The Hurricane was one of the most versatile fighters of World War II.
This unique video features aerobatic maneuvers similar to those employed by Battle of Britain pilots in the heat of the dogfight. The pilots-eye-view from in-cockpit cameras show you what it is really like to fly the 1942 Mark XII Hawker Hurricane. We also visit the evocative Spitfire and Hurricane Memorial Building and interview museum staff, former Hurricane pilots and restorers.
From his very first day in office Ronald Reagan endeared himself to millions of Americans with his affable, fun-loving personality. Now, for the first time, his most humorous tales and most amusing anecdotes are combined on one delightfully entertaining DVD. It's the human side of President Reagan...the Reagan who will always be remembered fondly.The Reagan everybody loved. Whether he was with the press or the public, at conferences or official dinners, his warmth and congeniality shined through.You will even see him enlist Nancy as his partner in mischief! You'll laugh. You'll be moved. You'll remember.
Medieval castles tested by siege!
Through dynamic location footage and immersive visual effects, the masterminds who built these castles and the brave warriors who attempted to bring them down are brought to life. Each episode will climax in the ultimate test of each castle's strength - an epic battle that will change the course of history. Six Episodes from the 2012 TV series.
A sensational 2 CD 50 song collection celebrating the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II!
This year marks the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II. What better way to celebrate our historic victory than with the best loved music of the time. I'll Be Seeing You includes hits by Glenn Miller, Tommy Dorsey, Bing Crosby, Andrews Sisters, Dinah Shore, Harry James, Nat "King" Cole and many more. Relive American history and enjoy some great memories with I'll Be Seeing You!
A superb 2 CD 50 song collection celebrating the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II!
This year marks the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II. What better way to celebrate our historic victory than with the best loved music of the time. Their Shining Hour includes hits by Frank Sinatra, Ella Fitzgerald, Glenn Miller, Bing Crosby, Kate Smith, Edith Piaf, Judy Garland, Perry Como and many more. Relive American history and enjoy some great memories with Their Shining Hour!
Patty, LaVerne and Maxene were the most popular trio of the '30s and '40s. Because of their tireless devotion to entertaining the troops, they're associated with World War II. Their singing style, a strong, clean vocal delivery with lush harmonic blends, was perfect for their happy, morale boosting songs. 20 tracks including: - The Pennsylvania Polka - Ac-Cent-Tchu-Ate The Positive - There's A Fellow Waiting In Poughkeepsie - Rum And Coca Cola - Jingle Bells - Don't Fence Me In - Money Is The Root Of All Evil - South America, Take It Away
A highly collectable release from one of the most successful and enduring artists in the history of popular music.
In the early years of the rapid rise of Glenn Miller's Orchestra to become one of the biggest names in popular music at the end of the '30s and through to his legendary status as an icon of wartime inspiration on both sides of the Atlantic, Miller built his success through regular appearances on radio, and many of the broadcasts, such as the Chesterfield Shows, have been preserved on record for his many fans to enjoy
The story of the MiG's evolution from design to flight trials and full deployment.
The film tells the story of the MiG's evolution, from initial brief to the Mikoyan Design Bureau, through design, development, testing, flight trials and deployment. Special DVD extra: Features MiG-29 air displays from the Hungarian, Polish and Ukrainian Air Forces.
The Harrier - the World's best selling combat 'jump jet'.
The Harrier - the World's best selling combat 'jump jet'. The reality - the harrier is still one jump ahead of its rivals. We salute it's achievements in peace and war, over land and sea, through test and research and the test pilots who lifted the first RAF Harrier into the air in 1966 and the squadron pilots who flew her in the fiercest of firefights - in the Falklands campaign and Bosnia.
The story of one of the world's best low-level strike aircraft.
The mighty Buccaneer was an aircraft apparently forged from solid steel by the gods themselves and though starting out as a rather under-powered beast went on to become the best-loved post-war attack aircraft in the UK. In the Gulf War the Buccaneer proved that it could play a significant offensive role both as a target marker for Tornados and as a bomber in its own right.
Take a thrilling ride in the cockpit with the pilots of eight different aircraft
Rranging from the legendary Spitfire; to a commercial airline; to the spectacular modern jet-fighter, the SU-37. Features pilot point-of-view; take off and landing; Heads-Up-Display; dramatic air-to-air footage; pilot commentary; communications with Air Traffic Control and a practice bombing mission with the RAF.
Cut down in their prime yet their memory lives on in the brief flowering of immortal verse.
The shattering experience of the Great War in the trenches took its toll on a generation of men who were called up to fight in the nightmare of the trenches. The experience proved so awe inspiring that for many the experience could only be summed up in verse. Today work by young men such as Wilfred Owen, John McCrae and Rupert Brooke has become famous for its poignancy and sense of loss.
The CLASSIC U.S. COMBAT AIRCRAFT OF WWII programs tell the story, through a series of classic war planes, of the development of the combat aircraft of the Second World War. Each machine was produced to meet a specific requirement, usually to meet or beat the capabilities of an existing enemy or a potential aggressor. The aircraft featured in this special 3 DVD set are the P-51 MUSTANG, the P-47 THUNDERBOLT and theP-38 LIGHTNING.
The Panther was Germany's response to the shocking experience of encountering the superior Soviet T-34 tank in the wake of the invasion of Russia in 1941. This program covers not only evolution of the Panther design, but through the use of combat footage, illustrates the Panther in action on all fronts on which the German army fought.
Although the use of rockets in warfare goes can be traced back to 13th Century China, the first missiles to be used operationally were developed by Nazi Germany during World War II. Since then, the role of the missile has grown exponentially to become one of the most devastating weapons of modern warfare. ROCKETS AND MISSILES puts your finger on the firing button of an extraordinary range of weaponry from Harpoon and Tomahawk cruise missiles, while MODERN MISSILES looks at how rockets and missiles have changed the way in which wars are fought
High above the trenches 14 days is a long life...This is the 15th day! Featuring Malcolm Mcdowell & Christopher Plummer
A naive young officer straight from school arrives on the Western front to fight the air war against the Germans. However, the life expectancy of green pilots is not very good.