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The true glory : from D-Day to the fall of Berlin

Author: Carol ReedGarson KaninDwight D EisenhowerUnited States. Office of War Information.Great Britain. Ministry of Information.All authors
Publisher: Port Washington, NY : Koch Vision : Distributed by Koch Entertainment, [2009]
Series: Imperial War Museum, the official collection.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : English : [2-disc collector's ed.View all editions and formats
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Documentary films produced by the Allied military during 1944-1945 as a permanent visual record of the campaigns in Europe. Covers every major engagement from D-Day to the fall of Berlin. Disc 1: The true glory: Widely regarded as one of the greatest war documentaries ever made and utilized the footage of combat cameramen from nine nations. From Italy to D-Day: Covers the war in Europe from July 1943 to June 1944
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Genre/Form: Documentary films
Historical films
Feature films
Short films
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Carol Reed; Garson Kanin; Dwight D Eisenhower; United States. Office of War Information.; Great Britain. Ministry of Information.; War Activities Committee--Motion Picture Industry.; British Movietone News.; British Paramount News.; Imperial War Museum (Great Britain). Trustees.; Imperial War Museum (Great Britain); KOCH Vision (Firm); Koch Entertainment (Firm)
ISBN: 141723072X 9781417230723
OCLC Number: 300092871
Notes: Collective title from container.
Documentary films produced between 1945-1946.
Special features include: The true glory: includes the film's alternative ending covering the progress of the war up to VJ Day.
Performer(s): [The true glory] Introduction by General Dwight D. Eisenhower.
Awards: [The true glory]: Academy Award, 1946: Best Documentary, Features.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: Not rated.
Description: 2 videodiscs (268 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD; full screen (1.33:1); Dolby Digital mono.
Contents: Disc 1: The true glory / the Governments of Great Britain and the United States of America, distributed by U.S. Office of War Information and the Ministry of Information ; distributed by Columbia Pictures for the War Activities Committee--Motion Picture Industry ; [co-directed by Carol Reed and Garson Kanin] (84 min.) ; From Italy to D-Day / produced by British Movietone News (31 min.) --
Disc 2: From D-Day to Paris / produced by British Movietone News (50 min.) ; From Paris to the Rhine / produced by British Movietone News (55 min.) ; From the Rhine to victory / produced by British Paramount News (48 min.).
Series Title: Imperial War Museum, the official collection.
Other Titles: From Italy to D-Day.
From D-Day to Paris.
From Paris to the Rhine.
From the Rhine to victory.
Responsibility: Trustees of the Imperial War Museum.

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Documentary films produced by the Allied military during 1944-1945 as a permanent visual record of the campaigns in Europe. Covers every major engagement from D-Day to the fall of Berlin. Disc 1: The true glory: Widely regarded as one of the greatest war documentaries ever made and utilized the footage of combat cameramen from nine nations. From Italy to D-Day: Covers the war in Europe from July 1943 to June 1944 and concentrates on the land operations of the Western Allies.

Disc 2: From D-Day to Paris: Covers the liberation of Cherbourg and Caen, the German counterattack on Mortain, and culminates with the liberation of Paris. From Paris to the Rhine: Covers the war during the last months of 1944 including the war in the Balkans, Hungary and Scandinavia. From the Rhine to Victory: Covers the closing stages of the war against Germany including the Western Allies crossing the Rhine, the opening of concentration camps and the capture of Berlin.

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