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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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Cast

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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Color
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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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One of the better documentaries I've Seen
10 April 2012 | by viperholdSee all my reviews

I rated this 9 because it revealed to me more than I knew about the air war over Europe.

I am an avid war buff & read & watch any material I can get my hands on.

I find most docco's go over old ground but this was very revealing in the mindset of the generals pre D-Day at the time.

To use the fortresses as bait to lure the Luftwaffe to their ultimate demise through attrition was an eye opener to me.

26,000 deaths, oh my those brave boys, more than the marines lost in all of WWll.

Recommended!!!

I dips my lid to them all, very very brave men.


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