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Vessels of war : an extraordinary look at naval warfare

Author: Henry SalomonRichard HanserClay AdamsRichard RodgersHenry NevinsonAll authors
Publisher: [New York, NY] : A & E Television Networks : Distributed by New Video, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : English
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Discs 1-4. Victory at sea: Culled from over 13,000 hours of footage shot by the U.S., British, German, and Japanese navies, this documentary series shows combat footage.
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Genre/Form: DVDs
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Documentary television programs
Historical television programs
History
War television programs
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Henry Salomon; Richard Hanser; Clay Adams; Richard Rodgers; Henry Nevinson; Sammy Jackson; Liz Reph; Ron Marans; Peter Graves; History Channel (Television network); Arts and Entertainment Network.; National Broadcasting Company.; United States. Department of the Navy.; Lou Reda Productions.; New Video Group.
ISBN: 142295059X 9781422950593
OCLC Number: 456432817
Language Note: In English. Discs 5-8 have closed-captioning. Discs 1-4 do not.
Notes: Title from container.
Victory at sea episodes originally produced in 1952. Hero ships episodes originally produced in 2007.
Credits: Victory at sea: National Broadcasting Company in cooperation with the United States Navy ; produced by Henry Salomon ; written by Henry Salomon with Richard Hanser ; directed by M. Clay Adams ; narrated by Leonard Graves ; original music score by Richard Rodgers. Hero ships: Lou Reda Productions ; produced by Sammy Jackson, Liz Reph ; directed by Henry Nevison [and others] ; written by Ron Marans [and others] ; narrated by Beau Billingslea.
Cast: Victory at sea episodes introduced by Peter Graves.
Description: 8 videodiscs (approximately 21 hr., 50 min.) : sound, color & black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD.
Contents: Victory at sea. disc 1: Design for war --
Pacific boils over --
Sealing the breach --
Midway is East --
Mediterranean mosaic --
Guadalcanal --
Rings around Rabaul --
Disc 2: Mare Nostrum --
Sea and sand --
Beneath the Southern Cross --
Magnetic North --
the conquest of Micronesia --
Melanesian nightmare --
Disc 3: Roman renaissance --
D-Day --
Killers and the killed --
The turkey shoot --
Two if by sea --
Battle for Leyte Gulf --
Return of the Allies --
Disc 4: Full fathom five --
The fate of Europe --
Target Suribachi --
The road to Mandalay --
Suicide for glory --
Design for peace. Hero ships. Disc 5: LST-325 --
USS Jeremiah O'Brien --
USS Samuel B. Roberts --
Disc 6: USS Arizona --
USS Constitution --
USS Enterprise --
USS Hornet --
Disc 7: USS Laffey --
USS Nautilus --
USS New Jersey --
USS New York --
Disc 8: USS Texas --
USS Yorktown.
Other Titles: Victory at sea (Television program)
Hero ships.
Responsibility: [compiled by] The History Channel ; A & E Television Networks.

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Discs 1-4. Victory at sea: Culled from over 13,000 hours of footage shot by the U.S., British, German, and Japanese navies, this documentary series shows combat footage.

Discs 5-8. Hero ships: Profiles the battleships, destroyers, aircraft carriers, submarines, and specialized ships. Along with archival footage and interviews, this documentary also includes inspections of the ships' "battle stations," providing combat history and evolving technology of these American ships, often through multiple conflicts, and the indispensable role they played in the defense of the United States.

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