World War II: Battle Armor & Field Artillery takes a look at the technologies that were in use in World War II. You will learn about this era and the tanks and artillery equipment used during this era of warfare in this collection of five films.They are:
- Armored Force- Tanks: This documentary explores the armored tanks and their role in war. It explores its operation in both training and battle situations and is a great look at the wide variety of armored vehicles employed by the armed forces in the past.
- Hell on Wheels (1951) is a detailed exploration of the combat activities undertaken by the 2nd Armored Division during World War II. Learn about the Second Armored Divisions brave missions to fight the Allied powers during WW2 with live footage of them performing their duties.
- Field Artillery: King of Battle is an exploration of firepower from the primitive cannon up to the modern atomic missile. This film covers its history from 1776 all the way up to 1957. Some highlights of this remarkable documentary include the cannon used during the Revolutionary war to fight the British at Bunker Hill and other key places during this crucial war for freedom, the Meuse-Argonne offensive of WWI, the Pacific campaigns against the Japanese and Korea during their respective wars. The presentation includes great highlights of how truly nimble the artillery divisions are when it comes to supporting the troops on the front line.
- Weapons of the Field Artillery: This film is an examination of the features, use and capabilities of a wide range of cannon, rocket and missile field artillery weapons. This is a great chance to see lots of great field artillery gear up close and personal.
- Fort Sill: The Field Artillery Center -Take a trip to Fort Sill, the Field Artillery center on its 100th anniversary. This 28 minute presentation will give you a tour of the artillery center and school, the museum where you will explore the history of artillery in America and a live fire demonstration of some of the guns that helped win critical battles.
The total run time of this DVD is 2 hours 19 minutes.