• Pack mules with ammunition on the Santiago Trail, Cuba /

    "A great pack train approaches rapidly, following the gray bell-mule. Cowboys dash to and fro, keeping them bunched. Clouds of dust arise as they pass"--Edison films catalog. About 12,000 mules were taken to Cuba and used primarily for transporting immediate reserves of small-arms ammunition during the Spanish-American War. A group of mules loaded with boxes of ammunition is being driven along a trail, probably ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1898
  • Cuban ambush /

    From Edison films catalog: From the upper windows of a ruined mill the Cubans fire at a scouting party of Spaniards, who return the volley. Fine smoke effects. 50 feet. 7.50.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1898
  • Morning colors on U.S. cruiser "Raleigh" /

    From The Phonoscope, June 1899, p. 17: Shows a group of sailors and an officer at the stern. The flag runs out in a ball to the end of the staff, and, at the signal, is broken. Proudly the stars and stripes wave in the morning breeze, while the officer salutes. A very pretty picture of man-o-war life. (C. Musser, Edison motion pictures 1890-1900, ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1899
  • Battle of Chemulpo Bay /

    A historical re-enactment of a naval battle in Chemulpo Bay off the coast of Korea during the Russo-Japanese war. Shows a Japanese ship damaging one Russian vessel and sinking another.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1904
  • Shooting captured insurgents /

    From Edison films catalog: A file of Spanish soldiers line up the Cubans against a blank wall and fire a volley. The flash of rifles and drifting smoke make a very striking picture. 50 feet. $7.50.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1898
  • TR's sons' regiments during war, 1917-1918 [1] /

    Soldiers walk in formation on a road accompanied by several mounted men. Because of the soldiers' heavy clothing, it must be winter. This group may be the 26th Infantry, Theodore and Archibald Roosevelt's regiment. Following sequence is of biplanes flying in formation; third sequence is shot at a hangar where men appear to be preparing a plane for flight. The second and third sequences ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1918
  • Colonel Funston swimming the Bagbag River /

    A fictionalized reenactment of an incident in the Spanish-American War when an American officer swam the Bagbag River despite the presence of enemy soldiers on the opposite shore. He jumps into the river under cover of fire by his men at the enemy, leading some on a raft, and eventually the American flag is unfurled in victory.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1899
  • Packing ammunition on mules, Cuba /

    From The Phonoscope, October 1898, p. 15: Dotting the horizon on the right of the picture is the great fleet of transports, while scattered all along the beach and piled high to the left are hundreds upon hundreds of ammunition cases. Soldier boys in the foreground are packing the boxes on the patient army mules. An officer stands by bossing the job. Two boxes ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1898
  • U.S. troops landing at Daiquirí, Cuba /

    "These are the first U.S. troops to land on Cuban soil, June 22, 1898. The picture shows a long perspective view of the pier at Baiquiri [sic], the point chosen so strategically for the landing of General Shafter's army. At the end of the wharf are the coal dumps and ore elevators used by the mining company operating the famous iron mines at Juragua, ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1898
  • Admiral Dewey landing at Gibraltar /

    War hero Adm. George Dewey, famous for his victory at Manila Bay early in the war, was filmed during his trip back to the United States at Gibraltar in early September 1899.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1899
  • Astor Battery on parade /

    From The Phonoscope, January 1899, p. 15: As they appeared in New York on Saturday, January 21 [sic], 1899, on their return from active service in the Philippines. The picture is taken as they cross Broadway, Union Square, north. First come the mounted police, proud and prancing, then the band, then the famous Astor Battery, marching twenty-four abreast. As the second file approaches, the ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1899
  • U.S. Infantry supported by Rough Riders at El Caney /

    From Edison films catalog: Up the road comes a detachment of infantry, firing, advancing, kneeling and firing, again and again. The advance of the foot soldiers is followed by a troop of Rough Riders, riding like demons, yelling and firing revolvers as they pass out of sight. Other troops follow in quick succession, pressing on to front. 100 feet. $15.00

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1899
  • Wreck of the "Vizcaya" /

    Spanish armored cruiser Vizcaya was destroyed by the U.S. Navy on July 4, 1898, while trying to escape a blockade of Santiago Bay in Cuba during the Spanish-American War. "This is a wonderfully impressive picture, taken on the morning after the battle in which the Spanish navy was destroyed. This battleship, once the "Pride of Spain," is shown a ruined hulk on the beach, ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1898
  • Wounded soldiers embarking in row boats /

    From the Biograph picture catalogue: 27 feet. This picture was taken after the battle of Las Guaymas, and shows a large number of wounded soldiers embarking in a rowboat from an extemporized dock, on their way to the hospital ship "Olivette." A high sea was rolling in at the time, which made embarkation exceedingly difficult, and the pitiful condition of the wounded soldiers under ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1898
  • Skirmish of Rough Riders /

    From Edison films catalog: Shielded by a thick bit of timber at a turn of the road stands a company of mounted men, awaiting the order to advance. In the foreground, left as the flotsam of battle, is a dead horse from the shelter of which two marksmen are picking off the enemy. Suddenly comes the command, "Forward," and the riders dash up the ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1899
  • Troops making military road in front of Santiago /

    "Here is a detail of the 34th Michigan Regiment engaged in road making. Under command of Captain Dodd of Troop E, 3rd Regular Cavalry, they are road making, that the siege guns may go to the front. The chaparral and thick underbrush has been cleared away, and the soldiers are working with picks and shovels, to make the way passable"--The Phonoscope.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1898
  • Major General Shafter /

    From Edison films catalog: The commander of the 5th Army Corps rides forward with a party of officers. He wears a white helmet, a broad expanse of shirt bosom and a general air of avoirdupois. 50 feet. $7.50.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1898
  • U.S. cruiser "Raleigh" /

    From Edison films catalog: A panoramic view of the "Raleigh" as she lies at anchor off 27th Steet, North River, April 17, 1899. Captain Coghlan stands among a group of officers near the bridge. The "Raleigh" fired the first gun at Manila, and is the first boat of the Pacific Squadron visiting New York. All the details of the famous battleship are clearly shown ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1899
  • Raising Old Glory over Morro Castle /

    From The Phonoscope, January 1899, p. 15: Down goes the Spanish flag, and up floats the Stars and Stripes. Down falls the symbol of tyranny and oppression that has ruled in the new world for four hundred years, and up goes the Banner of Freedom. In the distance are the turrets and battlements of Morro, the last foothold of Spain in America. (C. Musser, ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1899
  • Catalog Record

    World War II--the great war. The battle of San Pietro [and] Thunderbolt. Catalog Record Only

    Copyright: no reg. Cassette 1: The battle of San Pietro / U.S. Army Pictorial Services ; The War Department ; directed and produced by John Huston ; written by John Huston and Eric Ambler (ca. 40 min.) -- Cassette 2: Thunderbolt / U.S. Army Air Crops ; Carl Krueger Productions ; directed by John Stuges and William Wyler ; written by Lester Koenig (ca. ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1998
  • Catalog Record

    The world at war. It's a lovely day tomorrow--Burma, 1942-1944 / Catalog Record Only

    Copyright: no reg. Minor change version: [With added prologue]. -- United States : D.L. Taffner, [1974?]. Episode title on leader: Lovely tomorrow. Video is a minor change version. Series producer, Jeremy Isaacs ; narrator, Laurence Olivier ; music, Carl Davis. Broadcast in the U.S. on PBS during the 1973-1974 season. Variety, 9/19/73. Reference sources used: Television programming source books, v. 3, p. N116; Film ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1974
  • Catalog Record

    Haqeeqat = Haqīqata = Haqīqat / Catalog Record Only

    Copyright notice on container: Eagle Home Entertainment. Music, Madan Mohan ; lyrics, Kaifi Azmi ; photography, Sadanand ; editor, M.D. Jadhavrao ; art direction, M.S. Sathyu ; . Balraj Sahni, Dharmendra, Vijay Anand, Sanjay Khan, Indrani Mukherjee, Jayant, Priya Rajvansh, Achala Sachdev, Sudhir. In Hindi with English subtitles. Originally released theatrically in 1964. Set against the Sino-Indian War of 1962, the film's main plot ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2008
  • Catalog Record

    Deep sea detectives. Disaster of Napoleon's fleet / Catalog Record Only

    Exploring the wreckage of Napoleon's flagship L'Orient, which sank in Aboukir Bay, Egypt, in 1798, during the Battle of the Nile. Sources used: copyright material; OCLC database, viewed May 9, 2011; Wikipedia.org WWW site, viewed May 9, 2011; Internet movie database WWW site, viewed May 9, 2011; TVrage.com WWW site, viewed May 9, 2011. 1 videodisc of 1 (DVD) (ca. 50 min.) : sd., ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2006
  • Catalog Record

    Islands of death: the war in the Pacific. Catalog Record Only

    DVD; playable worldwide; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround. Single layer. Soundtrack in English. Title from disc surface. Historical footage of the Pacific battles of World War II through the lenses of Marine combat cameramen. Includes combat veteran interviews. Guadalcanal -- Bougainville -- Tarawa -- Cape Gloucester -- Kwajalein -- Eniwetok -- Saipan. 1 videodisc (ca. 145 min.) : sd., col. and b&w ; 4 3/4 ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2005
  • Catalog Record

    Greatest raids. The bridge over the River Gorgopotamos / Catalog Record Only

    Narrator: Stan Bernard. Hear from veterans of the British raid that blew up the bridge over the Gorgopotamos River and snapped the only supply line between Nazi Germany and North Africa. Sources used: copyright description; OCLC database, viewed on January 12, 2012; shop.history.com WWW site, viewed January 12, 2012. 1 videocassette of 1 (VHS) (ca. 50 min.) : sd., col. and b&w ; 1/2 ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2001