The Unknown War: WW2 & The Epic Battles
Of The Russian Front
5 DVD Set
The Unknown War was a landmark television documentary series about the Soviet struggle against the Nazi war machine. Hosted and narrated by Academy Award winner Burt Lancaster, this series features stunning footage recorded by Soviet camera crews on the front lines. These stories of heroism and suffering will shed new light on the Red Army’s contribution to the Allies’ defeat of Hitler in World War II. Director Roman Karmen.
Interview with Rod McKuen: Celebrated writer, performer and composer, Rod McKuen, who wrote the screenplay and composed the musical score for The Unknown War, takes you behind the making of this Soviet-American coproduction
Analysis by Willard Sunderland, associate professor of Russian history at the University of Cincinnati