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The World Wars 

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The World Wars tells the story of three decades of war told through the eyes of various men who were its key players: Roosevelt, Hitler, Patton, Mussolini, Churchill, Tojo, DeGaulle and ... See full summary »
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Series cast summary:
Mike Adler Mike Adler ...  Hitlers cook / ... 3 episodes, 2014
Daniel Martin Berkey ...  The Elder General Douglas MacArthur / ... 3 episodes, 2014
Michael Almy Michael Almy ...  Dough Boy / ... 3 episodes, 2014
James William Barker James William Barker ...  Prime Minister Chamberlain's Aid 3 episodes, 2014
Ian Beyts ...  Winston Churchill 3 episodes, 2014
David Mitchum Brown ...  Harry S. Truman 3 episodes, 2014
C. Conrad Cady ...  Vladimir Ilyich Lenin 3 episodes, 2014
Robyn A. Cole ...  Hitler's Butler / ... 3 episodes, 2014
Wim De Groof Wim De Groof ...  Field marshal German army (2014) 3 episodes, 2014
Dean Gosdin ...  Franklin Delano Roosevelt / ... 3 episodes, 2014
Don Hartman ...  General George Patton 3 episodes, 2014
Jonathan Hartman ...  Benito Mussolini 3 episodes, 2014
Maximilian Klas ...  Young Hitler 3 episodes, 2014
Jody Matzer ...  Hitler General #1 3 episodes, 2014
Don Meehan ...  Charles DeGaulle 3 episodes, 2014
Michael Perrie Jr. Michael Perrie Jr. ...  Young DeGaulle 3 episodes, 2014
Jacopo Rampini ...  Young Stalin 3 episodes, 2014
Jeremy Renner ...  Narrator 3 episodes, 2014
Nabil Vinas ...  Young Mussolini 3 episodes, 2014
Tom Vickers Tom Vickers ...  Young Churchill 2 episodes, 2014
Gary Ayash ...  WWI Treaty of Versailles French Delegate / ... 2 episodes, 2014
Joseph Scott Barbarino ...  Joseph Stalin 2 episodes, 2014
Matt Dearman ...  Young Patton 2 episodes, 2014
Prescott Hathaway Prescott Hathaway ...  Young MacArthur 2 episodes, 2014
Donald Imm ...  Luftwaffe General 2 episodes, 2014
Torsten Kellar Torsten Kellar ...  Baumann 2 episodes, 2014
Greg Lang ...  Pres. Roosevelt's Aide 2 episodes, 2014
Steven Mackintosh ...  Narrated by 2 episodes, 2014
Ken Mattson Ken Mattson ...  German Soldier / ... 2 episodes, 2014
Kevin McKillip Kevin McKillip ...  Young FDR / ... 2 episodes, 2014
Peter Muggleworth Peter Muggleworth ...  Hitler's WWI Drill Sergeant 2 episodes, 2014
Koji Ohashi Koji Ohashi ...  Young HIdeki Tojo / ... 2 episodes, 2014
Isao Ota Isao Ota ...  Hideki Tojo 2 episodes, 2014
Hugh Scully ...  Adolf Hitler / ... 2 episodes, 2014
Matthew Sims Matthew Sims ...  Winston Churchills Admiralty Aide 2 episodes, 2014
Dan Verkman Dan Verkman ...  German Workers Party Member / ... 2 episodes, 2014
Kurt Vogelsang ...  German General 2 episodes, 2014
Richard Walz Sr. Richard Walz Sr. ...  SS General 2 episodes, 2014
Sewell Whitney ...  General George Marshall 2 episodes, 2014
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The World Wars tells the story of three decades of war told through the eyes of various men who were its key players: Roosevelt, Hitler, Patton, Mussolini, Churchill, Tojo, DeGaulle and MacArthur. The series examines the two wars as one contiguous timeline starting in 1914 and concluding in 1945 with these unique individuals coming of age in World War I before ultimately calling the shots in World War II. Written by Jiilo_Kim

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Release Date:

26 May 2014 (USA) See more »

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The actor who plays General Douglas MacArthur (Daniel Michael Berkey) is the same actor from another History Channel production, The Men Who Built America. He plays JP Morgan's father, Junius. See more »

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Hitler didn't commit suicide alone, Eva Braun was with him. See more »

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War is Hell, this is too.
30 May 2018 | by jimel98See all my reviews

I was flipping channels and came across this dreck a little less than 1/2 way through. I started to watch and within seconds found myself saying, "How did that...?" " When did....?" "That's not right." "I'm not genius or expert, but WHAT THE....?" and so forth.

VERY few of the actors looked much like their characters as if the casting director simply said, "If they're white and male, feh, it works. Oh, but put a pair of glasses on that guy."

As other reviews have mentioned, poetic license is to be expected to some degree and honestly, with that much of a timespan to cover and all that material, one has to be realistic enough to know that you can't include every detail or you'd end up with a movie almost as long as the war itself. It's just not going to happen. But with that in mind, isn't it in everyone's best interest to get what you ARE covering more than a LITTLE right?

The History Channel has become a joke. What was once one of the most fascinating and informative channels for us history buffs has become a hodgepodge of reality crap shows. It's heartbreaking, but my anti-TV executive rants are common in my reviews, so, here's more evidence to back up my beliefs. When they DO an actual history show, I guess we shouldn't expect much more from them than this.

And this stinker is now 4 years old. Sheesh, now I'm starting to cry.


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