Shootout!: WWII Assault on Germany DVD
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- Format: Color, DVD-Video, NTSC
- Rating: Not Rated
- Number of Discs: 1
- Run Time: 50 Minutes
- Region: Region 1
- Aspect Ratio: 1.33:1
- Language: English
- Studio: History Channel
- DVD Release Date: August 16, 2005
Relive the pitched battles along the Siegfried Line and advance on a fortified pillbox.
- Take aim from both sides of the firing line at some of history's most famous battles.
- Awesome CGI sequences and interviews with leading experts bring the fight to life.
- Veterans recount what it was like to face the Nazi infantry on their home turf.
Take aim from both sides of the fight. SHOOTOUT! examines the personalities, the weapons, the firepower, and the leadership needed to defeat the enemy. With 3D CGI animation sequences and testimony from scholars and experts, the battles come alive as they looked to the soldiers and shooters themselves.
In 1944, General Eisenhower's order was short and to the point: destroy the German army. WWII ASSAULT ON GERMANY recounts and reenacts the experiences of US soldiers who participated in one of history’s greatest military campaigns.
Through interviews, archival footage, and recreations, vets share graphic memories of penetrating the Siegfried Line, fighting in the Hurtgen Forest, and sewing up the industrial region known as the Ruhr Pocket. Their deeply personal stories offer a graphic view of what it was like to conquer Germany one pillbox, one troop shelter, one hilltop, and one town at a time.