ON COMMON GROUND - Educational Version
The battle of Huertgen Forest was one of the bloodiest of World War II. American and German forces suffered in excess of 60,000 casualties during a campaign that lasted six months under harsh weather conditions. On Common Ground is the true story of a battlefield reunion nearly 55 years later when American and German soldiers met again, this time to embrace each other and try to resolve questions that have remained unanswered for years. Features commentary from former NBC News Anchor Tom Brokaw and former CBS News Anchor Walter Cronkite along with never before seen historical World War II Combat Footage.
Includes curriculum and Teachers Guide for grades 6-12 an interactive pop-up version with facts photos and footage designed to foster classroom discussion. Segmented for easy integration into existing curriculums.
- Rating: NR
- Release Date: October 7, 2008
- Price: $59.99