Rent History of the US Army (1971)

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Synopsis:
Triple-bill of documentaries charting the history and campaigns of the US Army. Features live combat footage and interviews with the front line troops involved.

America's Finest
From its very earliest beginnings and through the sixties, the Army and its most heroic figures are featured in these documentaries highlighting the milestones and accomplishments that made America proud. Includes: 'Beyond the Call: Parts I and II' - Documenting the acts of valor of American servicemen from the Revolutionary War to the Mexican War, and the bravery of servicemen from World War I to the Korean War; 'Here Comes the Cavalry - A recruiting film showcasing the skill and bravery of the Seventh Cavalry; 'Pictorial History of the US Cavalry'; and 'Famous generals' - A series of biographies showcasing the brilliance of America's top military leaders during WWII. The lives of General George S. Patton, General Dwight D. Eisenhower, General George Marshall and others are documented in this absorbing series that chronicles their humble beginnings right through their most famous accomplishments.
The Army in Action
Taking you right into the heart of the action, these features use live combat footage, interviews and commentary to capture the defining moments in military history and specifically the role of this branch of the military. Produced by the US Army, they offer superior insights and an intimate look at the Army in action. Includes: 'King of Battle'; 'The Winds of Change'; 'The Three Faces of Evil; Flames on the Horizon'; 'The Spreading Holocaust'; 'The Slumbering Giant Awakes'; 'Global War'; 'The Tide Turns'; 'The Victory'; and 'The Cobra Strikes'.
The Men and Their Missions
An absorbing look at some of the most challenging missions faced by the US Army in the 20th century, and the men who fulfilled them with skill and bravery. Includes: 'Might of the Pen' - Combat artists record the action and faces of the Army at war; 'Guns of Springfield' - A history of small arms from the Revolutionary War to Vietnam; 'An Army Moves'; 'Combat medic' - Exploring the role from the Army medic through the 1950's; 'Army Combat Team in Korea'; 'First Infantry Division in Vietnam' - portraying the major battles of the "Big Red One" in Vietnam; 'Ready to Strike' - Presented by the US Army, covering the many faces of the war and in particular the combat and humanitarian duties of the 25th Division; and 'Sky Soldiers'.
Studio:
Quantum Leap
Genres:
Children & Family, Documentary, Special Interest
BBFC:
Release Date:
19/05/2008
Run Time:
859 minutes
Languages:
English
Subtitles:
None
DVD Regions:
Region 0 (All)
Formats:
Pal
Aspect Ratio:
Full Screen 1.33:1 / 4:3
Colour:
Colour and B & W
Bonus:
  • Poster Gallery (5 min)
  • Army Movie Trailers (13 min)
  • Poster Gallery II (5 min)
Disc 1:
This disc includes the following:
- America's Finest
- Special Feature
Disc 2:
This disc includes the following:
- The Army in Action
- Special Feature
Disc 3:
This disc includes the following:
- The Men and Their Missions
- Special Feature

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