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Adventures in Aviation (8 DVD Collection)

See the Most Dramatic Moments in American Aviation History From the US National Archives — 21 Films on 8 DVDs! Read More
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The history of American Aircraft unfolds through the experience of brilliant aviation pioneers and brave pilots in these 21 captivating films from the United States National Archives! Since 1935, the National Archives have been responsible for the acquisition, preservation and public dissemination of the permanent records of the United States government. This special set contains over 9 hours of historic black-and-white and rare color footage. Watch as General Jimmy Doolittle lays out a WWII bombing mission, see U.S. fighter pilots take on the Luftwaffe in Western Europe, and relive the final mission for Memphis Belle and her crew. Intriguing documentaries and thrilling footage explore planes, space pioneers, aircraft carriers and more! Set of 21 films on 8 DVDS; approximately 10 hours. Made in USA.

Collection includes:
Thunderbolt — Narrated by Lloyd Bridges and Eugene Kern, with introduction by Jimmy Stewart.
Spitfire: The Birth of a Legend — Dramatic archive and color footage of the Spitfire in combat.
Bomber — Carl Sandburg narrates this documentary on the manufacture, assembly and flight of one aircraft.
Combat America — Captain Clark Gable narrates and appears in a dramatization of the 351st bomber group.
Rear Gunner — Burgess Meredith and Ronald Reagan star in this dramatic documentary.
The Mustang & More — The Mustang had similar statistics to the Spitfire, but there was one big difference.
Straight Up — Get a lesson in vertical take-off and landing aircraft.
Great Explorers — Search for clues to the disappearance of Amelia Earhart and more.
Breakthroughs — Visit one of the world's most famous air testing grounds — Edwards Air Force Base.

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