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Documentary television programs
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|Document Type:||Visual material|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Laurence Olivier; Jeremy Isaacs; Noble Frankland; Thames Television, ltd.; Arts and Entertainment Network.; New Video Group.
|Notes:||Title from container.
Videodisc release of the 1973-1974 television production.
Volume two of an eleven volume set.
|Credits:||Series producer, Jeremy Isaacs ; chief historical adviser, Noble Frankland ; music, Carl Davis.|
|Performer(s):||Narrated by Laurence Olivier.|
|Target Audience:||Not rated.|
|Description:||1 videodisc (ca. 210 min.) : sd., col. and b&w ; 4 3/4 in.|
|Details:||DVD; Dolby Digital stereo.|
|Contents:||Alone: May 1940-May 1941 / produced & directed by David Elstein; written by Laurence Thompson --
Barbarossa: June-December 1941 / written & produced by Peter Batty --
Banzai!: Japan 1931-1942 / written & produced by Peter Batty --
On our way: U.S.A. 1939-1942 / written & produced by Peter Batty.
|Other Titles:||World at war (Television program)|
Alone, May 1940-May 1941: Though the Battle of Dunkirk successfully rescues nearly 75,000 Allied troops from certain defeat, London's only respite from constant bombing comes when Hitler turns toward Russia.
Barbarossa, June-December 1941: Having blitzkrieged through Europe, the German panzers plow deep into Russian territory, only to be stopped by a brutal winter and endless mud.
Banzai! Japan 1931-1942: Japan attacks Pearl Harbor and brings America into the war while sweeping its way across the Pacific theater.
On our way, U.S.A. 1939-1942: Americans are divided between fighting the Japanese and the Nazis. Hitler solves the conflict by declaring wars on the States.