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The original full-length episodes of the award-winning series made exclusively for television and containing actual live action footage. The videos introduce the campaigns and action of World War II, concentrating on battles and action at sea.

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Geneva Public Library DVD 940.545 VIC (Text)
Second Floor DVDs Nonfiction
52118300860506
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Record details

  • Physical Description: 2 videodiscs : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: DVD.
  • Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Emson Inc., 2004.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Originally produced as an NBC television series in 1952.
Each episode begins with opening credits and volume number.
Title from container.
Formatted Contents Note:
Disc 1: 1. Design for war -- 2. The pacific boils over -- 3. Sealing the beach -- 4. Midway is East -- 5. Mediterranean mosaic -- 6. Guadalcanal -- 7. Rings around Rabaul -- 8. Battle of the Suez Canal -- 9. Sea and land -- 10. Beneath the Southern Cross -- 11. The magnetic North -- 12. Conquest of Micronesia -- 13. Melanesian nightmare. Disc 2: 14. Roman renaissance -- 15. D-Day -- 16. Killers and the kill -- 17. The turkey shoot -- 18. Two if by sea -- 19. The battle for Leyte Gulf -- 20. Return of the Allies -- 21. Full fathom five -- 22. The fate of Europe -- 23. Target Suribachi -- 24. The road to Mandalay -- 25. Suicide for glory -- 26. Design for peace.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Producer, Henry Salomon; original musical score, Richard Rodgers; music arranged by Robert Russell Bennett conducting the NBC Symphony Orchestra; edited by Isaac Kleinerman; directed by M. Clay Adams; written by Henry Salomon with Richard Hanser.
Participant or Performer Note:
Narrated by Leonard Graves.
Summary, etc.:
The original full-length episodes of the award-winning series made exclusively for television and containing actual live action footage. The videos introduce the campaigns and action of World War II, concentrating on battles and action at sea.
Target Audience Note:
Not rated.
System Details Note:
DVD.
Subject: World War, 1939-1945 > Naval operations.
Documentary television programs.
War films.
DVDs.
Genre: War films.


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