Archives of War: 3-Volume Box Set

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  • Genre
  • Country:
    United States
  • Disc number:
    0
  • Format:
    DVD
  • Language:
    ENG
  • Production year:
    1999
  • Rating:
    NR
  • Region code:
    0
  • Release date:
    06/01/1999
  • Features
  • Genre
  • Country:
    United States
  • Disc number:
    0
  • Format:
    DVD
  • Language:
    ENG
  • Production year:
    1999
  • Rating:
    NR
  • Region code:
    0
  • Release date:
    06/01/1999

Synopsis

A fascinating collection of wartime images that span history, from the trenches of World War I, through the unparalleled destruction of World War II, to the emotionally charged war in Vietnam. This captivating series sheds new light on some of the darkest moments of our time. Each volume begins with a narrative overview and includes brief news reports from the period.

Volume 1

World War I and the Interwar Years

Includes the U.S. debut of The Battle of Ypres, chronicling three terrible battles fought in Belgium; material on the treatment of 'war neurosis;' the rise of Nazi power; the Spanish Civil War; and the Sino-Japanese War.



World War II – The Leaders

Documents the most powerful men involved with the most destructive war in history—Hitler, Mussolini, Hirohito, Roosevelt, Churchill and Stalin.



Volume 2

World War II – The Battles

Examines the battles of WWII, from the outbreak of war in Europe in 1939, to the atomic destruction in Japan in 1945.



The Cold War

Vividly depicts the rise of atomic weapons and increased tension between the U.S. and U.S.S.R. in the aftermath of World War II.



Volume 3

Korea

Includes the invasion of South Korea, the positioning of tactical atomic weapons on the Korean peninsula, the Inchon Landing, General Macarthur´s resignation, POW exchanges, and the infamous Koje prison camp riots.



Vietnam

Illustrates several phases of the Vietnam conflict—from the French struggle against the Communist Viet Minh, through the start of the Paris peace negotiations in 1968.

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