Pride Of Our Nation

Pride Of Our Nation

June 1944-August 1944

Streaming Video - 2011
Rate this:
By June 1944, there are signs on both sides of the world that the tide is turning. Through historic footage and interviews, Ken Burns' Pride of Our Nation brings us to June 6: D-Day. A million and a half Allied troops embark on one of the greatest military operations in history - the invasion of France. It is the bloodiest day for America since the Civil War. In the Pacific, Marines encounter Japanese civilians who, like their soldiers, seem resolved to die for their emperor rather than surrender. And back at home, Americans remain glued to the radio, watching newsreels, and scanning casualty lists. Finally, in late July, Allied forces break out of the hedgerows of Normandy, and after four years of Nazi occupation, Paris is liberated. The end of the war in Europe now seems only a few weeks away.
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2011], c2007
Characteristics: 1 streaming video file (78 min.) :,sd., col., digital file
Alternative Title: June 1944-August 1944

Opinion

From the critics


Community Activity

Comment

Add a Comment

There are no comments for this title yet.

Age

Add Age Suitability

There are no ages for this title yet.

Summary

Add a Summary

There are no summaries for this title yet.

Notices

Add Notices

There are no notices for this title yet.

Quotes

Add a Quote

There are no quotes for this title yet.

Explore Further

Browse by Call Number

Recommendations

Subject Headings

  Loading...

Find it at my library

  Loading...
[]
[]
To Top