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Narrow escapes of World War II [videorecording] / a co-production of WMR Productions and IMG Entertainment ; written, directed, and produced by Chris Lethbridge ... [et al.]

Lethbridge, Chris. (Added Author). WMR Productions. (Added Author). IMG Media (Firm) (Added Author). Acorn Media (Firm) (Added Author). Athena (Firm) (Added Author). Military Channel (Firm) (Added Author).
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Available copies

  • 4 of 4 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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0 current holds with 4 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Schricker Main Library 940.54 NAR DISC 1 (Text) 30032001721528 DVD NON-FICTION Available -
Schricker Main Library 940.54 NAR DISC 3 (Text) 30032001721817 DVD NON-FICTION Available -
Schricker Main Library 940.54 NAR DISC 4 (Text) 30032001721635 DVD NON-FICTION Available -
Schricker Main Library 940.54 NAR DSIC 2 (Text) 30032001721825 DVD NON-FICTION Available -

Record details

  • Physical Description: 4 videodiscs (653 min.) : sd., col. and b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: Original uncut U.K. broadcast ed.
  • Publisher: [Silver Spring, Md.] : Athena : c2012.

Content descriptions

General Note: "Contains graphic images and content"--Box.
Bonus features: 16 page viewer's guide with a map; a timeline; and articles on the war in Europe and in Asia, types of warfare, and the escapes of Hitler and Mussolini; profiles of select WWII escapees.
Originally broadcast on television in Great Britain in 2011.
"Seen on the Military Channel"--Box.
Formatted Contents Note: disc 1. The Amiens raid ; The Doolittle raid ; Wingate and the Chindits ; The Black Battalion -- disc 2. Luck Laycock's escape from Crete ; Manstein holds the line ; The siege of Kohima -- disc 3. Roy Urquhart's escape from Arnhem ; Morshead holds Tobruk ; Evacuation in the Baltic -- disc 4. Moore's march ; Operation Pedestal ; Breakout through Hell's Gate.
Summary, etc.: This series explores thirteen daring escapes by Allied and Axis forces alike. It features operations that took place all over the world. Narrow Escapes reveals exploits of bravery that helped shape the outcome of the Second World War.
Target Audience Note: Not rated.
System Details Note: DVD format,
Language Note: English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing.
Subject: World War, 1939-1945 > Campaigns.
World War, 1939-1945 > Evacuation of civilians.
World War, 1939-1945 > Military intelligence.
World War, 1939-1945 > Missing in action.
World War, 1939-1945 > Prisoners and prisons.
World War, 1939-1945 > Reconnaissance operations.
World War, 1939-1945 > Refugees.
World War, 1939-1945 > Underground movements.
Genre: Nonfiction television programs.
Documentary television programs.
Educational television programs.
Historical television programs.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.

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