SKU 42


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NEW AND IMPROVED:  Each part of the series now comes with menu and chapter selection, so you don't have to fast forward through each part to find a particular section! 

These DVDs are approximately 58 HOURS LONG and cover the period from June 1939 to March 1945.  





PART  1:   JUNE - NOVEMBER 1939  (160 MIN.):

The German fleet visits Scapa Flow; Navy Day in Fascicst Rome; Goebbels visits Danzig; Naval Exercises on the Danube; Poland interferes with free trade in Danzig; The creation of a home guard in Danzig; German refugees report Polish mistreatment; Polish destruction of German property in Danzig; The invasion of Poland; Polish prisoners are interviewed about their views of Germany; The Germans distribute food to the Polish population; German troops get to know Jews in conquered Poland.  

PART 2: NOVEMBER 1939 - MARCH 1940 (135 MIN.):

German Engineers Re-start Steel Mills in Silesia; German Troops Patrol West Wall Fortifications; U-Boat Captain Prien and Crew Welcomed in Berlin; New Japanese Foreign Minister Takes Office; Baltic Germans Resettled in Posen; British Navy Blockades North Sea Countries; Luftwaffe Reconnaissance Over English Coast; Evacuation of Tientsin by the British; Anti-Air Defense Exercises in Germany; Ethnic Germans From Russia Return to Germany; Goebbels Tours Western Air Defense Zone; International Winter Games in Bavaria; Luftwaffe Planes Sink British Ships in North Sea; Duce Reviews Elite Militia in Rome; German Wartime Trade Fair in Leipzig

PART 3:  MARCH - JUNE 1940 (126 MIN.):

German Army Captures First British Soldiers; Admiral Raeder Greets Returning U-Boat Crew; Germany Invades Denmark and Norway; Danish Troops Ordered to Cease Resistance; Oslo Captured by German Troops; German Troops Push Deep into Norway; British Naval Convoy Retreats From Namsos; German Invasion of West is Launched; Luxembourg and Belgian Borders Crossed; Troops Cross Albert Canal by Raft; Maastricht Bridgehead Taken by Germans; Paratroopers dropped Over Holland; Leibstandarte Link-up With Paratroopers in Rotterdam; Fort Eben Emael Captured in Belgium; Guderian's Panzers Breach the Maginot Line; Alsace-Lorraine Reclaimed by Germany; Marshal Pétain Agrees to German Armistice Terms; German Troops Parade in Paris; Franco-German Cease-fire Signed in Compiègne.

PART 4:  JULY - SEPTEMBER 1940  (132 MIN.): 

Germany's Troops March Into France; NSW Aids French Civilian Refugees; Liberating German POWs; German Engineers Spearhead French Reconstruction; Back to Normal in Amsterdam and Brussels; Parisian Crowds Hear German Peace Terms; Fortifying Europe against British Attacks; Germany's Navy Prepares for War with Britain; Air Defense Drills Staged for King George VI in England; The Rhine: firmly in German Hands; Skirmishes on Alpine Front and French Rivera; Mussolini Inspects Alpine Front; Italian Navy Patrols Mediterranean; Italian Fighters in East Africa; Gibraltar; Fear Grips the British Empire: Hong Kong; German-French Cooperation in Rebuilding Occupied France; Germans Evacuees Return Home to Merzig; Joyful Berlin Crowds Greet Returning Wehrmacht Division; Goebbels and General Fromm Hail Victorious Soldiers; Sport and Exercise for the German Girls League; 1940 German National Art Show Opens in Munich; German Industry and Military Might: Manufacturing Panzers; RAF Bombing Raid on Hamburg; German Technicians Rebuild France; Everyday English Routines Resume in Channel Islands; U-Boots Return from Battle; Dönitz Awards Iron Cross; Luftwaffe Reconnaissance Missions; German Air Strikes over England; German Flak Batteries Deter Enemy Bombing Raids; Field Marshal von Brauchitsch Visits Wounded Soldiers; Italian Bombing Raids Open Campaign against British Somalia; Testing New Long-range Artillery; Luftwaffe Steps up Bombing Raids Against Britain; Total Blockade of Great Britain Begins; Labor Corps Spearheads Germanization in Eastern Territories (Wartheland); Ethnic Germans Return to Alsace-Lorraine; Clearing British Mines from Norway's Fjords; 4.3 million Tons of Enemy Shipping Sunk in First Year of War; Germany Fortifies the Channel Coast; Messerschmitt Fighter Planes Intercept RAF in Channel; RAF Bombardier Reaches Berlin; Germany's New Air Strategy; Raid on London: Inside a Ju 88 Divebomber; Luftwaffe Unloads Monumental Destruction on London.

PART 5:  OCTOBER - DECEMBER 1940  (131 MIN.):


Bountiful Vegetable Harvest in Germany; Autobahn Construction in Austria; Japanese Bombers Attack Burma Road; Victorious U-boats Return to Bases; Japan Takes Over Formerly French Indochina.; German Housing Settlements in Wartha Region; Berlin and Hamburg Children relocated to Safe Havens in Countryside; Flak Batteries Duel English Night Bombers; Memorial Services Honor Fallen Soldiers in Flanders; Coastal Batteries and Luftwaffe Planes Attack British Convoys in the Channel; Romanian earthquake Prompts German Aid; Italian Front Lines in North Africa; Ethnic Germans Depart Bessarabia for Germany; Romania's Antonescu and Slovakia's Tuka also sign Tripartite Pact; Victory in the West Exhibit Opens in Vienna; Luftwaffe stages a Massive Raid on Coventry; Daring Exploits of U-boat Lieutenant Kretschmer; Mountain Troop Artillery Exercise In Austrian Alps; Birmingham in Flames; Admiral Raeder Launches Battleship Bismarck; Surface Battle with an Armed British Steamer; Field Marshal Von Brauchitsch Visits Troops in the East; King Michael of Romania Reviews a Parade of German Troops in Bucharest; The completion of Oslo-Bergen Highway in Norway; Wounded Soldiers make Christmas Toys for Children; Japanese Planes Bomb Chiang Kai-shek's Supply Lines on Burma Road; Abducted Spanish Civil War Children Return Home from France; Life in Warsaw is back to Normal Again; Captured British Submarine is Converted to a U-boat;German Soldiers on Guard Duty in Stormy Weather

PART 6:  DECEMBER 1940 - FEBRUARY 1941  (133 MIN.): 

Heavy Bombers Raid Scottish Coastal Shipping; Funeral of Hungary's Foreign Minister Csáky; Youth Leader Axmann Visits Oslo; Submariners on a Skiing Holiday; Minesweepers Patrol the English Channel; Bombing Raids of British Positions in North Africa; Meeting of Mussolini and Franco in Bordighera, Italy; Police Sports Festival in Berlin; World Champ Boxer Max Schmeling Volunteers for Airborne Duty; General Sepp Dietrich Inspects the Leibstandarte AH; An Auxiliary Cruiser on the Prowl in the Atlantic; Marshal Petain Warmly Received by a Large Crowd in Lyons; Former Luxury Hotel in Zakopane now Shelters Berlin Children; German People Celebrate their Second Wartime Christmas; Japan Celebrates the 26th Centenary of its Imperial Dynasty; Germany and Soviet Union sign Four New Agreements in Moscow; Motorcycle Riflemen on Maneuvers in Occupied Southern France; Norwegian Workers Depart to Germany; Reconstruction Projects in Occupied Poland

PART 7:  MARCH - MAY 1941  (135 MIN.): 

Bulgaria Signs the Tripartite Pact in Vienna; German Troops are Allowed in Bulgaria; Infantry Units on Winter Maneuvers; German Air Defense Exercises; Sports Events in Berlin and Stuttgart; U-boat Crew is Decorated; Japanese Foreign Minister Matsuoka Welcomed in Berlin; Second Anniversary of Bohemia and Moravia Celebrated in Prague; President Tiso Reviews Slovak Army Parade; First Enlisted Man Decorated with a Knight's Cross; Afrika Korps on the Offensive in North Africa; German Shipyards Launch New Submarines; Germany Attacks Yugoslavia and Greece; Afrika Korps Units Capture Agheila and Benghazi; Combat in Croatia and Slovenia; German Units Approach Belgrade; Metaxas Line Breached in Greece; Salonica Taken by German Troops; Afrika Korps Advance to Sollum; Yugoslavia Capitulates; German Troops in Historic Sarajevo; Greek Islands Thasos and Lemnos Captured; Greece's Epirus and Macedonia Armies Capitulate; Rudolf Hess Presents Awards at a Messerschmitt Factory; Afrika Korps Units Converge on Tobruk; Thermopylae in German Hands; Occupation Troops in Athens; Crossing the Gulf of Patras into Peloponnesu

PART 8:  FEBRUARY - JULY 1941  (118 MIN.):

German Africa Korps in Libya; The Germans take many British prisoners in Africa ; The Germans invade Yugoslavia and Greece ;The Germans in Athens; Sepp Dietrich meets up with the Italians in western Greece; Paratroopers take Crete; Rommel on the offensive in Libya; Stukas attack Tobruk; Croatia's Pavlic visits Berchtesgaden; The Germans invade the USSR; Grodno and Bialystok fall to the Germans; The liberation of GPU prisons in the Baltic States; German troops take Vilna; Germans conquer Lithuania and Latvia

PART 9:  JULY - OCTOBER 1941  (189 MIN.):

Europe's Volunteers in the war in the East; The Rumanian and Hungarian Armies march to the Front; The Battles for Bialystok and Minsk; The Taking of Riga & Russian Prisons there; Goring visits the Eastern Front; Danish Volunteers fight in the East for Europe; The Finns beat back the Soviets in the North; The Crossing of the Dniester; Hungarian and Slovak Troops move into the Ukraine.

PART 10:  OCTOBER - NOVEMBER 1941  (146 MIN.): 

German troops are re-supplied in northern Finland; The battle for Soviet naval bases in Estonia; Germans march into Estonia; The drive to Leningrad; Italian troops take on the Bolsheviks; Romanian soldiers attack Odessa; The Germans take 665,000 prisoners at Kiev; Air attack on Soviet railroads; German pioneers clear Soviet landmines in Kiev; Grossadmiral Raeder visits German sailors in the East; A U-Boat attack on a convoy; The battles for East Karelia ; The drive on Moscow

PART 11:  DECEMBER 1941 - MARCH 1942  (173 MIN.):

A German attack to drive Soviet troops from a forest; Pioniere clear and blow up Soviet mines ; Goering visits Vichy France ; Germans surrender skis and furs for the Eastern Front ; German troops show off their winter clothing from the Home Front; Christmas in the trenches before Moscow; German ministers visit Budapest; Rumanian artillery in a dual with the Bolsheviks ;The Germans take Feodosia ;A U-Boot attack on a British convoy ;Rommel takes Benghazi ;The War in the Pacific; Defensive battles on the Central Front in Russia.

PART 12:  APRIL - MAY 1942  (111 MIN.):

A visit to a Luftwaffe squadron in the East ;U-Boats sink a British freighter; The British bombing of Lubeck; Fighting mud on the Central Front in Russia; Rommel gets re-supplied by sea; Birthday wishes for Germany's leader; Parade in Madrid to commemorate the 4th anniversary of Spain's liberation; Mussolini comes to Berlin for a visit

PART 13:  MAY - JUNE 1942  (111 MIN.):

Alfred Rosenberg receives Farmers from Ukraine, Belorussia, and Russia; Fight against Soviet Partisans in the Crimea; JU 52 Cargo Planes Ferry Supplies to Forward Units on the Eastern Front; U-boat Action in the Atlantic; Romanian Troops Parade in Bucharest; German and Finnish Troops in Action on the Murmansk Front; Kerch in the Crimea Captured by German Troops; Soviet Tanks Attack German Positions near Kharkov; German, Italian, Romanian and Hungarian Troops Counterattack; Nearly a Quarter of Million Soviet Soldiers Surrender; Funeral Services for Assassinated General Reinhard Heydrich in Prague and Berlin

PART 14:  JULY - SEPTEMBER 1942  (119 MIN.): 

Mannerheim visits the headquarters in the East; Failed Soviet attempt to relieve Leningrad; The final battles for Sevastopol; Rumanian soldiers clear a minefield; The Afrika Korps pushes the British back in Egypt; The president of Bohemia & Moravia celebrates his 70th birthday; The Grosse Deutsche Kunstausstellung in Munich for 1942; U-Boats wreak havoc off the United States' East coast; The commander of Spain's Blue Division visits; The last battles for the Crimea; Slovak and German troops take Rostov; Germans reach the Don; The Germans dig in on the west bank of the Volga at Stalingrad

PART 15:  SEPTEMBER - DECEMBER 1942  (187 MIN.):

In the suburbs of Stalingrad; The Luftwaffe makes a heavy bombing raid on Stalingrad; The Luftwaffe makes a night raid on Alexandria; Japanese U-Boats in joint exercises off the French coast; Murmansk is bombed; Mountain troops raid the USSR from bases in Finland; The Germans drive into the Caucasus; Female Wehrmachthelferinnen see Europe; Heavy fighting in Stalingrad; Rumanians smash a Soviet supply column into Stalingrad; Vichy France is occupied; Italians and Rumanians beat back Soviet flank attacks on the Volga; Japanese troops march into Burma and land on the Aleutians; Christmas in Lappland

PART 16:  JANUARY - MAY 1943 (179 MIN.):

Night Fighting Operations; Tanks and Infantry Attack French Troops in Tunisia; Winter Battles in Leningrad Area; U-Boat Action in the South Atlantic; German Tanks Take on US and British in Tunisia; German Troops Retreat on the Eastern Front; German Units Battle Soviet Partisans; German Defenses on Crete; Battle of Kharkov; Spring Combat on the Eastern Front; U-Boats in the Caribbean; Katyn Forest

PART 17:  MAY - AUGUST 1943  (171 MIN.):

In a paramilitary training school for European youth; Improving the fortifications of Festung Europa; Cossack units in occupied Ukraine parade for the Germans; Stuka attack on the Kuban bridgehead; Galician volunteers against Bolshevism; German artillery shell Leningrad harbor; Relief-efforts for bombed out civilians; Fighting partisans in the mountains of Montenegro; A Turkish military mission observes the Wehrmacht in southern Russia; Parade of the Russian Liberation Army on the second anniversary of Barbarossa; The tank fight at Kursk

PART 18:  SEPTEMBER - NOVEMBER 1943  (164 MIN.):

The German withdrawal from Sicily; The death of King Boris of Bulgaria; A German U-Boat crew visits Japan; A video on how to combat incendiary bombs; French volunteers against Bolshevism parade in Paris; Heavy defensive fighting on the Eastern Front; The Germans occupy northern Italy; Il Duce is rescued; Estonians celebrate the 2nd anniversary of liberation from Bolshevism; The Germans pull back over the Dnepr; The Germans withdraw from the Kuban; A Luftwaffe raid on Soviet supply lines near Gomel

PART 19:  NOVEMBER 1943 - MARCH 1944  (164 MIN.):

Albert Speer Speaks at Berlin Plant; Cossack Brigade Attacks Bosnian Partisans; Kesselring Reviews German Troops in Italy; Soviet Advance in Krivoi Rog Repelled; German-Soviet Clash on Eastern Front; Supplies Delivered to Arctic Front; Tanks and Flak Repel Allies on Italian Front; Dönitz, Speer View Naval Exercises; Response to Allied Bombing of Berlin; Germans Counterattack at Dnieper Bend; Occupation of Leros and Samos Islands; Axis Defenses on Danish Coast; JU-52 Supply Drop on Eastern Front; Paratroopers Blow Up Bridge in Italy; Submarine Nets in Finland Gulf; Rumanian Troops in the Crimea; Germans Reinforce Nikopol Bridgehead; Rocket Fire Reverberates on Eastern Front; Bosnian Partisan Band Captured; Panther Tanks Support Infantry in Nevel Area; U-Boat Patrols Indian Ocean; German Troops Visit Greek Monks; Infantry, Assault Guns Oppose Soviet Tanks; Allied Bombers Over Germany; Artillery Duels at Nettuno Beachhead; American Prisoners March Into Rome; Seyss-Inquart New President of German Academy; Allies Bombard Monte Cassino; Wounded in Ruins of Castel Gandolfo; Street Fighting in Port of Kerch

PART 20:  MARCH - JUNE 1944  (172 MIN.):

Léon Degrelle Reviews the Battle at Cherkassy; German Withdrawal Through Narva; Naval Action off the Coast of Norway; Luftwaffe Duels USAAF Bombers; Exchange Prisoners Return From the US; The Goliath Remote-Controlled Miniature Tank; Air Battle Over Berlin; German Troops Arrive in Budapest; Soldiers Dig Positions in Snow on Finnish Front; Soviet Attack Repulsed in Pripet Marshes; German Paratroopers Fight in Cassino Area; Close Combat in Ruins of Cassino; Street Fighting in the Kovel; Knight's Cross Awarded to a German Pilot; Allied Bombers Shot Down Over the Alps; General Hube's Funeral in Berlin; Brigade Wallonia Returns to Brussels; Hungarian and German Troops on the Eastern Front; Floodgates Opened in Flanders and Holland; Rommel Speaks to Troops at the Atlantic Wall; German and Rumanian Troops Withdraw in Crimea; Flak Action Against Soviet Planes; Grossdeutschland Division in Action

PART 21:  JULY - AUGUST 1944  (92 MIN.):

General Dietl's Funeral in Berlin; Léon Degrelle Speaks to Wallonian Troops; Coastal and Naval Guns Duel Near Cherbourg; German Tank Counterattack in Bayeux Area; German Mountain Troops in Finland; Combat Action on Western Front; Heavy Fighting in Outskirts of Caen; V-1 Missile Deployment Against England; Colonel Remer Speaks to Berlin Guard Battalion; Germans Retreat on Eastern Front; Allied Prisoner Column in Paris

PART 22:  AUGUST - OCTOBER 1944  (127 MIN.):

All German women must now work in the factories; Heavy fighting in Brittany; East Prussians dig trenches against the Bolsheviks; Tanks stabilize the front in the Courland; V-1s strike terror in the hearts of Londoners; Fighting the British on the Dutch-German borders; Panzerfaust and Nebelwerfer rockets against American tanks; Finland surrenders; Finnish refugees swarm into Sweden; Sturmgeschutze fight Soviet tanks in Latvia; Rumania switches sides; Panzerschreke against Soviet T-34s; British parachutists land at Arnhem; Even generals dig anti-tank trenches in the Generalgouvernement; Estonian refugees flee on German transport ships; Rommel's funeral; Soviet breakthrough in Rumania; The end of the Warsaw Revolt; The Russians invade Hungary

PART 23:  NOVEMBER 1944 - MARCH 1945  (164 MIN.):

Grossadmiral Donitz inspects a naval training school; Fighting in Alsace-Lorraine; 88s against American tanks; Fighting in Debrecen; Germans liberate a town in Siebenburgen from the Soviets; Fighting in Memel; Danzig organizes its Volkssturm; Oath-ceremony of the Berliner Volkssturm; German troops defend Budapest; Fighting on the Swiss border; Nebelwerfer in action in Courland; Fighting against the Allies in northern Italy; The Battle of the Bulge; Defensive battles in eastern German cities; The fight for Stettin.


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