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U.S. National Archives' A Century of War 24-DVD Set    

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Rare unedited footage direct from the National Archives!

With more than 85 films from the United States National Archives, you can see America at war through the eyes of the people who were actually there in Century of War. This special 24-DVD set includes recently released and rarely seen films of the attack on Pearl Harbor, the Nuremberg trials and more. Witness World War I and II, the Korean, Vietnam and the Cold wars as they really happened, from historical newsreel footage to documentaries, shot and narrated by top Hollywood enlistees, including John Huston, John Ford, Charlton Heston and Ronald Reagan.WWIIs Rare FilmsThe Nuremberg Trials, John Huston s lost masterpiece Let There Be Light, the rare long version of John Ford s Oscar-winning December 7th and more.

Korean WarRare combat film from Seoul, John Fords color film on air and ground combat, and much more.

WWIIncredible silent films, footage of trench warfare and war-time skits by Charlie Chaplin.

VietnamBehind the scenes on the front line, and John Wayne, Charlton Heston and Henry Fonda narrate.

War in EuropeFootage of a bombing raid on Germany and a controversial short by John Huston.

WWII: Bloodiest BattlesThe atomic destruction of Japan, confiscated footage shot by German troops and more.

WWII: Air WarActual footage of Kamikaze air attacks and more.

WWII: In ColorJohn Ford s Oscar-winning film on Midway, narration by James Stewart and Lloyd Bridges, and more.

Cold WarActual reconnaissance footage from the Cuban missile crisis, a dramatization featuring Walter Matthau and more.

Since 1935, the National Archives has been responsible for the acquisition, preservation and public dissemination of the permanent records of the United States government. This boxed set contains unedited footage culled from the millions of pieces that make up the National Archives popular holdings.


Studio Topics Entertainment
SKU 211988104
UPC 781735603857
UPC 14 00781735603857
Format DVD
Release Date 10/27/2009
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Video Format DVD
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