Documentary, WW II

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Auschwitz: The Nazis and the 'Final Solution' (2005 Mini-Series)
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The history of the Final Solution phase of the Nazi Holocaust, particularly with the most infamous of the death camps. (285 mins.)
 
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Apocalypse: The Second World War (2009 Mini-Series)
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Apocalypse: The Second World War(2009) is a six-part French documentary about the Second World War.... (312 mins.)
 
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Apocalypse: The Rise of Hitler (2011 Mini-Series)
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Chronicles Hitler's life as a failed painter and far-right activist up to his election as Chancellor of Germany, leading to his relentless rise to power, culminating in the beginning of World War II. (108 mins.)
 
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Battle 360 (2008 TV Series)
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This series chronicle's the illustrious battle history of the U.S.S. Enterprise which played a critical role in World War Two and for a time was the only carrier defending the Pacific Theater from domination by Japan.
 
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Battlefield (1995 TV Series)
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Major battles of World War II are recounted in depth.
 
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Broken Silence (2002 Mini-Series)
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(300 mins.)
 
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Dam Busters: The Race to Smash the German Dams (2011 Documentary)
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James Holland presents an analysis of the legendary 1943 Dam Busters raid. (59 mins.)
Director: Aaron Young
 
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D-Day to Berlin (2005 Documentary)
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A 3-part BBC Miniseries depicting the Allied progress from the D-Day landings in Normandy all the way to Berlin... (150 mins.)
 
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Hitler in Colour (2005 Documentary)
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Documentary using only original colour footage charts the 12 years from Adolf Hitler's rise to power to the fall of Berlin in 1945... (90 mins.)
Director: David Batty
 
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The Last Days of World War II (1995 Documentary)
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The end of the Second World War in Europe, and the aftermath: war criminals to be brought to trial, stolen art treasures to be returned to their rightful owners. (50 mins.)
 
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Nazi Hunters (2010 TV Series)
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Witnesses and historians retell the events leading up to the capture and or death of some of World War Two's most heinous Nazi fugitives.
 
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The Nazis: A Warning from History (1997 Mini-Series)
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An examination of how a cultured people could have allowed Hitler's rise to power.
Director: Laurence Rees
 
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Operation Crossbow (2011 Documentary)
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The heroic tales of World War II are legendary, but Operation Crossbow is a little known story that... (59 mins.)
Director: Tim Dunn
 
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Patton 360 (2009 TV Series)
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Noteworthy World War II battles of US General George S. Patton are examined.
 
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Price for Peace (2002 Documentary)
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This powerful and thought provoking film chronicles the compelling events in the Pacific Theater of WWII... (90 mins.)
Director: James Moll
 
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Stalingrad (2003 TV Series)
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Life in Stalingrad. (165 mins.)
 
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Victory at Sea (1952 TV Series)
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Twenty-six episode series about naval combat during World War Two. Famous for its music score, eloquent narration and combat footage. (30 mins.)
 
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Waffen SS: Hitler's Elite Fighting Force (1990 Documentary)
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(60 mins.)
 
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Scorched Earth (1999 Mini-Series)
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Documentary examining Operation Barbarossa, Hitler's invasion of the Soviet Union in 1941. (200 mins.)
 
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We Stand Alone Together (2001 Documentary)
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Compiled over two years, an 'on-camera oral history' of Easy Company, told by the veterans themselves. Accompanies the mini-series Band of Brothers. (78 mins.)
Director: Mark Cowen
 
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The World at War (1973 Mini-Series)
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A series of documentaries about World War II. (52 mins.)
 
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American Experience (1988 TV Series)
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Documentary chronicling the history of World War II's "Battle of the Bulge", when the German army launched... (60 mins.)
 
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Nazis: The Occult Conspiracy (1998 Documentary)
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(104 mins.)
 
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World War II in Colour (2009 TV Series)
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Recounts the events of world War II in color.
 
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WWII in HD (2009 Mini-Series)
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Follow the lives of soldiers who lived World War II, through previously unseen color footage. (60 mins.)
 
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World War Two: Behind Closed Doors (2008 TV Series)
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A story showing the 3 allied leader's, Churchill, Roosevelt and Stalin's actions and relationships behind the scenes during World War 2... (300 mins.)
 
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World War 2: The Complete History (2000 Mini-Series)
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Miffed at being excluded from a get together at Versailles, Adolph and his friends act out and shenanigans ensue. (50 mins.)
 
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Tankies: Tank Heroes of World War II (2013 Mini-Series)
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The Second World War was the ultimate conflict of the machine age, and the tank was its iconic symbol... (44 mins.)
 
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De Bezetting (1989 TV Series)
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Director: Rob Swanenburg
Stars: Pier Tania
 
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The Battle of Russia (1943 Documentary)
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Documentary revealing the nature and process of the fight between the Soviet Union and Germany in the Second World War. (83 mins.)
 
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D-Day: The Last Heroes (2013 Mini-Series)
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An examination of how two years of planning, espionage and analysis helped the Allied Forces win D-Day (60 mins.)
 
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Nova (1974 TV Series)
Episode: D-Day's Sunken Secrets (2014)
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From PBS - On June 6, 1944, the Allies launched the biggest armada in history to invade the Normandy beaches and liberate Europe from the Nazis...
 
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Nova (1974 TV Series)
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From PBS - Colditz Castle, a notorious prisoner of war camp in Nazi Germany, was supposed to be escape-proof...
 
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Nazi Mega Weapons (2013 TV Series)
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An examination of Nazi Germany's various military engineering projects during World War II.
 
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Hitler's Generals (1996 Mini-Series)
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Portraits of important people in Nazi-Germany. (672 mins.)
 
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Dig WW2 with Dan Snow (2014 Mini-Series)
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Stars: Dan Snow
 
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Hitler: A Profile (1995 Mini-Series)
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(50 mins.)
 
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Hitler's Rise: The Colour Films (2013 Mini-Series)
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Churchill's Desert War: The Road to El Alamein (2012 Documentary)
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This is the story of how the men who fought and died in the Battle of El Alamein were players in a volatile drama scripted by Churchill... (90 mins.)
Director: Robin Barnwell
 
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Double Cross: The True Story of the D-day Spies (2012 Documentary)
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WWII's Greatest Raids (2014 TV Series)
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Each episode covers an operation during the Second World War. Through a reconstruction and interviews with experts on tactics and weapons, the operation is discussed.
 
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Adolf Hitler: The Greatest Story Never Told (2013 Documentary)
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Adolf Hitler, born in Braunau, one man who will change the history of the world forever. It follows... (350 mins.)
Director: Dennis Wise
 
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The Soviet Story (2008 Documentary)
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The Soviet Story offers an alternative history of an Allied power, which helped the Nazis to fight Jews and which slaughtered its own people on an industrial scale. (86 mins.)
Director: Edvins Snore
 
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History Specials (2010 TV Series)
Episode: WWII from Space (2012)
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This spectacular two-hour special delivers the tipping points of World War II as you ve never seen them before...
 
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The Battle for Malta (2013 Documentary)
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Director: Aaron Young