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BBC History of World War II is a 30-hour, 10-part, and 12-disc collection of critically acclaimed documentaries about World War II.

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  1. "The Nazis: A Warning from History" (1997, 6 Episodes, 290 minutes, 4:3 Fullscreen, 2 Discs) - On the reasons behind the rise and fall of the Nazis and of Nazi Germany.
  2. "The Road to War" (1989, 4 Episodes, 195 minutes, 4:3 Fullscreen, 1 Disc) - On how Germany, Britain, Italy, The Soviet Union, France, Japan and the USA entered the war. Narrator is Charles Wheeler
  3. "Dunkirk" (2004, 3 Episodes, 176 minutes, 16:9 Anamorphic, 1 Disc) - Drama on the evacuation from Dunkirk.
  4. "War of the Century" (1999, 4 Episodes, 190 minutes, 4:3 Fullscreen, 1 Disc) - On the Russo-German War.
  5. "Battle of the Atlantic" (2002, 3 Episodes, 146 minutes, 16:9 Anamorphic, 1 Disc) - On the U-boats and the Atlantic convoys.
  6. "Horror in the East" (2000, 2 Episodes, 98 minutes, 4:3 Fullscreen, 1 Disc) - On the Japanese Army's atrocities in the Asia-Pacific war and why the Japanese fought to the death. Supplements on the Indian Army and the Burma War.
  7. "Battlefields" (2001, 4 Episodes, 194 minutes, 16:9 Anamorphic, 1 Disc) - On El Alameinmarker, Monte Cassinomarker, the Battle of Arnhem and RAF Bomber Command [Episode Name: "Bomber"] on the firebombing of German cities. Presenter is Prof. Richard Holmes.
  8. "D-Day: Reflections of Courage" (2004, 2 Episodes, 90 minutes, 16:9 Anamorphic, 1 Disc) - Docudrama on the events surrounding D-Day.
  9. "D-Day to Berlin" (2004, 3 Episodes, 150 minutes, 16:9 Anamorphic, 1 Disc) - Docudrama on the breakout from Normandy, Operation Market Garden, the Battle of the Bulge and the German surrender. Presenter is Sean Bean.
  10. "Auschwitz: Inside the Nazi State" (2005, 6 Episodes, 300 minutes, 16:9 Anamorphic, 2 Discs) - Docudrama on the Nazis' conceptualisation and implementation of the Final Solution.


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