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World War II

Author: Frank Capra; Madacy Video (Firm); Madacy Entertainment Group.
Publisher: Quebec : Madacy Entertainment Group, ©1998.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A collection of historic documentary films about European and Pacific battles of World War II. Includes the seven films from the series Why we fight, directed by Frank Capra and produced by the U.S. War Department as military training films.
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Genre/Form: Documentary films
Feature films
Historical films
Nonfiction films
Short films
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Frank Capra; Madacy Video (Firm); Madacy Entertainment Group.
ISBN: 0778600017 9780778600015 0778600025 9780778600022 0778600033 9780778600039 0778600041 9780778600046 077860005X 9780778600053 0778600068 9780778600060
OCLC Number: 46736280
Credits: Frank Capra, director ; produced as motion pictures by the War Dept., Signal Corps, Army Service Forces, for the Morale Services Division.
Performer(s): Narrators: Walter Huston, Anthony Veiller.
Description: 5 videodiscs (approximately 10 hr.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD ; digital dolby surround 5.1.
Contents: Volume 1. (100 min.) Why we fight #1. Prelude to war (53 min.) / produced by The War Department S.O.S. with cooperation of Research Council, Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences --
Why we fight #2. The Nazi strike (43 min.) / produced by The War Department Special Service Division S.O.S. with cooperation of The Signal Corps --
Volume 2. (110 min.) Why we fight #3. Divide and conquer (57 min.) / produced by The War Department, Special Service Division, Army Service forces with cooperation of the Signal Corps --
Why we fight #4. The battle of Britain (53 min.) / produced by The War Department, Special Service Division, S.O.S. Army Service forces with cooperation of the Signal Corps --
Volume 3. (150 min.) Why we fight #5. The battle of Russia (84 min.) / produced by The War Department, Special Service Division, Army Service forces with cooperation of the Signal Corps ; music by the Army Air Forces Orchestra --
Why we fight #6. The battle of China (64 min.) / produced by the War Department Signal Corps, Army Service Forces for the Morale Services Division --
Volume 4. (120 min.) Why we fight #7. War comes to America (66 min.) / produced by The War Department, Army Pictorial Service for the Information and Education Division ; music by the Army Air Force Orchestra --
Normandy invasion (51 min.) / photographed by U.S. Coast Guard cameramen with additional scenes from U.S. Navy and Army Air Forces --
The March of time. The French campaign, 1944 (15 min.) --
Volume 5. (100 min.) The world at war (44 min.) / produced and released by the Office of War Information, Bureau of Motion Pictures --
Appointment in Tokyo (55 min.).
Other Titles: Prelude to war.
Nazi strike.
Divide and conquer.
Battle of Britain.
Battle of Russia.
Battle of China.
War comes to America.
D-Day, the Normandy invasion.
World at war.
Appointment in Tokyo.
Frank Capra's Why we fight.
March of time (Motion picture)
Responsibility: Madacy Video presents.

Abstract:

A collection of historic documentary films about European and Pacific battles of World War II. Includes the seven films from the series Why we fight, directed by Frank Capra and produced by the U.S. War Department as military training films.

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