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1.

The U.S. Civil War Out West

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Online
2008; 1993
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The Heavenly Missiles

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Objectives of the program include: Comprehend how the missile has changed warfare for both soldier and civilian, learn about the legendary V-1 and V-2 rockets that nearly changed the course of World War II, find out what development made ballistic missiles today's dominant weapon, be exposed to the different types of missiles and their unique capabilities, and apprecieate how complacent we have become about the threat of nuclear annihilation.
Online
1990
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The Big Picture [electronic resource]: Solid Punch

This classic episode of the U.S. Army's The Big Picture television series, narrated by Chet Huntley, graphically illustrates the technological advances made in the development of solid rocket fuels. These fuels, the result of close cooperation between the Armed Forces and American industry, have greatly increased the transportability of our tactical missiles and have simplified their firing procedures. This video from the National Archives and Records Administration traces the history of the U.S. Army missiles and shows examples of their types, uses, and versatility.
Online
2008
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The Big Picture [electronic resource]: Soldier Statesmen

Increasingly, the military leaders of America are called upon to function - and function knowledgeably - in areas that are beyond the purely military. This classic episode of the U.S. Army's The Big Picture television series shows how "soldier statesmen" is an apt description of their broadened role in serving their country. This video from the National Archives and Records Administration features narration from President John F. Kennedy, through recorded excerpts of the speech he delivered before the West Point graduating class of 1962.
Online
2008
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Supplemental Material [electronic resource]

Consists of more than two hours of raw footage and photographs that offer additional insights into the experiences of black military personnel during America's wars.
Online
2010
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POWs of the American Revolution [electronic resource]

This A&E Special details how thousands of American patriots died in unthinkable conditions aboard British prison ships moored in New York's harbor. The victims' bones are still being found, their shallow graves exposed on modern-day Brooklyn shores. Drawing on memoirs and letters written by the doomed prisoners, this riveting program documents the appalling conditions they endured. Insights from leading naval historians, medical experts, and other specialists help shed light on the many aspects of this 18th-century atrocity.
Online
2005
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The Deadly Mistakes

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Online
1996
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General Omar Bradley

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The story of five star general Omar Nelson Bradley, this program includes government footage of the training exercises that prepared the nation for war, and interviews with the men Bradley commanded.
Online
2002; 1994
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Low-Level

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Objectives of the program include: comprehend why those in charge of formulating U.S. air doctrine took so long to recognize the value of low-flying fighter-bombers, learn what significant military event saw the coming of age for dive bombers, find out the success of low-level air tactics in the Korean War, discover why the helicopter was the most efficacious aircraft in the Vietnam War, appreciate the contribution of electronics to the development of low-level fighter-bombers, and come to know how the new, slow and ugly planes can outperform supersonic jets.
Online
1990
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Aces High

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Objectives of the program include: See the role played by U.S. fighter pilots in World War II, the Korean and Vietnam wars, learn how U.S. fighter planes finally caught up with enemy aircraft in World War II, comprehend why U.S. fighter pilots were so successful in the Pacific despite initial lack of first-class planes, find out what threatened America's command of the air in the Korean War, and how supremacy was regained, and be exposed to the fascinating new electronic equipment that is re-sharpening America's fighter weapon.
Online
1990
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The Fall & Rise of the Dreadnought

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Objectives of the program include: comprehend why the battleship has gone in and out of favor as the capital ship of the U.S. Navy, learn why the formidable dreadnought was not a major weapon in World War I, know of the battleship's unique advantages, discover why the real battleship war took place in the Pacific during World War II, find out what role the battlewagon played in the Korean and Vietnam wars, learn why the cruiser currently supplants the dreadnought as the capital ship, and become aware that the battleship has certain advantages that are still valuable even in the nuclear age.
Online
1990
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Interview With Henry Cabot Lodge, 1979 [electronic resource]

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Henry Cabot Lodge was a United States Senator from Massachusetts, and Ambassador to South Vietnam from 1963 -1964. He viewed South Vietnam's president Ngo Dinh Diem as an ineffective leader, and tacitly supported the coup that overthrew him. Mr. Lodge discusses the circumstances of his appointment as Ambassador, and his impressions of Vietnam prior to going. He recounts the advice and instruction he received from other advisers, especially regarding Diem, and details his role in the events surrounding the coup. He describes Diem's personality and his own view of the war after the coup.
Online
1983
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Interview With Harry McPherson, 1981 [electronic resource]

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Harry McPherson served as Special Counsel to LBJ from 1965 to 1969 and was Johnson's chief speechwriter from 1966 to 1969. McPherson begins the interview by recalling the conflicted mood at the White House following the Tet Offensive. The optimism found in military cables and official information clashed with televised images showing the nation that the war was resulting in massive loss of human life and that a prisoner could be shot at point-blank range. He also talks about the concerns LBJ had that the Vietnam War might escalate into a world war and that the goal was not to destroy North Vietnam but rather to keep them contained and not overthrow the government in South Vietnam. He ends the interview with a personal sketch of President Johnson, a complex and tragic figure.
Online
1983
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The Civil War [electronic resource]

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An epic documentary bringing life to America's most destructive - and defining - conflict. Here is the saga of celebrated generals and the ordinary soldiers. A heroic and transcendent president and a country that had to divide itself in two in order to become one again.
Online
2002; 1989
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Vietnam: America's Conflict

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"Be an eyewitness to the conflict that divided our nation and changed the very fabric of society. This collection of harrowing and compelling footage traces the evolution of this conflict from a regional military engagement to an ever-expanding war that ultimately spanned three U.S. Presidents. From strategic political move to the immediacy of jungle warfare and the weapons with which the war was waged, Vietnam: America's Conflict captures the sweep of history and the agony of a generation."--Publisher's website.
DVD
2009
Clemons (Stacks)
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War Letters: Stories of Courage, Longing and Sacrifice

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In every American conflict from the Revolution to the Persian Gulf War, American military men and women have captured the horror, pathos and intensity of battle by writing letters home. Collecting 50,000 war letters, using the most compelling and enlightening of the missives and newly discovered home movies, this tells the story of American wars from the viewpoint of the men and women on the frontlines and those who waited at home.
DVD
2002; 2001
Clemons (Stacks)
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The Fall of Quebec

1756—the beginning of the Seven Years’ War, which amongst others sets France against England. The conflict spreads throughout Europe, India, and North America. On the American continent, the war is considerable, weakening the French effort as the British strive to eliminate all French presence there. In 1759 the British launch their offensive and besiege the city of Quebec. After several months of siege, the besieged are beginning to run out of supplies. The French general Montcalm organizes several convoys. Wolfe, the English general, seizes the chance: he sends several of his ships to Quebec, which the French guards allow to pass, believing them to be the relief. By the time the ploy is discovered by the French, it is already too late. After their successful landing, the British, s [...]
Online
2017
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America at War: Volume I the American Revolution

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What began as a war of ideas eventually erupted into the American revolution. These programs trace the beginnings of the conflict and shows how leaders like Washington, John Adams, Benjamin Franklin and Thomas Jefferson emerged to change history.
DVD
2007; 1994
Clemons (Stacks)
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America at War: Volume II the American Revolution

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Chronicles some of the highlights of the Revolutionary War such as Washington crossing the Delaware, General Horatio Gates and Benedict Arnold's triumph at Saratoga and Benjamin Franklin's efforts to convince the French Court to side with America and declare war on England. Also, looks at the ripple effect the American war for independence had on other parts of the world while frontiersmen waged a campaign on the Western frontier.
DVD
2007; 1994
Clemons (Stacks)
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America at War: Volume III the American Revolution

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Discusses the treason of Benedict Arnold and how later Washington leveraged French naval power to a decisive victory at Yorktown. Tthe war finally came to an end with the Peace of Paris resulting in American independence.
DVD
2007; 1994
Clemons (Stacks)