Story of how the Coast Guard trained to help win World War II.
Parisot, a French spy in World War 1, returns home on a secret mission to visit his mother, and finds that Victoria, the wife of a German general, is billeted in the Parisot home while waiting to see her husband. Victoria discovers that Paul is a spy and, although fascinated by him, plans to reveal his identity to her husband. When the latter is unable to visit her, she attempts to go to the German army headquarters.
Biographical war drama about the life of German socialist Karl Liebknecht.
The heir to a family business travels to Paris to try to stop his youth-obsessed mother from squandering the family fortune with her new husband, who's married her for her money. After he returns from service in World War I, he finds his mother, now broke and abandoned by her gigolo husband....
Horses of Gettysburg celebrates the forgotten heroes of the Civil War and their critical role in shaping the United States of America that we live in today. Directed by Mark Bussler, producer and director of EXPO - Magic of the White City narrated by Gene Wilder and Gettysburg and Stories of Valor narrated by Keith Carradine, Horses of Gettysburg is a special edition 2-DVD Box Set in the CIVIL WAR MINUTES series.
A documentary about the 1944 mass escape from the German prisoner of war camp Stalag Luft III for British and Commonwealth airmen that eventually was dramatized by the famous film "The Great Escape".
Gaston Vandermeerssche is a young, resourceful Flemish action hero of the Belgian resistance during World War II: he coaches surviving allied pilots trough occupied Belgium and France to Spain so they can regain England, each time a dangerous adventure as their poor mastery of local languages and customs add to the ever-present risks of trying to outsmart the Nazi troops and Gestapo agents. After a mess-up in the coordination from London he himself gets caught by the dreaded secret police for ruthless interrogation...
A story about seven young girls who serve in a Soviet Army as snipers during WWII.
Matt Butler joins a group of soldiers hunting Communist backed rebels who have been conscripting men into their forces and pillaging the land. Stars Deon Stewardson, Glen Gabela, Shayne Leith, Adrienne Pearce
Al Fajr is the first Tunisian feature film. It tells the story of three young Tunisians who fight against the French colonisation.
After seeing his parents and grandmother killed by the Vietnamese, a 12 year old Khmer boy flees with his baby sister in an attempt to reach safety in Thailand. On the way he befriends a group of Khmer fighters.
Filmed in 1962 but not released in the US until 1966 (with 20 of its 108 minutes removed), Conquered City is an all-star World War II drama financed in Italy and filmed in Greece. An Athens hotel, full of refugees and expatriates of all nationalities, is captured by Allied troops in the closing days of the War. British Major David Niven has been ordered to prevent a cache of weapons hidden in the hotel from falling into the hands of renegade troops. He cannot allow himself to trust anyone--not even the most innocent-looking (or attractive) of guests. Originally titled La Citta Prigioniera. Conquered City was released in English-speaking countries outside the U.S. as Captive City.
Political commentator Mark Taylor hosts this documentary that reveals the suffering inflicted upon Iraqis under Saddam Hussein's reign. With the intent of justifying the American invasion of Iraq, the film shows gruesome images from Hussein's rule.
An American intelligence agent attempts to kidnap a top Nazi general.
More than 40 reels of combat footage were used to bring to life the bloodiest conflict in the history of the U.S. Marine Corps in this PBS film about the World War II battle for Iwo Jima. Documenting the fight for the island that 21,000 Japanese soldiers defended to the bitter end, this film marks the first time many of the survivors have spoken on record about the ordeal that was supposed to have been over in days but lasted more than a month.
A portrait of Ron "Stray Dog" Hall, an aging biker and RV park manager from southern Missouri. A man who has been permanently altered by his tours of duty in Vietnam, who has come to terms with himself and acquired a rare wisdom and patience in the process, and who is now dedicated to helping his friends, his loved ones, and his fellow vets.
The daughter of the farmer András Balogh, Juli, is confused by the sight of a circus, she leaves her native village secretly and enters into an engagement with the dance master at a night club in the capital. Her seducer tortures her with dancing drills even during the night, what is more, he beats her. She escapes from her tormentor one night and enters into engagement in Russia. Juli becomes Juliette, and soon we can see her again on the Tashkent property of a prince, where she lives in luxury. In the meantime, war breaks out. Prisoners are brought into the castle. Juli discovers her own father among them, but he does not forgive her for bringing shame on him. One day, as the exchanged prisoners set off for their homeland in the morning fog, Juliette dresses up in the old clothes of Juli, braids her hair and leaves everything, riches and love behind, to return to the land, which her soul became a prisoner of in the very moment she was born .