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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, 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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Britain's Nazi King
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directed by Clive Maltby, fl. 1987; produced by Simon Rockell (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2009, originally published 2009), 48 mins
When the Duke and Duchess of Windsor arrived in Florida on 18th April, 1941, they were looking forward three days of relaxation. But unbeknown to them, the night before their ship docked, President Roosevelt had instructed an extraordinary covert intelligence exercise. Recently released under the US freedom of inf...
directed by Clive Maltby, fl. 1987; produced by Simon Rockell (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2009, originally published 2009), 48 mins
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Conflict in Europe: 1935-1945, Part One
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produced by Phil Sheppard, Phil Sheppard Productions (Mona Vale, New South Wales: Phil Sheppard Productions, 2011), 52 mins
The Treaty of Versailles, and the League of Nations policy of 'Collective Security', failed to deter German and Italian aggression in the 1920s and 30s. Italy invaded Abyssinia; Germany marched into the Rhineland, and later annexed Austria. British Prime Minister Chamberlain's policy of Appeasement failed, and Cze...
produced by Phil Sheppard, Phil Sheppard Productions (Mona Vale, New South Wales: Phil Sheppard Productions, 2011), 52 mins
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Greats, Episode 23
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produced by Andrew Thomson, fl. 2009-2011 and Merran Williams, in Greats (Geelong, Victoria: World Wide Entertainment, 2007, originally published 2007), 24 mins
Hedy Lamarr: 'Any girl can be glamorous,' she once said, 'all you have to do it stand still and look stupid.' The woman who delivered the quote, Hedy Lamarr, was in her day frequently dubbed the most beautiful woman in the world. But there's a huge irony here, because it was actually Hedy's brain that made her sta...
produced by Andrew Thomson, fl. 2009-2011 and Merran Williams, in Greats (Geelong, Victoria: World Wide Entertainment, 2007, originally published 2007), 24 mins
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Icons, Episode 1 of 8, Leaders
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directed by Peter Sweasey, fl. 1993; presented by Sir Trevor McDonald, 1939-; produced by Peter Sweasey, fl. 1993, Tamsin Curry, fl. 2009 and Bernadette Ross, fl. 2001, British Broadcasting Corporation, 72 Films and Open University, in Icons, Episode 1 of 8 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2019), 57 mins
Eight-part series exploring the achievements and legacies of some of the greatest figures of the 20th century. Seven well-known advocates each front an hour-long documentary arguing the case for four people from a different field of human endeavour - leaders, explorers, scientists, entertainers, sports stars, arti...
directed by Peter Sweasey, fl. 1993; presented by Sir Trevor McDonald, 1939-; produced by Peter Sweasey, fl. 1993, Tamsin Curry, fl. 2009 and Bernadette Ross, fl. 2001, British Broadcasting Corporation, 72 Films and Open University, in Icons, Episode 1 of 8 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2019), 57 mins
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Pearl Harbor: 75 Years Later
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directed by Anthony Giacchino, 1969-; produced by Aimée DeSimone, fl. 2010 and Anthony Giacchino, 1969-, Time Travel Unlimited (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2016), 1 hour 24 mins
This documentary special takes us on a journey through the "day that will live in infamy," by exploring the biggest stories and lesser known details that still surprise us 75 years later. Accounts from experts, military minds, and even those who lived through it, will show how this tragedy continues to shape our c...
directed by Anthony Giacchino, 1969-; produced by Aimée DeSimone, fl. 2010 and Anthony Giacchino, 1969-, Time Travel Unlimited (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2016), 1 hour 24 mins
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Theater of War: The Pacific Campaign, Episode 1, Tensions Rise - The Opening Moves
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directed by Liam Dale; produced by Liam Dale, Vibe Productions, in Theater of War: The Pacific Campaign, Episode 1 (Pottstown, PA: MVD Entertainment Group, 2012), 26 mins
Six episode series devoted to the history of the Pacific Theater of World War II. Starting with the tensions in the Pacific that led to the Japanese bombing of Pearl Harbor through the epic battle of Midway and the Atomic Bombing of Japan.
directed by Liam Dale; produced by Liam Dale, Vibe Productions, in Theater of War: The Pacific Campaign, Episode 1 (Pottstown, PA: MVD Entertainment Group, 2012), 26 mins
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Theater of War: The Pacific Campaign, Episode 2, Under Attack - Pearl Harbor
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directed by Liam Dale; produced by Liam Dale, Vibe Productions, in Theater of War: The Pacific Campaign, Episode 2 (Pottstown, PA: MVD Entertainment Group, 2012), 26 mins
Six episode series devoted to the history of the Pacific Theater of World War II. Starting with the tensions in the Pacific that led to the Japanese bombing of Pearl Harbor through the epic battle of Midway and the Atomic Bombing of Japan.
directed by Liam Dale; produced by Liam Dale, Vibe Productions, in Theater of War: The Pacific Campaign, Episode 2 (Pottstown, PA: MVD Entertainment Group, 2012), 26 mins
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Theater of War: The Pacific Campaign, Episoe 5, Flying the Stars and Stripes - Territorial Gains
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directed by Liam Dale; produced by Liam Dale, Vibe Productions, in Theater of War: The Pacific Campaign, Episoe 5 (Pottstown, PA: MVD Entertainment Group, 2012), 26 mins
Six episode series devoted to the history of the Pacific Theater of World War II. Starting with the tensions in the Pacific that led to the Japanese bombing of Pearl Harbor through the epic battle of Midway and the Atomic Bombing of Japan.
directed by Liam Dale; produced by Liam Dale, Vibe Productions, in Theater of War: The Pacific Campaign, Episoe 5 (Pottstown, PA: MVD Entertainment Group, 2012), 26 mins
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