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The world at war : the definitive history of the second world war.

Author: Jeremy IsaacsLawrence ThompsonDavid ElsteinNoble FranklandLaurence OlivierAll authors
Publisher: [London] : Thames Television/Pearson Television ; [New York] : Home Box Office [distributor], ©2001.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An historical collection in words and film of World War II.
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Genre/Form: Documentary films
Historical films
War films
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Jeremy Isaacs; Lawrence Thompson; David Elstein; Noble Frankland; Laurence Olivier; Eric Porter; Carl Davis; Thames Television, ltd.; Pearson Television International.; HBO Video (Firm)
ISBN: 0783119380 9780783119380 0783119399 9780783119397 0783119402 9780783119403 0783119410 9780783119410 0783119429 9780783119427
OCLC Number: 48498667
Credits: Writers, Lawrence Thompson [and others] ; Producers, David Elstein [and others] ; Series Producer, Jeremy Isaacs ; Chief historical adviser, Noble Frankland ; Music, Carl Davis.
Performer(s): Narrated by Laurence Olivier and Eric Porter.
Target Audience: Not rated.
Description: 5 videodiscs (approximately 32 hr.) : sound, color with black and white footage ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD ; digital dolby surround 5.1.
Contents: Vol. 1. (412 min.) Making of the World at War ; A new Germany, 1933-39 ; Distant war, Sept. 1939-May 1940 ; France Falls, May-June 1940 ; Alone, May 1940-1941 ; Barbarossa, June-Dec. 1941 ; Banzai!-Japan, 1931-1942 ; On our way-U.S.A., 1939-1942 ; Special features --
Vol. 2. (416 min.) The Desert-North Africa, 1940-1943 ; Stalingrad, June 1942-Feb. 1943 ; Wolf pack-U-boats in the Atlantic, 1939-1944 ; Red star-The Soviet Union, 1941-1943 ; Whirlwind-Bombing Germany, Sept. 1939-1944 ; Tough old gut-Italy, Nov. 1942-June 1944 ; It's a lovely day tomorrow-Burma 1942-1944 ; Home fires-Britain 1940-1944 ; Special features --
Vol. 3. (417 min.) Inside the Reich-Germany, 1940-1944 ; Morning, June-Aug. 1944 ; Occupation-Holland, 1940-1944 ; Pincers, Aug. 1944-Mar. 1945 ; Genocide, 1941-1945 ; Nemesis-Germany, Feb.-May 1945 ; Japan, 1941-1945 ; Pacific, Feb. 1942-Jul. 1945 ; Special features --
Vol. 4. (260 min.) The bomb, Feb.-Sep. 1945 ; Reckoning, 1945 and after ; Remember ; Secretary to Hitler ; From war to peace (A.K.A. who won World War II) ; Warrior ; Special features --
vol. 5. (416 min.) The Third Reich: Hitler's Germany ; The two deaths of Adolph Hitler ; The final solution.

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An historical collection in words and film of World War II.

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