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The Wereth eleven

Author: Robert ChildJoseph A SpringerKen ArnoldChris CudziloThomas McArdleAll authors
Publisher: [Tappan, N.Y.] : Janson Media, [2011]
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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During World War II, 1.2 million African-Americans served in America's Armed Forces. Fully 125,000 served overseas, and 708 were killed. Among these were the Wereth Eleven. Their story was lost to history, until now. These eleven men were ruthlessly murdered by the Nazi SS during the Battle of the Bulge. Weaved together are exciting visual effects, never-before-seen archival footage, and compelling interviews to  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Drama
Feature films
Historical films
Made-for-TV movies
Television movies
Material Type: Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Child; Joseph A Springer; Ken Arnold; Chris Cudzilo; Thomas McArdle; Corey Reynolds; Ardennes Films.; Janson Media.
ISBN: 9781568394114 156839411X
OCLC Number: 759520790
Language Note: English audio.
Notes: Premiered on the National Geographic Channel.
Extra features: panel discussion held at the film's premiere at the National World War II Museum with the producers ; an extended interview with the Joseph Springer ; trailer ; The Wereth 11 exposed, a short film displaying the specia effects used in making the movie.
Credits: Editor, Frederic Lumiere ; director of photography, Jamie Hobbis.
Cast: Ken Arnold, Chris Cudzilo, Thomas McArdle.
Performer(s): Narrator, Corey Reynolds.
Description: 1 videodisc (60 min.) : sound, color, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, widescreen, enhanced for 16x9 TV, 5.1 Surround Sound.
Responsibility: Ardennes Group presents ; written & directed by Robert Child ; producer, Joseph A. Springer.

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During World War II, 1.2 million African-Americans served in America's Armed Forces. Fully 125,000 served overseas, and 708 were killed. Among these were the Wereth Eleven. Their story was lost to history, until now. These eleven men were ruthlessly murdered by the Nazi SS during the Battle of the Bulge. Weaved together are exciting visual effects, never-before-seen archival footage, and compelling interviews to detail one of the least-known atrocities committed during World War II.

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The Wereth Eleven

(EMRO user published 2012-02-15 ) Very Good Permalink
This docudrama, winner of the 2011 G. I. Film Festival’s Founder’s Choice Award, tells the story of The Wereth Eleven, the eleven soldiers from the 333rd Field Artillery Battalion, one of nine battalions consisting completely of African American soldiers in the European Theater, who were brutally...
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