WWII World War II: Start to Finish - Rare Propaganda and Newsreels

A collection of rare historic propaganda newsreels from the U.S. Department of War.
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Format:  DVD-R
item number:  ALP 6610D
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DVD Features:

  • Newsreels and films originally produced and aired, 1938-1945
  • Rated: Not Rated
  • Run Time: 1 hours, 2 minutes
  • Video: Black & White
  • Released: July 26, 2011
  • Originally Released: 1938
  • Label: Alpha Video
  • Encoding: Region 0 (Worldwide)

Entertainment Reviews:

Description by OLDIES.com:

Bombing Of The USS Panay: The despicable Japanese bombing of the USS Panay, on a humanitarian mission in the China Seas, is documented in this 1938 Universal newsreel.

Hitting The Beach: This War Department film produced by the Signal Corps covers the wide spectrum of force and logistics brought to bear in a U.S. invasion. Amphibious landing craft, LSTs, (tank landing craft), air support, rapid railroad construction and paratroop landings are some of the many topics depicted in archival footage

MacArthur Liberates Manila: This newsreel presents General MacArthur's forces driving the Japanese from Manila and continues with the bloody Marine onslaught of Iwo Jima.

Freedom Comes High: Produced by the United States Navy, this short film dramatizes the devastating impact on the wives and families of the countless servicemen who made the ultimate sacrifice, that we might remain free. With James Craig, Barbara Britton, Donald Cook, Cecil Kellaway, Mabel Paige and Charles Quigley.

Peace Comes To America: With the unconditional surrender of Japan comes an immense task, facilitating the return of millions of war-weary G.I.s to peacetime civilian life. This educational short was produced by the US Navy and U.S. Coast Guard for the War Finance Division of the U.S. Treasury, to help spur the sale of War Bonds.

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Product Info

  • Sales Rank: 40,114
  • UPC: 089218661098
  • Shipping Weight: 0.25/lbs (approx)
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