"The War," Ken Burns' seven-part documentary film on the American experience of World War II, is being released on Blu-ray this month. Gripping, difficult, honest, and horrific. His films include Jazz, Baseball, and The Civil War, which was the highest-rated series in the history of American public television. We use cookies and similar tools, including those used by approved third parties (collectively, "cookies") for the purposes described below.You can learn more about how we (plus approved third parties) use cookies and how to change your settings by visiting the Cookies notice. A Marine pilot who flew more than 100 missions out of Okinawa, Sam is now a professor emeritus at Princeton.  55,50 €, 23,85 € Wartime is a partly personal, partly scholarly look at battlefield realities. Burns has achieved a level of cult status reserved for few filmmakers (Apple’s iMovie even has a function […] The Ken Burns Collection. Sledge fought at Peleliu and Okinawa, two of the worst places you'd ever want to be during the war. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Wartime by Paul Fussell (Oxford, $20).  61,00 €, 53,94 € Stream the Ken Burns Collection - from Brooklyn Bridge to Country Music - with PBS Passport.

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He's the first talking head you see in our film, and the first thing he says is, "There's no such thing as a good war, there are only necessary wars."
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15,35 € The single best memoir I've read about World War II. His wife urged him to write down his experiences, and the exercise really helped save him, as it does so many soldiers beset by the demons of war. As a 19-year-old, Fussell was good at killing other people, and what that allowed him to do was provide the rest of us with some of the most searing observations about war I've ever come across. Country Music.

The same kinds of literate observations fill The Soldiers' Tale. His intimate, moment-to-moment memoir is filled with the kinds of things you can't believe a 19-year-old has ever seen.

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Flights of Passage by Samuel Hynes (Penguin, $14). It really teaches you stuff. With the Old Breed by E.B. Ken Burns's documentary The Civil War made television history, breaking all viewing records for a PBS series.  27,00 €, 18,84 € , for example, to keep track of items stored in your shopping basket, prevent fraudulent activity, improve the security of our services, keep track of your specific preferences (e.g. Ken Burns’s most popular book is My Ántonia (Great Plains Trilogy, #3). Indeed, forty million people saw it, more than the populations of the Union and the Confederacy combined. If The Soldiers' Tale gives you a sense of Sam's reflective side, Flights of Passage gives you a sense of his goodness. Ken Burns’s latest documentary, Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies, is currently airing on PBS. Author: A Ralph Lauren Book, Ralph Lauren (Introduction), Ken Burns (Foreword) Hardcover Apr 2020.

Free delivery worldwide on over 20 million titles. * Note: these are all the books on Goodreads for this author. For example, we use cookies to conduct research and diagnostics to improve our content, products and services, and to measure and analyse the performance of our services. Fussell was an infantryman in Western Europe, where the average life expectancy on the line was 17 days.  46,50 €, 30,42 €  25,20 €, 16,64 € List Price: $36.95.  24,00 €, 44,94 €  61,20 €, 14,55 € Welcome back. Ken Burns' 6 favorite books about World War II May 4, 2012 "The War," Ken Burns' seven-part documentary film on the American experience of World War II, is being released on Blu-ray this month. so we can make improvements. To add more books, The Warmth of Other Suns: The Epic Story of America's Great Migration, The Worst Hard Time: The Untold Story of Those Who Survived the Great American Dust Bowl, Lewis & Clark: The Journey of the Corps of Discovery, Horatio's Drive: America's First Road Trip, Grover Cleveland, Again! Cookies are used to provide, analyse and improve our services; provide chat tools; and show you relevant content on advertising.  20,99 €, 26,15 €

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 46,32 €, 20,56 €  33,99 €, 24,16 € The Soldiers' Tale by Samuel Hynes (Penguin, $17). © 2020  Discover Book Depository's huge selection of Ken Burns books online.  18,00 €, 34,25 €

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