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National Archives: A Century of War

DVD | Box Set

4.4 out of 5 stars 17 customer reviews

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Rare unedited footage direct from the National Archives!

With more than 85 films from the United States National Archives, you can see America at war through the eyes of the people who were actually there in Century of War. This special 24-DVD set includes recently released and rarely seen films of the attack on Pearl Harbor, the Nuremberg trials and more. Witness World War I and II, the Korean, Vietnam and the Cold wars as they really happened, from historical newsreel footage to documentaries, shot and narrated by top Hollywood enlistees, including John Huston, John Ford, Charlton Heston and Ronald Reagan.

WWIIs Rare Films
The Nuremberg Trials, John Huston s lost masterpiece Let There Be Light, the rare long version of John Ford s Oscar-winning December 7th and more.

Korean War
Rare combat film from Seoul, John Fords color film on air and ground combat, and much more.

WWI
Incredible silent films, footage of trench warfare and war-time skits by Charlie Chaplin.

Vietnam
Behind the scenes on the front line, and John Wayne, Charlton Heston and Henry Fonda narrate.

War in Europe
Footage of a bombing raid on Germany and a controversial short by John Huston.

WWII: Bloodiest Battles
The atomic destruction of Japan, confiscated footage shot by German troops and more.

WWII: Air War
Actual footage of Kamikaze air attacks and more.

WWII: In Color
John Ford s Oscar-winning film on Midway, narration by James Stewart and Lloyd Bridges, and more.

Cold War
Actual reconnaissance footage from the Cuban missile crisis, a dramatization featuring Walter Matthau and more.

Since 1935, the National Archives has been responsible for the acquisition, preservation and public dissemination of the permanent records of the United States government. This boxed set contains unedited footage culled from the millions of pieces that make up the National Archives popular holdings.


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  • Actors: None
  • Directors: None
  • Format: Multiple Formats, Box set, Color, NTSC
  • Language: English
  • Region: All Regions
  • Number of discs: 24
  • Rated:
    NR
    Not Rated
  • Studio: Topics Entertainment
  • DVD Release Date: October 27, 2009
  • Run Time: 2400 minutes
  • Average Customer Review: 4.4 out of 5 stars 17 customer reviews
  • ASIN: B002MD3UL4
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #123,164 in Movies & TV (See Top 100 in Movies & TV)
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