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The unknown war. WWII and the epic battles of the Russian front [videorecording].

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Schricker Main Library 940.5421 UNK DISC 1 (Text) 30032001641700 DVD NON-FICTION Available -
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  • ISBN: 9781603995733
  • ISBN: 1603995730
  • Physical Description: 5 videodiscs (990 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: Los Angeles, Calif. : Marketed by Shout Factory, c2011.

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General Note: Title from container.
"A Soviet-American collaboration produced in 1978."
Companion book, The Unknown War, written by NYT reporter Harrison Salisbury.
Bonus features: Interview with Rod McKuen; analysis by Willard Sounderland.
Formatted Contents Note: Chapters: 1. June 22, 1941 -- 2. The Battle for Moscow -- 3. The Siege of Leningrad -- 4. To the East -- 5. The Defense of Stalingrad -- 6. Survival at Stalingrad -- 7. The World's Greatest Tank Battle-Kursk -- 8. War in the Arctic -- 9. War in the Air -- 10. Partisans: The Guerrilla War -- 11. Battle of the Seas -- 12. Battle of the Caucasus -- 13. Liberation of Ukraine -- 14. Liberation of Byelorussia -- 15. From the Balkans to Vienna -- 16. The Liberation of Poland -- 17. The Allies -- 18. The Battle of Berlin -- 19. The Last Battle of the Unknown War -- 20. A Soldier of the Unknown War.
Creation/Production Credits Note: Script adaptationa nd music by Rod McKuen.
Participant or Performer Note: Hosted and narrated by Burt Lancaster.
Summary, etc.: The greatest battles of World War II and the most devastating human losses which the modern world has ever seen occurred on Russian soil during 1941-45, on a battlefield that is unknown to most Americans: the conflict between Hitler's Germany and Stalin's Russia. The Unknown War is a landmark television series that includes footage edited from over 3.5 million feet of film taken by Soviet camera crews from the first day of the war, 22 June, 1941, to the Soviet entry in Berlin in May, 1945. Contains all 20 episodes, only a few of which were ever broadcast on TV, and films which have never been seen outside this documentary series.
Target Audience Note: Not rated.
System Details Note: DVD; NTSC.
Subject: World War, 1939-1945 > Campaigns > Eastern Front.
World War, 1939-1945 > Soviet Union.
Soviet Union > History > German occupation, 1941-1944.
Genre: Documentary films.
Historical films.
War films.

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