Americans & WWII Box Set

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Americans & WWII


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World War II was one of the most devastating conflicts in history, and its effects are still felt today. This new movie collection of WWII films from the United States National Archives will take you back to a unique time in history when even though the darkness of war hung heavy over the world, the American spirit shone bright.

Disk Count: 6
Video Format: Standard
Run Time: Approx. 11 hours


WWII Films that Will Give You Goose Bumps

John Huston’s once-banned Let There Be Light is probably one of the greatest war films ever. Two more of his controversial films featuring combat footage are included in this WWII movie collection, including an Academy Award® winner.

Films on Great American Generals

Generals Dwight D. Eisenhower, George S. Patton, Douglas MacArthur and Omar Bradley are four of America’s greatest leaders highlighted in the films in this WWII collection. What were these men like as boys? How did they grow to become generals? What was it that made them so great? You will learn the answers to these questions, plus see emotional and chilling footage of them during World War II in four films.

Movies to Help You Understand the Men and Women of WWII

Who are the men and women that make up what Tom Brokaw so eloquently coined as the “greatest generation” in his book on World War II? Experience the unity of Americans in a time of tragedy with 21 WWII films that transport you back to what life was like on the home front during the war.

Product Features:

• 11 hours of WWII films and footage that will give you feelings of admiration and pride for “the greatest generation”

• Unbelievable footage of men in actual combat, from D-Day to fighting in the Philippines

• Feel inspired by movies featuring the stories of Americans supporting WWII troops from the home front

• Patton, MacArthur, Eisenhower & Bradley—see what they were like before they became great war leaders in tfour films 

• Emotions run high in John Huston’s film on how war affects the human psyche in Let There Be Light

• Plus: Powerful narration by Ronald Reagan, Katharine Hepburn, Walter Huston, Ginger Rogers, Walter Matthau, Walter Cronkite and more!

NOT RATED: Contains scenes and language not suitable for all viewers.

32 WWII Films:

Let There Be Light

San Pietro (The Battle of San Pietro)

Report from the Aleutians – Academy Award® Winner!

Westward is Bataan

With the Marines at Tarawa

The Battle for the Marianas

Fellow Americans

Negro Soldier

Women in Defense

Woman Power

Glamour Girls of 1943

Women of Steel

Training Women for War Productions – IN COLOR!

It’s Your War, Too

The Hidden Army

No Exceptions

Night Shift

We’re in the Army Now

The Army Nurse

Women in Combat -- IN COLOR!

Civilian Defense

Soldiers Without Guns

Steel Town

Community at War

The Cummington Story

Just for Remembrance

General Patton

General MacArthur

General Eisenhower

General Bradley