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Military History Videos, DVD, From Ancient Times To Modern

  1. $69.95 DVD + $8.50 p&h or $18.50 foreign delivery

    Item Code : QUES17265

    Modern Warfare - Military History Video.
     DVD.  Boxed set of 6 discs.  7 Hours. See the sparks of today's conflicts in yesterday's explosive wars. ITN British News cameras capture military tactics and warfare that is frighteningly relevant today. Disc #1: Korea & The Vietnam War - In June 1950, North Korean troops invaded South Korea, and the Korean War was ignited. Featuring remarkable battlefield and combat footage of offensives at Pork Chop Hill, the Choisin Reservoir, Heartbreak Ridge and more. The Vietnam War was fought for the defense of democracy. Ten long years of vicious combat--including the Tet Offensive and bloodshed at Hue and Saigon--permanently embedded the Vietnam War in the American consciousness. Disc #2: The Six Day War & Yom Kippur War - Arab nations united in antagonism with the goal of wiping Israel off of the map during the Six-Day War. In one of the largest battles in the history of armored warfare, Israel devastatingly demonstrated its military might. In 1973, border conflicts arose again in the Middle East. Egypt and Syria coordinated a surprise attack on Israel, who mobilized troops, technology and tactics with speed and precision. Disc #3: Iran/Iraq & Russia in Afghanistan - Iraqi troops stormed Iran in 1980, expecting an easy victory. The Iranians rallied, however, using their much-larger population, and were able to push the invaders out. In 1979, the Soviets had ill-suited uniforms and inferior fighting tactics, and found it impossible to defeat the popular Afghan guerrilla army. They had underestimated their enemy and lacked the forces to win. Disc #4: Falklands & Lebanon - The battle between the UK and Argentina over claims to the Falkland Islands systematically merged weapons technology of air, sea and ground. An Argentinean invasion yielded a bombardment of speed, weaponry and destruction. In 1982, the Lebanon-based Palestinian Liberation Organization began infiltrating Israeli borders with attacks that brought swift and powerful reprisals. Massive artillery and mortar attacks were traded across the border. Disc #5: The Persian Gulf War - Iraq’s 1990 invasion of Kuwait resulted in more than one million troops facing off against each other in the desert of the Persian Gulf. The Allied Coalition’s air war, known as Operation Desert Storm, involved the most sophisticated technological weaponry available. The ground war was known as Operation Desert Saber and utilized ground systems including the impressive M1A1 Abrams and the M1M-104 Patriot and demonstrated the precision of American military maneuverability. Disc #6: Terrorism & Special Forces - When the Middle East adapted the IRA car bomb into the suicide bomb, the very nature of terrorism changed. Hi-jacking, violent raids and the taking of hostages became the standards of unfair play. From World War II to the present, witness the daring heroics of Britain’s SAS (Special Air Service) and SBS (Special Boat Service), and meet America’s Delta Force.
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  2. $34.95 DVD All Regions Worldwide

    Item Code : MILH17274

     Military History Video.  DVD.  1 Hour 20 Minutes. A living document of the greatest military campaign in history. Taken from the Armed Forces Archival program, "True Glory," this remarkable epic depicts graphically the savagery of massive armies locked in bitter battle. Plus an 8th A. F. Bomber crippled by Luftwaffe and a semi-conscious pilot struggle home. A tribute to valor.
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  3. $34.95 DVD All Regions Worldwide

    Item Code : MILH17277

    Last Full Measure.
     Military History Video.  DVD.  30 Minutes. Stacy Keach stars in this video masterwork about the Battle of Gettysburg - an emotionally charged and powerful drama. This program takes you to the actual sites of this awesome moment in history.
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  4. $34.95 DVD All Regions Worldwide

    Item Code : MILH17276

    History of Underseas Warfare.
     Military History Video.  DVD.  55 Minutes. This is the chilling yet compelling saga of the evolution of submarine warfare. From its first practical application during WWI to its role as trump card deterrent of WWII, the submarine stands as an almost invulnerable arm of superpower strategy.
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  5. $34.95 DVD All Regions Worldwide

    Item Code : MILH17275

    Hells Aces High.
     Military History Video.  DVD.  2 Hours. Featuring “Fight For The Sky,” featuring Jugs, P-51’s and P-38’s in 100 mile long air armadas. “USAF – 50 years,” including footage on F-100’s and F-4 Phantoms. “The Last Bomb,” featuring the Mustangs as they ride shotgun on the longest bombing raids in history. Plus a tribute to the combat cameraman detailing the most graphic Vietnam combat footage you’ll ever witness.
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  6. $34.95 DVD All Regions Worldwide

    Item Code : MILH17273

    Hell at 40 Fathoms.
     Military History Video.  DVD.  53 Minutes. Devoted to our fighting submarine service. Witness the deep probes into fortified Japanese harbors, deck gun slug-fests with an attacking destroyer and eerie silence that surrounds you as you move along the depths of the ocean. Plus “Now It Can Be Told,” the story of an incredible task force ordered to seek, engage, board and capture an enemy U-Boat. A superb double bill.
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  7. $34.95 DVD All Regions Worldwide

    Item Code : MILH17272

    The G.I Road To Hell.
     Military History Video.  DVD.  1 Hour 46 Minutes. The Stillwell Road: Vinegar Joe led legendary fighting men from defeat to victory. Merrill’s Marauders, Wingates Chindits, the Flying Tigers, RAF Gurkhas, they built the impossible Burma and Ledo Roads. Fortress In The Sea: MacArthur swore, “I Shall Return.” From Guadalcanal the American fighting men battled their way back to Bataan and Corregidor in bitter island-hopping battles. The Battle of Manila: Featuring powerful glimpses of nightmarish battles, not for the squeamish. Bizarre bloody fighting in a baseball park ... 1000 heavy guns point blank against a 16th century fortress.
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  8. $24.95 DVD

    Item Code : PBSV17271

    American Valor.  Military History Video.  DVD.  60 Minutes.
    From Bull Run to Mogadishu, AMERICAN VALOR takes a moving and compelling look at America's military heroes -- the brave soldiers, sailors, Marines and airmen whose actions have earned them the country's highest recognition -- the Medal of Honor. Their stories unfold through newsreel footage, photographs, military art and interviews with recipients and comrades who witnessed their heroic acts.
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  9. $19.99 DVD

    Item Code : PBSV17270

    War Letters.
     Military History Video.  DVD.  60 minutes. In 1998, Andrew Carroll founded the Legacy Project with the goal of preserving the letters of Americans who have served this nation in battle. Selected from more than 50,000 war letters submitted after being found in attics, scrapbooks, and old trunks, WAR LETTERS offers poignant insights into the Civil War, both World Wars, Vietnam, Korea, the Cold War, the Persian Gulf, and recent fighting in Somalia and the Balkans.
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  10. $129.95 DVD All Regions Worldwide + $12.50 p&h or $24.50 foreign delivery

    Item Code : TPCS17269

    A Century of War.  Military History Video.  DVD.  Boxed set of 24 discs.  40 Hours.
    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. Includes: Let There Be Light, John Huston’s lost masterpiece, the Oscar-winning extended version of John Ford’s December 7th and actual footage from the Nuremberg Trials. Product Features Actual footage from four wars on 24 DVDs Films are hand-picked by the U.S. Nationa Archives, celebrating 75 years Real video from WWI, WWII, Korea and Vietnam Featuring rare films never before available on DVD Includes movies from Hollywood filmmakers John Ford and John Huston
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  11. $59.95 DVD + $7.50 p&h or $16.50 foreign delivery

    Item Code : PBSV17268

    Archives of War.  3-PK.  World History Video.  DVD.  11 Hours and 25 minutes.
      From Europe's bloody trenches in 1914 to Saigon's evacuation in 1975, this fascinating documentary retraces six decades of modern wartime images. Includes both world wars, the Spanish Civil War, the Sino-Japanese War, Korea, and Vietnam, plus biographies of World War II's most powerful men. Episodes: World War I and the Interwar Years, World War II -- The Leaders, World War II -- The Battles, The Cold War, Korea, and Vietnam.
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  12. $99.95 DVD + $8.50 p&h or $18.50 foreign delivery

    Item Code : HIST17267

    A Century of Warfare.  Military History Video.  DVD.  Boxed set of 7 discs.  22 Hours and 30 Minutes.
    Product Description: Ride into Aqaba with Lawrence of Arabia. Stand with Patton as his tanks lead the Allied breakout from the coast of Normandy. Patrol the nighttime jungles of Vietnam... A CENTURY OF WARFARE explores the pivotal battles, profiles the commanders and chronicles the myriad ways in which war has shaped the modern world. The 26 hour-long episodes in this monumental set feature an encyclopedic collection of archival film dating back to 1896, creating an unforgettable visual record of every major military engagement from the precursors of World War I to the liberation of Kuwait. THE HISTORY CHANNEL is proud to present this epic, landmark series, now available in its entirety and presented on DVD for the first time ever. DVD volumes: Volume 1: (3 hours, 28 minutes): --The Violent Century: THE CENTURY OF WARFARE opens with a look at the defining characteristics of modern war and the development of the weapons that revolutionized combat. --The World Goes to War: Explore the factors that led to the outbreak of World War I and see why efforts to prevent the coming conflict failed. --Blood and Mud: Harrowing photos and rare footage show the grim reality of trench warfare on the Western Front. --War of the Eagles: Three empires clash on the Eastern Front, until the Russian Revolution topples the Czar and the nation withdraws from the fight. Volume 2: (3 hours, 28 minutes) --Battle Fleets and U-Boats: Naval warfare in World War I, from submarine attacks and supporting forces on land to the Battle of Jutland. --Aces High: See how the plane became a weapon, fly with the pioneers of military aviation, and relive the exploits of legendary pilots like the Red Baron. --War to End All War?: The entry of the United States helped bring World War I to a close, but the harsh conditions of the Versailles Treaty paved the way for a greater conflict to come. --Enter the Dictators: The years between the World Wars were marked by the rise of totalitarian states in Europe and a growing militancy in the Far East. Volume 3: (3 hours, 28 minutes) --The War Clouds Gather: Conflicts in China, Spain and Africa presaged the horrors to come, while Hitler cemented his power and prepared for his bloody campaign of aggression. --Blitzkrieg: Germany's invasion of Poland introduced the world to a new brand of warfare. Less than a year later, the fall of France left Britain to face Hitler essentially alone. --Britain Stands Alone: The extraordinary heroism demonstrated by British citizens and soldiers and a vital lifeline from across the Atlantic kept England from falling into Nazi clutches. --Sand and Sea War: In and around the Mediterranean, Monty battled Rommel, American doughboys got their first real combat experience, and the Italian campaign gave the Allies a foothold in Europe. Volume 4: (3 hours, 28 minutes) --Hitler Turns East: Operation Barbarossa--the largest land invasion ever mounted--sent 3 million German troops and 3,300 tanks into the Soviet Union. --The Long Road Back: Defeated at Stalingrad and denied entry to Moscow, the Wehrmacht embarked on a two-year delaying action as it retreated to Germany. --Normandy to the Rhine: Follow the preparations for D-Day and the course of the war in Europe after the successful invasion. --The End in Europe: As Germany was squeezed in the vice of the Allied advance, the Big Three met at Yalta to plan for the aftermath of war. Volume 5: (3 hours, 28 minutes) --Oriental Blitzkrieg: Analyze the forces that drove Japan to war and relive the initial victories that gave the Imperial forces an air of invincibility. --Jungle and Ocean: The American island-hopping campaign drove the Japanese from their Pacific strongholds, but it would take a weapon of a different order bring the war to an end. --The War at Sea: This sweeping overview of World War II's naval engagements includes footage from Atlantic convoys, major Pacific battles and the amphibious landing at Normandy. --Air War: Fly in a B-17 on a harrowing daylight bombing raid, see how British aviators staved off the Luftwaffe, and watch as carrier-based fighters battle Zeros in the skies over Midway. Volume 6: (2 hours, 36 minutes) --Iron Curtain: Divided at the end of World War II, Europe was a potential flashpoint for 40 years as the superpowers maintained an uneasy peace built on deterrence. --Oriental Communism: From the withdrawal of the old Colonial powers to the conflict in Korea, instability, regional conflicts and the boiling over of Cold War tensions marked much of the 20th century in Asia. --Wars in Peace: The perennial problems of civil war, terrorism and bilateral wars have taken on a new urgency in the years since the end of the Cold War, and the international community is struggling to deal with them. Volume 7: (2 hours, 36 minutes) --Vietnam: It was a war that proved that might and money do not lead inevitably to victory, and its harsh lessons forced America to rethink its role in the world. --War in the Middle East: From Israel's continual battles to defend itself to inter-Arab squabbles and the role of oil, trace the many conflicts that have shaken this tumultuous region. --Gulf War and the Future: The Allied victory over Iraq showed showcased a new generation of weapons and tactics, but evolving threats--particularly from weapons of mass destruction--require a new approach to deterrence.
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  13. $24.95 DVD

    Item Code : QUES17266

    Glorious Triumphs and Great Tragedies - Military History Video.
     DVD.  2 Hours. “There is something for everyone in this eclectic, well-priced offering.”-Booklist. Imagine being able to storm the beaches at Normandy, man the lifeboats of the Titanic, and break ground for the Panama Canal-all in one sitting.    Historic adventure can be yours in this extraordinary program, which brings to life these events as well as ten unforgettable others. Narrated by Star Trek’s Leonard Nimoy, this program tells its stories through both archival footage and vivid reenactments, capturing the full emotion and drama of these earth-shaping, often life-shattering events.    It also takes you to each of the event sites as they exist today, still remarkably possessed by the power of the past. In bringing out the vital excitement of history, the program covers the following events: Egypt--Treasures of Tutankhamen; Everest--Adventure at the Top of the World; Gettysburg--The Bloodiest Battle;    The Holy Land--The Riddle of the Dead Sea Scrolls; Jerusalem--Mystery of the Lost Ark; Normandy--The D-Day Invasion; The North Atlantic--The Titanic Disaster; The Panama Canal--Against All Odds; Pearl Harbor--Day of Infamy; Pompeii--Day of Destruction;    St. Petersburg--Last Days of the Romanovs; The Taj Mahal--A Love Story; The Tower of London--The Tragedy of Anne Boleyn.
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  14. $34.95 DVD All Regions Worldwide

    Item Code : MILH17278

     Military History Video.  DVD.  2 Hours. Hook Down, Wheels Down: Featuring Naval Aces at their finest including the Langely, Saratoga, Lexington, Enterprize, Wasp, Hornet, Ranger and their fighting aircraft the Wildcat, Dauntless, Avenger and the Hellcat. Seapower - Plymouth Rock To Polaris: American seapower from the creaking decks of wooden saiing ships to Nuclear submarines and carriers. The Rise Of The Soviet Navy: A bold and powerful record of the Russian fleet from the days of Czar to today's modern and potential threat.
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