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Eps22 The World at War Season 1 Episode 22

The World at War Season 1 Episode 22

The World at War Season 1 Episode 22
Season 1
Episode: 22
Air Date: 1974-04-10

Initially apprehensive about the outcome of declaring war, the Japanese quickly turn to celebration with early victory. In the end, their worst fears are unimaginably exceeded.

Episode Title: Japan (1941–1945)
Eps23 The World at War Season 1 Episode 23

The World at War Season 1 Episode 23

The World at War Season 1 Episode 23
Season 1
Episode: 23
Air Date: 1974-04-17

The Americans fight their way across the Pacific towards Japan and the Phillipines. Perhaps the bloodiest campaign of all, each island has to be taken by storm and the Japanese…

Episode Title: Pacific - The Island to Island War (February 1942–July 1945)
Eps24 The World at War Season 1 Episode 24

The World at War Season 1 Episode 24

The World at War Season 1 Episode 24
Season 1
Episode: 24
Air Date: 1974-04-24

Western scientists have developed a new, immensely powerful weapon – the atomic bomb. On August 6th 1945, the Enola Gay delivers the world’s first atomic bomb to Hiroshima. The world…

Episode Title: The Atomic Bomb (February–September 1945)
Eps25 The World at War Season 1 Episode 25

The World at War Season 1 Episode 25

The World at War Season 1 Episode 25
Season 1
Episode: 25
Air Date: 1974-05-01

The war ends slowly and messily. Britain is victorious but exhausted and the super-powers confront each other as they decide the fate of Europe.

Episode Title: Reckoning (April 1945)
Eps26 The World at War Season 1 Episode 26

The World at War Season 1 Episode 26

The World at War Season 1 Episode 26
Season 1
Episode: 26
Air Date: 1974-05-08

For many the Second World War was the most significant experience of their lives. Heartbreaking first hand remembrances from a vast array of survivors on both sides of the war.

Episode Title: Remember
Eps27 The World at War Season 1 Episode 27

The World at War Season 1 Episode 27

The World at War Season 1 Episode 27
Season 1
Episode: 27
Air Date: 1974-05-15

Filmed shortly after the series was broadcast, this is the story behind the production process and the challenges involved in summarising years of history and millions of feet of archive…

Episode Title: The Making of the Series
Eps20 The World at War Season 1 Episode 20

The World at War Season 1 Episode 20

The World at War Season 1 Episode 20
Season 1
Episode: 20
Air Date: 1974-03-27

The Nazi’s are racist; the Aryans are a master race, others, particularly the Jews are sub-human. Himmler’s SS sets about ridding Europe of millions of Jews.

Episode Title: Genocide (1941–1945)
Eps21 The World at War Season 1 Episode 21

The World at War Season 1 Episode 21

The World at War Season 1 Episode 21
Season 1
Episode: 21
Air Date: 1974-04-03

Hitler retreats to the Fuhrer bunker is Berlin as Germany crumbles around him and his lieutenants abandon him to a fate of suicide. Meanwhile, the Russians raise the red flag…

Episode Title: Nemesis (February–May 1945)
Eps13 The World at War Season 1 Episode 13

The World at War Season 1 Episode 13

The World at War Season 1 Episode 13
Season 1
Episode: 13
Air Date: 1974-01-30

Churchill called Italy the ‘soft underbelly of the crocodile’ and thought the Allies could cut through it to the heart of Germany. By the soft underbelly turned out to be…

Episode Title: Tough Old Gut: Italy (1943 - 1944)
Eps14 The World at War Season 1 Episode 14

The World at War Season 1 Episode 14

The World at War Season 1 Episode 14
Season 1
Episode: 14
Air Date: 1974-02-13

Vera Lynn sang of a lovely day tomorrow, but the war in Burma was mud and monsoon. Britain’s largest army learned to master the jungle and fought the Japanese to…

Episode Title: It's a Lovely Day Tomorrow: Burma (1942–1943)
Eps15 The World at War Season 1 Episode 15

The World at War Season 1 Episode 15

The World at War Season 1 Episode 15
Season 1
Episode: 15
Air Date: 1974-02-20

Finding strength in unity at home in Britain during the war, it was a time of gas masks, Winston Churchill, Dig for Victory, evacuation, George Formby, the Land Army, ITMA,…

Episode Title: Home Fires: Britain (1940–1944)
Eps16 The World at War Season 1 Episode 16

The World at War Season 1 Episode 16

The World at War Season 1 Episode 16
Season 1
Episode: 16
Air Date: 1974-02-27

Initial victory in Europe turns sour after the defeat at Stalingrad, yet Germany prepares to fight to the end – even after an assignation attempt on the Führer.

Episode Title: Inside the Reich: Germany (1940–1944)
Eps17 The World at War Season 1 Episode 17

The World at War Season 1 Episode 17

The World at War Season 1 Episode 17
Season 1
Episode: 17
Air Date: 1974-03-06

The Western Allies resolve to invade Europe. England becomes a floating supply dump and the British and Americans assemble the largest invasion fleet in history. It is June 6th 1944…

Episode Title: Morning: Normandy Invasion (June–August 1944)
Eps18 The World at War Season 1 Episode 18

The World at War Season 1 Episode 18

The World at War Season 1 Episode 18
Season 1
Episode: 18
Air Date: 1974-03-13

Through a neutral country, Holland is attacked by Germany without warning in 1940. During the next four years, life carries on seemingly without incident, but underneath resistance never dies.

Episode Title: Occupation: Holland (1940–1944)
Eps19 The World at War Season 1 Episode 19

The World at War Season 1 Episode 19

The World at War Season 1 Episode 19
Season 1
Episode: 19
Air Date: 1974-03-20

The end of the war appears close at hand with the liberation of Paris in 1944, but the British and Americans disagree on how to advance. Meanwhile, Poland suffers devastating…

Episode Title: Pincers (August 1944–March 1945)
Eps9 The World at War Season 1 Episode 9

The World at War Season 1 Episode 9

The World at War Season 1 Episode 9
Season 1
Episode: 9
Air Date: 1974-01-02

Hitler’s early successes in Russia made him reckless and he resolves to capture Stalingrad. The battle lasts six months with the Russians emerging as victors. The Wehrmacht never recovers.

Episode Title: Stalingrad (June 1942 - February 1943)
Eps10 The World at War Season 1 Episode 10

The World at War Season 1 Episode 10

The World at War Season 1 Episode 10
Season 1
Episode: 10
Air Date: 1974-01-16

In a war of high technology and animal courage, the German U-Boats fight Allied merchantmen, hounding them in packs.

Episode Title: Wolfpack: U-Boats in the North Atlantic (1939–1943)
Eps11 The World at War Season 1 Episode 11

The World at War Season 1 Episode 11

The World at War Season 1 Episode 11
Season 1
Episode: 11
Air Date: 1974-01-23

For two years the Soviet Army fights the Germans almost alone. After one of the greatest land battles in history, the nation survives and triumphs – but with a loss…

Episode Title: Red Star: the Soviet Union (1941–1943)
Eps12 The World at War Season 1 Episode 12

The World at War Season 1 Episode 12

The World at War Season 1 Episode 12
Season 1
Episode: 12
Air Date: 1974-01-30

Bomber Command begin bombing German cities by night and the Americans reinforce the attacks by day; a whirlwind of terror and destruction that will win the war.

Episode Title: Whirlwind: Bombing Germany (September 1939–April 1944)