POWs of the American Revolution

This A&E Special details how thousands of American patriots died in unthinkable conditions aboard British prison ships moored in New York's harbor. The victims' bones are still being found, their shallow graves exposed on modern-day Brooklyn shores. Drawing on memoirs and letters writt...

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Corporate Author: Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm), Films Media Group.
Language: English
Published: New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2010], c2005.
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Notes: Encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on December 02, 2010.
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Summary: This A&E Special details how thousands of American patriots died in unthinkable conditions aboard British prison ships moored in New York's harbor. The victims' bones are still being found, their shallow graves exposed on modern-day Brooklyn shores. Drawing on memoirs and letters written by the doomed prisoners, this riveting program documents the appalling conditions they endured. Insights from leading naval historians, medical experts, and other specialists help shed light on the many aspects of this 18th-century atrocity.
Item Description: Encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on December 02, 2010.
Films on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware.
Physical Description: 1 streaming video file (60 min.) : sd., col.
Format: Mode of access: Internet.
System requirements: FOD playback platform.
Audience: 10 & up.
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