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The millionaires' unit : the first U.S. naval aviators in World War I.

Author: Bruce Dern; Marc Wortman
Publisher: Culver City, California : Humanus Documentary Films Foundation, 2017.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The Millionaires' Unit is the story of a privileged group of college students from Yale who formed a private air militia in preparation for America's entry into World War One. Known as the First Yale Unit, and dubbed "the millionaires' unit" by the New York press, they became the founding squadron of the U.S. Naval Air Reserve and were the first to fly for the United States in the Great War.
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Genre/Form: DVDs
History
Documentary films
Feature films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Bruce Dern; Marc Wortman
OCLC Number: 1020501945
Language Note: English with English subtitles; closed-captioned.
Notes: Inspired by the book The millionaires' unit : the aristocratic flyboys who fought the Great War and invented American airpower, by Marc Wortman.
Credits: Directed by Darroch Greer and Ron King ; produced by Ron King, Darroch Greer, Harry Davison & Mike Davison ; written by Darroch Greer.
Performer(s): Narrated by Bruce Dern.
Awards: Winner, Best Documentary Feature, G.I. Film Festival, 2015.
Winner, Garden State Film Festival, 2015.
Kansas City FilmFest selection, 2015.
Target Audience: Not rated.
Description: 2 videodiscs (120 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD ; widescreen ; NTSC ; Dolby 5.0 ; Region 0.
Contents: Disc 1. The millionaires' unit. Opening ; The bug in the bonnet ; The real stuff ; An eye for an eye ; How very young we were --
Disc 2. The millionaires' unit bonus features. The making of The millionaires' unit ; From sea legs to Navy wings : the birth of U.S. Naval aviation ; Killingholme : Hunting the German U-Boat ; Flying the Sopwith Camel ; The millionaires' unit trailer.
Other Titles: First U.S. naval aviators in World War I
1st United States naval aviators in World War One
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The Millionaires' Unit is the story of a privileged group of college students from Yale who formed a private air militia in preparation for America's entry into World War One. Known as the First Yale Unit, and dubbed "the millionaires' unit" by the New York press, they became the founding squadron of the U.S. Naval Air Reserve and were the first to fly for the United States in the Great War.

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