During World War I, Mrs. Theodore Roosevelt, Jr. worked for the YMCA in France running canteens, clubs, and leave centers for soldiers and teaching French. She also designed the uniforms worn by the women workers in the YMCA. Views of Mrs. Roosevelt entertaining women YMCA workers in the garden of the home of her aunt, Mrs. Alice Green Hoffman, in Paris. There are medium ...
Roosevelt, Eleanor Butler - Mutual Film Corporation - International Newsreel Corporation - Theodore Roosevelt Association Collection (library of Congress)
The French still call it "our Pearl Harbor", the tragic destruction of the French navy in 1940, by the British, to prevent it from falling into German hands. This video looks at Churchill's decision to sink the French fleet, and with it, the lives of 1,300 French sailors.
Bond, Richard - Schreiber, Liev - Furnace Limited - Wnet (television Station : New York, N.Y.) - Wnet.org Properties - Channel Four (great Britain) - Australian Broadcasting Corporation - Zweites Deutsches Fernsehen - Pbs Distribution (firm) - Copyright Collection (library of Congress)
PA874-790 PA71-968 (English language version) U.S. Copyright Office Copyright, i.e. VHS SECAM viewing copy: Marcel Ophuls & Teledis Company, Ltd. Appl. au.: Marcel Ophuls. PUB 1969; REG 10Nov97; PA874-790; reg. under GATT/URAA restoration. Minor change version: [English language version] / BBC Television ; producer, David Francis ; writer, Tom Milne ; subtitles, John Minchington. -- Great Britain : BBC Television, 197-? ; United States ...
Ophüls, Marcel - Harris, André - Mendès France, Pierre - Eden, Anthony - Speer, Albert - Copyright Collection (library of Congress) - Coca-Cola Company Collection (library of Congress)
Inspired by the historic rescue of the Texan "lost battalion" by the all-Nisei 100th/442nd Regimental Combat Team who endured heavy casualties, this film captures the tragedies and sacrifices of these courageous Americans, who had to overcome great prejudice and injustice to themselves and their families.
A story of the young Americans who volunteered to be part of the French military prior to the United States involvement in WWI, also known as Lafayette Escadrille, and how they became the country's first fighter pilots.
A war epic about the uprising and liberation of Paris in 1944, dramatizing the way in which the city was saved by the second thoughts of the local German commander and the change of Allied plans brought about by the plea of the leaders of the uprising.
"Four veterans of the French Resistance, reunited nearly thirty years after the war, join forces to meet adventure, danger, and excitement as perilous as anything they faced during the war"--Container.
Early in 1942, Britain had essentially been fighting the Nazis alone for months and the American war machine was still gathering momentum. But on March 27 of that year, British Commandos embarked on a daring mission to destroy the massive dry-dock at St. Nazaire, in occupied France.
A World War I drama about lazy James Apperson (John Gilbert), son of an industrious aristocrat (Hobart Bosworth) and his wife (Claire McDowell), and how he is coaxed into joining the Army by his father and girlfriend (Claire Adams) when the U.S. enters the War. Upon entering the Army, James is sent to France to serve his tour of duty. While in France, he ...
On June 6, 1944, the Allied Invasion of France marked the beginning of the end of Nazi domination over Europe. The attack involved 3,000,000 men, 11,000 planes and 4,000 ships, comprising the largest armada the world has ever seen. A vivid hour-by-hour re-creation of this historic event. Told from the perspectives of both sides, it is a fascinating look at the massive preparation, mistakes ...
Documentary film showing the American Field Service and United States Army Air Corps and their involvement in World War I in France. Film includes scene of General Rageneau conferring the Cross of the Legion of Honor upon A. Piatt Andrew, organizer of the American Field Service.
Recalling the D-Day massacre of members of the U.S. Army's 507th Parachute Infantry Regiment along with French civilians when the paratroopers dropped off course and villagers in Graignes tries to hide them from Germans. Includes a memorial ceremony in Graignes during which French citizens are honored.
One of the reels in the collection is a completed film, and although no title is given, accompanying paperwork indicates the title is either D-Day to D+1 or D-Day to D+3. Reel 1 of 1 in. master was discarded due to damage. The entire collection of George Stevens' World War II footage consists of two groups of different material, one five reel set in ...
Stevens, George - Stevens (george, Jr.) Collection (library of Congress)
PA0001616032 U.S. Copyright Office Dale Reed, narrator. DVD. Code named Operation Overlord, the D-Day invasion of Nazi occupied Europe was a meticulously planned and jealously guarded secret in which the outcome was by no means certain. Special feature: scene selection. Title from container. Not viewed. Sources used: Copyright catalog online.
"Karl Von Austreim, a German-American living in the United States, bids farewell to his sweetheart, Angela Moore, and returns to Germany at the outbreak of World War I to fight for his native country. Count Jules de Destin of the French embassy, a rival for Angela's hand, also leaves, and shortly afterwards, Angela is called to France to care for her dying aunt. Her ...