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World War II: Behind Closed Doors episode 1

World War II: Behind Closed Doors episode 1:Documentary series revealing the 'behind-closed-doors' politics of World War II. This episode focuses on the secret history of the non-aggression pact between Hitler and Stalin.     Alternative Stream   Documentary series using dramatic reconstructions and testimony from witnesses to reveal the 'behind-closed-doors' politics of the Second World War   World War II: Behind Closed Doors episode 1   Molotov–Ribbentrop Pact The Molotov–Ribbentrop Pact was a non-aggression pact between Nazi Germany and the…

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The War episode 7

The War episode 7: A few weeks after the death of President Roosevelt shocks the country, Germany surrenders. Meanwhile, American sailors, soldiers and Marines endure the worst battle of the Pacific - Okinawa. In August, American planes drop atomic bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki, and the Japanese, too, surrender. Millions return home - to try to learn how to live in a world without war.     The Emmy award-winning documentary THE WAR episode 7 explores the history and horror…

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The War episode 6

The War episode 6: Americans are shocked by Hitler's massive counterattack in the Ardennes Forest - but by mid March, 1945, they are across the Rhine, while Russians are 50 miles from Berlin. In the Pacific, after weeks of desperate fighting, Iwo Jima is secured, and American bombers begin a full-fledged air assault of Japan.     The Emmy award-winning documentary THE WAR explores the history and horror of World War II from an American perspective by following so-called ordinary…

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The War episode 5

The War episode 5: Victory in Europe seems imminent, but Holland, the Vosges Mountains, and the Hurtgen Forest, GIs learn painful lessons as old as war itself - that generals make plans, plans go wrong and soldiers die. Meanwhile, on the island of Peleliu, the Marines fight one of the most brutal and unnecessary battles of the Pacific.     The Emmy award-winning documentary THE WAR explores the history and horror of World War II from an American perspective by…

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The War episode 4: On June 6, 1944, D-Day, 1.5 million Allied troops take part in the greatest invasion in history, but then bog down in Norman hedgerows for weeks. Saipan proves the costliest Pacific battle to date, while back home dreaded telegrams for the War Department begin arriving at an inconceivable rate.     The Emmy award-winning documentary THE WAR explores the history and horror of World War II from an American perspective by following so-called ordinary men and…

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