Material Type: Clipart/images/graphics, Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Mary Pat Kelly; Ray Gandolf; Kelly Films.; Janson Media.
OCLC Number: 911956147
Language Note: In English.
Notes: Title from resource description page (viewed Feb. 13, 2015).
Description: 1 online resource (64 min.).
Series Title: World history in video
Responsibility: produced and directed by Mary Pat Kelly.

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Soldiers trained for the invasion of North Africa and Normandy, sailors fought the Battle of the Atlantic and U.S. airmen flew coastal patrols from Northern Ireland ports and bases. History has forgotten much of this, but the people still remember. And now GIs themselves return to Northern Ireland to complete the tale. Introduced by Walter Cronkite, who was himself a 'Yank in Ireland, ' the program follows World War II veterans back to their 'Home Away From Home.' Secrets are revealed and old loves renewed in these moving stories. Rare photographs and archival film help tell the stories.

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