World War 1 American Legacy DVD
Vividly tells the many forgotten stories of the men and women who served in the Great War, reminding Americans of their impact on our country that can still be felt today. From the summer of 1914 to November 1918, the Great War cost over 14 million lives, devastated entire countries and destroyed countless architectural landmarks. The war also led to important developments in literature, technology, music and social equality that have shaped the culture of 21st century America. Monuments and dedications to World War 1 veterans surround Americans today as a tribute to their service and sacrifice.Filmed in high-definition and full of period music, photographs and monuments, World War 1 American Legacy includes rare images that have never been seen before on screen, bringing the extreme detail of the Great War to life. Directed
by Mark Bussler. Narrated by Gene Wilder. Film Highlights Include: Alan Seeger, The "Hello Girls", E. E. Cummings, Nurses, Joyce Kilmer, "Wild Bill" Donovan, Father Duffy, Richard Hall, James Reese Europe, The American Ambulance Field Service, The Harlem Hellfighters, New York City's "Fighting Irish", Cher Ami, Charles Whittlesey, Dogs, Horses and Mules, The "Lost Battalion", The Lafayette Escadrille, Quentin Roosevelt, Victor Chapman, Marion Crandell.
USA, 2006, Color/B&W, 112 minutes
Available Dec 2006
NTSC Region 0 encoding (Entire World)