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Classic War Collection - DVD Boxset
Twelve O'Clock High...
show moreThis gritty World War II action drama staring Gregory peck, Oscar winner Dean Jagger, Hugh Marlowe, Gary Merrill and Milard Mitchell is seen as one of the most realistic portrayals of the heroics and perils of war. Convinced an air force commander is at the braking point, Brigadier General Savage (Peck) takes over his struggling bomber group. At first resentful and rebellious, the flyers gradually change as Savage guides them to amazing feats. But the stress of command soon takes its toll and the weary general reaches his own breaking point.The Longest DayOn June 6, 1944 the Allied Invastion of France marked the beginning of the end of Nazi domination over Europe. The attack involved 3,000,000 men, 11,000 planes and 4,000 ships, comprising the largest armarda the world has ever seen.Presented in its original black and white version, The Longest Day is a vivid, hour-by-hour re-creation of this historic event. Featuring a stellar international cast, and told from the perspectives of both sides, it is a fascinating look at the massive preparations, mistakes and random events that determined the outcome of one of the biggest battles in history.The Great EscapeIn 1943, the Germans opened Stalag Luft III, a maximum security prisoner-of-war camp designed to hold even the craftiest escape artists. In doing so, however, the Nazis unwittingly assembled the finest escape team in military history, brilliantly portrayed here by Steve McQueen, James Garner, Charles Bronson and James Coburn who worked on what became the largest prison break-out ever attempted.Von Ryan's ExpressFrank Sinatra busts loose and outsmarts the Nazis! As the Allies begin to push the Nazis back towards Germany, US combat pilot Colonel Joseph Ryan (Sinatra) is shot down and placed in a prison camp. Initially, hes more concerned with surviving than escaping, earning him the insulting nickname Colonel von Ryan. But in time, Ryan takes over from the British commanding officer (Trevor Howard) and masterminds a daredevil race for freedom that involves commandeering a train and getting it across Italy to Switzerland with the Nazis in hot pursuit.cThen its all blazing action, hair-raising chases and spectacular Italian scenery in this Oscar-nominated adventure that runs full speed until the nail-biting finale!The Sand PebblesNominated for eight Academy Awards, including Best Picture, this "fascinating" (The New York Times) action-drama chronicles a volatile time in history and will resonate with generations to come. Directed with a "deft" (Life) hand by Oscar winner Robert Wise (The Sound of Music), The Sand Pebbles earned Steve McQueen his only Oscar nomination and also stars Richard Attenborough and Candice Bergen.1926 China. Engineer Jake Holman (McQueen) is transferred to the USS San Pablo, a gunboat patrolling the troubled waters of the Yangtze River. As Chinese factions battle around them, the crew has one singular mission: to protect American interests in the region... without provoking an international incident. But as hostility over the U.S. presence in the river intensifies, Holman and his sole ally (Attenborough) know their latest assignment to save a U.S. missionary (Bergen) could be their last!PattonCharismatic and flamboyant, Patton designed his own uniforms, sported ivory-handled six-shooters, and believed he was a warrior in past lives. He outmaneuvered Rommel in Africa and after D-Day led his troops in an unstoppable campaign across Europe. But he was rebellious as well as brilliant and as Patton shows with insight and poignancy, his own volatile personality was the one enemy he could never defeat. Battle Of BritainFeaturing a stellar cast, including Michael Caine, Trevor Howard, Laurence Olivier, Christopher Plummer, Michael Redgrave and Robert Shaw, Battle of Britain recreates the greatest air battle in history, when the outnumbered British Royal Air Force defeated the German Luftwaffe at the beginning of World War II and saved England from invasion.Tora! Tora! Tora!Tora! Tora! Tora! is the Japanese signal to attack - and the movie meticulously recreates the attack on Pearl Harbour and the events leading up to it. Opening scenes contrast the American and Japanese positions. Japanese imperialists decide to stage the attack. Top U.S. brass ignore its possibility. Intercepted Japanese messages are disregarded. Even the entrapment of a Japanese submarine in Pearl Harbour before the attack goes unreported. Ultimately, the Day of Infamy arrives in the most spectacular, gut wrenching cavalcade of action-packed footage ever. It's the most dazzling recreation of America's darkest day and some of her finest hours.A Bridge Too FarPainstkingly recreated on actual World War II Battlefield locations, and boasting a remarkable cast that includes Sean Connery, Anthony Hopkins, Robert Redford and Laurence Olivier, A Bridge Too Far accurately recaptures the monumental scope, excitement and danger behind Operation Market Garden, one of the biggest military gambles in history.show less