When War Broke Out
Using the words of interviewees, this program adds a personal insight into the events of 1939 and the beginning of the Second World War. Their stories are illustrated using archive film. These are the untold stories of ordinary people, whose words convey a true sense of what it was like to be living at a time of momentous events.
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- Ch 354Naval Warfare in World War IIThe Japanese invade China in 1936, but the Japanese are not satisfied and they invade Indochina and Thailand, enabling the invasion of Burma. The U.S. and British navies nurture their relations with the Indian Navy as supplies are built for the return. Eventually, it was decided to build a road to link with the Burma Road, and with human and elephant power, they succeeded.The Great War in ColorMost of the surviving films and photographs of WWI were shot in black and white. Fortunately the advance of technology has allowed historians to revisit these amazing images and present them in color, the result is a powerful documentary which provides a detailed look at the Great War as experienced through the eyes of those who were there.