Fascinating newsreel footage & home movies chronicle the rise & fall of Adolf Hitler, Chancellor of Germany, leader of the Nazi party & principal architect of WWII. 80 Min, B/W.
This collection of documentaries consists of eleven tapes! The U.S. War Department spent more than 50,000,000 annually for production and distribution of film during the WW II era. Combat photographers filmed virtually every major military campaign - footage which rapidly found its way to civilian and military movie screens via newsreels and Combat Bulletins. The Government recognized, however, that the production of truly imaginative and inspiring films might best be left to the talents of Hollywood's most creative minds. Thus, some of the most highly acclaimed film directors of all time were quickly enlisted into the armed services and assigned to film units, where they soon left their indelible mark on American history. The America At War Series is a collection of 11 films, some of the finest of these WWII documentaries preserved by the National Film Archives, and feature the incredible talents of John Ford, William Wyler, John Huston and many others. Titles included: Memphis Belle, Thunderbolt, Let There Be Light, Report From the Aleutians, Battle of San Pietro, Nazi Concentration Camps, We All Came Home, Nuremberg, Reunion, December 7th and The Battle of Midway. B/W & Color, VHS, 46.
This is Volume 10 of the Big Battle Series. World War II was the greatest rampage of destruction in the history of humanity - or inhumanity. Over a period of six years, 1939 to 1945, more than 50 million human begins died by violence, disease, exposure, or starvation. In The Big Battles you'll see newsreel & combat footage combined with latter-day interviews with military personnel who experienced the war first- hand. The Big Battles series consist of fifteen 50-minute episodes, each depicting a separate campaign of this most horrible of wars. This volume contains: The Battle of France - Blitzkrieg. Events leading to Germany's invasion of France in 1939 & Hitler's use of the Blitzkrieg - the lightning war. 50 Min, B/W, VHS. Save and get the Complete BIG BATTLE Set! See Below!