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World War II : a military and social history. Part 2

Author: Thomas Childers; Teaching Company.
Publisher: Chantilly, VA : Teaching Co., ©1998.
Series: Great courses.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : English : Libraray ed
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Genre/Form: History
Instructional films
Nonfiction films
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas Childers; Teaching Company.
ISBN: 1565855868 9781565855861
OCLC Number: 57000404
Notes: In 3 containers.
Performer(s): Lectures by Thomas Childers.
Description: 2 videodiscs : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 course guide (22 cm).
Details: DVD.
Contents: pt. 1: lecture 1. The origins of the second world war --
lecture 2. Hitler's challenge to the international system, 1933-1936 --
lecture 3. The failure of the international system --
lecture 4. The coming war --
lecture 5. Blitzkrieg --
lecture 6. The German offensive in the west --
lecture 7. "Their finest hour": Britain alone --
lecture 8. The battle of Britain --
lecture 9. Hitler moves east --
lecture 10. The Germans before Moscow. pt. 2: lecture 11. The war in Asia --
lecture 12. The Japanese gamble --
lecture 13. The height of Japanese power --
lecture 14. Turning the tide in the Pacific: Midway and Guadalcanal --
lecture 15. The war in north Africa --
lecture 16. War in the Mediterranean: the invasion of Sicily and Italy --
lecture 17. Stalingrad: the turning point on the eastern front --
lecture 18. Eisenhower and Operation Overlord --
lecture 19. D-Day to Paris --
lecture 20. Operation Market Garden and the Battle of the Bulge. pt. 3: lecture 21. Advance across the Pacific --
lecture 22. Turning point in the southwest Pacific: Leyte Gulf and the Philippines --
lecture 23. The final drive for Japan: Iwo Jima, Okinawa, and the fire-bombing of Tokyo --
lecture 24. War in the air --
lecture 25. Hitler's new order in Europe --
lecture 26. "This man's army" --
lecture 27. Daily life, culture, and society in wartime --
lecture 28. The race for Berlin --
lecture 29. Truman, the bomb, and the end of the war in the Pacific --
lecture 30. The costs of the war.
Series Title: Great courses.
Other Titles: World War Two
Responsibility: Thomas Childers.

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