World War II Collection
Combining fascinating documentary with authentic WWII footage, the series traces the war from it's conception in Germany in the 1930's, through to the dropping of the Atomic bomb on Nagasaki and Hiroshima which ultimately proved to signal the end of the war.
The Nazis Strike
The Nazis come to power as Hitler imposes Dictatorship on Germany. They march on Austria, Czechoslovakia and Poland. With appeasement as the only defense, WWII becomes inevitable.
Divide & Conquer
The German war machine continues its march through Europe. Denmark and Norway fall. France's Maginot Line crumbles and the country is conquered. The British Army is defeated at Dunkirk and the Low Countries are added to the list of Nazi possessions.
The Battle of Britain
Exciting newsreel footage highlights this award-winning documentary of Britain's gallant stand against the encroaching Nazi horde. As the British people fight bravely, Hitler orders the Luftwaffe to begin the London Blitz in the hope of bringing England to her knees.
The Battle of Russia
This exciting documentary begins with a brief history of Russia and the wars fought on her homeland. Then the program moves into World War II and the invading Nazi f-rces, using incredible newsreel footage of the actual fighting. The Nazis are victorious at Moscow and Leningrad but, like Napoleon's troops, are utterly defeated at the battle of Stalingrad.
Prelude to War
A look at the contrasts between free societies and totalitarian governments. A picture of the development of the dictatorships in Germany, Italy and Japan. The rise of Nazism, Italy's conquest of Ethiopia and Japan's conquest of Manchuria
War Comes to America
America takes her turn as the subject of this series. The author Frank Capra views the USA's history and it's reaction to the terrifying events "across the ocean" and it's change in feelings from "America first" isolationism, to involvement in the fight against the Axis.
Fury in the Pacific
DECEMBER 7. 1941 "The date that will live in infamy". It is the day of the early morning surprise attack upon the Honolulu-based American fleet by the Japanese. Some 2,400 men died that morning as six out of eight ships plunged to the watery depths below.
Hiroshima and Nagasaki
The tragic story of the atomic bombing of 2 Japanese islands during World War II and the death of half a million people and two cities in a split second flash!