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Author: Mort ZimmermanDon HoranSammy JacksonNorman StahlJoseph H AlexanderAll authors
Publisher: [New York, NY] : A & E Television Networks : Distributed by New Video, [2009]
Edition/Format:   DVD video : English
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World War II encompassed some of America's greatest triumphs and most bitter defeats. This comprehensive and intimate survey of this epic war features the greatest World War II documentaries, each packed with original archival footage, interviews with military experts and historians, and gripping reenactments. From the War in Europe to the war in the Pacific. From the American war plane industry to the Nuremberg  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Documentary television programs
Biographical television programs
Historical television programs
Television programs
History
Named Person: William F Halsey; Douglas MacArthur; William F Halsey; Douglas MacArthur
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Mort Zimmerman; Don Horan; Sammy Jackson; Norman Stahl; Joseph H Alexander; Geoffrey Proud; Elyse Miranda; Jon Jefferson; Charles Messenger; Jonathan Martin; Jack Perkins; History (Television network); Biography Channel (Firm); Lou Reda Productions.; Nugus/Martin Productions, Ltd.; Arts and Entertainment Network.; New Video Group.
ISBN: 1422937380 9781422937389
OCLC Number: 313811758
Notes: Documentary.
Title from container.
All programs either broadcast on the History or Biography Channels.
Special features: Disc 10: Four additional blunders: "The Battle of the Bulge," "A bridge too far," "The bomb plot to kill Hitler" and "The scattering of Convoy PQ17."
Performer(s): Narrator for Admiral William "Bull" Halsey: Jack Perkins.
Description: 10 videodiscs (ca. 892 min.) : sd., col. and b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD; Dolby Digital stereo.
Contents: Disc 1: The greatest conflict / produced by Lou Reda Productions ; producer, Mort Zimmerman ; writer/director, Don Horan --
North Africa ... the desert war / produced by Lou Reda Productions ; producer, Mort Zimmerman ; writer/director, Don Horan --
The beachhead at Anzio / produced by Lou Reda Productions ; producer, Mort Zimmerman ; writer/director, Don Horan --
D-Day ... the Normandy invasion / produced by Lou Reda Productions ; producer, Mort Zimmerman ; writer/director, Don Horan. Disc 2: Pursuit to the Rhine / produced by Lou Reda Productions ; producer, Mort Zimmerman ; writer/director, Don Horan --
The bomber offensive: air war in Europe / produced by Lou Reda Productions ; producer, Mort Zimmerman ; writer/director, Don Horan --
The Battle of the Bulge / produced by Lou Reda Productions ; producer, Mort Zimmerman ; writer/director, Don Horan --
The Battle of Germany / produced by Lou Reda Productions ; producer, Mort Zimmerman ; writer/director, Don Horan. Disc 3: Island hopping: the road back / produced by Lou Reda Productions ; producer, Mort Zimmerman ; writer/director, Don Horan --
Jungle warfare: New Guinea to Burma / produced by Lou Reda Productions ; producer, Mort Zimmerman ; writer/director, Don Horan --
Air war in the Pacific / produced by Lou Reda Productions ; producer, Mort Zimmerman ; writer/director, Don Horan --
The blood ridges of Peleliu / produced by Lou Reda Productions ; producer, Mort Zimmerman ; writer/director, Don Horan. Disc 4: The return to the Phillipines / produced by Lou Reda Productions ; producer, Mort Zimmerman ; writer/director, Don Horan --
Okinawa ... the last battle / produced by Lou Reda Productions ; producer, Mort Zimmerman ; writer/director, Don Horan --
Admiral William "Bull" Halsey: naval warrior / producer, Sammy Jackson ; writer, Norman Stahl ; director, Don Horan. Disc 5: Biography: General Douglas MacArthur: return of a legend / producers, Sammy Jackson, Mort Zimmerman ; writer, Norman Stahl ; director, Don Horan. Disc 6: Okinawa: the final battle / produced by Lou Reda Productions ; producers, Sammy Jackson, Mort Zimmerman ; writers, Norman Stahl with Joseph H. Alexander. Disc 7: Empires of industry: war planes of WWII / producer, Geoffrey Proud ; producer for History, Elyse Miranda ; writer/producer, Jon Jefferson. Disc 8: Nuremberg: tyranny on trial / producers, Sammy Jackson, Mort Zimmerman ; writer, Norman Stahl ; director, Don Horan. Disc 9: The German blunder at Dunkirk / produced by Nugus/Martin Productions Ltd. for History ; writer/historical advisor, Charles Messenger ; producer/director, Jonathan Martin --
Hitler's declaration of war on the U.S. / produced by Nugus/Martin Productions Ltd. for History ; writer/historical advisor, Charles Messenger ; producer/director, Jonathan Martin --
The pilot who bombed London / produced by Nugus/Martin Productions Ltd. for History ; writer/historical advisor, Charles Messenger ; producer/director, Jonathan Martin --
Hitler's flying blunders / produced by Nugus/Martin Productions Ltd. for History ; writer/historical advisor, Charles Messenger ; producer/director, Jonathan Martin. Disc 10: Japan's mistakes at Midway / produced by Nugus/Martin Productions Ltd. for History ; writer/historical advisor, Charles Messenger ; producer/director, Jonathan Martin --
The failure of the Kamikaze / produced by Nugus/Martin Productions Ltd. for History ; writer/historical advisor, Charles Messenger ; producer/director, Jonathan Martin --
Death at Stalingrad / produced by Nugus/Martin Productions Ltd. for History ; writer/historical advisor, Charles Messenger ; producer/director, Jonathan Martin --
Operation Sea Lion / produced by Nugus/Martin Productions Ltd. for History ; writer/historical advisor, Charles Messenger ; producer/director, Jonathan Martin.
Other Titles: World War II
World War two
World War 2
Responsibility: History.

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World War II encompassed some of America's greatest triumphs and most bitter defeats. This comprehensive and intimate survey of this epic war features the greatest World War II documentaries, each packed with original archival footage, interviews with military experts and historians, and gripping reenactments. From the War in Europe to the war in the Pacific. From the American war plane industry to the Nuremberg trials. Also includes some of the greatest blunders that occured during the war.

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