The Major Battles of WWII
A Comprehensive 10-part Series
History As You've Never Seen It Before!
The Fight For Freedom - The Major Battles of WWII takes viewers to the front lines of the European, the Pacific and the African theatres of the deadliest conflict in human history. Entire hours are devoted to the great battles that would define the era and the devastating final conclusion that would introduce the world to the terrible possibilities that exist with atomic weaponry. Masterfully scripted and full of authentic footage, this is a collection that must not be missed!
This comprehensive 10-part series chronicles the second half of this global military conflict in a masterfully scripted presentation filled with rare and authentic archive footage produced by internationally acclaimed documentarians, Pacific Media.
Featuring rare and never-before-seen footage from the most poignant battles
throughout the rest of WWII including:
INVASION OF SICILY
BATTLES IN THE SOUTH PACIFIC
INVASION OF NORMANDY
THE BATTLE OF THE BULGE
BATTLE OF IWO JIMA
and much, much more!
PROGRAM 1: The Decline of Fascism - Invasion of Sicily, Mussolini's downfall, Ploesti, Invasion of the Italian Peninsula.
PROGRAM 2: The Slow Italian Campaign - Cassino, Anzio, Liberation of Rome, The Gothic Line, Liberation of Italy.
PROGRAM 3: The Road to Tokyo - The battles for Guadalcanal, Munda, Bougainville and the South-Pacific area launch the thrust to the Japanese Empire's capital city.
PROGRAM 4: The Pacific in Flames - The Central Pacific areas, with its huge distance ranges, rekindle the war between the Japanese and the Americans.
PROGRAM 5: D-Day - Allied invasion of Normandy, Liberation of Paris.
PROGRAM 6: The Battle of Kursk - The greatest armored cars' battle in history eased the way for the Soviet troops on the road to Berlin.
PROGRAM 7: The Battle for Germany - Eastern and Western offensives of the Allied and Soviet armies in their way to Berlin, Operation Market Garden.
PROGRAM 8: The Agony of the Third Reich - The Battle of the Ardennes (the Battle of the Bulge), Conquest of Berlin, Hitler's death, Surrender and end of the war in Europe.
PROGRAM 9: Leyte, Imperial Destiny - Several naval clashes in the Gulf of Leyte led to the liberation of the Philippines. Along with the British victory in Burma, they opened the way to Tokyo.
PROGRAM 10: The Peace of the Atomic Bomb - Iwo Jima, Okinawa, Atomic bombs and the surrender of the Japanese army bring to a close the greatest disaster so far known to mankind - World War II.