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StilwellNEW The Gen. 'Vinegar Joe' Stilwell Story
"The Joseph Warren Stilwell Story," a pictorial record produced for THE BIG PICTURE television series, of both a "hell of a beating" and one of the most remarkable comebacks in military history. Here is all the color and excitement in the life of one of America's greatest soldiers: General Joseph Warren Stilwell--his baptism of fire in World War I, the outbreak: of war in China, his gallant but doomed defense of Burma, the tragic withdrawal through enemy infested jungles, and finally, the magnificent counterpunch that turned humiliating defeat into complete victory. (27 minutes)

Bonus content includes two other vintage films:
-   War Dept Film Bulletin 202: Traffic Control In CBI
Referring to the "China, Burma, India" theatre of operations; This film shows solutions to traffic problems confronted in Calcutta and along the Stilwell Road. Radio control cars and a central transmitting station help coordinate activities. Explains the necessity for close cooperation with native and British police and for prompt reports of accidents. A convoy is escorted through the city. (18 minutes)
-   WWII and postwar Newsreels
A chronogical collection of assorted WWII and post-WWII newsreels featuring Joe Stilwell and the Burma campaign, from approx. 1942 to July 1946. (25 min.)
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Hap ArnoldNEW The General Hap Arnold Story
Henry "Hap" Arnold was an American general officer holding the grades of General of the Army and General of the Air Force. Arnold was an aviation pioneer, Chief of the Air Corps (19381941), Commanding General of the U.S. Army Air Forces during World War II, the only U.S. Air Force general to ever hold five-star rank, and the only officer to ever hold a five-star rank in two different U.S. military services. (27 minutes)

Bonus content includes two other vintage films:
-   Army Air Force Report 1944
Introduced by Gen. Arnold, this outstandingly detailed film documents the world-wide activities of the Army Air Forces. One of the best Air Force films with dramatic 'You-are-there' combat footage.
Reel 1 shows various training activities and explains the formation of fighting units. Shows warehouse facilities and airplane repair activities of the Air Service Command. Gen. Arnold introduces the film. Includes scenes of planes burning after the attack on Pearl Harbor. Reel 2 locates headquarters of the U.S. and overseas commands and shows activities of the 5th and 14th Air Forces in the Pacific. A Japanese convoy is bombed and strafed in the Bismarck Sea....and much more (7 minutes)
-   WWII and postwar Newsreels
A collection of assorted WWII and post-WWII newsreels featuring General Arnold.
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MarshallNEW The Gen. Marshall Story
The story of General George C. Marshall, told on Army's "THE BIG PICTURE" -- This is a personal history film of General George C. Marshall. It is a pictorial record of his role as a public servant, spanning a critical half century, which ultimately placed him in the ranks of great American patriots. It is rare in history when a man who has distinguished his name in war goes on to greatness in peace. But for George Catlett Marshall it was a short step from a brilliant military career to his role as statesman, diplomat, and peacemaker winner of the Nobel Prize for Peace. Narrated by Walter Cronkite. (27 minutes)

Bonus content includes two other vintage films:
-   Army in Action (Episode 9) (25 min.)
The tragic costs of World War II are elucidated, with a focus on the reconstruction of cities, people, hearts and minds, and an assessment of the bitter cost of conflict. The post-WWII effort to lead defeated adversaries to democracy, and the Marshall Plan work, and the Occupation of Japan and the Occupation of Germany is shown.
-   Misc. WWII and post-war Newsreels
assorted newsreels that feature Gen. Marshall.
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Patton The Gen. George S. Patton Jr. Story
This remarkable Dept. of Defense film biography "The General Patton Story" is narrated by Ronald Reagan as part of the US Army Big Picture series. The film traces Patton's life from early childhood, and military service in the First World war through the campaigns of the WWII, until his death. It presents a great overview of the life of the greatest U.S. military general of the twentieth century. (27 minutes)

Bonus content includes two other vintage films:
-   Air Army Invades Germany (Universal newsreel April 5,1945)
Coblenz Key to Saar Captured - With tanks leading the way, units of Gen. Patton's U.S. 3rd Army advance on Coblenz, the thousand-year-old transportation center...and more (7 minutes)
-   The Fighting First (War Dept. Official film 1946)
A history of the US Army's 1st Infantry Division, aka "The Big Red One". This short film traces its origin in the Revolutionary War through the end of WWII. (12 minutes)
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MacArthur The Douglas MacArthur Story
One of the only five 5-star generals of the U.S. Army, his 52 year military career stretched from the Veracruz occupation of Mexico through the Korean conflict. He went on to became one of the Army's most decorated military men with a Medal of Honor, two Distinguished Service Crosses and seven Silver Stars. Under his leadership the final push against Japan culminated in the liberation of the Phillipines and his subsequent official acceptance of the surrender of the Japanese forces. (28 min.)

Bonus content includes two other related films:
-   WWII and postwar Newsreels
A chronogical collection of assorted WWII and post-WWII newsreels featuring General MacArthur, from approx. March 1944 to July 1946. (47 min.)
-   OPERATION INCHON (US Army film)
Army documentary film on the planning and execution of the amphibious assault on Inchon Korea, which was commanded by General MacArthur in August/September of 1950. It also details the subsequent battle for the re-taking of Seoul. Excellent narration, and top-notch footage make this a must see film for those interested in the Korean conflict. (17 min.)
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Eisenhower The Dwight Eisenhower Story
A unique and informative biography of one of our greatest WWII generals, who went on to become the 34th President of the United States. The film traces Eisenhower's life and military career from West Point cadet to five star general. He was eventually named Supreme Allied Commander of the Allied Expeditionary Force (SHAEF) and was in charge of the critical D-Day invasion forces. (28 minutes)

Bonus content includes two other vintage films:
-   WWII and postwar Newsreels
Assorted WWII and post-WWII newsreels featuring General Eisenhower, from approx. March 1944 to November 1956. (17 minutes)
-   WHAT MAKES A BATTLE (US Army film 1944)
This short propaganda film (US Army Pictoral Service documents the taking of the Marshall Islands while also encouraging increased war production. The end of the film features a personal appeal by General Dwight Eisenhower to buy war bonds. (15 minutes)
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Bradley The Gen. Omar Bradley Story
He was a man of quiet dignity yet with a punch that packed a terrific wallop. This pictorial history of an Army general who smashed ahead with a force of almost a million and a quarter men in some of the most crucial battles of the WWII European theatre. His achievements are evaluated in the winning of great victories against the Axis powers and laying the foundations for the world peace that followed, including such during the challenges of the Berlin Airlift and the Korean war. (28 min.)

Bonus content includes:
-   WWII and postwar Newsreels
A collection of assorted WWII and post-WWII newsreels featuring General Bradley. (15 min.)
-  ALSO INCLUDES: IPhone & IPod formatted versions of each film above.

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Nimitz The Adm. Chester Nimitz Story
Using rare film footage, the viewer is taken back half a century to the early days of the Naval Academy, the Spanish-American War, and the time when Chester Nimitz and the U.S. Navy began to grow together to produce today's modern fighting force. His incredible and brilliant victories at Midway and the Coral Sea, at Okinawa and the Philippines, will remain forever as an example of the United States Navy's proudest heritage.(28 min.)

Bonus content includes two related vintage films:
-   WWII Newsreels
A collection of assorted WWII and post-WWII newsreels featuring Admiral Nimitz. (17 min.)
-   The President's Tour of Inspection, Pacific (US Govt archival footage)
Color, but silent film footage taken on President Roosevelt's Inspection tour of Hawaii in July of 1944. Admiral Nimitz was his host and is featured in some of these scenes. (approx. 9 min.)
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