World War II: When the World Went to War

1949 NR 2 seasons

World War II: When the World Went to War

1949 NR 2 seasons
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The outbreak of the greatest conflict in human history is the focus of this documentary, which traces the origins and early years of World War II, including the Nazi blitzkrieg, air battles over Britain and Germany and the desert war in North Africa. Based on Dwight D. Eisenhower's memoirs, this compelling account of the war that convulsed the planet includes rare archival footage and eyewitness reports.
  • SEASON  4
  • SEASON  5

Summary of Season 4 (1949) - 3 discs

This fourth installment of a five-part series based on Crusade in Europe, President Eisenhower's book about the Second World War, examines the most significant events of the war during the years 1944 and 1945. D-day in Normandy, Allied victory in Central Europe and the dropping of the atomic bomb over Hiroshima are covered, along with the end of the war and an account of Adolf Hitler's life and death.
Full Screen 1.33:1
English: Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo
NR - Not rated. This movie has not been rated by the MPAA.

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