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The world at war. / 12, Whirlwind, bombing Germany, September 1939-April 1944

Author: Ted ChildsCharles Douglas-HomeLaurence OlivierThames Television, ltd.Imperial War Museum (Great Britain)All authors
Publisher: [London] : Thames Television ; New York, N.Y. : HBO Video, ©1981.
Series: Thames video collection.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
Database:WorldCat
Summary:
Documentary presenting the era when Great Britain began the heavy bombing of Germany, concentrating at first on the factories producing war materials. Contains dramatic footage of the bombing of the ball-bearing factories at Schweinfurt.
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Ted Childs; Charles Douglas-Home; Laurence Olivier; Thames Television, ltd.; Imperial War Museum (Great Britain); HBO Video (Firm)
ISBN: 1558031820 9781558031821
OCLC Number: 79169682
Notes: Documentary.
Originally made in England in 1973, and released through Thames Television.
"Special collector's series"--Container.
"The definitive story of World War II"--Container.
Credits: Film editor, Peter Lee-Thompson ; film research, Raye Farr ; music, Carl David.
Performer(s): Narrator: Laurence Olivier.
Target Audience: Not rated.
Description: 1 videocassette (52 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Series Title: Thames video collection.
Other Titles: Whirlwind, bombing Germany, September 1939-April 1944
Bombing Germany, September 1939-April 1944
Whirlwind
Responsibility: Thames Television ; in co-operation with the Imperial War Museum ; produced & directed by Ted Childs ; written by Charles Douglas Home.

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Documentary presenting the era when Great Britain began the heavy bombing of Germany, concentrating at first on the factories producing war materials. Contains dramatic footage of the bombing of the ball-bearing factories at Schweinfurt.

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