A conflict of epic proportions, World War II is difficult to digest in its entirety. This sensational new documentary collection breaks down the most pivotal moments in a day-by-day style, highlighting the most important battles in history.
THE BATTLE OF FRANCE: BLITZKRIEG
When Germany goes head-to-head with France, no other decision can be reached: Hitler must be stopped.
THE BATTLE OF BRITAIN: THEY STOOD ALONE
The Battle of Britain was a major German campaign to gain control of British airspace, crush the Royal Air Force and intimidate the country into neutrality or surrender.
THE BATTLE OF MOSCOW: THE END OF THE ROAD
On June 22, 1941, Germany and its Axis allies took the Soviets by surprise and invaded, eventually making their way to Moscow where the Soviets launched a massive counter-attack.
THE BATTLE OF THE DESERT: SAND, SWEAT AND TEARS
The Western Desert Campaign, a primary operation in World War II's North African Campaign, was a continual back-and-forth struggle in an unrelenting desert wasteland.
BATTLE LINE: PEARL HARBOR
Narrator Jim Bishop illustrates the horrific day that the Japanese bombed Pearl Harbor, using real wartime footage of the devastating event.
THE BATTLE OF ITALY: THE AXIS BROKEN
After the Axis powers were defeated in North Africa, the Allies decided to invade Italy, where popular support for the war was flagging.
THE BATTLE OF STALINGRAD: DEATH OF AN ARMY
Described as the "bloodiest battle in human history and arguably one of the greatest come-backs in military history," the Battle of Stalingrad was a major turning point in the war.
THE BATTLE OF NORMANDY: THE TIDE TURNS
The largest invasion by sea to date, the Battle of Normandy engaged nearly three million troops from twelve Allied nations that crossed the English Channel to Normandy in occupied France.
THE BATTLE OF BERLIN: DEATH OF A CITY
Death of a City reveals archival footage of the intense and destructive battle fought in Berlin—one of the final conflicts of the European theatre of World War II.
THE BATTLE OF THE PACIFIC: THE SETTING SUN
This gripping documentary highlights the heated struggle between two of the most powerful navies across incredible expanses of the Pacific Ocean.
CRUSADE IN THE PACIFIC: PACIFIC IN ERUPTION
Crusade in the Pacific: Pacific in Eruption highlights the discord between the U.S. and Japan during and after World War II.
From the bombing of Pearl Harbor to Nagasaki and Hiroshima, the footage of Kamikaze serves as a historical testament to the grim realities of war.
PAYOFF IN THE PACIFIC
At Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941, General MacArthur's troops suffered devastating losses. In the next few years, the world watched as the U.S's most famous general returned to the Philippines to crush the enemy.
THEIRS IS THE GLORY
A British WWII docudrama, Theirs Is The Glory is a critically-acclaimed account of the doomed battle of Arnhem, Holland, in which 8,000 British and Canadian soldiers lost their lives.
THE SPREADING HOLOCAUST
The Spreading Holocaust traces the beginnings of WWII and the U.S.'s involvement from the bombing of Pearl Harbor to the invasion of Italy.
ATTACK! THE BATTLE FOR NEW BRITAIN
Frank Capra's Attack! The Battle for New Britain is an inside look at the preparations, the battle, and the everyday heroes who bravely fought to free New Britain from the Japanese.
COMBAT AMERICA WWII
This fascinating WWII documentary draws upon genuine archival footage, historical photographs, personal memoirs, and insightful interviews to recount dangerous European and South Pacific missions.
HERE IS GERMANY
Here Is Germany takes its focus off Allied forces and turns its attention to Germany—a beautiful country populated by a hard-working and prosperous people.
PRIVATE SNAFU: 11 WAR CARTOONS
Private Snafu, he's the well-meaning but blundering serviceman who winds up in a bind time and again after ignoring a regulation or two—and his own common sense!