War File: Battlefield - The Battle for the Crimea

Overview

In this detailed look at one of the most significant battles of the Second World War, filmmakers document the fighting that occurred in the Crimea after the area was secured by General Manstein in 1941. During the struggle to secure the Crimea, General Manstein and his men overpowered two entire Soviet army troupes. Later, when the Germans were defeated at Stalingrad and Kursk, General Manstein and his men suddenly found their supply route cut off as advancing Soviet forces grew increasingly intense. Rare ...
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Overview

In this detailed look at one of the most significant battles of the Second World War, filmmakers document the fighting that occurred in the Crimea after the area was secured by General Manstein in 1941. During the struggle to secure the Crimea, General Manstein and his men overpowered two entire Soviet army troupes. Later, when the Germans were defeated at Stalingrad and Kursk, General Manstein and his men suddenly found their supply route cut off as advancing Soviet forces grew increasingly intense. Rare archival footage helps to tell the tale of this defining battle in greater detail than ever before.
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Special Features

Test your knowledge; Interactive Menus; Excerpts from other titles in the series
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 7/10/2007
  • UPC: 723721144463
  • Rating:

  • Source: Cromwell Productions
  • Region Code: 0
  • Time: 1:41:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 35,426

Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Battlefield: The Battle for the Crimea
1. The Battle for the Crimea [5:42]
2. Manstein's First Attempt [10:25]
3. The Battle of the Sea of Azov [5:45]
4. Breakthrough at Perekop [17:49]
5. Battle For the Kerch Peninsular [16:54]
6. The Capture of Sevastopol [4:25]
7. Operation Blue [15:08]
8. Background to the Second Crimean Campaign [7:07]
9. The Soviet Generals [12:37]
10. The Final Battle [5:15]
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Menu

Disc #1 -- Battlefield: The Battle for the Crimea
   Play: The Battle for the Crimea
   Scene Selection
   Test Your Knowledge
   Excerpts From Other In The Series
      Destination Okinawa
      The Battle For The Mediterranean
      Scandinavia The Forgotten Front
      The War Against The U-Boats
      Campaign In The Balkans
      The Battle For The Crimea
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