|a1 videodisc (180 min.) :|bsd., col. ;|c4 3/4 in.
|aFor specific features see interactive menu.
|aIncludes government film "Combat America" narrated by Clark Gable.
|aEditor, Willie McTell ; narrator, Brett Barry ; music, Dewolfe Music Library.
|aDuring World War II military leaders worried how the public would react to color production films, afraid the brutal images would erode public support if seen. The films in this video have researched from declassified footage sources throughout the world and digitally restored. Highlights include a B-17 bombing raid over Europe directed by filmmaker William Wyler, the battle of Midway shot by the director John Ford, and the brutal combat at Saipan, Tarawa, Iwo Jima and Okinawa.
|aWorld War, 1939-1945|xAerial operations, American.
|aWorld War, 1939-1945|xNaval operations, American.