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World War II in Colour

World War II in Colour

  • SERIES 1
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  • 2009
World War II in Colour - Series 1

SERIES 1

13 EPISODES

  • The Gathering Storm

    Episode 1

    The Gathering Storm

    This film shows how the Great Depression led to the rise of Mussolini and Hitler

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  •  Lightening War

    Episode 2

    Lightening War

    This film shows how Nazis developed a terrifying new military tactic: Blitzkrieg

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  • Britain at Bay

    Episode 3

    Britain at Bay

    In July 1940, Britain stood alone against the Nazis and fought back.

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  • Red Sun Rampant

    Episode 4

    Red Sun Rampant

    December 7th 1941 is “a date that will live in infamy”.

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  • Hitler Strikes East

    Episode 5

    Hitler Strikes East

    Hitler's generals were horrified when he expressed an intention to invade Russia

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  • The Mediterranean and North Africa

    Episode 6

    The Mediterranean and North Africa

    Mussolini’s ambition had always been to recreate the old Roman Empire.

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  • Overload

    Episode 7

    Overload

    This film explores the myth that D-Day was a straightforward victory.

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  • Turning the Tide

    Episode 8

    Turning the Tide

    The Allies and the Nazis were looking for a single knock-out blow to end the war

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  • The Soviet Steamroller

    Episode 9

    The Soviet Steamroller

    The full extent of Hitler’s failed gamble in the East had become clear.

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  • Closing the Ring

    Episode 10

    Closing the Ring

    This tells the shocking story of death camps, the full extent of the Holocaust.

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  • The Island War

    Episode 11

    The Island War

    1941, a vicious war against Japan was being waged in the Pacific.

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  • Victory in Europe

    Episode 12

    Victory in Europe

    This film follows Britain and America as they cross the Rhine.

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  • Victory in the Pacific

    Episode 13

    Victory in the Pacific

    The end of the War in the Pacific is one of the great tales of modern history.

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