History Classics: Wwii - War Chronicles

Overview

The compilation WWII: The War Chronicles sets out to provide a comprehensive survey of the entire titular war, with 15 individual documentaries that explore various aspects of the global conflict that took place between 1939 and 1945 - such as the various strategies employed, military commanders, the artillery used, individual acts of valor and self-sacrifice and much more. Individual titles include The Beachhead at Anzio, Pursuit to the Rhine, The Battle of the Bulge, The Battle of Germany and Air War in the ...
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Overview

The compilation WWII: The War Chronicles sets out to provide a comprehensive survey of the entire titular war, with 15 individual documentaries that explore various aspects of the global conflict that took place between 1939 and 1945 - such as the various strategies employed, military commanders, the artillery used, individual acts of valor and self-sacrifice and much more. Individual titles include The Beachhead at Anzio, Pursuit to the Rhine, The Battle of the Bulge, The Battle of Germany and Air War in the Pacific. Throughout, the program draws heavily on period archival footage and historical commentary.
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Special Features

Admiral William "Bull" Halsey: Naval Warrior documentary
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 5/31/2011
  • UPC: 733961245561
  • Source: A&E Home Video
  • Time: 6:25:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 22,309

Scene Index

Disc #1 -- World War II: The War Chronicles - Disc One
1. WWII Begins [13:33]
2. Invasion of Europe's Mainland [11:42]
3. The Final Battle of Germany [11:18]
4. Mediterranean in Jeopardy [7:33]
5. Rommel Takes Tobruk [4:57]
6. Masters of the Noth African Shore [9:52]
1. Hitler Holds Fast [8:32]
2. A Fresh Assault [4:43]
3. The Allies Look to Spring [7:34]
4. Operation Overlord Begins [5:08]
5. Prepare for Normandy [14:12]
6. Victory Within Reach [3:27]
Disc #2 -- World War II: The War Chronicles - Disc Two
1. In Full Pursuit [8:46]
2. The Allied Drive Continues [4:59]
3. Poised at Germany's Frontier [6:38]
4. Air Power as a Potent Weapon [8:03]
5. The Bomber Offensive Is Under Way [5:37]
6. No Roof on the Fortress [8:52]
1. Hitler Buys Time [8:45]
2. St. Vith and Bastogne Must Hold [5:27]
3. The Outcome Is Assured [6:10]
4. Germany's Fanatic Offensive [8:48]
5. Eisenhower Refocuses on the Rhine [5:32]
6. The Final Weeks [8:13]
Disc #3 -- World War II: The War Chronicles - Disc Three
1. Betio Island [8:55]
2. Towards the Philippines [4:58]
3. Marianas Islands [7:12]
4. Port Moresby [9:03]
5. Escape From Burma [4:28]
6. MacArthur's Move [8:51]
1. Victory at Midway [8:20]
2. Leap Frogging [6:38]
3. Saipan [6:13]
4. Into the Jungle [7:17]
5. Caves of Peleliu [6:21]
6. All Is Lost [8:43]
Disc #4 -- World War II: The War Chronicles - Disc Four
1. Batan Death March [7:25]
2. Island Captures [6:55]
3. Through Manilla [6:03]
4. The End Is Near [7:55]
5. Sweeping the Island [5:49]
6. The Final Fighting [8:53]
1. The Young Halsey [6:52]
2. Leading the Saratoga [8:54]
3. Aggresive Spirit [6:14]
4. Battle in Darkness [5:01]
5. Halsey's Armanda [8:27]
6. Final Battles [10:21]
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Menu

Disc #1 -- World War II: The War Chronicles - Disc One
   Program One: The Greatest Conflict & Noth Africa: The Desert War: Play Program
   Program One: The Greatest Conflict & Noth Africa: The Desert War: Scene Selection
   Program Two: The Beachhead at Anzio & D-Day: Play Program
   Program Two: The Beachhead at Anzio & D-Day: Scene Selection
   Play Both Programs
Disc #2 -- World War II: The War Chronicles - Disc Two
   Program Three: Pursuit to the Rhine & The Bomber Offensive: Play Program
   Program Three: Pursuit to the Rhine & The Bomber Offensive: Scene Selection
   Program Four: The Battle of the Bulge & The Battle for Germany: Play Program
   Program Four: The Battle of the Bulge & The Battle for Germany: Scene Selection
   Play Both Programs
Disc #3 -- World War II: The War Chronicles - Disc Three
   Island Hopping & Jungle Warfare: Play Program
   Island Hopping & Jungle Warfare: Scene Selection
   Air Wars & Bloody Ridges of Peleliu: Play Program
   Air Wars & Bloody Ridges of Peleliu: Scene Selection
   Play Both Programs
Disc #4 -- World War II: The War Chronicles - Disc Four
   The Philippines & Okinawa: Play Program
   The Philippines & Okinawa: Scene Selection
   Admiral William 'Bull' Hasley: Play Program
   Admiral William 'Bull' Hasley: Scene Selection
   Play Both Programs
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