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    The Long Black Freedom Struggle: African American Soldiers in WWI & Korea Adriane Lentz-Smith of Duke University and David Cline of Virginia Tech discuss the forgotten history of African-American participation in WWI and Korea, followed by a discussion facilitated by Robert Patrick, director of the Veterans History Project.
    • Contributor: Various - Cline, David P. - Lentz-Smith, Adriane Danette - Patrick, Robert - American Folklife Center - Veterans History Project (U.S.) - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress) - Blacks in Government (U.S.). Library of Congress Chapter
    • Date: 2014-03-18
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    Mrs. Theodore Roosevelt Jr. attends Women in War Work Congress in Paris [1918] 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 ...
    • Contributor: Roosevelt, Eleanor Butler - Mutual Film Corporation - International Newsreel Corporation - Theodore Roosevelt Association Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1918
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    San Francisco's future By mid-1916, after viewing the carnage in Europe, the United States saw itself poised with great reluctance on the edge of participation in World War I. Isolationism and anti-preparedness feeling remained strong in San Francisco, not only among radicals such as the International Workers of the Worlds ("the Wobblies"), but also among responsible labor leaders. At the same time, with the rise of Bolshevism ...
    • Contributor: Hearst, Phoebe Apperson - Rodiester, Claire - Rolph, James - Afi/Post (George) Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1916
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    Fatima / Catalog Record Only Focuses on reported miraculous occurrences and prophecies in the village of Fátima, Portugal in 1917 and connects them to massive world events including World War I and the Russian Revolution. James H. Billington speaks briefly (ca. 1 min.) about the Russian Revolution.
    • Date: 1984
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    Geronimo: the U.S. Airborne in World War II /
    Geronimo: the United States Airborne in World War Two | U.S. Airborne in World War II Catalog Record Only
    "The United States Airborne played a major role in the success of Allied operations throughout World War II ... This documentary is their story. Told entirely through veteran and historian interviews and supported by rare archival footage, this set features the stories and experiences of the paratroopers in their own words"--Container.
    • Date: 2003
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    Idi i smotri = Come and see / Catalog Record Only PA586-509 (English language subtitled version) U.S. Copyright Office Minor change version: [English language subtitled version] / Sovexportfilm presents. -- United States : IFEX, 1987 ; United States : International Film Exchange Ltd. Copyright for minor change version: Filmexport (employer for hire). Prev.: Motion picture preexisting. NM: "English subtitles." DCR 1985; PUB 27Apr86; REG 19Nov91; PA586-509. Variety, 7/17/85 lists English language title as Go and ...
    • Date: 1986
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    Jewish transit Berlin from hell to hope Catalog Record Only Documentary covers the postwar fate of the Jewish women, men and children who survived the Holocaust in the Soviet Union, Poland and Eastern Europe and sought refuge in the refugee camps in Berlin, Germany.
    • Contributor: Heim, Gabriel - Golz, Ronnie - Dokfilm (Firm) - Rundfunk Berlin-Brandenburg - Ruth Diskin Films (Firm) - Israel and Judaica Section Video Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 2009
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    Semper fidelis: the United States Marines in World War II.
    United States Marines in World War II Catalog Record Only
    "Tarawa, Kwajalein, Eniwetok, Saipan, Guam, and Tinian. The names are exotic but, like the Marines who were there, you will never forget them, or the images that were captured as America's island-hopping campaign advanced against the edges of the Japanese empire"--Container.
    • Date: 2001
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    Mayday: tugs of war, Europe /
    Tugs of war, Europe Catalog Record Only
    "The public has yet to meet these heroic men who have been forgotten in the past sixty years. Finally, their stories, photographs, and contribution to the war have now been recorded. They too gave their lives for our freedom and it's time the world knows who they were"--Videodisc container.
    • Date: 2008
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    Parren Mitchell oral history, National Visionary Leadership Project /
    Parren Mitchell interview conducted by Renee Poussaint | Interview with Parren J. Mitchell Catalog Record Only
    The interview includes Parren Mitchell's memories of growing up in Baltimore and protesting segregated businesses with his brother Clarence. He recalls his army service in Italy during World War II and after attending Morgan State University, becoming the first African American graduate student at the University of Maryland. He discusses his election to U.S. Congress and sponsoring legislation to support African American businesses.
    • Contributor: Mitchell, Parren J.
    • Date: 2007
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    Dead men's secrets. Secrets of the 'Y' service /
    Secrets of the 'Y' service | Secrets of the wireless intercept service Catalog Record Only
    Throughout the war, allied technicians listened in to enemy messages and pinpointed enemy radio stations and the tracks of ships, U-boats and aircraft around the globe. Code-breakers read the secret messages of the Germans and advanced listening posts picked up Luftwaffe radio messages. All this was coordinated by a group of highly-trained technicians working behind the frontline by the mysterious "Y" Service. This A ...
    • Date: 2004
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    Semper fidelis: the United States Marines in World War II.
    United States Marines in World War II Catalog Record Only
    "America has decisively penetrated the Japanese defensive line, but the most infamous and costly battles of the war are yet to be fought. Witness the drama, the danger, and the unbelievable firepower brought to bear against the Japanese on Peleliu, Iwo Jima, and Okinawa"--Container.
    • Date: 2001
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    Flyboys /
    Fly boys Catalog Record Only
    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.
    • Date: 2006
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    Warbirds of WWII.
    Warbirds of World War Two. Catalog Record Only
    Examines four of America's top fighter planes and the roles they had in World War II.
    • Date: 2006
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    The courageous heart of Irena Sendler / Catalog Record Only As a social worker, Irena had access to the Warsaw Ghetto, making it possible for her to rescue the daughter of a Jewish friend and safely hide the young girl with a Catholic family. Realizing that thousands of children were still in danger, Irena recruited sympathetic friends and co-workers to smuggle children out and place them in safe homes, farms and convents. At great ...
    • Date: 2009
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    Desperate hours / Catalog Record Only Focuses on Turkey's role in rescuing Turkish and European Jews from Nazi persecution.
    • Date: 2001
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    Greatest raids. German commerce raiders /
    German commerce raiders Catalog Record Only
    See how the German navy nearly choked Britain out of two World Wars, and why it was unable to finish the job.
    • Date: 2002
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    Battle stations. Sherman assault.
    Sherman assault Catalog Record Only
    Using archival footage and reenactments, tells the story of the M4 Sherman tank that was developed to compete with the German Panzer during WWII. Shows the use of the Sherman tank in the Allied breakout of Normandy following the D-Day invasion of Europe. Includes interviews with tank crew members.
    • Date: 2001
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    In our own hands : the hidden story of the Jewish Brigade in World War II /
    Hidden story of the Jewish Brigade in World War II Catalog Record Only
    Focuses on the Jewish Brigade, a regiment of the British Army in World War II composed of Jewish men who were mainly volunteers from Palestine. Also covers clandestine operations of these soldiers in post-war Europe where they assassinated Nazi officers in hiding and rescued and smuggled Holocaust survivors to Palestine. Follows activities of veterans of brigade who helped organize and lead Israel Defense Forces. ...
    • Date: 1998
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    Captain of souls Rev. William White / "Tells the story of Reverned William Andrew White, known as Canada's Martin Luther King Jr. Born in Virginia to former American slaves who had purchased their freedom, White brought solace and pride to the black community of Nova Scotia."--Container.
    • Date: 1999
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    Weapons of the spirit / Catalog Record Only As a Jew born in Le Chambon-sur-Lignon during World War II, filmmaker Pierre Sauvage relates the story of how the village successfully shielded 5,000 Jews from the Nazis. The documentary is followed by an interview with Sauvage, conducted by Bill Moyers.
    • Date: 1990
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    Heroes under fire. the great raid /
    Great raid Catalog Record Only
    Recalling the January 1945 raid on the Japanese-held Cabanatuan POW camp in the Philippines by soldiers of the U.S. Army 6th Ranger Battalion. Their mission was to liberate 511 American POWs who were survivors of the Bataan Death March.
    • Date: 2005
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    News parade of the year 1945 / Catalog Record Only MP3043 U.S. Copyright Office Copyright: Castle Films, Inc.; 15Nov45; MP3043. Editor, Eugene W. Castle. Contents from MAVIS record. Not viewed. Sources used: M/B/RS Film and Television catalog card; original cataloging record (fi 53000007); Copyright catalog, motion pictures, 1950-1959, p. 237; M/B/RS Dictionary catalog card.
    • Contributor: Castle, Eugene W. - Castle Films, Inc - Copyright Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1945
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    Wings of glory. The Air Force story. Coming of age /
    Air Force story. | Coming of age Catalog Record Only
    "Fighting through the early struggles of World War II, the Air Force triumphs and drives the enemy planes from the skies throughout the world. In the post war period, a separate Air Force is established, just in time to meet a new challenge. Communist North Korea has invaded its neighbor to the South in a bid to unite the country under its control. The ...
    • Date: 2002
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    Black aviators : flying free / Catalog Record Only Describes the world of the black aviators who broke down barriers in order to take to the skies. Through period accounts, first-person recollections, and rare photos and footage, follow the difficult journey of African-American pilots to secure their rightful place in the U.S. military. Eugene Bullard and Bessie Coleman, the Tuskegee airmen, Frank Peterson are a few of those discussed. "From the First World ...
    • Date: 2001