The MegaMilitary Project | Online Edition #258

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Bert the Turtle was the star of the official U.S. Civil Defense film, "Duck and Cover" for children in which Bert shows what to do in case of an atomic attack. This film is a combination of animated cartoon and live action.
The video footage from 1951 (no audio) shows soldiers being exposed to high levels of radiation detonation during the explosion of an Mk-4 "NF" device with a yield of 21 kt. “Dog” (name of this particular test) was part of “Operation Buster-Jangle”, a series of seven (six atmospheric, one cratering) nuclear weapons tests conducted by the United ...
Farmer Hellhoff is drafted into the “Schutztruppe” Protection Force (German armed colonial force) in German East Africa at the beginning of the First World War. Meanwhile, his young wife Gerda looks after the plantation together with the teenage volunteer Klix. In 1916 the plantation gets occupied by a British unit.

Feuertaufe - Baptism of Fire (1940)

Military Documentaries
Poland was the first victim of Hitler's infamous blitzkrieg. Combat cameramen filmed the aerial campaign, showing preparations for flight, massive air strikes, and the appalling devastation wreaked upon Polish towns and armies. The Luftwaffe feature film Baptism of Fire (Feuertaufe), introduced by Hermann Göring himself, boasted about the feat a...

Stukas (1941)

Cinema Third Reich
Stukas is a 1941 Nazi propaganda film, directed by Karl Ritter and starring Carl Raddatz, which follows three squadrons of Luftwaffe dive-bomber (Stuka) flyers. This movie is a so-called reserved film (Vorbehaltsfilm), whose performance in Germany until today is subject to strict conditions. Viewer discretion for our visitors from Germany is adv...

Flying Tigers (1942)

American War Movies
Flying Tigers (also known as Yank Over Singapore and Yanks Over the Burma Road) is a 1942 American black-and-white war film that was produced by Edmund Grainger and directed by David Miller. An internationally well know cast includes stars like John Wayne, John Carroll and Anna Lee.
The Battle of China “Why we Fight” is a motion picture film that explores Japanese aggression in a series of seven information Films and was the sixth film of Frank Capra's Why We Fight propaganda film series.

The Captive Heart (1946)

British War Movies
This 1946 British feature film from Ealing Studios, directed by Basil Dearden and starring Michael Redgrave and Derek Bond (himself a former POW), was filmed on location at a former German prison camp for naval officers (Marlag at Westertimke) from a script cowritten by Guy Morgan, also a former prisoner.
Nuremberg: Its Lesson for Today depicts the most famous courtroom drama in modern times, and the first to make extensive use of film as evidence. It was also the first trial to be extensively documented, aurally and visually. All of the proceedings, which lasted for nearly 11 months, were recorded.
Inspired by the building of one of the railway bridges over the Mae Klong as part of the construction of the Burma railway in 1942 and 1943 and loosely based on the novel Le Pont de la Rivière Kwai by Pierre Boulle, the Bridge on the River Kwai is one of the great epic war movies about British prisoners of war that are ordered by their Japanese ...
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The Captive Heart 1946

The Captive Heart 1946

The 1946 British war drama is about a Czechoslovak Army officer who is captured in the Fall of France and spends five years as a prisoner of war, during which time he forms a long-distance relationship with the widow of a British Army officer.
Submitted by: Tim Kirsten
20 September 2023

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