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True Glory, The

Synopsis
Uses the actual voices of British and American soldiers as commentary to describe the campaign from D-Day, in Normandy to the fall of Berlin, including the Falaise Gap, Caen, Arnhem, the liberation of Paris and the Battle of the Bulge. Based on material photographed by combat cameramen of the USA, Canada, France, Poland, Belgium, the Netherlands, Czechoslovakia, Norway and Great Britain. The film is introduced by General Eisenhower. Carol Reed and Paddy Chayevsky’s contributions to the film were uncredited.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain; United States
Year of production
1945
Subjects
History
Keywords
Battle of Arnhem; D-Day; military history; oral history; World War II

Credits

Director
Carol Reed; Garson Kanin
Writer
Paddy Chayevsky
Contributor
Robert Harris
Cast
Dwight D. Eisenhower 
Peter Ustinov 

Distribution Formats

Type
DVD
Format
Region 2 PAL
Price
£14.00
Availability
Sale
Duration/Size
87 minutes
Year
2014

Production Company

Name

Ministry of Information

Name

Office of War Information

Distributor

Name

Imperial War Museum,

Email
iwmshop@iwm.org.uk
Web
http://www.iwmshop.org.uk External site opens in new window
Phone
01223 499 345
Fax
01223 839 688
Address
Online Shop
IWM Duxford
Cambs
CB22 4QR
Notes
A range of CD and DVD titles covering the two World Wars, as well as more general aviation and naval topics. Many are compilations of films from the IWM’s own collection.
 

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