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The World at war. / 14, It's a lovely day tomorrow--Burma, 1942-1944

Author: John PettJeremy IsaacsLaurence OlivierThames Television, ltd.Imperial War Museum (Great Britain)All authors
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : HBO Video, ©1982.
Series: Thames video collection.; Special collector's series.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Documentary footage reviews the difficulties of the Burma campaign in which Allied troops suffered disastrous early defeats in jungle warfare at the hands of the Japanese. Includes interview with Lord Montbatten whose arrival to take over the British Southeast Asia Command in October 1943 marked the turning point of the war in that area.
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Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: John Pett; Jeremy Isaacs; Laurence Olivier; Thames Television, ltd.; Imperial War Museum (Great Britain); Home Box Office (Firm)
ISBN: 1558031863 9781558031869
OCLC Number: 42513909
Notes: Broadcast in the U.S. on PBS during the 1973-1974 season.
"2064"--Container.
Credits: Film editor, Jeff Harvey ; research, Alan Patient ; series producer, Jeremy Isaacs ; narrator, Laurence Olivier ; music, Carl Davis.
Description: 1 videocassette (VHS) (52 min.) : sd., col. & b&w ; 1/2 in.
Series Title: Thames video collection.; Special collector's series.
Other Titles: It's a lovely day tomorrow--Burma, 1942-1944.
Responsibility: Thames Television ; in cooperation with the Imperial War Museum ; produced & directed by John Pett ; written by John Williams.

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Documentary footage reviews the difficulties of the Burma campaign in which Allied troops suffered disastrous early defeats in jungle warfare at the hands of the Japanese. Includes interview with Lord Montbatten whose arrival to take over the British Southeast Asia Command in October 1943 marked the turning point of the war in that area.

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