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The Resource World War II : a military and social history, the Teaching Company

World War II : a military and social history, the Teaching Company

Label
World War II : a military and social history
Title
World War II
Title remainder
a military and social history
Statement of responsibility
the Teaching Company
Title variation
  • World War Two
  • World War 2
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Course examines World War II, its causes and costs
Member of
Cataloging source
MLSOD
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director not given
Dewey number
940.54
Intended audience
Not rated (Ont.)
PerformerNote
Taught by: Professor Thomas Childers, University of Pennsylvania
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1946-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Childers, Thomas
  • Teaching Company
Runtime
900
Series statement
Great courses. History. Modern history
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  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Military intelligence
  • Social aspects
  • War
Technique
live action
Label
World War II : a military and social history, the Teaching Company
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • "Course no. 810."
  • 30 lectures/30 minutes per lecture
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Disc 1. lecture 1. The origins of the Second World War ; lecture 2. Hitler's challenge to the international system, 1933-1936 ; lecture 3. The failure of the international system ; lecture 4. The coming war ; lecture 5. Blitzkrieg -- disc 2. lecture 6. The German offensive in the west ; lecture 7. "Their finest hour" : Britain alone ; lecture 8. The battle of Britain ; lecture 9. Hitler moves east ; lecture 10. The Germans before Moscow -- disc 3. lecture 11. The war in Asia ; lecture 12. The Japanese gamble ; lecture 13. The height of Japanese power ; lecture 14. Turning the tide in the Pacific : Midway and Guadalcanal ; lecture 15. The war in North Africa -- disc 4. lecture 16. War in the Mediterranean : the invasions of Sicily and Italy ; lecture 17. Stalingrad : the turning point on the Eastern Front ; lecture 18. Eisenhower and Operation Overlord ; lecture 19. D-Day to Paris ; lecture 20. Operation Market Garden and the Battle of the Bulge -- disc 5. lecture 21. Advance across the Pacific ; lecture 22. Turning point in the southwest Pacific : Leyte Gulf and the Philippines ; lecture 23. The final drive for Japan : Iwo Jima, Okinawa, and the fire-bombing of Tokyo ; lecture 24. War in the air ; lecture 25. Hitler's new order in Europe -- disc 6. lecture 26. "This man's army" ; lecture 27. Daily life, culture, and society in wartime ; lecture 28. The race for Berlin ; lecture 29. Truman, the bomb, and the end of the war in the Pacific ; lecture 30. The costs of war
Control code
on1060741812
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
6 DVDs (approximately 900 min.)
Isbn
9781565855861
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
9781565855861
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
  • ID810A01
  • 810
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
Video recording format
DVD
Label
World War II : a military and social history, the Teaching Company
Publication
Note
  • "Course no. 810."
  • 30 lectures/30 minutes per lecture
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Disc 1. lecture 1. The origins of the Second World War ; lecture 2. Hitler's challenge to the international system, 1933-1936 ; lecture 3. The failure of the international system ; lecture 4. The coming war ; lecture 5. Blitzkrieg -- disc 2. lecture 6. The German offensive in the west ; lecture 7. "Their finest hour" : Britain alone ; lecture 8. The battle of Britain ; lecture 9. Hitler moves east ; lecture 10. The Germans before Moscow -- disc 3. lecture 11. The war in Asia ; lecture 12. The Japanese gamble ; lecture 13. The height of Japanese power ; lecture 14. Turning the tide in the Pacific : Midway and Guadalcanal ; lecture 15. The war in North Africa -- disc 4. lecture 16. War in the Mediterranean : the invasions of Sicily and Italy ; lecture 17. Stalingrad : the turning point on the Eastern Front ; lecture 18. Eisenhower and Operation Overlord ; lecture 19. D-Day to Paris ; lecture 20. Operation Market Garden and the Battle of the Bulge -- disc 5. lecture 21. Advance across the Pacific ; lecture 22. Turning point in the southwest Pacific : Leyte Gulf and the Philippines ; lecture 23. The final drive for Japan : Iwo Jima, Okinawa, and the fire-bombing of Tokyo ; lecture 24. War in the air ; lecture 25. Hitler's new order in Europe -- disc 6. lecture 26. "This man's army" ; lecture 27. Daily life, culture, and society in wartime ; lecture 28. The race for Berlin ; lecture 29. Truman, the bomb, and the end of the war in the Pacific ; lecture 30. The costs of war
Control code
on1060741812
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
6 DVDs (approximately 900 min.)
Isbn
9781565855861
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
9781565855861
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
  • ID810A01
  • 810
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
Video recording format
DVD

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