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Covering the entire span of WWII from the rise of the Nazis to the liberation of the concentration camps, this 12-DVD set presents one of the BBC’s most ambitious and successful historical presentations, along with a 40-page booklet and bonus material.
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Special Features

Three full-length bonus programs:; Merchant Seamen; The Indian Army; Burma: The Forgotten War; 40-page booklet specially written by Greg Neale, Founding editor of BBC History Magazine; Interviews, eyewitness testimonies, featurettes, and more
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Editorial Reviews

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Covering the entire span of WWII from the rise of the Nazis to the liberation of the concentration camps, this 12-DVD set presents one of the BBC’s most ambitious and successful historical presentations, along with a 40-page booklet and bonus material.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 7/19/2005
  • UPC: 794051224125
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  • Source: Bbc Warner
  • Time: 30:00:00
  • Format: DVD

Scene Index

Side #1 -- BBC History of World War II: The Nazis - A Warning From History, Disc 1
1. Chapter 1 [8:50]
2. Chapter 2 [4:30]
3. Chapter 3 [10:56]
4. Chapter 4 [8:01]
5. Chapter 5 [6:35]
6. Chapter 6 [9:35]
1. Chapter 1 [8:29]
2. Chapter 2 [9:29]
3. Chapter 3 [5:50]
4. Chapter 4 [:22]
5. Chapter 5 [8:38]
6. Chapter 6 [8:57]
1. Chapter 1 [8:10]
2. Chapter 2 [8:38]
3. Chapter 3 [8:49]
4. Chapter 4 [7:15]
5. Chapter 5 [8:08]
6. Chapter 6 [7:05]
Side #2 -- BBC History of World War II: The Nazis - A Warning From History, Disc 2
1. Chapter 1 [8:50]
2. Chapter 2 [4:30]
3. Chapter 3 [10:56]
4. Chapter 4 [8:01]
5. Chapter 5 [6:35]
6. Chapter 6 [9:35]
1. Chapter 1 [8:29]
2. Chapter 2 [9:29]
3. Chapter 3 [5:50]
4. Chapter 4 [:22]
5. Chapter 5 [8:38]
6. Chapter 6 [8:57]
1. Chapter 1 [8:10]
2. Chapter 2 [8:38]
3. Chapter 3 [8:49]
4. Chapter 4 [7:15]
5. Chapter 5 [8:08]
6. Chapter 6 [7:05]
Side #3 -- BBC History of World War II: The Road to War
1. Chapter 1 [8:50]
2. Chapter 2 [4:30]
3. Chapter 3 [10:56]
4. Chapter 4 [8:01]
5. Chapter 5 [6:35]
6. Chapter 6 [9:35]
1. Chapter 1 [8:29]
2. Chapter 2 [9:29]
3. Chapter 3 [5:50]
4. Chapter 4 [:22]
5. Chapter 5 [8:38]
6. Chapter 6 [8:57]
1. Chapter 1 [8:10]
2. Chapter 2 [8:38]
3. Chapter 3 [8:49]
4. Chapter 4 [7:15]
5. Chapter 5 [8:08]
6. Chapter 6 [7:05]
1. Chapter 1 [8:10]
2. Chapter 2 [8:38]
3. Chapter 3 [8:49]
4. Chapter 4 [7:15]
5. Chapter 5 [8:08]
6. Chapter 6 [7:05]
Side #4 -- BBC History of World War II: Dunkirk
1. Chapter 1 [8:50]
2. Chapter 2 [4:30]
3. Chapter 3 [10:56]
4. Chapter 4 [8:01]
5. Chapter 5 [6:35]
6. Chapter 6 [9:35]
1. Chapter 1 [8:29]
2. Chapter 2 [9:29]
3. Chapter 3 [5:50]
4. Chapter 4 [:22]
5. Chapter 5 [8:38]
6. Chapter 6 [8:57]
1. Chapter 1 [8:10]
2. Chapter 2 [8:38]
3. Chapter 3 [8:49]
4. Chapter 4 [7:15]
5. Chapter 5 [8:08]
6. Chapter 6 [7:05]
Side #5 -- BBC History of World War II: World of the Century
1. Chapter 1 [8:50]
2. Chapter 2 [4:30]
3. Chapter 3 [10:56]
4. Chapter 4 [8:01]
5. Chapter 5 [6:35]
6. Chapter 6 [9:35]
1. Chapter 1 [8:29]
2. Chapter 2 [9:29]
3. Chapter 3 [5:50]
4. Chapter 4 [:22]
5. Chapter 5 [8:38]
6. Chapter 6 [8:57]
1. Chapter 1 [8:10]
2. Chapter 2 [8:38]
3. Chapter 3 [8:49]
4. Chapter 4 [7:15]
5. Chapter 5 [8:08]
6. Chapter 6 [7:05]
1. Chapter 1 [8:10]
2. Chapter 2 [8:38]
3. Chapter 3 [8:49]
4. Chapter 4 [7:15]
5. Chapter 5 [8:08]
6. Chapter 6 [7:05]
Side #6 -- BBC History of World War II: The Battle of the Atlantic
1. Chapter 1 [8:50]
2. Chapter 2 [4:30]
3. Chapter 3 [10:56]
4. Chapter 4 [8:01]
5. Chapter 5 [6:35]
6. Chapter 6 [9:35]
1. Chapter 1 [8:29]
2. Chapter 2 [9:29]
3. Chapter 3 [5:50]
4. Chapter 4 [:22]
5. Chapter 5 [8:38]
6. Chapter 6 [8:57]
1. Chapter 1 [8:10]
2. Chapter 2 [8:38]
3. Chapter 3 [8:49]
4. Chapter 4 [7:15]
5. Chapter 5 [8:08]
6. Chapter 6 [7:05]
Side #7 -- BBC History of World War II: Horror in the East
1. Chapter 1 [8:50]
2. Chapter 2 [4:30]
3. Chapter 3 [10:56]
4. Chapter 4 [8:01]
5. Chapter 5 [6:35]
6. Chapter 6 [9:35]
1. Chapter 1 [8:29]
2. Chapter 2 [9:29]
3. Chapter 3 [5:50]
4. Chapter 4 [:22]
5. Chapter 5 [8:38]
6. Chapter 6 [8:57]
Side #8 -- BBC History of World War II: Battlefields
1. Chapter 1 [8:50]
2. Chapter 2 [4:30]
3. Chapter 3 [10:56]
4. Chapter 4 [8:01]
5. Chapter 5 [6:35]
6. Chapter 6 [9:35]
1. Chapter 1 [8:29]
2. Chapter 2 [9:29]
3. Chapter 3 [5:50]
4. Chapter 4 [:22]
5. Chapter 5 [8:38]
6. Chapter 6 [8:57]
1. Chapter 1 [8:29]
2. Chapter 2 [9:29]
3. Chapter 3 [5:50]
4. Chapter 4 [:22]
5. Chapter 5 [8:38]
6. Chapter 6 [8:57]
1. Chapter 1 [8:29]
2. Chapter 2 [9:29]
3. Chapter 3 [5:50]
4. Chapter 4 [:22]
5. Chapter 5 [8:38]
6. Chapter 6 [8:57]
Side #9 -- BBC History of World War II: D-Day
1. 1944 [2:02]
2. Operation Overlord [6:08]
3. Exercise Tiger [7:26]
4. Merville Battery [4:04]
5. The French Resistance [7:19]
6. The Time Is Now [7:38]
7. Commando [5:53]
8. Postponed [6:37]
9. Dice on the Carpet [6:41]
10. Taking Merville [4:12]
11. Omaha Beach [6:52]
12. Liberating Caen [7:29]
13. Capa's Retreat [3:42]
14. Panzer Attack [7:25]
15. Reliable Sources [4:27]
16. Credits [1:26]
Side #10 -- BBC History of World War II: D-Day to Berlin
1. Chapter 1 [8:50]
2. Chapter 2 [4:30]
3. Chapter 3 [10:56]
4. Chapter 4 [8:01]
5. Chapter 5 [6:35]
6. Chapter 6 [9:35]
1. Chapter 1 [8:29]
2. Chapter 2 [9:29]
3. Chapter 3 [5:50]
4. Chapter 4 [:22]
5. Chapter 5 [8:38]
6. Chapter 6 [8:57]
1. Chapter 1 [8:29]
2. Chapter 2 [9:29]
3. Chapter 3 [5:50]
4. Chapter 4 [:22]
5. Chapter 5 [8:38]
6. Chapter 6 [8:57]
Side #11 -- BBC History of World War II: Auschwitz, Disc 1
1. Auschwitz [8:50]
2. Origins [4:30]
3. Transformation [10:56]
4. Strategic Planning [8:01]
5. Adult Euthanasia Program [6:35]
6. Zyklon B [9:35]
1. A Radical Initiative [8:29]
2. Deportation [9:29]
3. Hitler Calls for Extermination [5:50]
4. The Lodz Ghetto [:22]
5. Auschwitz, 1942 [8:38]
6. The Little Red House [8:57]
1. Deporting French Jews [8:29]
2. The Children [9:29]
3. British Deportees [5:50]
4. Heinrich Himmler [:22]
5. Treblinka [8:38]
6. Righteous Among the Nations [8:57]
Side #12 -- BBC History of World War II: Auschwitz, Disc 2
1. Self-Contained Universe [8:50]
2. Canada [4:30]
3. A Small Town [10:56]
4. Josef Mengele [8:01]
5. Fighting Back [6:35]
6. A Brothel [9:35]
1. Frenzied Killing [8:29]
2. Deporting Hungarian Jews [9:29]
3. Negotiating to Save Lives [5:50]
4. The Sonderkommando [:22]
5. Gypsies [8:38]
6. Eliminating Evidence [8:57]
1. Liberation [8:29]
2. Suicide and Flight [9:29]
3. A New Terror [5:50]
4. No Regrets [:22]
5. Escape and Pursuit [8:38]
6. A Dark Legacy [8:57]
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Menu

Side #1 -- BBC History of World War II: The Nazis - A Warning From History, Disc 1
   Play All
   Helped Into Power
   Chaos and Consent
   The Wrong War
   Introduction By Laurence Rees
   Subtitles: On
   Subtitles: Off
Side #2 -- BBC History of World War II: The Nazis - A Warning From History, Disc 2
   Play All
   The Wild East
   The Road to Treblinka
   Fighting to the End
   Subtitles: On
   Subtitles: Off
Side #3 -- BBC History of World War II: The Road to War
   Play All
   Episode Selection
      Great Britain
      Italy
      Japan
      Usa
   Scene Selection
      Great Britain
      Italy
      Japan
      Usa
   Subtitles: On
   Subtitles: Off
Side #4 -- BBC History of World War II: Dunkirk
   Play
   Episode Selection
      Retreat
      Evacuation
      Deliverance
   Scene Selection
      Retreat
      Evacuation
      Deliverance
   Subtitles: On
   Subtitles: Off
Side #5 -- BBC History of World War II: World of the Century
   Play
   Episode Selection
      High Hopes
      Spiral of Terror
      Learning to Win
      Vengeance
   Scene Selection
      High Hopes
      Spiral of Terror
      Learning to Win
      Vengeance
   Subtitles: On
   Subtitles: Off
Side #6 -- BBC History of World War II: The Battle of the Atlantic
   The Grey Wolves
   Keeping Secrets
   The Hunted
   Forgotten Heroes: Merchant Seamen
   Play All
   Subtitles: On
   Subtitles: Off
Side #7 -- BBC History of World War II: Horror in the East
   Turning Against the West
   Death Before Surrender
   The Forgotten Volunteers
   Burma: The Forgotten War
   Play All
   Subtitles: On
   Subtitles: Off
Side #8 -- BBC History of World War II: Battlefields
   Play
   Episode Selection
      Alamein
      Cassino
      Bomber
      Arnhem
   Scene Selection
      Alamein
      Cassino
      Bomber
      Arnhem
   Subtitles: On
   Subtitles: Off
Side #9 -- BBC History of World War II: D-Day
   Play
   Scene Selection
   Special Features
      Eyewitness Accounts
         Bernard Duval - The French Resistance
         Franz Gockel - The German Perspective
         Charles Hostler - D-Day Spy Mission
         Fanny Hughill - The Key to D-Day
         Alan Jefferson - From Swan Lake to D-Day
         Bob Littlar - Training
         Eddie McCann - Exercise Tiger and Omaha Beach
         Ginger Thomas - Portrait of Lt. General Morgan
         Play All
      The Making of D-Day
         Remembering D-Day
         Telling the Story
         Boot Camp
         Photographing Tragedies: Robert Capa
         Play All
      Photo Gallery
      Fact Files
         The Cain Twins
         Robert Capa
         Robert Douin
         Dwight Eisenhower ('Ike')
         Phyllis 'Ginger' Thomas
         Franz Gockel
         Andre Heintz
         George Lane
         Bill Farmer & Bob Littlar
         Eddie McCann
         Frederick Morgan
         Terence Otway
         Erwin Rommel
         Hans Speidel
         Raimund Steiner
         Kathleen Summersby
      Original Score
         Play All
         D-Day Theme
         Capa - What Happened
         Approaching Tragedy
         Planning Merville
         Get Him Ready to Go
         French Underground & Prison
         Into Battle - Merville
         After the Battle
         All Good Men
         Desperate Plans
         Somewhere Offshore
         Battle Approaches
         At the Hospital
         Rommel
         All Those Good Men
   Subtitles: On
   Subtitles: Off
Side #10 -- BBC History of World War II: D-Day to Berlin
   Play
   Episode Selection
      The Struggle to Break-Out
      Allies At War
      The Dream That Died
   Scene Selection
      The Struggle to Break-Out
      Allies At War
      The Dream That Died
   Subtitles: On
   Subtitles: Off
Side #11 -- BBC History of World War II: Auschwitz, Disc 1
   Play All
   Surprise Beginnings
      Play Episode
   Orders and Initiatives
      Play Episode
   Factories of Death
      Play Episode
   Subtitles: On
   Subtitles: Off
Side #12 -- BBC History of World War II: Auschwitz, Disc 2
   Play All
   Corruption
      Play Episode
   Murder and Intrigue
      Play Episode
   Liberation and Revenge
      Play Episode
   Bonus Features
      Interview With Laurence Rees
      Follow-Up Discussions Hosted By Linda Ellerbee
   Subtitles: On
   Subtitles: Off
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