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Americas War - World War II In Colour


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Suitable for mature audiences 16 years and over.

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From the makers of the BAFTA award-winning Britain At War In Colour comes this major new series America's Was - World War II In Colour. Combining intimate witness accounts with rare colour film it tells the story of America during The Second World War.

America's War - World War II In Colour is a personal and intimate account of a nation fighting to prevail in the greatest conflict in human history. The involvement of the United States in the conflict escalated the war dramatically to global proportions. The nations of fascist occupied Europe and Asia looked to the United States to help secure their liberty. American resources, manpower and morale did bring victory - but at a terrible price.

The battle of the Atlantic, Pearl Harbour, US bombing raids of Germany, the invasion of North Africa, June 1944 D-Day, the war in the Pacific and Hiroshima are amongst the events explored in this series.

This DVD accompanies the TV series and also contains exclusive features.

The Four Episodes:
Slow To Anger: 1919 - 1942

Battlefronts: 1942 - 1944

Wrath D-Day to VE-Day

Triumph: The Pacific 1943 - 1945
Exclusive Footage:
Six short video features: Pearl Harbour extra; Battle of Midway; Combat America; Meet the Enemy; Medicine in Action; The Last Bomb

Stills Gallery

Kay Facts - Textual history of WWII with relevant links to the programme.
Release date NZ
March 24th, 2004
Movie Format
  • DVD
DVD Region
  • Region 4
  • Standard Edition
Aspect Ratio
  • 1.33 : 1
Length (Minutes)
Supported Audio
  • Dolby Digital Surround 5.1
  • Documentary
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