"The story of World War II and America's part in it is best told through the sights and sounds of history as it happened. This is the real war, documented in priceless strings of pictures and streams of sound, as chosen by our film archivists." --Les Waffen, Chief, Motion Picture, Sound & Video Branch, National Archives and Records Administration.
Since 1935, the National Archives has been responsible for the acquisition, preservation and public dissemination of the permanent records of the United States government. Now, for the first time, select materials from this inestimable national resource have been assembled to produce Air War, the DVD boxed set representing an invaluable cinematic recounting of American airborne involvement during World War II. Featuring everything from historical newsreel footage to documentary featurettes lensed and narrated by top Hollywood enlistees, Air War spotlights astonishingly varied and emotional images culled from the millions of pieces making up the National Archives’ popular holdings. 6 DVD set. Viewing time: 5 hours and 53 minutes. FREE SHIPPING.
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