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Memphis Belle : a story of a Flying Fortress

Author: William WylerEd KernUnited States. Army Air Forces.United States. War Department.War Activities Committee--Motion Picture Industry.All authors
Publisher: La Crosse, WI : Platinum Disc Corp., ©2003.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : English : Special collector's edView all editions and formats
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Portrays a bombing mission over Germany during World War II, including preparations for the raid, the takeoff from England, the flight, bombing the submarine base at Wilhelmshaven, and the return to base.
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Genre/Form: Documentary films
Feature films
Historical films
History
Nonfiction films
Propaganda films
War films
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: William Wyler; Ed Kern; United States. Army Air Forces.; United States. War Department.; War Activities Committee--Motion Picture Industry.; Paramount Pictures, Inc.; Platinum Disc Corporation.; National Archives (U.S.)
OCLC Number: 52420775
Notes: This disc may not play on all machines or drives.
Originally issued as a motion picture in 1944.
Credits: Photography, U.S. 8th Air Force photographers and combat crew members, William Wyler.
Performer(s): Ed Kern, narrator.
Target Audience: Rated G.
Description: 1 videodisc (43 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD-R; Dolby digital.
Contents: Titles --
Battlefront --
Briefing --
Airfront --
Soil of England --
The formation --
The plan --
Crossed the line --
Bomb run --
Get home --
Sweating it out --
29 of 36 --
3 more planes.
Responsibility: the War Department presents ; Produced in cooperation with the Army Air Forces First Motion Picture Unit ; distributed by Paramount Pictures, Inc., under the auspices of the Office of War Information through the War Activities Committee, Motion Picture Industry ; directed by William Wyler.

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Portrays a bombing mission over Germany during World War II, including preparations for the raid, the takeoff from England, the flight, bombing the submarine base at Wilhelmshaven, and the return to base.

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