4 videodiscs (653 min.) : sound, color and black & white ; 4 3/4 in.
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DVD, widescreen (16:9) presentation; stereo.
In English ; English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing.
Originally broadcast on television in Great Britain in 2011.
"Seen on the Military Channel"--Box.
"Contains graphic images and content"--Box.
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.
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.
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.