Posts Tagged ‘wwii’

Surreal Salvador Dali Party

Sunday, May 20th, 2012

A 1941 newsreel reporting on Surrealist artist Salvador Dali, who designed and hosted a party held in the Bali Room of the Hotel Del Monte, Monterey, California; a fund raiser to help European artists displaced by WWII. Found at YouTube from longtimers.

Saving Private Ryan, LEGOized

Wednesday, April 4th, 2012

Scenes from Saving Private Ryan recreated with LEGOs. Found at YouTube from darthsebious.

Why We Fight: The Nazis Strike

Saturday, May 21st, 2011

This film shows Hitler’s rise to power. Preparations for war are shown along with Germany’s bloodless conquest of Austria and Czechoslovakia. When the blitzkrieg rolls into Poland, the curtains rises on World War II in Europe. Found at YouTube from PoathJunction.

Why We Fight: Prelude To War

Monday, April 25th, 2011

This episode of Why We Fight: Prelude To War covers the events leading up to World War II. It shows the development of fascism in Italy, Germany and Japan, along with the beginning of Japanese aggression in China. Found at YouTube from PoathJunction.

Color Footage: Pearl Harbor Attack

Tuesday, December 7th, 2010

Rare color film footage of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941. Found at YouTube from RALPHLAURINO.

Regret: Germans In The Woods

Sunday, September 19th, 2010

This sad short film from StoryCorps features a recorded memory from Battle of the Bulge veteran Joseph Robertson, who recalls a particularly poignant moment from his World War II experience. Found at Vimeo from StoryCorps via The Daily What.