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6 Battle for the Gulf, 4 of 6, The 19th Province
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in 6 Battle for the Gulf, 4 of 6 (London, England: SW Pictures, 2001), 51 mins
The Cairo conference, the diplomatic offensive, the exodus of refugees from Kuwait, the military mobilization and the Allied decision to go on the offensive on November 8th, 1990. The occupation of Kuwait, the organisation of the resistance, the military build-up of 700,000 troops and the final diplomatic rounds....
in 6 Battle for the Gulf, 4 of 6 (London, England: SW Pictures, 2001), 51 mins
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6 Battle for the Gulf, 5 of 6, A Different Kind of War
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in 6 Battle for the Gulf, 5 of 6 (London, England: SW Pictures, 2001), 50 mins
The air war by the Allies begins. The Allies started jamming Baghdad’s radar defences. The jamming gave the game away. Iraqi radars were blinded, but 3,000 anti-aircraft guns and 60 missile batteries began firing wildly into the sky. Allied missiles destroyed the main telephone tower. Another laser-guided bomb h...
in 6 Battle for the Gulf, 5 of 6 (London, England: SW Pictures, 2001), 50 mins
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13 Hours that Saved Britain
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directed by Stephen Saunders, fl. 2005-2018; produced by Stephen Saunders, fl. 2005-2018 (Brighton, England: Espresso TV, 2010), 53 mins
A programme to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the Battle of Britain, told through the technology, the heroes of the time and the spirit and determination of the British people. 2010 marks the anniversary of the Battle of Britain - this film marks this important occasion, paying tribute to all those who ended...
directed by Stephen Saunders, fl. 2005-2018; produced by Stephen Saunders, fl. 2005-2018 (Brighton, England: Espresso TV, 2010), 53 mins
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60 Minutes, The Weapon That Failed
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produced by Mary Walsh, fl. 2008-2015, Columbia Broadcasting System, in 60 Minutes (New York, NY: Columbia Broadcasting System, 2000), 12 mins
The air war against Serbia has been billed as the most accurate in history. The general who commanded it told Congress every weapon performed up to or beyond expectations. But CBS News Pentagon Correspondent David Martin says that although the military gets high grades for its performance in Kosovo, there is one e...
produced by Mary Walsh, fl. 2008-2015, Columbia Broadcasting System, in 60 Minutes (New York, NY: Columbia Broadcasting System, 2000), 12 mins
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60 Minutes, To Be Continued
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produced by Joel Bernstein, fl. 2003-2015, Columbia Broadcasting System; interview by Bob Simon, 1941-2015, in 60 Minutes (New York, NY: Columbia Broadcasting System, 2000), 12 mins
Children on the frontlines in The Middle East. When 12-year-old Mohammed al-Durah was shot and killed by Israeli soldiers as he lay cradled in his father's arms, the entire world was appalled. As 60 Minutes Correspondent Bob Simon found out, there are no signs that it's about to stop.
produced by Joel Bernstein, fl. 2003-2015, Columbia Broadcasting System; interview by Bob Simon, 1941-2015, in 60 Minutes (New York, NY: Columbia Broadcasting System, 2000), 12 mins
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1945: The Year That Changed the World, 1, The Beginning of the End
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directed by Paul Oremland, in 1945: The Year That Changed the World, 1 (Falls Church, VA: Landmark Media, 2004, originally published 2004), 47 mins
As the Allied armies swarm into the collapsing Third Reich, the disagreements of Roosevelt and Churchill allow Stalin to gain effective control of Eastern Europe. The British military favors a sweep through the north of Germany to take Berlin. But Eisenhower opts instead to leave that region to the Red Army. The A...
directed by Paul Oremland, in 1945: The Year That Changed the World, 1 (Falls Church, VA: Landmark Media, 2004, originally published 2004), 47 mins
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1945: The Year That Changed the World, 2, The End of the Dictators
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directed by Paul Oremland, in 1945: The Year That Changed the World, 2 (Falls Church, VA: Landmark Media, 2004, originally published 2004), 46 mins
The horrors of the death camps are exposed to the world with prisoners' liberation by the Allies; the loss of human lives in the forced marches, and in the flight in the east from the Russian steamroller is enormous. Political maneuvering among the Big Three began in earnest as they sought to segregate Europe's na...
directed by Paul Oremland, in 1945: The Year That Changed the World, 2 (Falls Church, VA: Landmark Media, 2004, originally published 2004), 46 mins
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1945: The Year That Changed the World, 3, Victory in Europe
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directed by Gabi Kent, in 1945: The Year That Changed the World, 3 (Falls Church, VA: Landmark Media, 2004, originally published 2004), 47 mins
Millions died of starvation and other effects of the war. The broken promises and implicit threats between the Big Three created an arena for the confrontation of the two new superpowers as exhausted Britain lost its preeminence. Britain repudiated Churchill's dreams of restored imperial grandeur, and the USSR and...
directed by Gabi Kent, in 1945: The Year That Changed the World, 3 (Falls Church, VA: Landmark Media, 2004, originally published 2004), 47 mins
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1945: The Year That Changed the World, 4, The War in the Pacific
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directed by Paul Oremland, in 1945: The Year That Changed the World, 4 (Falls Church, VA: Landmark Media, 2004, originally published 2004), 46 mins
The American embargo of supplies led Japan to attack Pearl Harbor. No hesitation marked the decision to utilize the newly-developed atomic bomb on Japan. Experts deemed that it was the quickest way to get the Japanese to surrender. When the war was won in South East Asia and the Pacific, the US was forced to utili...
directed by Paul Oremland, in 1945: The Year That Changed the World, 4 (Falls Church, VA: Landmark Media, 2004, originally published 2004), 46 mins
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