The Road to War

February 2015
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8. Global War

Expired 3.0 18 x
The final episode of the documentary series giving a country-by-country account of the origins of WWII, written and narrated by Charles Wheeler. Using archive footage and eyewitness accounts, the final episode documents how Germany's desire for expansion in eastern Europe, starting with Poland, developed into a worldwide c...
49:00

7. USA

Expired 3.0 14 x
The seventh in an eight-part series of documentaries giving a country-by-country account of the origins of WWII, written and narrated by Charles Wheeler. Using archive footage and eyewitness accounts, this instalment looks at the USA's isolationism and events leading up to bombing of Pearl Harbor.
49:00

6. Japan

Expired 3.0 12 x
The sixth in an eight-part series of documentaries giving a country-by-country account of the origins of WWII, written and narrated by Charles Wheeler. This episode traces Japan's road to war from drawing plans to destroy the US fleet in the Pacific (1907) to the Pearl Harbour attack (1941).
50:00

5. France

Expired 3.0 19 x
Episode five of a series narrated by Charles Wheeler, which looks at the events leading up to World War II.
49:00

3. Soviet Union

Expired 3.0 13 x
Documentary series looking at the events that led up to World War II.
49:00

2. Germany

Expired 3.0 9 x
Series looking at the events that led up to World War II. Charles Wheeler examines events on the German side.
52:00

1. Great Britain

Expired 3.0 19 x
Series looking at the events that led up to World War II. Charles Wheeler looks at how Neville Chamberlain tried to preserve the illusion of British Imperial power.
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