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Title Why we fight. The Battle of Russia [(DVD) videorecording] / producer, Frank Capra ; directors, Frank Capra, Anatole Litvak ; screenplay, Anatole Litvak, Anthony Veiler, Robert Heller.

Publication Info. New York : GoodTimes Home Video Corp., 2000.
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 Nichols Adult DVD Nonfiction  940.5488 WHY    AVAILABLE
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Description 1 videodisc (approximately 131 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
System Details DVD; Dolby digital mono; all regions; NTSC.
Performer Narrators: Walter Huston, Anthony Veiler.
Credits Editor, William Hornbeck ; music, Dimitri Tiomkin, Army Air Force Orchestra.
Note Standard screen (1.33:1 aspect ratio).
Summary Part five of a propaganda series of seven informational films shown to the American G.I. in the 1940's. Originally produced by the United States government for the Morale Services Division which documents the causes and events leading up to World War II and exhorts Americans to support the war effort. The battle of Russia: Celebrates the spirit of the long-suffering Soviet people as they heroically repulse the Nazi invasion threatening their homeland. Tracing their history of war with Germany to the 13th century, it depicts the bitter struggles for Moscow, Kiev, Leningrad, and Stalingrad, and the effects of their winters on would-be conquerors from Napoleon to Hitler.
Subject World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Eastern Front -- Videodiscs.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Germany -- Videodiscs.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Soviet Union -- Videodiscs.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Motion pictures and the war -- Videodiscs.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Propaganda -- Videodiscs.
United States -- History -- 1933-1945 -- Videodiscs.
Motion pictures in propaganda -- United States -- Videodiscs.
Propaganda, American -- Videodiscs.
Genre Documentary films.
Added Author Capra, Frank, 1897-1991.
Litvak, Anatole, 1902-1974.
Heller, Robert.
Veiller, Anthony, 1903-1965.
Huston, Walter, 1884-1950.
Tiomkin, Dimitri, 1894-1979.
United States. War Department.
United States. Army. Signal Corps.
United States. Army Service Forces. Morale Service Division.
United States. Army Pictorial Service.
United States. Army Service Forces. Information and Education Division.
GoodTimes Home Video (Firm)
Note Title on container and disc surface: World war II : why we fight
Added Title Frank Capra's World War II
Battle of Russia
ISBN 0766204979
Standard No. 018713811127
Music No. 05-81112 GoodTimes Home Video
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