BN.com Gift Guide

D-Day: Down to Earth - Return of the 507th

Overview

Directed by Phil Walker, this documentary recounts the actions of the 507th Parachute Infantry Regiment throughout World War II. Though the regiment would fall into obscurity after the culmination of the war, their role in battle was integral. They played an invaluable part in the famous Battle of the Bulge and participated in a massive air assault widely considered to be one of the deciding factors in the fall of Nazi Germany. The story is told by veterans, while author and research historian Martin K.A. Morgan ...
See more details below
Other sellers (DVD)
  • All (5) from $10.59   
  • New (3) from $10.59   
  • Used (2) from $17.76   

Overview

Directed by Phil Walker, this documentary recounts the actions of the 507th Parachute Infantry Regiment throughout World War II. Though the regiment would fall into obscurity after the culmination of the war, their role in battle was integral. They played an invaluable part in the famous Battle of the Bulge and participated in a massive air assault widely considered to be one of the deciding factors in the fall of Nazi Germany. The story is told by veterans, while author and research historian Martin K.A. Morgan offers a historical context. The vets have rejoined their ranks after many years apart, and hope to honor the fallen men while establishing their own legacy for generations to come.
Read More Show Less

Special Features

Closed Caption; [None specified]
Read More Show Less

Product Details

  • Release Date: 5/11/2004
  • UPC: 841887050869
  • Original Release: 2003
  • Rating:

  • Source: Pbs (Direct)
  • Region Code: 1
  • Time: 56:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 64,588

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Paul F. Smith Participant
Roy Creek Participant
Johnny Marr Participant
Frank Naughton Participant
Robert D. Rae Participant
Edward D. Barnes Participant
Dick Carr Participant
Bob Davis Participant
John Hinchliff Participant
Lou Horn Participant
Howard Huebner Participant
Ed Jeziorski Participant
George Leidenheimer Participant
Paul Mank Participant
Bob Parks Participant
Carson Smith Participant
Jack Summer Participant
Technical Credits
David Druckenmiller Director, Cinematographer, Editor, Producer
Phil Walker Director, Editor, Producer
Evan McIntosh Score Composer, Cinematographer
Martin A. Morgan Consultant/advisor
Scott Trosclair Animator
Read More Show Less

Scene Index

Side #1 --
1. Introduction [2:11]
2. The Frying Pan [7:52]
3. Into the Fire [12:47]
4. Sacrifices of War [6:00]
5. On to Germany & Home [6:47]
6. A Journey to Remember [5:08]
7. Return to the Battlefields [8:51]
8. Honor & Glory [5:39]
9. Credits [1:31]
Read More Show Less

Menu

Side #1 --
   Play Movie
   Scene Selections
   PBS Online
Read More Show Less

Customer Reviews

Be the first to write a review
( 0 )
Rating Distribution

5 Star

(0)

4 Star

(0)

3 Star

(0)

2 Star

(0)

1 Star

(0)

Your Rating:

Your Name: Create a Pen Name or

Barnes & Noble.com Review Rules

Our reader reviews allow you to share your comments on titles you liked, or didn't, with others. By submitting an online review, you are representing to Barnes & Noble.com that all information contained in your review is original and accurate in all respects, and that the submission of such content by you and the posting of such content by Barnes & Noble.com does not and will not violate the rights of any third party. Please follow the rules below to help ensure that your review can be posted.

Reviews by Our Customers Under the Age of 13

We highly value and respect everyone's opinion concerning the titles we offer. However, we cannot allow persons under the age of 13 to have accounts at BN.com or to post customer reviews. Please see our Terms of Use for more details.

What to exclude from your review:

Please do not write about reviews, commentary, or information posted on the product page. If you see any errors in the information on the product page, please send us an email.

Reviews should not contain any of the following:

  • - HTML tags, profanity, obscenities, vulgarities, or comments that defame anyone
  • - Time-sensitive information such as tour dates, signings, lectures, etc.
  • - Single-word reviews. Other people will read your review to discover why you liked or didn't like the title. Be descriptive.
  • - Comments focusing on the author or that may ruin the ending for others
  • - Phone numbers, addresses, URLs
  • - Pricing and availability information or alternative ordering information
  • - Advertisements or commercial solicitation

Reminder:

  • - By submitting a review, you grant to Barnes & Noble.com and its sublicensees the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use the review in accordance with the Barnes & Noble.com Terms of Use.
  • - Barnes & Noble.com reserves the right not to post any review -- particularly those that do not follow the terms and conditions of these Rules. Barnes & Noble.com also reserves the right to remove any review at any time without notice.
  • - See Terms of Use for other conditions and disclaimers.
Search for Products You'd Like to Recommend

Recommend other products that relate to your review. Just search for them below and share!

Create a Pen Name

Your Pen Name is your unique identity on BN.com. It will appear on the reviews you write and other website activities. Your Pen Name cannot be edited, changed or deleted once submitted.

 
Your Pen Name can be any combination of alphanumeric characters (plus - and _), and must be at least two characters long.

Continue Anonymously