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Dogfights: the Complete Season Two

Overview

As originally broadcast on cable's History Channel, the documentary series Dogfights charts the gradual evolution of combat aircraft over the course of history, from the rudimentary fighter planes of the First World War through the cutting-edge jets present at the dawn of the millennium. This box set contains the full second season of the program, which intercuts firsthand recollections of the actual pilots who flew many of the craft on display, with unique CGI recreations that neatly convey the experience of ...
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Overview

As originally broadcast on cable's History Channel, the documentary series Dogfights charts the gradual evolution of combat aircraft over the course of history, from the rudimentary fighter planes of the First World War through the cutting-edge jets present at the dawn of the millennium. This box set contains the full second season of the program, which intercuts firsthand recollections of the actual pilots who flew many of the craft on display, with unique CGI recreations that neatly convey the experience of being aboard the various models. Subtopics include the P-51 Mustang (WWII), the American F-15s (Gulf War), the F86s and MiG-15 (U.S. war in Korea) and many others.
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Special Features

Closed Caption; Additional scenes
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 5/24/2011
  • UPC: 733961246650
  • Source: A&E Home Video
  • Sound: Dolby Digital Stereo
  • Time: 13:19:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 15,230

Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Dogfights: The Complete Season Two - Disc 1
1. Introduction [1:19]
2. Born of Desperation [11:25]
3. Suicide Swarm [10:45]
4. Death Dives [7:09]
5. Uss Laffey Fights on [6:04]
6. Death by Ohka [7:03]
1. Introduction [1:05]
2. First Jet Ace [11:13]
3. Ace - Making Encounters [9:27]
4. On the Attack [9:28]
5. Hot Pursuit [6:58]
6. Dangerous Maneuvers [6:29]
1. Introduction [1:19]
2. Rugged Fighter [10:44]
3. P - 47 Thunderbolt Vs. Me 109 [10:28]
4. Race for the Clouds [6:24]
5. Chaos in the Air [9:10]
6. Every Bit As Lethal [6:25]
1. Introduction [1:21]
2. A - 1H Skyraider Vs. MiG 17 [9:19]
3. Make History of Die [8:53]
4. F - 4 Phantom Vs. MiG - 21 [9:48]
5. Deadly Escort [8:51]
6. Double - Gun Kill [6:16]
Disc #2 -- Dogfights: The Complete Season Two - Disc 2
1. Introduction [1:08]
2. Mirage III Vs. Hawker Hunter [12:26]
3. A Master of Jet Combat [8:42]
4. IAI Nesher Vs. MiG-21 [9:05]
5. alone Against Eleven [6:49]
6. Fierce Warrior [6:21]
1. Introduction [1:12]
2. Albatross D. III Vs. Spad VII [10:47]
3. Tri-Wing Terror [10:38]
4. A Formidable Foe [9:52]
5. Over the Western Front [6:00]
6. Fighting Face to Face [6:11]
1. Itroduction [1:05]
2. An Astonishing Mission [12:03]
3. Airplane As the Weapon [10:37]
4. Sack Time Struggles [7:50]
5. Ramming Attack [6:08]
6. Inevitable Defeat [6:22]
1. Introduction [1:17]
2. P-51 Mustang Vs. FW 190 [10:33]
3. Closing in for the Kill [11:49]
4. F-86E Sabre Vs. MiG-15 [8:52]
5. F-4C Phantom II Vs. MiG-17 [5:59]
6. The Chase Is on [6:01]
Disc #3 -- Dogfights: The Complete Season Two - Disc 3
1. Introduction [1:29]
2. Hellacts in the Night [11:46]
3. P-61 Black Widow [11:25]
4. F3D Skyknight Vs. MiG-15 [6:07]
5. Operation Allied Force [7:41]
6. A Night Patrol [6:14]
1. Introduction [1:14]
2. Phantom Aggression [9:28]
3. MiG Killers [10:33]
4. Into the Melee [10:01]
5. Wild Ride [5:32]
6. One Final Kill [6:02]
1. Introduction [1:21]
2. The Perfect Airplane [11:50]
3. Legendary Attributes [8:17]
4. Strike Fast, Move Often [9:17]
5. P-51D Mustang Vs. ME-262 [7:28]
6. Hard-Fought Victories [6:18]
Disc #4 -- Dogfights: The Complete Season Two - Disc 4
1. Introduction [1:09]
2. Duel in the Dark [11:57]
3. F-15C Eagle Vs. MiG-25 Foxbat [8:39]
4. Defensive Escorts [7:40]
5. Fight Above the Desert [7:28]
6. Wall of Eagles [7:01]
1. Introduction [1:24]
2. The Gruesome Twosome [12:06]
3. P-51C Mustang Vs. FW-109 [8:11]
4. Tuskegee Ace [7:43]
5. A Lethal Threat [7:46]
6. Red Tails Prevail [7:29]
1. Introduction [1:24]
2. First Kills [10:31]
3. MiGs in May [11:56]
4. Aerial Ambush [5:59]
5. Multiple Maneuvers [7:57]
6. The Last Kill [6:54]
Disc #5 -- Dogfights: The Complete Season Two - Disc 5
1. Introduction [1:23]
2. Speed As a Weapon [11:42]
3. D3A2 Val Vs. F4U Corsair [10:22]
4. The Jet Age [8:31]
5. F-4E Phantom Vs. MiG-19 [6:01]
6. Supersonic Gun Kill [6:30]
1. Introduction [1:05]
2. Legend of Y-29 [11:59]
3. The Fight Begins [11:03]
4. Far From Over [6:21]
5. Final Stages [8:02]
6. Lopsided Defeat [6:00]
1. Introduction [1:15]
2. A Lethal New Threat [10:50]
3. Me 1638 Komet Strikes [8:08]
4. The Heaven Shaker [11:28]
5. Project Anvil [6:30]
6. Date With Destiny [6:20]
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Menu

Disc #1 -- Dogfights: The Complete Season Two - Disc 1
   Kamikaze
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   Jet Vs. Jet
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   Thunderbolt
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   Gun Kills of Vietnam
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Disc #2 -- Dogfights: The Complete Season Two - Disc 2
   Desert Aces
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   The First Dogfighters
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   Luftwaffe's Deadliest Mission
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   No Room for Error
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Disc #3 -- Dogfights: The Complete Season Two - Disc 3
   Night Fighters
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   The Bloodiest Day
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   P-51 Mustang
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Disc #4 -- Dogfights: The Complete Season Two - Disc 4
   Dogfights of Desert Storm
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   Tuskegee Airmen
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   MiG Killers of Midway
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Disc #5 -- Dogfights: The Complete Season Two - Disc 5
   Supersonic
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   Death of the Luftwaffe
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   Secret Weapons
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   Bonus: Dogfights Featurette
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