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  • Film, Video

    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 ...

    • Contributor: Theodore Roosevelt Association Collection (library of Congress)
    • Date: 1918
  • Film, Video

    Wounded soldiers embarking in row boats

    "This picture was taken after the Battle of Las Guaymas [i.e., Las Guásimas], 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 such conditions can readily ...

    • Contributor: Marvin, Arthur W. - American Mutoscope Company - American Mutoscope and Biograph Company - Paper Print Collection (library of Congress) - Niver (kemp) Collection (library of Congress)
    • Date: 1898
  • Film, Video

    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.

    • Contributor: Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Paper Print Collection (library of Congress)
    • Date: 1899
  • Film, Video

    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, ...

    • Contributor: White, James H. (james Henry) - Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Paper Print Collection (library of Congress)
    • Date: 1899
  • Film, Video

    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.

    • Contributor: Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Paper Print Collection (library of Congress)
    • Date: 1899
  • Film, Video

    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 ...

    • Contributor: Coghlan, Joseph Bullock - White, James H. (james Henry) - Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Paper Print Collection (library of Congress)
    • Date: 1899
  • Film, Video

    Shooting captured insurgents

    "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"--Edison films catalog.

    • Contributor: White, James H. (james Henry) - Heise, William - Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Paper Print Collection (library of Congress)
    • Date: 1898
  • Film, Video

    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.

    • Contributor: Porter, Edwin S. - Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Kleine (george) Collection (library of Congress) - Paper Print Collection (library of Congress) - Niver (kemp) Collection (library of Congress)
    • Date: 1904
  • Film, Video

    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.

    • Contributor: Shafter, William Rufus - Paley, William Daly - Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Paper Print Collection (library of Congress)
    • Date: 1898
  • Film, Video

    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, ...

    • Contributor: Blackton, James Stuart - Smith, Albert E. - Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Vitagraph Company of America - Paper Print Collection (library of Congress) - Smith, Albert E. (albert Edward)
    • Date: 1899
  • Film, Video

    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 ...

    • Contributor: Blackton, James Stuart - Smith, Albert E. - Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Vitagraph Company of America - Paper Print Collection (library of Congress) - Smith, Albert E. (albert Edward)
    • Date: 1899
  • Film, Video

    Skirmish of Rough Riders

    "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 road, out of sight, ...

    • Contributor: White, James H. (james Henry) - Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Paper Print Collection (library of Congress) - Niver (kemp) Collection (library of Congress) - New Jersey. National Guard
    • Date: 1899
  • Film, Video

    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, ...

    • Contributor: Paley, William Daly - Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Theodore Roosevelt Association Collection (library of Congress) - Paper Print Collection (library of Congress)
    • Date: 1898
  • Film, Video

    Cuban ambush

    "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"--Edison films catalog.

    • Contributor: White, James H. (james Henry) - Heise, William - Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Paper Print Collection (library of Congress) - Niver (kemp) Collection (library of Congress)
    • Date: 1898
  • Film, Video

    U.S. Infantry supported by Rough Riders at El Caney /

    "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"--Edison films catalog.

    • Contributor: White, James H. (james Henry) - New Jersey. National Guard - Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Paper Print Collection (library of Congress) - Niver (kemp) Collection (library of Congress)
    • Date: 1899
  • Film, Video

    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 ...

    • Contributor: Paley, William Daly - Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Paper Print Collection (library of Congress)
    • Date: 1898
  • Film, Video

    Investigating history. The lost battle of the Civil War / Catalog Record Only

    A study of the Civil War battle of Mine Creek in Kansas. Outnumbered Union horsemen defeated Confederate soldiers during the Oct. 25, 1864, engagement. Includes comments by historians and archival letters.

    • Date: 2004
  • Film, Video

    Combat! Catalog Record Only

    "One of television's most popular series, the groundbreaking Combat! offers a gritty, unflinching look at American soldiers battling on the front lines in Europe during World War II, confronting imposing odds and demonstrating remarkable levels of ingenuity and courage."

    • Date: 2005
  • Film, Video

    Uncommon valor: the story of the U.S. Marines in WWII. Catalog Record Only

    The mettle of the Corps was proven at Midway, Guadalcanal, Bougainville, Tarawa, Saipan, Tinian, Peleliu, Iwo Jima, Okinawa. Nearly 87,000 Marines were killed or wounded during World War II, and 82 earned the Medal Of Honor. Through three years of conflict, over thousands of miles of the trackless Pacific against a determined enemy, Marines fought for freedom, for America and for the Corps. Authentic ...

    • Date: 2006
  • Film, Video

    Lawrence of Arabia / Catalog Record Only

    The experiences of T.E. Lawrence, a young British officer, who helped lead the revolt of Arab tribes against the Turks during World War I.

    • Contributor: Lean, David - Spiegel, Sam - Bolt, Robert - O'toole, Peter - Sharif, Omar - Copyright Collection (library of Congress) - Afi/Columbia (sony) Collection (library of Congress)
    • Date: 1989
  • Film, Video

    D-Day : code name, Overlord / Catalog Record Only

    "This ... documentary tells the ... story of the Normandy Invasion and includes rare color footage from the George Stevens Collection at the Library of Congress"--Container.

    • Date: 2000
  • Film, Video

    The last days of WWII. June 17-23, 1945, victory on Okinawa / Catalog Record Only

    When the Japanese cease trying to defend Okinawa, Japanese commander Mitsuri Ushijiama commits ritual suicide. Also, shrapnel kills U.S. Lt. Gen. Simon B. Buckner.

    • Date: 2005
  • Film, Video

    Greatest raids. Hitler's A-bomb / Catalog Record Only

    A group of Norwegian exiles recruited by Britain executes a daring commando raid on a heavily guarded factory to destroy the production facilities of "heavy water", a crucial component of Hitler's atomic bomb development program.

    • Date: 2001
  • Film, Video

    The Great War: WWI / Catalog Record Only

    "World War One was like no other war that had preceded it. What began with a minor assassination in a small corner of a long-forgotten empire in Europe was to become history's first truly global conflict. It embroiled some 30 countries across five continents and was fought on a scale never-before-seen by mankind"--Container.

    • Date: 2006
  • Film, Video

    The world at war. Barbarossa, June-December 1941 / Catalog Record Only

    Copyright: no reg. Minor change version: [With added prologue]. -- United States : D.L. Taffner, [1973?]. 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 news, v. 32, no. 5, p. ...

    • Date: 1973