Real war vs. reel war : veterans, Hollywood, and WWII / Suzanne Broderick.

By: Broderick, Suzanne, 1948- [author.]
Material type: TextTextSeries: Film and history (Lanham, Md.): Publisher: Lanham ; Boulder ; New York ; London : Rowman & Littlefield, [2015]Description: xii, 159 pages : illustrations ; 24 cmContent type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781442245556; 1442245557Other title: Real war versus reel warSubject(s): World War, 1939-1945 -- Motion pictures and the war | War films -- United States -- History and criticism | World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, American | Motion pictures and history | Soldiers in motion pictures | Prisoners of war in motion picturesGenre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc. | Personal narratives -- American.DDC classification: 791.43/6584054 LOC classification: D743.23 | .B753 2015
Contents:
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.
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Adult non-fiction 791.4365 BRO (Browse shelf) Available 31562015713912
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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.

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