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Liberators : fighting on two fronts in World War II

Author: William MilesNina RosenblumJohn CrowleyDaniel V AllentuckLou Potter; et al; All authors
Publisher: [1992?]
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape : NTSC color broadcast system   Visual material : English : Standard formatView all editions and formats
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A look at the role of the 761st Tank Battalion (a.k.a.: The Black Panthers) in World War II, during which the battalion was deployed in England, France and Germany.
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Genre/Form: Documentary films
Nonfiction films
Feature films
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: William Miles; Nina Rosenblum; John Crowley; Daniel V Allentuck; Lou Potter; Denzel Washington; Louis Gossett; Steven Olswang; Harold Wheeler; WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.); WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.); KCET (Television station : Los Angeles, Calif.); Channel Four (Great Britain); Miles Educational Film Productions.; WGBH Educational Foundation.; et al
OCLC Number: 311116964
Language Note: In English.
Notes: Originally produced as a documentary film in 1992.
"#504"--Opening screens.
"For screening purposes only"--Cassette label.
"CPB Video #1465"--Container.
Credits: Cinematography by Kevin Keating ... [et al.] ; edited by Steven Olswang ; original music by Harold Wheeler.
Performer(s): Hosted by David McCullough ; narration by Denzel Washington, Louis Gossett, Jr.
Event notes: First broadcast as an episode of the television program The American experience on Oct. 30, 1992.
Description: 1 videocassette (89 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS, NTSC.
Other Titles: Fighting on two fronts in World War II
Fighting on two fronts in WWII
American experience (Television program)
Responsibility: presented by WGBH/Boston, WNET/New York and KCET/Los Angeles ; produced by William Miles and Nina Rosenblum ; written by John Crowley, Daniel V. Allentuck, Lou Potter ; produced in association with Thirteen/WNET for the American experience ; co-producers, Channel Four ... [et al.] ; Miles Educational Film Productions, Inc. ; WGBH Educational Foundation.

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A look at the role of the 761st Tank Battalion (a.k.a.: The Black Panthers) in World War II, during which the battalion was deployed in England, France and Germany.

LIBERATORS claims that the 761st Tank Battalion liberated the concentration camps at Dachau and Buchenwald, which contradicts both official reports to the Army and the 761st's own regimental history. The American Jewish Committee's "Liberators : a background report" concluded that the film contained "serious factual flaws well beyond what can be written off as 'artistic license.'" The film was removed from circulation in 1993, pending re-editing.

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