Rent The World at War: Part 2 (1974)

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Synopsis:
Sir Laurence Olivier narrates a further eight episodes of Jeremy Isaacs' epic documentaries.

Desert: The War in North Africa - 1940-1943
For two years the 8th Army and Rommel's Afrika Korps fight in the wastes of North Africa - finally the tide turns at El Alamein...
Wolf Pack: 1939-1944
In a war of high technology and animal courage, the German U-boats fight allied merchantmen, hounding them in packs. A German victory at sea will drive Britain from the war...
Whirlwind: Bombing Germany - September 1939 - April 1944
Bomber Command are unable to hit precise targets and begin bombing German cities by night. The Americans reinforce the attacks by day; a whirlwind of terror and destruction will win the war...
It's a Lovely Day Tomorrow: 1942-1943
Vera Lynn sang of a lovely day tomorrow, but the war in Burma was mud and monsoon. Britain's largest army learned to master the jungle and fought the Japanese to a standstill...
Stalingrad: 1942-1943
Hitler's early successes in Russia made him reckless and he resolves to capture Stalingrad. The battle lasts six months with the Russians emerging as victors. The Wehrmacht never recovers...
Red Star: The Soviet Union - 1941-1943
For two years, the Soviet Army fights the Germans almost alone. After the greatest land battles in history, the nation survives and triumphs - with a loss of no less than twenty million of its people.
Tough Old Gut: 1942-1943
Churchill called Italy the 'soft underbelly of the crocodile' and thought the Allies could cut through it to the heart of Germany. But the soft underbelly turned out to be a 'tough old gut'...
Home Fires
At home in Britain during the war - a time of gas masks, Winston Churchill, Coventry, Dig for Victory, evacuation, Georgr Formby, ITMA, the Land Army, the Squander Bug and the Beveridge Report...
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Directors:
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Producers:
Peter Batty, Ted Childs, John Pett, Martin Smith, Ben Shepherd, Philip Whitehead, Jeremy Isaacs
Narrated By:
Sir Laurence Olivier
Writers:
Peter Batty, J. P. W. Mallalieu, Charles Douglas Home, John Williams, Jerome Kuehl, David Wheeler, Angus Calder, Neal Ascherson
Studio:
PT Video
Genres:
British TV, TV Documentaries, TV Political
Countries:
UK
BBFC:
Release Date:
28/08/2000
Run Time:
432 minutes
Languages:
English
Subtitles:
None
DVD Regions:
Region 0 (All)
Formats:
Pal
Aspect Ratio:
Full Screen 1.33:1 / 4:3
Colour:
Colour and B & W
Bonus:
  • Imperial War Museum Photo Gallery
  • Character Biographies
  • Brief History of the World at War
  • Episode Summaries
  • Speeches/Songs and Newsreel/Maps
Disc 1:
This disc includes the following episodes:
- Wolfpack - 1939-1944
- Desert - The War in North Africa - 1940-1943
- Red Star - The Soviet Union - 1941-1943
- Stalingrad - 1942-1943
- Special Features
Disc 2:
This disc includes the following episodes:
- Whirlwind - Bombing Germany - September 1939-Aptil 1944
- Home Fires
- Tough Old Gut - 1942-1943
- It's a Lovely Day Tomorrow - 1942-1943
- Special Features

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