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The Emmy® award-winning documentary THE WAR explores the history and horror of World War II from an American perspective by following so-called ordinary men and women who became caught up in one of the greatest cataclysms in history. This epic film focuses on the stories of citizens from four American towns taking the viewer through their personal and harrowing journeys, painting vivid portraits of how the war altered their lives.
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5.0

Fantastic Documentary

By AJH

from Gibralter, MI

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Comments about PBS The War: A Ken Burns Film, Directed by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick 6PK Blu-ray:

Ken Burns and his team really nailed it with "The War". I purchased this series for my Father, who is a WW2 buff. My paternal grandfather was a soldier in the Italian and Normandy campaigns of the war.

We rarely have time for family with our respective jobs, yet we managed to sit down late at night and watch part of this series together. We've yet to finish it, so I decided to buy it for one of his Christmas gifts.

If you or a loved one have somebody in mind that holds passion for war related merchandise and media, I fully recommend Ken Burn's documentary.

(2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

So much I didn't know

By Aviele

from Indiana, west of Ohio, south of Michigan

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Comments about PBS The War: A Ken Burns Film, Directed by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick 6PK Blu-ray:

I watched this series on PBS and was absolutely stunned with the incredible images that most of us have never seen before.

My father served in Patton's army, and to see what he went through, the places he'd been, filled me with a renewed respect for what my father went through, as it also filled holes in the stories my father wouldn't tell.

I believe that now I may be able to put labels on the sundry black and white photos I have of him in the service...pictures with no names.

When I can afford to, I will purchase this for myself, just so I can connect with an amazing veteran who has been gone over 30 years now.

(2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

outstanding and FANTASTIC !

By Josey Wales

from Yukon Territory Canada, due east of AK

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Comments about PBS The War: A Ken Burns Film, Directed by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick 6PK Blu-ray:

OK folks...and Ken, I admit a boo boo here.
I had a "burned" aka stolen copy of this series and watched till my DVD near quit.
That said, after viewing the online series, I was further blown away with the quality of this series.
Upon realizing the rareness of such a program that focuses on the idividual Vs. the cookie cut out of films in the past.

In summary, I WILL purchase the real deal at my very next opportunity and love it up.

I think in todays times we ARE very complacent and forget that 1945 was not that long ago...and the world was under great pressure.
Just like today, but with less personal sacrifices.

So far...in the near future? Whom really knows?

(4 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Informative, Tragic depiction of WW11.

By DEE Celtic Warrior Queen

from Washington, DC

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Comments about PBS The War: A Ken Burns Film, Directed by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick 6PK Blu-ray:

I LOVED every minute of this Docu-Drama!

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