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The Great Escapes of WWII DVD Set

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  • Additional Details
  • Format: DVD
  • Rating: Not Rated
  • Number of Discs: 2
  • Run Time: 200 Minutes
  • Region: Region 1 Region?
  • Aspect Ratio: Fullscreen
  • Language: English
  • Studio: A&E Home Video
  • DVD Release Date: August 28, 2001
  • Audio:
    ENGLISH: Dolby Digital Stereo
  • Director: Robert Kirk, Scott Paddor
  • Cast: Robert Kirk, Scott Paddor
  • Genre: Documentary
  • Color: Color
  • Includes:
    Interactive Menus
    Scene Selection
  • Release Date: 1997

Every minute of the acclaimed series from THE HISTORY CHANNEL is available together on this comprehensive DVD set.

  • DVD Features: Interactive Menus; Scene Selection.
  • The inside story of some of the most daring escapes and missions of World War II.
  • Featuring interviews with survivors and rare archival footage.


From the daring breakouts of POWs to the harrowing ordeals of sailors trapped in sinking ships, THE GREAT ESCAPES OF WORLD WAR II is an incredible chronicle of hope, ingenuity, courage and survival.

For the first time, the complete series is available together, and better yet, it's presented with the stunning clarity and fidelity that only DVD can offer. Learn of the "White Mouse" of the French resistance and follow the British retreat from Dunkirk. Relive the POW breakout that inspired The Great Escape and hear from some of the 36 men who survived the sinking of the Oklahoma. Blending interviews with former prisoners, resistance fighters and soldiers with extraordinary archival footage and insightful commentary from leading scholars, THE GREAT ESCAPES OF WORLD WAR II brings these stirring stories to life like never before.

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