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War collection
Publication Information:
Universal City, CA : Universal Studios, 2014.

Universal City, CA : Universal Studios Home Entertainment, [2014]

Physical Description:
3 videodiscs (958 min.) : sound, black and white, color ; 4 3/4 in.
System Details:
DVD, dual layer ; NTSC ; Region 1 ; Dolby Digital.
General Note:
Title from container.

The eagle and the hawk : Based on a story by John Monk Saunders.

The last outpost : Based on the novel entitled The Drum by F. Britten Austin.

Wake Island : From the records of The United States Marine Corps.

Bengal Brigade : Based on the novel "Bengal Tiger" by Hall Hunter.

To hell and back : Based on Audie Murphy's autobiography, "To hell and back."
Disc 1. The eagle and the hawk (73 min.) / The last outpost (76 min.) / Wake Island (88 min.) / Bengal Brigade (87 min.)

Disc 2. To hell and back (106 min.) / Battle hymn (108 min.) / Jet pilot (113 min.)

Disc 3. In enemy country (106 min.) / Raid on Rommel (98 min.) / Ulzana's raid (103 min.)
The eagle and the hawk : World War I drama about rival pilots with opposing codes of honor and a reluctant hero struggling to deal with the horrors of war.

The last outpost : World War I drama about a British prisoner of war who is rescued from a firing squad by his mysterious cellmate John Stevenson.

Wake Island : Based on the true story of a handful of U.S. Marines holding out against an overwhelming Japanese air, land and sea assault.

Bengal Brigade : Set during British India in 1857, Captain Claybourne (Rock Hudson) is faced with restoring his reputation after being harshly disciplined for disobeying orders.

To hell and back : Based on Audie Murphy's autobiography, Murphy plays himself, from his upbringing as the son of Texas sharecroppers to his Army career in World War II, where he was the most-decorated American soldier.

Battle hymn : Tormented for years by a sense of guilt after inadvertently bombing a German orphanage during World War Two, Parson Dean Hess (Rock Hudson) leaves his pulpit and wife to return to the Air Force as a training officer during the Korean War. Posted near the remote village of Yungsan in South Korea, Col. Hess is tasked with instructing the inexperienced Korean pilots but his mission takes a personal twist when he stumbles upon an opportunity to help local orphans. Between his battle against an evil foe and his determination to save the children, Hess may just find the redemption he so desperately seeks. Based on actual events from Hess's personal narrative.

Jet pilot : Sent by the Pentagon to obtain top secret information from a supposedly defecting Russian lady pilot, the Colonel courts her so successfully that they fall in love and wed. With their marriage as a perfect cover, he is ordered to flee Russia with his bride, this time with him posing as a defector. When the political charade is discovered, however, the courageous couple embark in a dangerous flight to freedom in a heart-pounding escape with enemy agents in hot pursuit.

In enemy country : Wartime secret agents are on a mission to destroy a deadly new type of torpedo, hidden in a Nazi stronghold in France.

Raid on Rommel : Richard Burton portrays a British intelligence office who must pose as a high-ranking Nazi, leading a gang of P.O.W.'s on a desert mission. Based on the real-life battle of Tobruk.

Ulzana's raid : An aging scout and an idealistic Cavalry lieutenant lock horns on their way to battling a vicious Apache chieftain.
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DVD WAR 1 .CIRCNOTE. *****3 DVD'S*****

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