The World at War: Season 1, Episode 2

Distant War: September 1939-May 1940 (7 Nov. 1973)

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France and England enter World War 2 following Germany's invasion of Poland. But with the exception of its navy England is rather uncertain how to prepare. After a failed operation in ... See full summary »

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Lord Chandos ...
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J.R. Colville ...
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Lucy Faithfull ...
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Bernard Kops ...
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Martin Lindsay ...
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John Simon ...
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Charles Woodhouse ...
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France and England enter World War 2 following Germany's invasion of Poland. But with the exception of its navy England is rather uncertain how to prepare. After a failed operation in Norway lead by Churchill, Chamberlain is, ironically, replaced as Prime Minister by Churchill. Written by David Foss

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