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The Longest Day & Battle of Britain Gift Sets in November

Fox Home Entertainment have announced the UK Region 2 DVD release of two gift packs for the history enthusiast on 5th November 2007. Darryl F.Zanuck’s The Longest Day featuring a cast including legends John Wayne, Robert Mitchum and Henry Fonda and Battle of Britain with award-winning stars such as Laurence Olivier, Trevor Howard, Michael Caine and Kenneth Moore are both presented in gift packs which contain the original DVD, together with an accompanying book and Michael Turner print. Retail is £29.99 RRP each.

The Longest Day Gift Pack - This gift pack contains the 2-disc DVD, “The Longest Day” hardback by Cornelius Ryan (who also wrote the screenplay) and a Michael Turner*print.

The Longest Day Hardback Book by Cornelius Ryan, Aurum Press
First published in 1959 this book is not a dry military history, but rather a story about people. In fact over 700 were interviewed including the men of the Allied forces, the enemy and the civilians caught up in the confusion of battle.

Battle of Britain Gift Pack - This gift pack contains the 2-disc Special Edition DVD, “The Most Dangerous Enemy” paperback by Stephen Bungay and a Michael Turner* print

The Most Dangerous Enemy: A History of the Battle of Britain by Stephen Bungay, Aurum Press
Using material from both British and German sources, Bungay uses a healthy and fascinating mix of anecdote, opinion, and solid research give this book dimensions missing in others that cover this important historical event.

*About Michael Turner - Michael Turner is one of the world’s best known and highly regarded aviation and motor sport artists and has been President of the Guild of Aviation Artists since 1988. Michael Turner's paintings and prints are prized by collectors for their drama and atmosphere, combined with a technical accuracy that comes with a deep understanding of his subject matter. You can find out more about Michael Turner and see his work at www.studio88.co.uk.

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