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Perilous fight : America's World War II in color

Author: Greg PalmerScott PearsonMartin SmithMartin SheenShelagh BradyAll authors
Publisher: [Alexandria, VA] : PBS Home Video : Distributed by Warner Home Video, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This DVD brings America's wartime experience, on the battlefield and at home, vividly and intimately to life. The series combines original color film footage with compelling passages from diaries and letters written by people who were part of an unforgettable period of history."
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Genre/Form: Documentary television programs
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
History
Personal narratives
Personal narratives, American
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Greg Palmer; Scott Pearson; Martin Smith; Martin Sheen; Shelagh Brady; Gale Franko; Stephen Moore; Cleven Ticeson; Chris Elliott; TWI (Firm); Carlton Television.; KCTS (Television station : Seattle, Wash.); PBS Home Video.; Warner Home Video (Firm)
ISBN: 0780641396 9780780641396
OCLC Number: 51882171
Language Note: Closed-captioned.
Notes: DVD release of the television series originally broadcast in 2003, c2002.
Special features: excerpts from four original World War II documentaries including a Pearl Harbor re-enactment and "The Battle of Midway" by John Ford, and from "Meet the Enemy" and "The last bomb."
Credits: Editors, Shelagh Brady, Gale Franko, Stephen Moore, Cleven Ticeson ; original music by Chris Elliott ; narrator, Martin Sheen.
Performer(s): Narrated by Martin Sheen.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: Not rated.
Description: 1 videodisc (220 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, Region 1 encoding, Dolby surround stereo.
Contents: Infamy: 1919-1942 / written & produced by Martin Smith --
Battlefronts: 1942-1944 / written & produced by Scott Pearson --
Wrath: D-Day to VE-Day / written & produced by Greg Palmer --
Triumph: The Pacific 1943-1945 / written & produced by Martin Smith.
Other Titles: Infamy.
Battlefronts.
Wrath.
Triumph.
America's World War II in color
Responsibility: co-production of TWI, Carlton and KCTS/Seattle ; producers, Greg Palmer, Scott Pearson ; series producer, Martin Smith.

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"This DVD brings America's wartime experience, on the battlefield and at home, vividly and intimately to life. The series combines original color film footage with compelling passages from diaries and letters written by people who were part of an unforgettable period of history."

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