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The World Wars : the complete history of WWI and WWII

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[New York] : A&E Television Networks : Distributed by New Video, c2009.

Summary

Title from container.

Discs 1-4 cover World War I; discs 5-12 cover World War II.

Originally broadcast as individual episodes of various History television programs.

Contents

  • Disc 1. Weapons at war. Most decorated : the doughboys ; WWI : the death of glory ; Declassified. World War I
  • Disc 2. Dogfights. The first dogfighters ; Man, moment, machine. Red Baron & the wings of death ; Weapons at war. Airships ; Deep sea detectives. Mystery U-boat of World War I
  • Disc 3. Battlefield detectives. World War One : the Battle of Jutland ; Battlefield detectives. World War One : the Somme ; John J. Pershing : the Iron General
  • Disc 4. Dear home : letters from World War I ; Last day of WWI : 11th month, 11th day, 11th hour
  • Disc 5. The greatest conflict ; North Africa : the desert war ; The beachhead at Anzio ; D-Day : the Normandy invasion
  • Disc 6. Pursuit to the Rhine ; The bomber offensive : air war in Europe ; The Battle of the Bulge ; The Battle of Germany
  • Disc 7. Island hopping : the road back ; Jungle warfare : New Guinea to Burma ; Air war in the Pacific ; The bloody ridges of Peleliu
  • Disc 8. The return to the Philippines ; Okinawa : the last battle ; Admiral William "Bull" Halsey : naval warrior
  • Disc 9. Biography. General Douglas MacArthur : return of a legend
  • Disc 10. Okinawa : the final battle
  • Disc 11. Empires of industry. War planes of World War II
  • Disc 12. Nuremberg : tyranny on trial.
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