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Battleline, 11, El Alamein
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directed by Sherman Grinberg, 1927-1982; produced by Sherman Grinberg, 1927-1982, in Battleline, 11 (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 1996), 22 mins
The Battle of El Alamein halted the advance by the Axis forces into Egypt. This classic program incorporates authentic WWII archival film footage and accounts from soldiers on both sides of the battleline in the African desert.
directed by Sherman Grinberg, 1927-1982; produced by Sherman Grinberg, 1927-1982, in Battleline, 11 (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 1996), 22 mins
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Great Blunders in History, The Impregnable Gazala Line
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directed by Jonathan Martin, fl. 1990-2010; produced by Jonathan Martin, fl. 1990-2010, in Great Blunders in History (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 1998), 16 mins
In the spring of 1942, the British constructed what they believed was an impregnable defense line in Libya. Learn why it proved to be fatally flawed and how Germany's General Rommel almost succeeded in driving the British back across the other side of the Suez Canal.
directed by Jonathan Martin, fl. 1990-2010; produced by Jonathan Martin, fl. 1990-2010, in Great Blunders in History (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 1998), 16 mins
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United News, Release 112, 1944
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in United News (Los Angeles, CA - Hollywood: United Newsreel Corporation, 1944, originally published 1944), 10 mins
This World War II-era newsreel includes the following segments: 1. Transport planes and gliders land troops on Myitkyina airstrip in Burma; General Stilwell and General Merrill; Lieutenant Colonel Seagrave operates on wounded in field hospital. 2. U.S. servicewomen sightsee in Egypt on camels. 3. All U.S. artiller...
in United News (Los Angeles, CA - Hollywood: United Newsreel Corporation, 1944, originally published 1944), 10 mins
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Universal Newsreels, Release 39, May 9, 1932
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in Universal Newsreels, Release 39 (Los Angeles, CA - Hollywood: Universal Pictures Company, 1932, originally published 1932), 16 mins
This video, published by Universal Pictures Company Inc., is about a fire in New York City and an architecture competition.
in Universal Newsreels, Release 39 (Los Angeles, CA - Hollywood: Universal Pictures Company, 1932, originally published 1932), 16 mins
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Universal Newsreels, Release 44, December 24, 1941
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in Universal Newsreels, Release 44 (Los Angeles, CA - Hollywood: Universal Pictures Company, 1941, originally published 1941), 8 mins
This newsreel features WWII and military alliances.
in Universal Newsreels, Release 44 (Los Angeles, CA - Hollywood: Universal Pictures Company, 1941, originally published 1941), 8 mins
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Universal Newsreels, Release 734, January 4, 1939
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in Universal Newsreels, Release 734 (Los Angeles, CA - Hollywood: Universal Pictures Company, 1939, originally published 1939), 11 mins
This newsreel, published by Universal Picture Company, is about the U.S. Congress, Dwight D. Eisenhower, and religious beliefs.
in Universal Newsreels, Release 734 (Los Angeles, CA - Hollywood: Universal Pictures Company, 1939, originally published 1939), 11 mins
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Universal Newsreels, Release 921, October 21, 1940
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in Universal Newsreels, Release 921 (Los Angeles, CA - Hollywood: Universal Pictures Company, 1940, originally published 1940), 14 mins
This newsreel feature the military draft for WWII.
in Universal Newsreels, Release 921 (Los Angeles, CA - Hollywood: Universal Pictures Company, 1940, originally published 1940), 14 mins
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Universal Newsreels, Release 959, March 4, 1941
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in Universal Newsreels, Release 959 (Los Angeles, CA - Hollywood: Universal Pictures Company, 1941, originally published 1941), 17 mins
This newsreel features the film-making industry.
in Universal Newsreels, Release 959 (Los Angeles, CA - Hollywood: Universal Pictures Company, 1941, originally published 1941), 17 mins
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Battleline, 7, Tobruk
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directed by Nicholas H. Cominos, 1923-2008; produced by Nicholas H. Cominos, 1923-2008, in Battleline, 7 (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2008, originally published 1964), 20 mins
Maintaining control of the Libyan city of Tobruk was crucial to the Allied war effort; loss of the strategic Mediterranean port would shorten Axis supply lines. This classic program incorporates authentic WWII archival film footage and accounts from soldiers on both sides of the battleline in Tobruk.
directed by Nicholas H. Cominos, 1923-2008; produced by Nicholas H. Cominos, 1923-2008, in Battleline, 7 (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2008, originally published 1964), 20 mins
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Great Blunders in History, Kasserine Pass
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directed by Jonathan Martin, fl. 1990-2010; produced by Jonathan Martin, fl. 1990-2010, in Great Blunders in History (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2008), 15 mins
U.S. troops arriving in Tunisia for their first campaign of WWII were certain that, with their resources and equipment, they would quickly defeat the German Afrika Korps. But Field Marshal Rommel and his battle-hardened veterans had another plan.
directed by Jonathan Martin, fl. 1990-2010; produced by Jonathan Martin, fl. 1990-2010, in Great Blunders in History (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2008), 15 mins
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