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Title 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.].

Imprint [Silver Spring, Md.] : Athena : Distributed by Acorn Media U.S, c2012.


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library DVD, Non-Fiction    940.53 NAR    DUE 07-01-20
Edition Original uncut U.K. broadcast edition.
Description 4 videodiscs (653 min.) : sound, color and black & white ; 4 3/4 in.
two-dimensional moving image tdi rdacontent
video v rdamedia
videodisc vd rdacarrier
System Details DVD, widescreen (16:9) presentation; stereo.
Language In English ; English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing.
Note Originally broadcast on television in Great Britain in 2011.
"Seen on the Military Channel"--Box.
"Contains graphic images and content"--Box.
Audience Not rated.
Summary 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.
Contents 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.
Note 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.
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/Form Nonfiction television programs.
Documentary television programs.
Educational television programs.
Historical television programs.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Added Author Lethbridge, Chris.
WMR Productions (Firm)
IMG Entertainment (Firm)
Acorn Media (Firm)
Athena (Firm)
Military Channel (Firm)
Added Title Narrow escapes of World War 2
ISBN 9781598288512
Standard No. 054961885190
054961228898 (set)
Music No. AMP-8851 Acorn Media

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