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More than 30 years after its initial broadcast, "The World At War" remains the definitive visual history of World War II. Unsurpassed in depth and scope, its 26 hour-long programs feature an extraordinary collection of newsreel, propaganda, and home-movie footage drawn from the archives of 18 nations, including color close-ups of Adolf Hitler taken by his mistress and original news rushes that present an unvarnished perspective of many of the war's pivotal events. Throughout, penetrating interviews with eyewitness participants - from Hitler's secretary to Alger Hiss to ordinary citizens who stood outside the battle lines - add spine-tingling, first-hand accounts to an unforgettable viewing experience. Informative and unbiased, "The World At War" is the recipient of numerous accolades, including an International Emmy(R) Award, The National Television Critics' Award for Best Documentary, and knighthood for its creator, Sir Jeremy Isaacs. Narrated by Academy Award(R) winner Laurence Olivier and digitally re-mastered for DVD, this is epic history at its absolute best.

Biographies, Documentaries, Featurettes, Interactive Menus, Photo Gallery, Scene Selection.

"The Making of 'The World At War'"; "Secretary to Hitler"; "The Two Deaths of Adolf Hitler"; "Warrior", "Hitler's Germany: 1932-1939"; "Hitler's Germany: 1939 - 1945"; "The Final Solution"; "From War to Peace"; 30th Anniversary Feature-Length Retrospective Film; Timeline; Some Scenes Presented in Black & White.

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Aspect Ratio: 1.33
Color: Other
Original Languages: English
Duration: 1357
Actors: Laurence Olivier
Condition: New
Studio & Production Company: A&E Home Video
Record Label: A&E Home Video
Digital Video Formats: DVD
Assembled Product Dimensions (L x W x H): 1.23 x 7.52 x 5.50 IN
Release Date: 08/24/2004
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Excellent historical video, excellent value
12/30/2010

Customer review by TerisBestFriend

5.0 stars 12/30/2010 by TerisBestFriend
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This video series from BBC is excellent. I've seen it on the History Channel and wanted it for my library. Walmart had the lowest cost for this item. Plus excellent, speedy delivery. I am very well satisfied on all catagories.

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Great series.
3/21/2014

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5.0 stars 3/21/2014 by Theoldguy2
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Great Series. I don't have the vocabulary to praise Lawrence Olivier enough.

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2/17/2009

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5.0 stars 2/17/2009 by loaner
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This is a great way to learn about the wars we have been through. Great informational videos. I would highly recomend these to anyone! The price was so much lower than you can find and worth the price you pay through walmart.

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World at War
3/18/2009

Customer review by whatifitstrue

5.0 stars 3/18/2009 by whatifitstrue
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These are excellent. I bought for my dad, and he has watched all 26 hours at least once through in about a week! The quality is good, and there are some great special features including the "making of" with Jeremy Isaacs.

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4/15/2012

Customer review by shootist

4.0 stars 4/15/2012 by shootist
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I own numerous DVDs on WWII. This one has extensive coverage on all aspects. 1) Causes and maps to help understand the situation. 2) Eye witness accounts of persons close to Hitler, government officals 3) Combat footage. All are shared equally. Does not cover the Pacific War as much as the European Front. Some color and B&W. This is not the one to buy if you are looking strictly for just combat footage.

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