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1945: The Year That Changed the World, 1, The Beginning of the End
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directed by Paul Oremland, in 1945: The Year That Changed the World, 1 (Falls Church, VA: Landmark Media, 2004, originally published 2004), 47 mins
As the Allied armies swarm into the collapsing Third Reich, the disagreements of Roosevelt and Churchill allow Stalin to gain effective control of Eastern Europe. The British military favors a sweep through the north of Germany to take Berlin. But Eisenhower opts instead to leave that region to the Red Army. The A...
directed by Paul Oremland, in 1945: The Year That Changed the World, 1 (Falls Church, VA: Landmark Media, 2004, originally published 2004), 47 mins
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1945: The Year That Changed the World, 2, The End of the Dictators
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directed by Paul Oremland, in 1945: The Year That Changed the World, 2 (Falls Church, VA: Landmark Media, 2004, originally published 2004), 46 mins
The horrors of the death camps are exposed to the world with prisoners' liberation by the Allies; the loss of human lives in the forced marches, and in the flight in the east from the Russian steamroller is enormous. Political maneuvering among the Big Three began in earnest as they sought to segregate Europe's na...
directed by Paul Oremland, in 1945: The Year That Changed the World, 2 (Falls Church, VA: Landmark Media, 2004, originally published 2004), 46 mins
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1945: The Year That Changed the World, 3, Victory in Europe
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directed by Gabi Kent, in 1945: The Year That Changed the World, 3 (Falls Church, VA: Landmark Media, 2004, originally published 2004), 47 mins
Millions died of starvation and other effects of the war. The broken promises and implicit threats between the Big Three created an arena for the confrontation of the two new superpowers as exhausted Britain lost its preeminence. Britain repudiated Churchill's dreams of restored imperial grandeur, and the USSR and...
directed by Gabi Kent, in 1945: The Year That Changed the World, 3 (Falls Church, VA: Landmark Media, 2004, originally published 2004), 47 mins
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1945: The Year That Changed the World, 4, The War in the Pacific
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directed by Paul Oremland, in 1945: The Year That Changed the World, 4 (Falls Church, VA: Landmark Media, 2004, originally published 2004), 46 mins
The American embargo of supplies led Japan to attack Pearl Harbor. No hesitation marked the decision to utilize the newly-developed atomic bomb on Japan. Experts deemed that it was the quickest way to get the Japanese to surrender. When the war was won in South East Asia and the Pacific, the US was forced to utili...
directed by Paul Oremland, in 1945: The Year That Changed the World, 4 (Falls Church, VA: Landmark Media, 2004, originally published 2004), 46 mins
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1945: The Year That Changed the World, 5, The Future Takes Shape
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directed by Gabi Kent, in 1945: The Year That Changed the World, 5 (Falls Church, VA: Landmark Media, 2004, originally published 2004), 46 mins
America was now the richest nation in the world; Britain was victorious, but bankrupt; the Soviet Union had been devastated but was ideologically strong and committed to the victory of its brand of communism. The cooperation of the war years and the hopes of its continuation faded and Europe faced years of extreme...
directed by Gabi Kent, in 1945: The Year That Changed the World, 5 (Falls Church, VA: Landmark Media, 2004, originally published 2004), 46 mins
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