BBC History Of World War II

The BBC History Of World War II

     
 
Direct from the BBC vaults comes this definitive collection that will refine -- and perhaps re-shape -- your understanding of World War II. Through amazing archival footage and eyewitness testimony, this 12-disc set offers answers to such questions as: How could a political party as fundamentally evil and overtly racist as the Nazis come to power? Why did Japan attack

Overview

Direct from the BBC vaults comes this definitive collection that will refine -- and perhaps re-shape -- your understanding of World War II. Through amazing archival footage and eyewitness testimony, this 12-disc set offers answers to such questions as: How could a political party as fundamentally evil and overtly racist as the Nazis come to power? Why did Japan attack Pearl Harbor? What are the little-known stories of D-Day? Dig deep and answer many of the wartime riddles that still haunt us. Programs include: "The Nazis: A Warning from History"; "The Road to War"; "Auschwitz: Inside the Nazi State"; "Horror in the East"; "D-Day: Reflections of Courage"; "War of the Century: When Hitler Fought Stalin"; "Dunkirk; Battle of the Atlantic"; and "Battlefields; D-Day to Berlin."

Product Details

Release Date:
05/26/2009
UPC:
0883929073320
Rating:
NR
Source:
Bbc Warner
Region Code:
1
Presentation:
[Full Frame, Wide Screen]
Time:
15:00:00
Sales rank:
57,513

Special Features

Three Full-Length bonus programs:; ; Merchant Seamen; The Indian Army; Burma: The Forgotten War; ; Interviews, Eyewitness Testimonies; Featurettes

Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Nazis: A Warning from History
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 [8:50]
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 [8:50]
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]
Disc #2 -- The Nazis: A Warning from History
1. Chapter 1 [9:26]
2. Chapter 2 [6:53]
3. Chapter 3 [7:21]
4. Chapter 4 [7:46]
5. Chapter 5 [11:13]
6. Chapter 6 [5:28]
1. Chapter 1 [9:26]
2. Chapter 2 [6:53]
3. Chapter 3 [7:21]
5. Chapter 5 [11:13]
4. Chapter 4 [7:46]
6. Chapter 6 [5:28]
1. Chapter 1 [9:26]
2. Chapter 2 [6:53]
3. Chapter 3 [7:21]
4. Chapter 4 [7:46]
5. Chapter 5 [11:13]
6. Chapter 6 [5:28]
1. Chapter 1 [9:26]
2. Chapter 2 [6:53]
3. Chapter 3 [7:21]
4. Chapter 4 [7:46]
5. Chapter 5 [11:13]
6. Chapter 6 [5:28]
7. Chapter 7 [8:06]
8. Chapter 8 [8:38]
9. Chapter 9 [7:06]
10. Chapter 10 [7:59]
11. Chapter 11 [8:07]
12. Chapter 12 [8:58]
13. Chapter 13 [9:06]
14. Chapter 14 [8:57]
15. Chapter 15 [6:45]
16. Chapter 16 [8:09]
17. Chapter 17 [6:59]
18. Chapter 18 [8:29]
19. Chapter 19 [:00]
Disc #3 -- The Road To War
1. Great Britain [7:34]
1. Italy [7:25]
1. Japan [10:19]
1. USA [9:30]
1. Chapter 1 [7:34]
2. Chapter 2 [7:25]
3. Chapter 3 [10:19]
4. Chapter 4 [9:30]
5. Chapter 5 [8:16]
6. Chapter 6 [6:16]
1. Chapter 1 [7:47]
2. Chapter 2 [9:07]
3. Chapter 3 [6:40]
4. Chapter 4 [6:42]
5. Chapter 5 [10:15]
6. Chapter 6 [8:12]
1. Chapter 1 [9:05]
2. Chapter 2 [7:40]
3. Chapter 3 [9:00]
4. Chapter 4 [8:39]
5. Chapter 5 [5:07]
6. Chapter 6 [9:25]
1. Chapter 1 [6:40]
2. Chapter 2 [9:52]
3. Chapter 3 [6:17]
4. Chapter 4 [10:08]
5. Chapter 5 [6:55]
6. Chapter 6 [9:23]
7. Chapter 7 [:00]
Disc #4 -- Dunkirk
1. Chapter 1 [10:42]
2. Chapter 2 [8:39]
3. Chapter 3 [11:16]
4. Chapter 4 [7:55]
5. Chapter 5 [10:10]
6. Chapter 6 [10:31]
1. Chapter 1 [9:09]
2. Chapter 2 [9:54]
3. Chapter 3 [10:22]
4. Chapter 4 [10:58]
5. Chapter 5 [11:34]
6. Chapter 6 [7:20]
1. Chapter 1 [9:02]
2. Chapter 2 [10:12]
3. Chapter 3 [10:10]
4. Chapter 4 [3:46]
5. Chapter 5 [7:39]
6. Chapter 6 [11:27]
Disc #5 -- War of the Century: When Hitler Fought Stalin
1. Chapter 1 [8:11]
2. Chapter 2 [8:14]
3. Chapter 3 [6:58]
4. Chapter 4 [8:32]
5. Chapter 5 [7:10]
6. Chapter 6 [8:25]
1. Chapter 1 [9:00]
2. Chapter 2 [5:35]
3. Chapter 3 [9:34]
4. Chapter 4 [8:44]
5. Chapter 5 [7:58]
6. Chapter 6 [6:25]
1. Chapter 1 [7:16]
2. Chapter 2 [7:09]
3. Chapter 3 [10:30]
4. Chapter 4 [7:41]
5. Chapter 5 [7:44]
6. Chapter 6 [8:34]
1. Chapter 1 [9:07]
2. Chapter 2 [6:26]
3. Chapter 3 [9:30]
4. Chapter 4 [6:55]
5. Chapter 5 [10:54]
6. Chapter 6 [4:56]
Disc #6 -- Battle of the Atlantic
1. Chapter 1 [8:14]
2. Chapter 2 [7:54]
3. Chapter 3 [7:44]
4. Chapter 4 [7:56]
5. Chapter 5 [7:31]
6. Chapter 6 [9:12]
7. Chapter 7 [8:06]
8. Chapter 8 [7:42]
9. Chapter 9 [8:43]
10. Chapter 10 [6:56]
11. Chapter 11 [7:19]
12. Chapter 12 [10:11]
13. Chapter 13 [8:28]
14. Chapter 14 [7:35]
15. Chapter 15 [7:16]
16. Chapter 16 [9:19]
17. Chapter 17 [7:06]
18. Chapter 18 [8:54]
19. Chapter 19 [:00]
Disc #7 -- Horror In the East
1. Chapter 1 [8:14]
2. Chapter 2 [7:54]
3. Chapter 3 [7:44]
4. Chapter 4 [7:56]
5. Chapter 5 [7:31]
6. Chapter 6 [9:12]
1. Chapter 1 [8:06]
2. Chapter 2 [7:42]
3. Chapter 3 [8:43]
4. Chapter 4 [6:56]
5. Chapter 5 [7:19]
6. Chapter 6 [10:11]
1. Chapter 1 [8:28]
2. Chapter 2 [7:35]
3. Chapter 3 [7:16]
4. Chapter 4 [9:19]
5. Chapter 5 [7:06]
6. Chapter 6 [8:54]
Disc #8 -- Battlefields
1. Chapter 1 [7:50]
2. Chapter 2 [8:43]
3. Chapter 3 [7:49]
4. Chapter 4 [6:35]
5. Chapter 5 [9:52]
6. Chapter 6 [6:04]
1. Chapter 1 [9:13]
2. Chapter 2 [6:09]
3. Chapter 3 [9:20]
4. Chapter 4 [9:08]
5. Chapter 5 [6:16]
6. Chapter 6 [7:57]
Disc #9 -- D-Day Reflections of Courage
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]
Disc #10 -- D-Day To Berlin
1. Auschwitz [3:23]
2. Origins [7:59]
3. Transformation [8:44]
4. Stratetic Planning [10:53]
5. Adult Euthanasia Program [9:38]
6. Zyklon B [7:04]
1. A Radical Initiative [8:39]
2. Deportation [7:06]
3. Hitler Calls for Extermination [7:12]
4. The Lodz Ghetto [5:24]
5. Auschwitz, 1942 [10:56]
6. The Little Red House [9:07]
1. Deporting French Jews [7:24]
2. The Children [10:42]
3. British Deportees [4:51]
4. Heinrich Himmler [6:44]
5. Treblinka [7:50]
6. Righteous Among the Nations [10:55]
Disc #11 -- Auschwitz: Inside the Nazis State
1. Auschwitz [5:38]
2. Origins [7:02]
3. Transformation [6:47]
4. Strategic Planning [10:48]
5. Adult Euthanasia Program [11:03]
6. Zyklon B [6:13]
1. A Radical Initiative [8:39]
2. Deportation [7:06]
3. Hitler Calls for Extermination [7:12]
4. The Lodz Ghetto [5:24]
5. Auschwitz, 1942 [10:56]
6. The Little Red House [9:07]
1. Deporting French Jews [7:24]
2. The Children [10:42]
3. British Deportees [4:51]
4. Heinrich Himmler [6:44]
5. Treblinka [7:50]
6. Righteous Among the Nations [10:55]
Disc #12 -- Auschwitz: Inside the Nazi State
1. Self-Contained Universe [5:38]
2. Canada [7:02]
3. A Small Town [6:47]
4. Josef Mengele [10:48]
5. Fighting Back [11:03]
6. A Brothel [6:13]
1. Frenzied Killing [8:29]
2. Deporting Hungarian Jews [6:58]
3. Negotiating To Save Lives [7:45]
4. The Sonderkommando [8:54]
5. Gypsies [6:47]
6. Eliminating Evidence [9:01]
1. Liberation [3:56]
2. Suicide and Flight [9:55]
3. A New Terror [7:18]
4. No Regrets [7:10]
5. Escape And Pursuit [11:08]
6. A Dark Legacy [8:00]
1. Debórah Dwork, John Roth [5:58]
1. Gayle Smith, Jerry Fowler [5:38]
1. Students [10:37]

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