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The Resource World War II : a military and social history, Thomas Childers, (videorecording DVD)

World War II : a military and social history, Thomas Childers, (videorecording DVD)

Label
World War II : a military and social history
Title
World War II
Title remainder
a military and social history
Statement of responsibility
Thomas Childers
Title variation
  • World War Two: a military and social history
  • World War 2: a military and social history
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Course 810; a three-part set of 30 half-hour lectures on 6 discs examining the greatest conflict in human history, the Second World War
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Cataloging source
TEF
Characteristic
videorecording
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1946-
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Childers, Thomas
Dewey number
940.54
PerformerNote
Lecturer: Thomas Childers
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Teaching Company
Runtime
900
Series statement
Great courses
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  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
Technique
live action
Label
World War II : a military and social history, Thomas Childers, (videorecording DVD)
Instantiates
Publication
Accompanying material
3 course guidebooks (22 cm.)
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Contents
  • Part 1: Lecture 1. The origins of the second world war -- lecture 2. Hitler's challenge to the international system, 1933-1936 -- lecture 3. The failure of the international system -- lecture 4. The coming of war -- lecture 5. Blitzkrieg -- lecture 6. The German offensive in the west -- lecture 7. "Their finest hour"--Britain alone -- lecture 8. The battle of Britain -- lecture 9. Hitler moves east -- lecture 10. The Germans before Moscow
  • Part 2: Lecture 11. The war in Asia -- lecture 12. The Japanese gamble -- lecture 13. The height of Japanese power -- lecture 14. Turning the tide in the Pacific--Midway and Guadalcanal -- lecture 15. The war in north Africa -- lecture 16. War in the Mediterranean--the invasion of Sicily and Italy -- lecture 17. Stalingrad--the turning point on the eastern front -- lecture 18. Eisenhower and Operation Overlord -- lecture 19. D-Day to Paris -- lecture 20. Operation Market Garden and the Battle of the Bulge
  • Part 3: Lecture 21. Advance across the Pacific -- lecture 22. Turning point in the southwest Pacific--Leyte Gulf and the Philippines -- lecture 23. The final drive for Japan--Iwo Jima, Okinawa, and the fire-bombing of Tokyo -- lecture 24. War in the air -- lecture 25. Hitler's new order in Europe -- lecture 26. "This man's army" -- lecture 27. Daily life, culture, and society in wartime -- lecture 28. The race for Berlin -- lecture 29. Truman, the bomb, and the end of the war in the Pacific -- lecture 30. The costs of the war
Control code
u170915
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Extent
6 videodiscs (ca. 900 min.)
Immediate source of acquisition
Rollins Collection.
Isbn
9791565855860
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
810
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD, region 1
Video recording format
DVD
Label
World War II : a military and social history, Thomas Childers, (videorecording DVD)
Publication
Accompanying material
3 course guidebooks (22 cm.)
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Contents
  • Part 1: Lecture 1. The origins of the second world war -- lecture 2. Hitler's challenge to the international system, 1933-1936 -- lecture 3. The failure of the international system -- lecture 4. The coming of war -- lecture 5. Blitzkrieg -- lecture 6. The German offensive in the west -- lecture 7. "Their finest hour"--Britain alone -- lecture 8. The battle of Britain -- lecture 9. Hitler moves east -- lecture 10. The Germans before Moscow
  • Part 2: Lecture 11. The war in Asia -- lecture 12. The Japanese gamble -- lecture 13. The height of Japanese power -- lecture 14. Turning the tide in the Pacific--Midway and Guadalcanal -- lecture 15. The war in north Africa -- lecture 16. War in the Mediterranean--the invasion of Sicily and Italy -- lecture 17. Stalingrad--the turning point on the eastern front -- lecture 18. Eisenhower and Operation Overlord -- lecture 19. D-Day to Paris -- lecture 20. Operation Market Garden and the Battle of the Bulge
  • Part 3: Lecture 21. Advance across the Pacific -- lecture 22. Turning point in the southwest Pacific--Leyte Gulf and the Philippines -- lecture 23. The final drive for Japan--Iwo Jima, Okinawa, and the fire-bombing of Tokyo -- lecture 24. War in the air -- lecture 25. Hitler's new order in Europe -- lecture 26. "This man's army" -- lecture 27. Daily life, culture, and society in wartime -- lecture 28. The race for Berlin -- lecture 29. Truman, the bomb, and the end of the war in the Pacific -- lecture 30. The costs of the war
Control code
u170915
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Extent
6 videodiscs (ca. 900 min.)
Immediate source of acquisition
Rollins Collection.
Isbn
9791565855860
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
810
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD, region 1
Video recording format
DVD

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