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Unsurpassed in depth and scope, its 26 hour-long programs feature an extraordinary collection of newsreel, propaganda, and home-movie footage drawn from the archives of 18 nations, including color close-ups of Adolf Hitler taken by his mistress, that present an unvarnished perspective of the war's pivotal events. Penetrating interviews with eyewitness participants--from Hitler's secretary to Alger Hiss to ordinary citizens who stood outside the battle lines--add spine-tingling, first-hand accounts to an already unforgettable viewing experience.
Informative and unbiased, THE WORLD AT WAR is the recipient of numerous accolades, including an International Emmy Award, The National Television Critic's Award for Best Documentary, and knighthood for its creator, Sir Jeremy Isaacs.
I remembered when this series first aired back in the 70's and always tried to watch it when it came on. Read morePublished 14 days ago by Jeffrey J. Fowler
do not buy - the cd's barely last through one viewing the worst product ever from amazonPublished 1 month ago by firstname.lastname@example.org
I was looking for the complete 'World at war'How much would that be?Published 1 month ago by Amazon Customer
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|Question about the history channel dvd||
The HBO version which precedes the A&E by three years is 1920 min long vs. the A&E which is about an hour or so longer (note specs as listed on Amazon are misleading: the timing quoted for the A&E is only for the core documentary, to which you have to add about 8 hours of supplementary material;... Read More
Dec 26, 2009 by I. Martinez-Ybor | See all 6 posts
|Difference between the 30th Anniversary edition and the original DVD...||
The difference is simple: The 30th Anniversary Edition (PBS calls it "The Collector's Edition" -- same thing) contains over 3 hours of bonus material. You want this one, not the earlier version.
Aug 2, 2006 by James Goodfellow | See all 6 posts
|I Want to Know If The Set Has Closed Captions (CC), Than You||
Yes Sir it is denoted in the product description as having Closed Captions...
Oct 25, 2006 by Anonymous | See all 7 posts
|Blu-Ray version coming September 2010||
How do you know the original war footages were in 4:3? Maybe they had to be pan & scanned for the original video and now we are getting the full video?
Jul 9, 2010 by Amazon Customer | See all 8 posts
|English Closed Caption||
I just got this set for my dad and it does not have closed captions. Are you sure yours work?
Dec 19, 2006 by Duperdella | See all 9 posts
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