Released in the month we commemorate the 70th Anniversary of the outbreak of WWII Filled with original archive footage, interviews, and gripping reenactments, this landmark anthology includes 19 documentaries, ranging from the unprecedented accounts of the European and Pacific fronts as seen in WWII: The War in Europe and WWII: The War in the Pacific, to the extraordinary Nuremberg Trials, an in-depth portrait of the heroic General MacArthur, the urgency and adrenaline of war planes flown in World War II, and a look at the final blow that ended the war in Okinawa: The Final Battle. 2009 is a banner year for WWII events: the 65th anniversary of D-Day and HBO s miniseries The Pacific (from Tom Hanks and Steven Spielberg). World War II documentaries consistently perform above average sales.
This eight volume collection looks at many of the most significant aspects of the developments that unfolded in Europe and the Pacific during the Second World War.
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