Broderick, Suzanne, 1948-

Real war vs. reel war : veterans, Hollywood, and WWII / Real war versus reel war Suzanne Broderick. - xii, 159 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm. - Film and history . - Film and history (Lanham, Md.). .

Includes bibliographical references and index. Includes filmography.

Introduction -- Hollywood, history, and the historian -- Tough 'ombres and battleground -- Carriers and kamikazes: wing and a prayer -- Stormy weather: Memphis Belle and Twelve o'clock high -- Guadalcanal diary, Back to Bataan, and The sands of Iwo Jima: a veteran's review -- Stalag Luft III: tales of the great escape -- Code talkers, windtalkers and true whisperers -- The Rosies: Lucy, Goldie, Ginger, and Marge -- Conclusion.

9781442245556 $30.00 1442245557

2014036218

GBB508879 bnb

017019294 Uk


World War, 1939-1945--Motion pictures and the war.
War films--History and criticism.--United States
World War, 1939-1945--Personal narratives, American.
Motion pictures and history.
Soldiers in motion pictures.
Prisoners of war in motion pictures.


Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Personal narratives--American.

D743.23 / .B753 2015

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