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Why we fight. / Disc 3, The Battle of Russia

Author: Frank CapraAnatole LitvakRobert HellerAnthony VeillerWalter HustonAll authors
Publisher: New York : GoodTimes Home Video Corp., 2000.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : English
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Part five of a propaganda series of seven information films shown to the American G.I. in the 1940's. Originally produced by the United States government for the Morale Services Division which documents the causes and events leading up to World War II and exhorts Americans to support the war effort. The battle of Russia: Celebrates the spirit of the long-suffering Soviet people as they heroically repulse the Nazi  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Documentary films
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Frank Capra; Anatole Litvak; Robert Heller; Anthony Veiller; Walter Huston; Dimitri Tiomkin; United States. War Department.; United States. Army. Signal Corps.; United States. Army Service Forces. Morale Service Division.; United States. Army Pictorial Service.; United States. Army Service Forces. Information and Education Division.; GoodTimes Home Video (Firm)
ISBN: 0766204944 9780766204942 0766204979 9780766204973
OCLC Number: 49500420
Notes: Standard screen (1.33:1 aspect ratio).
Credits: Editor, William Hornbeck ; music, Dimitri Tiomkin, Army Air Force Orchestra.
Performer(s): Narrators: Walter Huston, Anthony Veiler.
Description: 1 videodisc (ca. 131 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD; Dolby digital mono; all regions; NTSC.
Other Titles: Battle of Russia.
World war II :
Frank Capra's World War II
Responsibility: producer, Frank Capra ; directors, Frank Capra, Anatole Litvak ; screenplay, Anatole Litvak, Anthony Veiler, Robert Heller.

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Part five of a propaganda series of seven information films shown to the American G.I. in the 1940's. Originally produced by the United States government for the Morale Services Division which documents the causes and events leading up to World War II and exhorts Americans to support the war effort. The battle of Russia: Celebrates the spirit of the long-suffering Soviet people as they heroically repulse the Nazi invasion threatening their homeland. Tracing their history of war with Germany to the 13th century, it depicts the bitter struggles for Moscow, Kiev, Leningrad, and Stalingrad, and the effects of their winters on would-be conquerors from Napoleon to Hitler.

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