A test pilot and his weather observer develop a "robot" control so airplanes can be flown without pilots, but enemy agents get wind of it and try to steal it or destroy it.
A young officer organizes a dance group in the blockaded Leningrad in 1942.
Based on the novel of the same name in the verses of Yevgeni Dolmatovsky. Together with hundreds of other boys and girls, Komsomol members Kolya Kaitanov, Slava Ufimtsev, Alyosha Akishin, Lyolya and Masha came to the construction of the first stage of the Moscow metro. They are united by the romance of the feat, the desire to always be on the most difficult and dangerous site. A romantic and heroic story about the Komsomol members of the 1930s, about the fate of the generation that endured the construction of the first stage of the Moscow Metro, the war, the post-war reconstruction of the country.
The parents of the young Korean men conscripted into the Japanese army during the second world war are proud to send their children off to battle in this propaganda film ordered by the Japanese government
Summer 1943. Soviet commanders become aware about a spies school in the occupied territory of Ukraine running the traitor Karayev. The group of five is sent to destroy the school.
This film revolves around Choghtu Khong Tayiji, a 17th century Mongolian prince who waged a campaign against Tibetan forces. (-"mark", socialistfilms.org)
A women in prison movie set in a Japanese POW camp during World War 2.
The haunting experiences of Dutch U.N. peacekeepers are woven together by the powerful influence music has had on their endurance, survival, and memories of war. This documentary is filled with close-up interviews, scrapbook photographs, video clips, news footage, letters read aloud, and other recollections, as different generations of Dutch peacekeeping soldiers recount the trauma of bloodshed from Korea to more recent events in Rwanda and the former Yugoslavia. Their trusting, and often disturbing, personal revelations resound most poignantly when they talk about the single pieces of music that each found powerful enough to keep insanity at bay.
James Daly is an American special soldier who goes behind enemy territory during WWII. His Objective: to steal top secret SS document that can change the course of the war.
Episode 25 - In a last effort at glory, having lost most of their best men in military actions, Japan employs suicide pilots—the Kamikaze—men who willingly crash their planes into ships in order to destroy the American spirit. But the U.S. Navy and Marines are ready for them with their guns, and they fought heroically against the onslaught. And on Okinawa, Americans fight a major battle with the Japanese Army.
Northern France, 1917. Australian Private Joseph Richmond and his fellow soldiers from the 18th Battalion A.I.F. have retreated into a supply trench during an artillery barrage. After being left by himself to act as a listening post, Joe discovers the all-important trench periscope has been damaged, meaning he has to poke his head above the parapet to determine enemy movements after he can overhear them close by. After exchanging shots with an unseen enemy, he retreats, but is confronted by a mysterious soldier. The soldier tells Joe go with him, even though he is not Joe’s relief. Joe refuses to leave his post without proper orders. The soldier reveals himself to be Joe as well, that Joe’s shooting exchange was fatal, and he has been dead ever since. The mysterious soldier represents everything Joe had to leave behind to become a soldier, but now he is dead, the two must reunite so Joe’s soul can meet its destiny.
Italian move on the battle of El Alamein
Colonel Ed Wyatt is regarded by pilots under his command as being a ruthless disciplinarian. His co-pilot, Lt. Hobson Lee, and Jo McWethy, a war correspondent assigned to the squadron become more friendly than meets Wyatt's approval. When Wyatt's plane is forced down behind enemy lines, he orders his crew to proceed to the American lines with the vital film they have shot, while he remains behind to hold off the enemy.
8th Air Forces report on Operation Clarion
Documentary detailing the activities of American fighter escort pilots during bombing raids over Germany.
War Department Film about RAF and 8th Air Force activities in Britain
General Henry H. 'Hap' Arnold summarizes U.S. Army and Army Air Force activities in the Pacific Theater of World War II in this short documentary film. Air attacks on Japanese held islands, the rescue of American troops under fire by the Japanese, and successful bombing missions are depicted.
Second World War drama, set in the Philippines about a group of men recruited for the dangerous mission of destroying an American base to keep strategic papers out of enemy hands when Japanese forces invade. The men spend their last hours drowning their sorrows in a bar, but time is running out. American International Pictures originally distributed this film as a double feature with "Jet Attack".
US Army Air Forces providing an overview of the Army Air Forces.
USAAF Documentary Film