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An engaging two-part documentary series profiling America´s greatest generals. Each program features vintage motion pictures and seldom seen still photographs.
Volume 2 Profiles:
George S. Patton - Egotistical, bullish and always controversial, a true icon of WWII, hero of the Battle of the Bulge and commander of the allied advance into Germany.
Joseph Stilwell - "Vinegar Joe" was tough, smart, hard working, brave, yet a man of few words. As a four star general during WWII, he headed both U.S. and Chinese Nationalist resistance to the Japanese advance on the Far Eastern mainland.
George C. Marshall - Chief protagonist of the cross-channel invasion of Europe strategy, author of the post-war "Marshall Plan" and "true organizer of victory" according to Britain´s Prime Minister Winston Churchill.
Henry H. ´Hap´ Arnold - Great warrior, leader, thinker and father of the modern Air Force. Taught to fly by the Wright Brothers he later commanded the Army Air Forces in victory over Germany and Japan in World War II.
Bonus WWII Shorts:
*Soldiers In Greasepaint (1958) Stars of stage, screen and radio entertain the troops during WWII.
*The Fighting First (1945) The 1st Infantry Division in eight campaigns and three Invasions.
*Women In Defense (1941) Narrated by Katherine Hepburn; Written by Eleanor Roosevelt; Women workers´ contributions to the war effort.
*Seeds Of Destiny (1946) Hitler´s grisly plan to starve his European neighbors
*Your Job In Germany (1945) Directed by Frank Capra; Written by Theodore Geisel ("Dr. Seuss"); Narrated by Dana Andrews. Bitter, angry view of the Germans designed to halt fraternization between U.S. troops and German civilians.
*Paris (1945) Postwar newsreel compares early U.S. patriots 1945 Pesistance Parisians.
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