Searching for Augusta: The Forgotten Angel of Bastogne DVD - AV Item

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This true story begins with two nurses, Renee LeMaire and Augusta Chiwy, as they treat patients in the Bastogne aid station. Renee was killed on Christmas Eve and became famous as "The Angel of Bastogne." Augusta's story was lost to history for sixty-five years. Augusta Chiwy's story is one of great courage and heroism in the face of racial discrimination.

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Features:

  • Length: 75 minutes on 1 Disc
  • Subtitles: Yes
  • Number of Programs: 1
  • Rating: NR
  • Production Year: 2016
  • Country of Origin: United States

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Why the AV version? Because it provides additional usage options for PBS videos. AV versions come with limited performance rights so they can be shown in classrooms, at PTA meetings, during after school programs, and transmitted on a closed-circuit system within a building or on a single campus. They also can be enjoyed in admission-free public screenings, which also makes them ideal for use by library patrons and businesses involved in community clubs and organizations.
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Product Description

Features:

  • Length: 75 minutes on 1 Disc
  • Subtitles: Yes
  • Number of Programs: 1
  • Rating: NR
  • Production Year: 2016
  • Country of Origin: United States

Description

  • Searching for Augusta: The Forgotten Angel of Bastogne follows the story of Augusta Chiwy, a black Belgian nurse whose volunteer service in a US Army 10th Armored Division medical aid station during World War II's Battle of the Bulge exemplifies the best of the human spirit in the worst of times.

    This incredible true story begins with two nurses, Renee LeMaire and Augusta Chiwy, as they treat patients in the Bastogne aid station. Renee was killed on Christmas Eve and became famous as "The Angel of Bastogne." Augusta's story was lost to history for sixty-five years, until military historian and author Martin King found her living alone in Brussels. Augusta Chiwy's story is one of courage, compassion, and great individual heroism in the face of bigotry and racial discrimination.

    This DVD features subtitles in English (SDH)