Discover the courage, honor and sacrifices made 100 years ago with this collection of three compelling documentaries on World War I - The Great War. From 1914 to 1918, brave servicemen and women on land, sea, and air fought valiantly alongside their Allied brothers and sisters to change the course of history. Follow their heroic footsteps and epic struggles through riveting commentary, archival artifacts and re-mastered footage. Includes WWI - THE WAR TO END ALL WARS, THE GREAT WAR and WAR BIRDS OVER THE TRENCHES.
The Revolutionary War united America. Less than one hundred years later a bloody Civil War divided it. Most Americans believe that Southerners fought to preserve slavery; however a much deeper divide existed between the North and South. Two drastically different cultures had emerged on the American landscape. This documentary places the war in its historical and cultural context. It guides the viewer through the causes and the major battles of the Civil War while providing insight into the lives of two stalwart men who fought for the South.
Unbroken is the inspiring and true story of American World War II hero Louis Zamperini. This powerful film was produced and directed by Angelina Jolie. It’s the story of stamina and courage in the face of unbelievable human cruelty. Louis Zamperini: who survives in a raft for 47 days after his bomber was downed in World War II, and was sent to a series of prisoner of war camps.
A hillbilly sharpshooter becomes one of the most celebrated American heroes of WWI when he single-handedly attacks and captures a German position using the same strategy as in turkey shoot.
An eight-year-old boy is willing to do whatever it takes to end World War II so he can bring his father home. This story reveals the indescribable love a father has for his little boy and the love a son has for his father. Rated PG-13.
This comprehensive 10-part series chronicles the second half of this global military conflict in a masterfully scripted presentation filled with rare and authentic archive footage produced by internationally acclaimed documentarians, Pacific Media.
A quarter-century after the Vietnam war two sons of Vietnam vets, embark on a journey of discovery while traveling to the Vietnam Veteran's Memorial in Washington D.C. From the producers of God's Not Dead, Faith of our Fathers Stars David A.R. White, Kevin Downs, Steven Baldwin with special appearance by Si Robertson.
The Dawn of War: The Early Battles of WWII takes viewers to the front lines of the European, the Pacific, and the African theatres of the deadliest conflict in human history. Entire hours are devoted to the rise of the Axis powers, the horrific battle over Stalingrad, the diplomatic pleas and military ambushes that would unite the Allies, and much more.
They were the wars of our grandparents and great-grandparents. Bloody, nightmarish wars that transformed the face of the globe, claimed entire families, and ushered in the nuclear age. As the world fought to save Western civilization, Christians fought too, in battles both physical and spiritual. Their stories are heart-wrenching, challenging, and touching, and there are some stories we’d rather forget. Read them all in this expanded issue of Christian History on World Wars I and II.
Storyteller Rick Sowash takes us on an amazing adventure through the life and times of this American legend.
Travel back in time through the eyes of America's unsung patriots to experience the trials and victories that have formed our nation's destiny and secured the blessings of liberty for future generations. Includes six programs.
Valor looks at the heroic acts of several Medal of Honor recipients from World War II, the Korean Conflict, and the Vietnam War. These veterans tell their incredible stories of patriotism and courage including their personal stories of faith in God in the midst of battle and beyond. All are men of faith... honor... Valor.
This engaging, information packed documentary will help viewers understand the multi-layered and sometimes contentious arguments that surround church-state relations. Rev. Gregory P. Seltz of the Lutheran Hour radio program assists viewers in understanding what separation of church and state really means.
Saints and Strangers addresses religious influences from the time of the Mayflower to the Great Awakening, from Plymouth Rock to the War of Independence. It examines groups who were crucial influences during the colonial period — the Church of England, the Puritans, Baptist, Quakers, and others.
The story of Roger Williams, who founded the state of Rhode Island and the Baptist movement in America.
Proof Through the Night: Francis Scott Key, "The Star-Spangled Banner," and the Hope that Transformed America. Oh Say, Can You See...? In the 200 years since Francis Scott Key first wrote those words on the back of a letter they have inspired millions. The hope and joy expressed in the American National Anthem are so moving that more than five million people signed petitions for its official adoption. Yet within those words is an expression of a Christian's faith and gratitude for deliverance.
Is America now or has it ever been a Christian Nation? What is the meaning of separation of church and state? How can the church be a faithful Gospel witness in a pluralistic society? What will the church look like in the future? People of Faith: Christianity in America brings perspective to these questions and more.
Between 1951 and 1976 some 1200 young men refused to join the military. Their religious beliefs forbade their taking another human life. Instead, they volunteered to build homes for refugees, taught farmers modern farming methods, helped villages preserve food for the winter, and built roads. They did this through an alternative service program called PAX. This DVD features the Pax work in Germany, Austria, Greece, Paraguay and the Congo.
Produced by Colonial Williamsburg, the program recreates for students of American independence the fire of George Whitefield, the zeal of the Reverend Samuel Davies, and their pursuit of the right to worship according to one's convictions. With Colonial Williamsburg as a backdrop, Thomas Jefferson guides viewers to understand how the axiom that government ought not legislate belief became a fundamental pillar of American democracy.
Set includes: Corrie ten Boom: A Faith Undefeated, Bonhoeffer: Agent of Grace, The Hiding Place, Hidden in Silence, The Reckoning, We Were There, Heroes: Saving Jewish Lives from the Nazis, and Making Choices. As seen in Citizen Magazine - Cit0517