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  • Film, Video

    Into the arms of strangers : stories of the Kindertransport / Catalog Record Only

    This documentary focuses on the plight of some 10,000 Jewish children from Germany, Austria, Poland and Czechoslovakia who, for their own safety, were transported out of their homelands in the late 1930s, during the early days of Hitler's repression against Europe's Jews.

    • Date: 2000
  • Film, Video

    The Hessen conspiracy / Catalog Record Only

    The cynical Colonel Jack Durant and the dazzlingly beautiful Lieutenant Kathleen Nash uncover the crown jewels of Germany: more diamonds, rubies, emeralds, sapphires, and pearls than are gathered in any one place outside the Tower of London. Nash and Durant manage to get the gems to New York, where they must deal with gangsters to fence the loot. To make matters worse for the ...

    • Contributor: Breuls, Paul - Meyer, Nicholas - Roose, Ronald - Vandeleene, Catherine - Zane, Billy - Renée, Lyne - Bowen, Michael - Segan, Noah - Oostrum, Kees Van - Warbeck, Stephen - Corsan Productions - Buffalo Gal Pictures (firm) - Scion Films - Anchor Bay Entertainment, Inc - Copyright Collection (library of Congress)
    • Date: 2011
  • Film, Video

    Mauer : the Heidelberg Jaw village / Catalog Record Only

    On the ethnology, history, and antiquities of Mauer village of Germany.

    • Date: 2010
  • Film, Video

    The last days of WWII. June 24-30, 1945, the end in sight / Catalog Record Only

    Truman plans to invade Japan, Moscow celebrates victory, the British destroy the bridge over the River Kwai, and China joins the newly formed United Nations.

    • Date: 2005
  • Film, Video

    The world at war. Germany, 1933-1939 / Catalog Record Only

    Copyright: no reg. Minor change version: [With added prologue]. -- United States : D.L. Taffner, [1973?]. Episode title on leader: A new Germany. Video is a minor change version. Series producer, Jeremy Isaacs ; narrator, Laurence Olivier ; associate producer, Jerome Kuehl ; music, Carl Davis. In English and segments in German with English voice-over translation. Broadcast in the U.S. on PBS during the ...

    • Date: 1973
  • Film, Video

    Führer--seduction of a nation / Catalog Record Only

    Interviews with persons close to Hitler, former Nazis, psychiatrists and others offer insights into Hitler's motives and how he managed to win the adoration of the German people.

    • Date: 1991
  • Film, Video

    Berlin blockade. Catalog Record Only

    Describes the crisis in Germany and shows how the West used an airlift to overcome the Russian blockade of surface transportation to Berlin. With captions.

    • Date: 1949
  • Film, Video

    Decoding the past. Nazi prophecies / Catalog Record Only

    Examines how scriptures from ancient times through pre-Nazi Germany predicted the rise of Adolph Hitler and Nazi Germany, and explores what these prophecies say about the legacy of Nazi rule.

    • Date: 2005
  • Film, Video

    Mail call. [From the German Renaissance to the Battle of Britain] / Catalog Record Only

    Host: R. Lee Ermey. Not viewed. Received: 2006-04-13; viewing copy; copyright deposit--407; Copyright Collection.

    • Date: 2005
  • Film, Video

    Helvetica / Catalog Record Only

    A documentary about a typeface? When said typeface is a ubiquitous piece of graphic design, yes. Helvetica--a sans-serif typeface developed in 1957 at the Haas Foundry in Munchenstein, Switzerland--has partisans and detractors, a great number of them graphic designers and theorists, who express their opinions on the famous font. It is seen as neutral and efficient, concise yet inexpressive, purposeful yet not caustic, utilitarian ...

    • Date: 2007
  • Film, Video

    In Berlin with Eisenhower, June, 1945 Catalog Record Only

    Describes General Dwight D. Eisenhower's first visit to Berlin after Germany's surrender in World War II. Discusses events leading up to the establishment of a military government in Germany and explores the destruction the city suffered.

    • Contributor: Bonwitt, Bernhard
    • Date: 1982
  • Film, Video

    Dead men's secrets. Secrets of Hitler's special forces / Catalog Record Only

    Tells the inside story and history of Hitler's special forces and their daring operations during World War II.

    • Date: 2003
  • Film, Video

    Crystal Night / Catalog Record Only

    On the evening of Nov. 9, 1938, anti-Jewish progroms swept through Germany and Austria. These officially inspired attacks, which destroyed thousands of Jewish businesses and synagogues, would become known as Kristallnacht, the Night of Broken Glass. Through interviews with both Jewish and non-Jewish survivors, this documentary commemorates 50 years since Kristallnacht and explores the historical events leading to it.

    • Date: 1988
  • Film, Video

    Dead men's secrets. The strange quest of Rudolf Hess / Catalog Record Only

    Did the Nazi Deputy Fuhrer really die in 1987, in Spandu prison, or did he meet his fate at some other time?

    • Date: 2003
  • Film, Video

    As it happened. Berlin airlift, the first battle of the Cold War / Catalog Record Only

    Uses archival footage and personal narratives to relive the Berlin Airlift. Explores the reasons that made it a necessity, the logistics that made it a success, and why it was important to the Allies.

  • Film, Video

    Dead men's secrets. German death trap / Catalog Record Only

    See how British aviators defeated an aerial defense system that stretched from Denmark to Paris.

    • Date: 2003
  • Film, Video

    The Berlin airlift / Catalog Record Only

    The Berlin airlift of 1948-49 was the most dramatic rescue operation of the 20th century, viewed by historians as the single most significant event in stopping the Soviet advance across Europe following World War II. With Paul Duke as host, the story of the airlift is told through newsreels, eyewitness accounts, and interviews. Interviewees include: Clark Clifford (advisor to President Truman during the airlift); ...

    • Date: 1998
  • Film, Video

    Greatest raids. The Schweinfurt disaster / Catalog Record Only

    Relive the raid that is remembered as the "Gettysburg" of the vaunted 8th Air Force, claiming over 60 B-17 Flying Fortress bombers and proving--at extraordinary cost--the indisputable value of fighter escorts for daytime bombing missions.

    • Date: 2001
  • Film, Video

    Munich / Catalog Record Only

    The story of the secret Israeli squad assigned to track down and assassinate the 11 Palestinians believed to have planned the 1972 Munich massacre of 11 Israeli athletes, and the personal toll this mission of revenge takes on the team and the man who led it.

    • Contributor: Spielberg, Steven - Kennedy, Kathleen - Mendel, Barry - Wilson, Colin - Kushner, Tony - Roth, Eric - Bana, Eric - Craig, Daniel - Hinds, Ciarán - Jonas, George ... Spielberg, Steven - Kennedy, Kathleen - Mendel, Barry - Wilson, Colin - Kushner, Tony - Roth, Eric - Bana, Eric - Craig, Daniel - Hinds, Ciarán - Jonas, George - Universal Pictures (firm) - Dreamworks Pictures - Amblin Entertainment (firm) - Kennedy/Marshall Company - Alliance Atlantis (firm) - Copyright Collection (library of Congress)
    • Date: 2005
  • Film, Video

    The American experience. Liberators--fighting on two fronts in World War II / Catalog Record Only

    Focuses on regiments of black soldiers during World War II and the racism to which they were subjected. Shows the horrors of the concentration camps from which the soldiers liberated other victims of racism--Jews, gypsies, etc. Uses both archival footage and interviews with former soldiers and concentration camp survivors.

    • Date: 1992
  • Film, Video

    Battle stations. Lancaster bomber, target Germany. Catalog Record Only

    Not viewed. Sources used: copyright material; Internet movie database WWW site, viewed Apr. 22, 2010; OCLC database, viewed May 5, 2010.

    • Contributor: Copyright Collection (library of Congress)
    • Date: 2003