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The Resource The world at war, Volume 3, Thames Television, (videorecording)

The world at war, Volume 3, Thames Television, (videorecording)

Label
The world at war, Volume 3
Title
The world at war
Title number
Volume 3
Statement of responsibility
Thames Television
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • An historical collection of the words and film footage of World War II featuring interviews with statesmen and military leaders of the time
  • The desert, North Africa 1940-1943: Back and forth across 600 miles of desert between Egypt and Libya, Bernard Montgomery's "Desert Rats" finally defeat Erwin Rommel's Afrika Korps at El Alamein, preparing the way for an Allied victory in Italy
  • Stalingrad, June 1942-February 1943: Stunning Nazi color footage showcases Germany's first major defeat at Stalingrad and subsequent surrender on February 2, 1943
  • Wolf pack, U-boats in the Atlantic 1939-1944: The Germans coordinate their submarine forces into lethal "wolf packs" that destroy countless convoys delivering food and supplies to Britain--captured in breathtaking underwater footage
  • Red star, the Soviet Union 1941-1943: Eyewitnesses record the siege of Leningrad in which nearly one million of its three million inhabitants died in battle or from cold and starvation. Remarkably, the Russians went on to defeat the Germans
Member of
Cataloging source
MVP
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Series producer, Jeremy Isaacs ; chief historical adviser, Noble Frankland ; music, Carl Davis
Dewey number
940.54
Intended audience
Not rated
LC call number
D755
LC item number
.W67 2004
PerformerNote
Narrated by Laurence Olivier
Runtime
210
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
The world at war, Volume 3, Thames Television, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Title from container
  • Videodisc release of the 1973-1974 television production
  • Volume three of an eleven volume set
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Contents
  • Red star: the Soviet Union 1941-1943
  • produced & directed by Martin Smith;
  • written by Neal Ascherson
  • Desert: North Africa 1940-1943
  • written & produced by Peter Batty
  • Stalingrad: June 1942-February 1943
  • directed by Hugh Ragget ;
  • written by Jerome Kuehl
  • Wolf pack: U-boats in the Atlantic 1939-1944
  • produced & directed by Ted Childs ;
  • written by J.P.W. Mallalieu
Control code
ocm57031422
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (ca. 210 min.)
Isbn
9780767065788
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
733961713770
Other physical details
sd., col. and b&w
Publisher number
AAE-71377
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)57031422
System details
DVD; Dolby Digital stereo
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The world at war, Volume 3, Thames Television, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Title from container
  • Videodisc release of the 1973-1974 television production
  • Volume three of an eleven volume set
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Contents
  • Red star: the Soviet Union 1941-1943
  • produced & directed by Martin Smith;
  • written by Neal Ascherson
  • Desert: North Africa 1940-1943
  • written & produced by Peter Batty
  • Stalingrad: June 1942-February 1943
  • directed by Hugh Ragget ;
  • written by Jerome Kuehl
  • Wolf pack: U-boats in the Atlantic 1939-1944
  • produced & directed by Ted Childs ;
  • written by J.P.W. Mallalieu
Control code
ocm57031422
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (ca. 210 min.)
Isbn
9780767065788
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
733961713770
Other physical details
sd., col. and b&w
Publisher number
AAE-71377
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)57031422
System details
DVD; Dolby Digital stereo
Video recording format
DVD

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