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World War II, the complete history. 2. Cover Image DVD DVD

World War II, the complete history. 2.

Madacy Home Video (Firm) (Added Author).


Part 2 examines the progress of the quest for peace, the decisions to bomb Germany and Japan, and the staggering costs of World War II, both physical and emotional.

Record details

  • ISBN: 0778630285
  • ISBN: 9780778630289
  • Physical Description: 5 videodiscs (920 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: Special 66th anniversary collector's edition.
  • Publisher: St. Laurent, Quebec : Madacy Home Video, [2010]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Originally produced in 2005.
Bonus features: letters from the front lines; original news reels.
Formatted Contents Note:
Disc 6 : Battle of the Philippine Sea; GI Bill becomes Law; Battle for Saipan -- Normandy update; U.S. advances on St. Lo; Fighting on Saipan concludes -- Pacific update; Attempted assassination of Hitler -- Return of the Patton-Montgomery rivalry; Britain takes Florence -- Fight for Brittany; Operations Anvil and Dragoon -- F.F.I. tanks enter Paris; B-29's arrive in Saipan; U.S. forces land on Peleilu -- U.S. airstrikes on Luzon; Philippines declares war on the U.S. -- Soviet drive in the Balkans continues; Allied dash along the channel.
Disc 7 : Battle of Leyte Gulf; Battle for Walchern Island -- Patton's Third Army crosses Moselle near Metz; FDR re-elected -- U.S. submarines in the Pacific; First convoy reaches Antwerp; Pacific update -- Christmas 1944; Battle of the Bulge begins; U.A. lands on Mindoro -- Warsaw falls to the Red Army; Burma update -- St. Vith falls; Role of the military nurse examined -- American forces close in on Manila; Allies trudge through the Riechswald.
Disc 8 : Allied leaders meet at Yalta; U.S. forces land on Corregidor -- Iwo Jima; Allied forces clear the Trans Rhine; Battle of Manila -- Reconnaissance forces highlighted; A look at life in the trenches -- Germans counterattacked in Hungary; A tribute to the girls we left behind -- Tokyo firebombed; GI's cross the Rhine at Remagen -- Kamikaze action off Okinawa; A tribute to Rosie the Riveter -- Patton crosses the Rhine; U.S. Prepares for Okinawa invasion -- ETO update; East Front update ; Story of GI Joe.
Disc 9 : Ruhr industrial center encircled; GIs land in Okinawa; Tanks, the workhorse of WWII; FDR dies -- New Allied offensive in Italy; Okinawa update; Home front Germany; Elephants in Burma -- Italy update; Ruhr pcoket surrenders; Okinawa update; Nazi concentration camps liberated -- Russian forces begin final assault from Oder bridge head; Okinawa update; Goring offers to take command; Home front Japan -- Italy update; GIs land at Moro Gulf, Philippines; Allies announce end of bombing campaign in Europe; Burma update; U.S./Soviet link up at Torgau -- West Front update; Okinawa update; Mussolini executed; A day in the life of Hill 604 -- German forces in Italy surrender; British forces land at Rangood, Burma; Soviet forces capture Berlin; Shell shock victims are highlighted -- Germany durrenders; More Kamikaze action off Okinawa ; Europeans begin their lives anew; Role of Carrier pigeons.
Disc 10 : Phillipine update; VE Day celebrations; Okinawa update; Horrors of the Holocaust -- GIs sieze Naha airfield on Okinawa; Top Nazis are captured; Luzon battle nears end; Aussies land on Borneo -- Okinawa captured -- Training women for the military; Philippines liberated; Deadly mines are highlighted -- Plans for the invasion of Japan; Churchill; Carrier strikes against the home islands; Hollywood and the war effort -- A-bomb tested; Big Three meet at Potsdam; Churchill ousted in election; Role of the Seabees; Medal of Honor -- Hiroshima and Nagasaki are A-bombed; Werner con Braun and other top German rocket scientists go to work for the U.S.; Soviets decalre war on Japan; Japana accepts terms; Home front USA -- VJ Day; UNited Nations; Japan signs surrender; Role of the combat camerman -- Final cost of the war; Axis war crimes are tried; Out of the ashes the world looks to the future.
System Details Note:
DVD; Dolby Digital, 2.0 Dolby stereo.; full screen.
Subject: World War, 1939-1945.
World War, 1939-1945 > Causes.
Guerre mondiale, 1939-1945.
Guerre mondiale, 1939-1945 > Causes.
Genre: Documentary films.
Nonfiction films.
Films autres que de fiction.

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