Great battles of World War II

Format: DVD 2007
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Bethel Park Public Library Audio/Visual DVD 940.54 GR
Location  Bethel Park Public Library
Collection  Audio/Visual
Call Number  DVD 940.54 GR
A collection of historic documentary films about European, African, and Pacific battles of World War II. Includes six films from the series Why we fight, directed by Frank Capra and produced by the U.S. War Department as military training films.
Disc 1. Attack! The battle for New Britain (1944)
The Battle of China (Why we fight 6, 1944)
The big picture: Payoff in the Pacific (1945)
Disc 2. Appointment in Tokyo (1945)
Attack in the Pacific (Armed Forces information film 3, 1944)
With the marines at Tarawa ; Return to Guam (1944)
To the shores of Iwo Jima ; This is Guadalcanal (1945)
Disc 3. Prelude to war (Why we fight 1, 1943)
The Nazis strike (Why we fight 2, 1943)
Divide and conquer (Why we fight 3, 1943)
The battle of Britain (Why we fight 4, 1943)
Disc 4. The battle of Russia (Why we fight 5, 1943)
The great battle of the Volga (1962; in Russian with English voice-over)
Desert victory (1943)
The battle of San Pietro (1945).

Additional Information
Subjects World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Italy.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Africa, North.
San Pietro, Battle of, San Pietro Infine, Italy, 1943.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Russia (Federation)
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- England.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- China.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Pacific Ocean.
Iwo Jima, Battle of, Japan, 1945.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Japan.
Guadalcanal, Battle of, Solomon Islands, 1942-1943.
Tarawa, Battle of, Kiribati, 1943.
Documentary films.
Propaganda films.
Publisher [Minneapolis, Minn.] :Mill Creek Entertainment,2007
Other Titles Why we fight.
Great battles of World War 2
Contributors Mill Creek Entertainment, publisher.
Language English
Notes Videodisc release of 15 documentary films.
System Details DVD.
Description 4 videodiscs (approximately 858 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
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