ALLIES OVERRUN GERMAN DEFENSE OF THE RHINELAND
Part 1 shows fighting in Leipzig, Nuremberg, and Braunschweig. Includes shots of German prisoners and civilians. Shows Adolf Hitler speaking at Nuremberg in 1932. Part 2, Gen. Patton inspects troops. Shows the raising of the first official American flag to fly over Germany. Part 3 shows bodies of persons killed in German concentration camps and devices used for killing and torture.
Wars & Battles
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- Ch 354Arnhem: A Bridge Too FarIn December, 1944, 400 men of the 1rst British Airborne Division paraded at Buckingham Palace to receive their grateful thanks from their king and countrymen. Although they paraded as heroes, victors they were not. They were some of the survivors of a whole airborne division of over 10,000 men lost during the most audacious and ultimately controversial battles of Operation Market Garden; Arnhem.The Crimean WarThe first program looks at the reasons behind the war, and why Britain allied itself against Imperial Russia.