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Sir Laurence Olivier and Eric Porter narrate Jeremy Isaacs' epic documentary series, chronicling the events of the Second World War. The episodes included are: 'A New Germany - 1933-1939'; 'Distant War - 1939-1940'; 'France Falls - May-June 1940'; 'Alone in Britain - May 1940-June 1941'; 'Barbarossa - June-December 1941'; 'Banzai - Japan Strikes - 1941-1942'; 'On Our Way - America Enters the War - 1939-1942'; 'Desert - The War in North Africa - 1940-1943'; 'Stalingrad - 1942-1943'; 'Wolfpack - 1939-1944'; 'Red Star - The Soviet Union - 1941-1943'; 'Whirlwind - Bombing Germany - September 1939-April 1944'; 'Tough Old Gut - 1942-1943'; 'It's a Lovely Day Tomorrow - 1942-1943'; 'Home Fires'; 'Inside the Reich - Germany 1940-1944'; 'Morning - June 1944'; 'Occupation - 1940-1943'; 'Pincers - August 1944'; 'Genocide - 1933-1945'; 'Nemesis - Feb-May 1945'; 'Japan - 1941-1945'; 'Pacific - Feb 1942-May 1945 The Island to Island War'; 'The Bomb - Feb-Sept 1945'; 'Reckoning - April 1945'; 'Remember'; 'Secretary to Hitler'; 'Who Won World War II?'; and 'Warrior'; 'Hitler's Germany - 1933-1939'; 'Hitler's Germany - 1939-1945'; 'The Two Deaths of Hitler'; 'The Final Solution - Part 1'; and 'The Final Solution - Part 2'. Isaacs also presents a special 'Making of' feature.
Winston Churchill wrote this account of the first 25 years of his life in 1930. It reveals him struggling with Latin grammar at prep school, charging the Dervishes at Omdurman and preparing his first political speech for a Conservative fete.
The original British Army anthology on leadership, used to train generations of officers, brings together the collected wisdom of great military leaders, tacticians and historians with the authentic voices of unknown soldiers. Moving, inspiring, amusing and thought-provoking, it teaches lessons about motivation, leadership and morale that are every bit as valuable to today's leaders and managers. Complete with a new introduction by Robin Matthews, who commanded the Light Dragoons in Iraq, on the background to 'Serve to Lead' and its relevance to his own career and experiences from Sierra Leone to Afghanistan.
Collection of news reports from the British Movietone News, the first sound newsreel service in the country. During the Second World War the British public flocked to cinemas to watch news updates from across the allied war effort. This collection contains a rare selection of these reports covering the home front and battles across Europe and Africa.
Winston Churchill knew the power of words. In speeches, books, and
articles, he expressed his feelings and laid out his vision for the
future. His wartime writings and speeches have fascinated
generation after generation with their powerful narrative style and
Actor Ewan McGregor and his brother, Colin, present this double bill of documentaries about the aircraft and pilots that fought during the Second World War. In 'The Battle of Britain' the brothers fly vintage planes, meet the few veterans still alive today and discover the strategies of the battle which took place in 1940. With examples of real life experiences, 'Bomber Boys' takes a look at the Bomber Command, exploring operations over a six-year period, the challenges that were faced and the development of the unit. Meanwhile, Colin learns to fly a Lancaster bomber.
Ewan McGregor and his brother, Colin, present this BBC documentary about the Battle of Britain. The brothers fly vintage planes, meet the few veterans still alive today and discover the strategies of the battle which took place in 1940.
Describes the steps that led to the Second World War, a period that ended with Churchill as Prime Minister - the aftermath of the First World War, the rise of Adolf Hitler, British attempts at appeasement and the eventual outbreak of conflict on a global scale for the second time in thirty years.
This is a compilation of some of the most well-known speeches of modern times, spanning the years 1940-1987. Each of the speeches has been edited to include the most noteworthy segment.
• Winston Churchill 'First Radio Address As Prime Minister' (7:34)
Biography of the eminent politican and war-time leader, divided into three parts. 'The Path to Power' charts his early career, 'The War Years' chronicles perhaps Churchill's finest years as he led the British people against the might of Nazi Germany, whilst 'Victory and Defeat' tells of his final years, after the war was over.
Visit the family home where Britain's wartime Prime Minister lived for more than 40 years. See the rooms as they were in Churchill's time right down to the daily papers and his famous cigars.
Churchill's six-volume history of World War II -- the definitive work, remarkable both for its sweep and for its sense of personal involvement, universally acknowledged as a magnificent historical reconstruction and an enduring work of literature. From Britian's darkest and finest hour to the great alliance and ultimate victory, the Second World War remains the pivotal event in our century. Churchill was not only its greatest leader, but the free world's most eloquent voice of defiance in the face of Nazi tyranny. His epic account of those times, published in six volumes, won the Nobel Prize in 1953.
The collected speeches of the most eloquent and expressive
statesman of his time
Winston Churchill's superlative account of the prelude to and events of the First World War is a defining work of twentieth-century history. With dramatic narrative power Churchill reconstructs the action on the Western and Eastern Fronts, the wars at sea and in the air and the advent of tanks and U-boats. He vividly describes the Lusitania's sinking, the heroics of the Battle of Jutland, Verdun's 'soul-stirring frenzy', the bloodshed of Gallipoli, the Somme and Passchendaele, and the USA's entry into the conflict. Rich with personal insights, this magisterial book is testament to the author's role in the Great War's conduct and outcome and fully demonstrates his brilliance as a historian.
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