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The battle of Russia / United States War Dept., Special Service Division ; directed by Frank Capra, Anatole Litvak.

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Hagerstown Jefferson Twp PL - Hagerstown DVD 2101 WHYW (Text) 39213000645733 Adult DVDs Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 0766204979
  • ISBN: 9780766204973
  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (83 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: New York, N.Y. : GoodTimes Home Video Corp., [2000]

Content descriptions

Creation/Production Credits Note:
Producer, Frank Capra ; screenplay, Anatole Litvak, Anthony Veiler, Robert Heller ; editor, William Hornbeck ; music, Dimitri Tiomkin, Army Air Force Orchestra.
Participant or Performer Note:
Narrated by Walter Huston, Anthony Veiler.
Summary, etc.:
Part five of a propaganda series of seven information films shown to the American G.I. in the 1940s. 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.
System Details Note:
DVD; Dolby digital mono.; all regions; NTSC; standard screen (1.33:1 aspect ratio).
Subject: World War, 1939-1945 > Soviet Union.
World War, 1939-1945 > Campaigns > Soviet Union.
World War, 1939-1945 > Campaigns > Eastern Front.
World War, 1939-1945 > Germany.
World War, 1939-1945 > Motion pictures and the war.
World War, 1939-1945 > Propaganda.
United States > History > 1933-1945.
Motion pictures in propaganda > United States.
Propaganda, American.
Genre: DVD.
War films.
Documentary films.
Nonfiction films.

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