Die Frontschau (The Front Show)


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An amazing collection featuring nine films on one DVD! Nearly three hours long with new English narration track. Includes six never- before-seen films! One of the rarest cinematic documents to survive the war, Germany’s “Front Shows” offer a unique perspective of Hitler’s 1941 Russian campaign. Skillfully blending German frontline footage and captured Soviet combat film, the programs depict the German soldier in battle, on forced marches, building forts and shel- ters and coping with climatic hardships. Censored from the public, the features were shown to recruits to help prepare them for the realities of the east. Germany, 1940s, B&W, 158 minutes, English voice-over, #1006, $20. (NTSC Region 0 encoding—entire world.)