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Les Lignes de Wellington =: Lines of Wellington

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This lavish, star-studded epic set during The Napoleonic Wars of 1810 chronicles a multitude of characters--soldiers and civilians, men, women and children, young and old--as their everyday lives are torn apart by war. Dragged through hills and valleys, between ruined villages, and across charred forests and devastated crops, none can escape the chaos of the times, no matter their station. The idealistic young lieutenant Pedro de Alencar; Clarissa Warren, the malicious little English girl; the shady dealer Penabranca; the vindictive Sergeant Francisco Xavier; and the lusty prostitute Martrio will all follow different paths to the lines of Torres, where the final battle will decide each of their fates.
DVD
2014; 2012
Clemons (Stacks)
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War and Civilization

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This 8-part series takes an in-depth look at the history of warfare. Shot on location around the world, each episode examines various developments in the evolution of armed conflict--from technological breakthroughs to tactical innovations--while simultaneously exploring how and why the major military campaigns of the past 3,000 years were fought.
DVD
2007
Clemons (Stacks)
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The French Revolution [electronic resource]

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"Liberty, equality and fraternity" skidded into a Reign of Terror followed by Napoleonic dictatorship. French military power reached its peak under Bonaparte, conquering most of continental Europe and ushering in a new mass conscription style of warfare accompanied with revolutionary rhetoric.
Online
1989
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The U.S. Civil War Out West

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Online
2008; 1993
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The Last Legion

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In 460 A.D. Aurelius Antonius finds himself recalled to Rome and is assigned the Commander of new Caesar, Romulus Augustus' retinue of personal bodyguards. Romulus is destined to be crowned the last emperor of Rome. His reign lasts for one day and ends with Rome being run over by the savage Goths. In the resulting invasion, most of Aurelius's men are killed and the young Caesar is captured and imprisoned in the forbidding Isle of Capri. Aurelius, with the very few legionnaires left him, undertakes a rescue mission, with the assistance of a mysterious Byzantine warrior, who turns out to be a beautiful, very lethal woman named Mira. Against impossible odds, Romulus Augustus is rescued. But, with the Roman legions having just sworn allegiance to the Goths, the one remaining hope lies in [...]
DVD
2007
Clemons (Stacks)
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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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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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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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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 Last Legion

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In 460 A.D. Aurelius Antonius finds himself recalled to Rome and is assigned the Commander of new Caesar, Romulus Augustus' retinue of personal bodyguards. Romulus is destined to be crowned the last emperor of Rome. His reign lasts for one day and ends with Rome being run over by the savage Goths. In the resulting invasion, most of Aurelius's men are killed and the young Caesar is captured and imprisoned in the forbidding Isle of Capri. Aurelius, with the very few legionnaires left him, undertakes a rescue mission, with the assistance of a mysterious Byzantine warrior, who turns out to be a beautiful, very lethal woman named Mira. Against impossible odds, Romulus Augustus is rescued. But, with the Roman legions having just sworn allegiance to the Goths, the one remaining hope lies in [...]
DVD
2007; 2006
Clemons (Stacks)
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Warfront '68

From Saigon, four leading correspondents discuss Vietnam's battles on this NET Journal—Warfront '68 program. Participating in this National Educational Television production are Robert Shaplen of The New Yorker, Pulitzer Prize winner Peter Arnett of the Associated Press, William Tuohy of the Los Angeles Times, and R.W. Apple, Jr. of the New York Times. A.H. Perlmutter, the program's executive producter, acts as a moderator.
Online
2017; 1968
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Persian Gulf War: Part 1

Iraq's 1990 invasion of Kuwait resulted in more than one million troops facing off against each other in the desert of the Persian Gulf. The Allied Coalition's air war, known as Operation Desert Storm, involved the most sophisticated technological weaponry available.
Online
2017; 2003
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Who Invited Us?

Are we imperialists? Do we fight for ideology or for investment? These questions are placed in an economic, politcal, and military context by producer Al Levin, winner of a DuPont award for Defense and Domestic Needs: Contest for Tomorrow.
Online
2018; 1970
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The War in Italy

In an initial failed attempt to become a partner the equal of Germany in the Axis Alliance, Mussolini ordered his troops towards the British positions in Egypt in September 1940. Mussolini, feeling secure in the shadow of Hitler's apparent invincibility, never dreamt that the War between Britain and Italy would culminate in his own death less than 5 years later.
Online
2017; 2014
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On Eagles' Wings: The American Air Force in WWII in Color

December 1941—the Japanese have attacked Pearl Harbor, bringing the USA into WWII. Many young Americans are drafted into the Army Air Forces and sent to England. Their mission: to destroy the industrial machine that supplies Hitler's forces, preparing the way for the liberation of Europe. Using memoirs and diaries, we chronicle the experiences of ordinary young men who risked extraordinary danger.
Online
2017; 2012
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Battle of Berlin

The mantle of invisibility surrounding German forces had slipped an fallen since Stalingrad and panzer units suffering heavy loses. A revitalized red army began to payback hitler in a brutal attack as the last months of ww2 passed. Stalin was obsessed with the significance of one town which brought the most terrible end to WW2 in Berlin that anyone could have imagined.
Online
2017; 2014
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D-Day in HD: Part 1

Codenamed Operation Overlord, the battle also known as D-Day began on June 6, 1944, , when some 156,000 American, British and Canadian forces landed on five beaches along a 50-mile stretch of the heavily fortified coast of France's Normandy region. For the 70th anniversary of the Allied invasion of Nazi-held Europe, this two-part series tells the story of D-Day in HD. Rare footage is rendered in High Definition, then combined with interviews from the men who lived through it. Part one covers the paratrooper landing behind enemy lines, failed air and artillery support efforts, the coastal approach, and the struggle to capture Omaha Beach, where thousands of U.S. infantrymen were mowed down before even reaching dry land.
Online
2017; 2014
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The Cuban Missile Crisis

1962—American spy planes spot launch ramps in Cuba that are designed for nuclear missiles. President Kennedy orders that the island be blockaded in order to inspect any ships wishing to dock there. On October 26, Khrushchev tells Kennedy that he will continue his action: “If the United States want war, we shall find ourselves in hell.” The CIA informs the American president that 24 Russian missiles are now operational and pointing at precise locations in the country. Off the coast of Cuba, the U.S. Navy confronts the Russian fleet and is hunting down Russian submarines. Two of them break surface, but a third remains submerged, refusing to come up. Three exercise charges are dropped to emphasize the order to surface. Moscow orders its vessel to react. A nuclear torpedo is loaded into [...]
Online
2017
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Einstein and the Manhattan Project

Germany, 1933. Hitler becomes Chancellor. Albert Einstein, a confirmed pacifist, flees Nazi Germany and takes refuge in the United States. He fears for his life, but also for his research, which he refuses to allow to fall into the wrong hands. However, even without him, Germany discovers how to split the atom, thanks to Otto Hahn. The Second World War is looming. The threat of a nuclear Germany is ever closer... In August 1939, under pressure from physicists Leo Szilard and Eugene Wigner, Einstein writes a letter to President Roosevelt warning him of the possible development by Germany of “new bombs of a new, extremely powerful type.” While this letter’s aim was to warn the American authorities of the dangers of nuclear arms, it will have the opposite effect: Roosevelt launches the [...]
Online
2017; 2016