Operation Homecoming

Operation Homecoming

Writing the Wartime Experience

DVD - 2007
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Through interviews and dramatic readings, the film transforms selections from this collection of writing into a deep examination of the experiences of the men and women who are serving in America's armed forces. At the same time it provides depth and context to these experiences through a broader look at the universal themes of war literature.
Publisher: [Washington, D.C.] : PBS Home Video, c2007
ISBN: 9780793693504
0793693500
Branch Call Number: DVD 808.8 Operatio
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (ca. 60 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in

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akirakato
Jul 17, 2015

This documentary was originally broadcast as a segment of the PBS (Public Broadcasting Service) series "America at a Crossroads" on April 16, 2007.
It is a series of 11 films that transform a collection of writing into a deep examination of life on the front lines.
The stories recounted are sad, funny, violent or uplifting, though those episodes evoke the universal emotions of war with a haunting poignancy and raw emotion.

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2314Ben
Oct 11, 2014

Written by soldiers themselves, most of the artwork is really well done.
I will say, the actual Lt Col Strobl, the basis for the movie "Taking Chance" is on here as well.
Good for students and veterans alike.

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