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The world at war. / Volume 2

Author: Laurence OlivierJeremy IsaacsNoble FranklandThames Television, ltd.Arts and Entertainment Network.All authors
Publisher: [New York] : A & E Television Network : Distributed in the U.S. by New Video, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An historical collection of the words and film footage of World War II featuring interviews with statesmen and military leaders of the time.

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.  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Documentary television programs
Historical television programs
War television programs
Nonfiction television programs
War (Nonfiction)
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Laurence Olivier; Jeremy Isaacs; Noble Frankland; Thames Television, ltd.; Arts and Entertainment Network.; New Video Group.
ISBN: 0767065778 9780767065771
OCLC Number: 57031421
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)
Responsibility: Thames Television.

Abstract:

An historical collection of the words and film footage of World War II featuring interviews with statesmen and military leaders of the time.

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.

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