History Classics: Battle History Of United States

Overview

This collection consists of a series of 17 documentaries created by, and aired on, cable's History Channel - that systematically and collectively canvas the history of the United States Armed Forces: Marines, Army, Navy, Air Force and Coast Guard. Many plunge into specific battles fought on numerous terrains; others biographically profile key figures who helped shape military history. The programs draw from such elements as archival combat footage, commentary from historians, ...
See more details below
Other sellers (DVD)
  • All (6) from $5.43   
  • New (2) from $17.99   
  • Used (4) from $5.43   

Overview

This collection consists of a series of 17 documentaries created by, and aired on, cable's History Channel - that systematically and collectively canvas the history of the United States Armed Forces: Marines, Army, Navy, Air Force and Coast Guard. Many plunge into specific battles fought on numerous terrains; others biographically profile key figures who helped shape military history. The programs draw from such elements as archival combat footage, commentary from historians, government documents and much more.
Read More Show Less

Special Features

Branch Heraldries; Bonus Film: Pageantry of the Corps
Read More Show Less

Product Details

  • Release Date: 9/20/2011
  • UPC: 733961231168
  • Source: A&E Home Video
  • Region Code: 0
  • Time: 12:46:00
  • Format: DVD

Scene Index

Disc #1 -- History Classics: The Battle History of the United States Military
1. Introduction [5:48]
2. WWl [6:18]
3. Japan Attacks! [12:16]
4. The Corsair/Island-Hopping Warfare [11:23]
5. Lethal Lessons/Battle of Saipain [7:55]
6. Re-taking Guam [2:04]
1. Invasion of Peleliu Island [8:14]
2. Invasion of Iwo Jima [8:41]
3. Victory on Hell's Volcano [5:57]
4. Invasion of Okinawa [4:19]
5. Japan Surrenders [7:34]
6. North Korean Aggression [9:51]
1. Warriors in Place [3:47]
2. Entrance Into Vietnam [3:29]
3. Khe Sanh and the Tet Offensive [9:44]
4. Final Acts of Heroism in Vietnam [7:52]
5. Operation Desert Storm [8:10]
6. Credits [11:35]
1. Introduction [2:02]
2. Marine Barracks, Washington DC [12:04]
3. Marine Parade [15:59]
4. The Drill [15:03]
5. The March [1:57]
6. Conclusion/Credits [2:07]
Disc #2 -- History Classics: The Battle History of the United States Military
1. Introduction [6:15]
2. Late 18th and Early 19th Century History [6:30]
3. Civil War [12:14]
4. Spanish-American War [16:18]
5. New Technologies [2:37]
6. Conclusion/Credits [1:23]
1. Introduction [5:08]
2. Future Enemy/Naval Air [7:35]
3. The Rising Sun & Pearl Harbor [7:32]
4. WWll - Pacific Theater [13:47]
5. WWll - Atlantic Theater [9:55]
6. Conclusion/Credits [1:09]
1. Introduction [5:21]
2. Fateful Missions/Pacific Fleet [10:58]
3. Kamikazes/Japan Surrenders [5:04]
4. Korean War [15:03]
5. Cold War Tensions and Incidents [7:32]
6. Conclusion/Credits [1:19]
1. Introduction/Vietnam Recap [4:17]
2. Soviet Threats & The "Symphony of Force" [13:51]
3. Challenges and Flare-Ups [7:31]
4. Gulf War: Build-Up & Battle [7:14]
5. "Forward From the Sea" [11:04]
6. Conclusion/Credits [1:13]
Disc #3 -- History Classics: The Battle History of the United States
1. The Ringing Shot [9:14]
2. Foreign Advisors [5:52]
3. Carving Our Territory [10:48]
4. Conflict Within [9:29]
5. Turning the Tide [8:17]
6. Credits [:53]
1. Striking the Root [6:25]
2. Little Big Horn [5:26]
3. Spanish-American War [13:07]
4. World War I [8:47]
5. Between the Wars [9:41]
6. Credits [1:02]
1. Operation Torch [13:08]
2. Thrust Into Italy [6:59]
3. Operation Overlord [11:29]
4. End of the Pacific War [6:31]
5. Korean War [5:25]
6. Credits [1:04]
1. Chinese Aggression [10:49]
2. Vietnam War [9:37]
3. Rebuilding an Army [5:05]
4. Persian Gulf War [14:03]
5. A New Kind Of Army [3:55]
6. Credits [1:03]
Disc #4 -- History Classics: The Battle History of the United States Military
1. Early Air Pioneers [6:49]
2. World War l Aces [6:32]
3. Between the Wars [10:44]
4. World War ll [6:37]
5. The Right Answers [7:55]
6. Climbing High [5:21]
7. All the Way In [9:04]
8. Operation Overlord [8:07]
9. New Heights [6:49]
10. Beneath the Blood [9:28]
11. Dropping the Bomb [8:52]
12. Credits [:30]
1. The Enola Gay [6:13]
2. Berlin Air Lift [6:12]
3. North Korean Invasion [8:17]
4. Mig Alley [11:58]
5. Threat and Response [13:04]
6. Strategic Air Command [6:03]
7. The Vietnam War [4:13]
8. Ending the Conflict [6:08]
9. The Red Flag [1:26]
10. Operation Desert Storm [6:30]
11. Entering the 21st Century [7:19]
12. Credits [:30]
Disc #5 -- History Classics: The Battle History of the United States Military
1. Introduction [4:51]
2. The Beginning [6:01]
3. Civil War, Alaska, Lighthouses [9:22]
4. From Revenue Cutters to the Coast Guard [13:21]
5. Prohibition [8:04]
6. Coast Guard in WWll [6:07]
7. Training & Expansion [6:58]
8. D-Day & Normandy [5:44]
9. The Pacific Theater [10:15]
10. Vietnam & The Cuban Refugees [8:56]
11. Gulf War & Looking to the Future [10:01]
12. Credits [:20]
Read More Show Less

Menu

Disc #1 -- History Classics: The Battle History of the United States Military
   Volume 1: Battle History of the U.S. Marines
      Born In Blood
         Play Program
      Pacific Inferno
         Play Program
      Tragedy To Triumph
         Play Program
      Special Features
         Pageantry Of The Corps
            Play Program
         U.S. Marine Corps Seal Heraldry
Disc #2 -- History Classics: The Battle History of the United States Military
   Volume 2: Battle History Of The U.S. Navy
      Born Into War
         Play Program
      Fire And Water
         Play Program
      Steel Walls Of Freedom
         Play Program
      Second To None
         Play Program
      Special Features
         U.S. Navy Seal Heraldry
         PDF: U.S. Naval Aviation in the Pacific
Disc #3 -- History Classics: The Battle History of the United States
   Volume 3: The Battle History Of The U.S. Army
      The Citizen Soldier
         Play Program
      Sword Of Freedom
         Play Program
      Soldiers Across The Sea
         Play Program
      In Wars Undeclared
         Play Program
      Special Features
         PDF: Soldier's Handbook for the Enlisted Men of the Army
         U.S. Army Seal Heraldry
Disc #4 -- History Classics: The Battle History of the United States Military
   Volume 4: The Battle History Of The U.S. Air Force
      Struggling Into Air & Winds Across The World
         Play Program
      Air Wars Hot And Cold & Over The Jungles
         Play Program
      Special Features
         U.S. Air Force Seal Heraldry
         PDF: Organization of Military Aeronautics
Disc #5 -- History Classics: The Battle History of the United States Military
   Volume 5: The Battle History Of The U.S. Coast Guard
   History Of The United States Coast Guard: Life Savers To The World
      Play Program
   Special Features
      U.S. Coast Guard Seal Heraldry
      PDF: U.S. Coast Guard Historical Documents
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