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Ricks, Thomas E.

Summary: A "dual biography of Winston Churchill and George Orwell, with a focus on the pivotal years from the mid-1930s through the 1940s, when their farsighted vision and inspired action in the face of the threat of fascism and communism helped preserve democracy for the world"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Press 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 920 RIC

Summary: Let us...brace ourselves to our duties and so bear ourselves that, if the British Empire and its Commonwealth last for a thousand years, men will say, 'This was their finest hour.' -Winston Churchill Items in this compilation include, * Churchill's speech given at Guildhall, London, on 2/23/40 at a luncheon held in honor of the crews of the Exeter and the Ajax after their victory during the...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 1990

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Summary: Churchill speech after outbreak of war; says that Britons won't believe Nazi propaganda and won't quit.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 1939

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Summary: World War II - Battle of Britain footage w/audio of Churchill speech praising RAF pilots for defending Britain; "never have so many owed so much to so few

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Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 1940

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Summary: World War II - Churchill speaks on victory over Graf Spee

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Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 1940

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Summary: President Roosevelt campaigning for re-election

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Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 1944

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Summary: This Universal newsreel focuses on four topics, as follows. Reel 1, Events within Germany leading to the present "power drive" in the West is shown in captured German newsreels. Theaters are shut down, women are drafted for war work, trolleys tow trucks to save gasoline, robot bombs are launched, and, at the front, the Nazi military carries on despite the appearance of American air fleets....

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2010

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Summary: This Universal newsreel focuses on eight topics, as follows. Reel 1, Reims, France: Nazi General Jodl and U.S. General W. B. Smith sign the surrender document ending World War II in Europe. Reel 2, N.Y.C.: 3,000 Nazi prisoners arrive in America--the last who will be sent to this country. Reel 3, Milan, Italy: An indignant mob kicks at the bodies of Mussolini and his mistress. Later, their...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2010

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Summary: This Universal newsreel focuses on three topics, as follows. Reel 1, With Germany's complete capitulation, its leaders present diverse pictures as they are forced from their lairs into surrender. Hermann Goering seems dazed; Field Marshall von Rundstedt and his son are studies in unflinching Prussian militarism; and Field Marshal Kesselring seems amused at the prospect which awaits him. While...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2010

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Summary: Bombing Helsinki - Russo/Finnish War Scenes

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Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 1939

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Summary: World War II - Evacuation of BEF (British Expeditionary Force) from Dunkirk

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Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 1940

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Summary: World War II - Lend Lease. US made Lockheed bombers arrive in Great Britain

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Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 1940

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Summary: World War II - HMS Ajax & Exeter honored; Graf Spee sinking

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Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 1940

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Summary: Mortar firing practice

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Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 1940

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Summary: Howitzers (6-inch)

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Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 1940

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Summary: World War II - Petain Meets Hitler

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Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 1940

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Summary: World War II - Nazis invade Russia

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Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 1941

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Summary: World War II - Soviet troops mobilize after “Operation Barbarossa”

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Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 1941

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Summary: World War II - RAF Flying Fortresses leaving on and returning from bombing raid on Brest.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 1941

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Summary: World War II - British reel with VO rhymed narration about salvage and scrap for war effort

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Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 1942

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Summary: World War II - Report on the exploits of Australian war photographer in New Guinea

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Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 1942

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Summary: World War II - British Gov't reel on the importance of not wasting water during the war

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Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 1942

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Summary: World War II - Manufacturing engines for British planes (part 2)

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Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 1942

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Summary: World War II - U-Boat sunk in Atlantic

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Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 1943

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