CBS Video Library
Most widely held works by CBS Video Library
World War I ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1988 and 1994 in English and held by 210 libraries worldwide
Chronicles the history of World War I utilizing contemporary film footage.
World War II with Walter Cronkite ( Visual )
3 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 123 libraries worldwide
Narrator Walter Cronkite introduces segments of actual footage from World War II which have been edited together with a music, sound effects and voice-over track.
Air war over Europe ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1983 and 1984 in English and held by 120 libraries worldwide
The mighty B-17 Flying Fortress dealt a devastating blow to Hitler's industrial strength with daring daylight raids deep into the heart of Germany. The main industrial centers bombed were Ploesti, Schweinfurt, and Hamburg. You'll also meet the men involved in the development of the German V-Series guided missile including Werner von Braun and Albert Speer.
The Pacific: War begins ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1981 and 1996 in English and held by 110 libraries worldwide
Walter Cronkite guides you through the events and battles that set the Pacific ablaze!
The Pacific campaign ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1982 and 1996 in English and held by 90 libraries worldwide
An incisive look at the role the warplane played in the war against Japan--aircraft that forever changed the tactics of conventional warfare. These winged warriors dealt a severe blow to the Japanese in some of the most famous battles of World War II ... Midway, Saipan and Truk. Also is the strategic battle for Iwo Jima ... nearly 7,000 Marines died to capture this desolate 8-square-mile island. But serving as an emergency base for our crippled bombers, it ultimately saved as many as 25,000 American lives by war's end.
The Seeds of war ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 89 libraries worldwide
America declares war on Japan. Episodes included are "War in China", "Crisis at Munich", and "FDR: Third Term to Pearl Harbor.
The Scandinavian and Soviet fronts ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 87 libraries worldwide
Walter Cronkite guides you through the events and battles that led to the invasion of Norway, the Russo-Finnish War, the Nazi blitz on Moscow and the daring resistance movement during Denmark's occupation.
The War against Japan ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1982 and 1983 in English and held by 86 libraries worldwide
Walter Cronkite guides us through the building of the Burma Road, the fighting at Tarawa where the entire U.S. 5th Fleet engaged the Japanese forces on the most heavily defended island in the Pacific theater, to Okinawa--the strategic stepping stone to the Japanese mainland, and you will witness the single most devastating blow of the War --the atomic bomb dropped on Hiroshima.
Battleground, Italy ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1981 and 1983 in English and held by 84 libraries worldwide
Walter Cronkite recalls the events and battles that chronicle the rise and fall of Axis Italy. Here is unforgettable footage of the Italian conflict as it happened. The true-life drama of fighting as it occurred on the beaches ... in the trenches ... and in hand-to-hand, village-to-village combat.
Home Front and victory ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1983 and 1996 in English and held by 81 libraries worldwide
Over here -- Victory in Europe -- Defeat of Japan -- Trial at Nuremberg.
I love Lucy Lucy's troubles managing money ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 70 libraries worldwide
Shows Lucy and her friend Ethel in unsuccessful attempts to earn or save money for their families.
The Eastern front ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1982 and 1984 in English and held by 69 libraries worldwide
Experience history in the making beginning with the grueling 880-day siege of Leningrad. Travel to the icy Arctic Sea for the suicide run to Murmansk, a desperate Allied attempt to run supplies into Russia's northernmost port city. The Battle of Stalingrad is considered the greatest conflict of World War II and you will view some of the fiercest hand-to-hand combat in history. This video concludes with the tragic events in Poland, 1944.
Europe: Wars within a war ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1983 and 1996 in English and held by 67 libraries worldwide
Get the Graf Spee -- Siege at Malta -- Czechoslovakia: From Munich to Moscow -- Zero hour to Greece -- Army of the damned.
The Pacific perimeter ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1983 and 1996 in English and held by 62 libraries worldwide
Introduces segments of actuality footage from World War II which have been edited together with a music, sound effects and voice-over track to illustrate the following stories: the war in New Guinea, the war in the Aleutians, the role of the United States aircraft carrier the Enterprise in the Pacific, and the United States treatment of its Nisei population during the war. Themes include the problems of fighting soldiers (Japanese) who are taught to fight to the death, the role of weather in the conduct of battle, the internment of the Nisei population in the West, and racial prejudice against Orientals.
The Vietnam War with Walter Cronkite ( Visual )
in English and held by 59 libraries worldwide
Documentaries concerning various aspects of the Vietnam War.
I love Lucy The Ricardos are having a baby ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 52 libraries worldwide
There were millions of expectant parents in 1953, but there was only one baby, little Ricky.
I love Lucy. Lucy wants to be a star ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1985 in English and held by 50 libraries worldwide
Lucy finds all kinds of trouble as she tries to get on camera.
I love Lucy. The Mertzes ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 42 libraries worldwide
The Ricardos and the Mertzes give new meaning to the word friendship in these programs about the ups and downs and misunderstandings among friends.
I love Lucy Europe here we come ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 42 libraries worldwide
It's a sea of trouble for landlubber Lucy when she almost misses the boat to Europe.
Twilight Zone ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1987 and 1988 in English and held by 35 libraries worldwide
Aeronautics Air warfare Anzio Beachhead (1944) B-29 bomber Bombardment of Hiroshima-shi (Japan : 1945) Bombardment of Schweinfurt (Germany : 1943) Burma China Comedy Documentary films Evacuation and relocation of Japanese Americans (Unites States : 1942-1945) Finland Germany Germany--Hamburg Germany--Schweinfurt Guided missiles History Italy Italy--Sicily Japan Japanese Americans Japan--Hiroshima-shi Japan--Okinawa Island Kiribati Military campaigns Moscow, Battle of (Russia : 1941-1942) Mussolini, Benito,--1883-1945 Norway Pacific Ocean Pacific Ocean--Islands of the Pacific Personal narratives--American Ploieşti, Battles of (Romania : 1943-1944) Poland--Warsaw Romania--Ploiești Roosevelt, Franklin D.--1882-1945 Russia (Federation)--Moscow Russia (Federation)--Saint Petersburg Russia (Federation)--Volgograd Siege of Singapore (1942) Singapore Sino-Japanese War (1937-1945) Southeast Asia Soviet Union Tarawa, Battle of (Kiribati : 1943) Television comedies Television programs Underground movements, War Vietnam War (1961-1975) World War (1914-1918) World War (1939-1945)