From Germany's dramatic invasion of Poland, France, and Russia, to the Battle of Britain, the key battles in Africa, and onto the attack of Pearl Harbour and the eventual defeat of the Nazi army in Stalingrad. This program focuses on all the major events of this period, and also pays particular attention to the war's final year and the gradual destruction of the German army.
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- Ch 354Broken Arrows: The Lost Bombs of the Cold WarThe 1966 Palomares B-52 crash occurred on 17 January 1966, when a B-52G bomber and a KC-135 tanker collided. The damage and radiation still exists to this day. In 1968 a B-52 bomber near Thule Air Base in Greenland crashed onto sea ice in North Star Bay. The explosives aboard to detonated and the nuclear payload to rupture and dispersed, resulting in radioactive contamination.Battlezone WWII: Nazi Storm RisingAn American documentary film made in 1940 where America learns the value of wartime preparedness in de Rochemont's study of World War I's effect on average citizens.