Starring: Tim Pigot-Smith
This outstanding Blu-Ray disc, re-mastered in full 1080 HD is from the landmark television documentary series "Battlefield", first aired in England on the BBC and later on PBS. Now for the first time TMG and NBC Universal bring you these detailed accounts of the pivotal battles of World War II. Each episode covers one great battle, featuring portraits of the leaders and commanders, explanations of weapons and tactics, a review of the political and military situation leading up to the battle, troop deployment, and the story of the battle itself. "The Battle of Britain": The two mightiest air fleets in the world clashed ion tumultuous combat over the skies of Britain and the English Channel. The very survival of the English depended on the bravery of the Royal Air Force, of whom Churchill said, "Never was so much owed by so many to so few." "The Battle of France" - The Nazi German Blitzkrieg's most astonishing triumph, sweeping into the heart of Paris in a few short days, and establishing Hitler's supremacy over Continental Europe. "The Battle of the Rhine" - During the last months of 1944, The British and Americans pressed steadily through France and Belgium to western frontiers of the Third Reich, in a race with the Russian Army to capture the capitol city of Berlin.
Rare Archival Footage from Vaults Around the World.
Some Scenes Presented in Black & White.
|Studio Name:||Team Marketing|
|Blu-ray Release Date:||12/07/2010|
|Run Time (in minutes):||360 minutes|
|Audio Tracks:||AC, Digital Sound|
|Shipping Weight (in pounds):||0.18|
|Product in Inches (L x W x H):||5.5 x 0.5 x 7.44|
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