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In the summer of 1940, the German forces are the conquerors of western Europe, and at home the feeling is that the war is over. German cities are untouched and there is thankfulness that the carnage of the First World War has not been repeated. But, after this jubilant beginning, the German people were to be shocked into reality by future events, including the decimation at Stalingrad. - Courtesy of bbc.co.uk
Topics: The World At War, German society, 1940-1944, WW2, The Reich
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The development of British and American strategic bombing in both success and setback. Interviewees include Marshal of the Royal Air Force Sir Arthur Harris, Albert Speer, Brigadier-General James Stewart, William Reid, General Leon W. Johnson, General Curtis LeMay, Wilhelm Herget, Werner Schröer, Lieutenant General Adolf Galland and General Ira C. Eaker.
Topics: World at War, WWII, World War II, Second World War, Nazi Germany, Second World War, Third Reich,...
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by Thames Television
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"Wolf Pack: U-Boats in the Atlantic (1939–1944)" The submarine war emphasizing mainly the North Atlantic. Tracks the development of both the convoy system and German submarine strategy. Interviewees include Grand Admiral Karl Dönitz and Otto Kretschmer.
Topics: World at War, WWII, World War II, Second World War, Nazi Germany, Second World War, Third Reich,...
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by Thames Television
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"Red Star: The Soviet Union (1941–1943)" The rise of the Red Army, mobilization of Soviet production, the Siege of Leningrad, the Soviet partisans and the Battle of Kursk.
Topics: World at War, WWII, World War II, Second World War, Nazi Germany, Second World War, Third Reich,...
Educational Films
by Heritage Visual Sales
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The World at War: Part 7--On Our Way, U.S.A. 1939-1942 reel 1 Covers the U.S. entry into the war. Roosevelt's speeches, shortages, rationing, blackouts, the Japanese-American internment problem. Averell Harriman recalls: "For some unexplained reason Hitler declared war on the United States, which relieved Roosevelt of all his difficulties." Search Educational Film Journals at Media History Project for references to this film
Topics: Educational Film, Series: The World at War, Series: The World at War (1973)
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Interviews with Lord Avon and the RAF pilots are featured in this study of how radar really won the Battle of Britain, and of what the bombings meant to England's people in the one year when 40,000 of them died at home
Topics: World War (1939-1945), World War, 1939-1945
Educational Films
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British General Sir Richard O'Connor, commander of the Western Desert Forces, reminisces, blaming himself for the "error" of dividing the strength of his troops to help in Greece. Later, the day is won by Montgomery and his troops. A delightful sidelight is the morale-building force of Montgomery's famous hats. British General Sir Richard O'Connor, commander of the Western Desert Forces, reminisces, blaming himself for the "error" of dividing the strength of his troops to...
Topics: The World at war. / Part 8. The Desert, North Africa 1940-1943, World War (1939-1945), World War,...