Dogfights the Complete Season One
Although there are countless aviation and war documentaries, there's
only a few that glide above the crowd and the History Chanel's Dogfights
is one of these series.
Beautifully narrated by Phil Crowley who truly encompasses the viewer,
Dogfights the Complete Season One carefully combines archival
footage, computer animation, interviews and the like to create a truly
inspirational and engaging documentary series.
Although the series details the planes themselves, the information goes
beyond just the battles such as the pilots behind them and the culture
of the various political climates and of course research into flight.
The interviewees of the documentary accurately recount
their tales of war and matched with the impressive computer generated
images, they assist in recreating some of the world's most dangerous
It should be noted that the parallels between the
different aspects of war such as land and air are almost like chalk and
cheese and battles in the air generally only lasted for a few minutes as
opposed to soldiers bunkering down. Thankfully the series shows both
sides of the battle and showcases a wide variety of wars from the World
War II to the little known Six Day War in 1967.
modern jets to classic biplanes of World War I where the dogfights
originated from, Dogfights the Complete Season One highlights the
changes of war from machine gun fire to bombs and finally the deadly
missiles that changed the face of war.
decent video quality, especially the re-enactments, Dogfights the
Complete Season One is a very impressive documentary that lovers of
planes will simply adore and with Father's Day just around the corner,
this is one DVD that many dad's would thoroughly appreciate.
Check it out!