Battle of Okinawa in Color
Battle of Okinawa in Color
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Battle of Okinawa in Color

Battle of Okinawa in Color: By mid-1945, Hitler is dead and the war has ended in Europe. Halfway around the world, however, the fighting is still going strong on a small island in the Pacific. Okinawa was the site of the last battle…

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World War Speed – The Drugs that Won WWII
World War Speed - The Drugs that Won WWII
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World War Speed – The Drugs that Won WWII

World War Speed - The Drugs that Won WWII: It’s long been known that German soldiers used a methamphetamine, called Pervitin, during WWII. But have tales of Nazis on speed obscured the massive use of stimulants by British and American troops?    …

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Berlin 1945 episode 3
Berlin 1945 episode 3
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Berlin 1945 episode 3

Berlin 1945 episode 3: The British, French and Americans are waiting to enter Berlin. In the meantime, the Soviets appoint mayors, organise the food supply and go on the hunt for war criminals. The Jewish community, among whom there are few survivors, regroup.…

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Berlin 1945 episode 2
Berlin 1945 episode 2
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Berlin 1945 episode 2

Berlin 1945 episode 2: On 30 April, the Red Flag flies over the Reichstag. National Socialism is finally beaten, along with Germany and Berlin. But for many, the fall of Nazism spells liberation rather than defeat.     The Battle for Berlin has…

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Berlin 1945 episode 1
Berlin 1945 episode 1
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Berlin 1945 episode 1

Berlin 1945 episode 1: Journey back in time to Berlin's most fateful year - 1945 - through the eyes and voices of those who experienced it - ordinary German people and the Allies who entered the city.     At the beginning of…

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