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WWII in HD: The Air War (2010)

Follows the incredible stories of three 8th Air Force airmen and Stars & Stripes reporter Andy Rooney during the bloody year leading up to D-Day against the most powerful air force in the ... See full summary »

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Sammy Jackson

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Bruce Kennedy (contributing writer), Alec Michod (contributing writer) | 1 more credit »
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Credited cast:
Casey Affleck ... Joe Armanini (voice)
Sean Astin ... Steve Pisanos (voice)
Rob Lowe ... Himself - Narrator (voice)
Chris O'Donnell ... John Gibbons (voice)
Elijah Wood ... Andy Rooney (voice)
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Follows the incredible stories of three 8th Air Force airmen and Stars & Stripes reporter Andy Rooney during the bloody year leading up to D-Day against the most powerful air force in the world, the German Luftwaffe. Written by Lucas Abel

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

10 November 2010 (USA) See more »

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Lou Reda Productions See more »
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Sean Astin does the voiceover for one of the characters in this show about the 8th Airforce in World War II. In the 1990 movie Memphis Belle Sean Astin played "Rascal" a B-17 ball turret gunner in the 8th Air Force in World War II. See more »

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It was a joint effort.......
19 December 2011 | by lavendershrubSee all my reviews

I don't mind SEEING it from the American point of view in the amazing colour film, but I don't like the claims that THEY won the air war alone.

Only a little is mentioned of the RAF and there should have been more, as it was all a JOINT effort.

The affects it had on these young men seeing their friends die so horrifically, was tremendous.

The three brave men interviewed will obviously never forget it. They trained and went in for some fun - which in the case of war, can never be so.

This vivid documentary should be shown in schools, to the eldest children, to warn them of the horrors of war.


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