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World War II Series

World War II Series

A series of award-winning documentaries that tell significant stories of WW II, many that only now can be told. Programs available on 15 individual DVDs, Digital Streaming Files or Videos; also in a 15-Disc Set. For pricing call in US: 800.876.2447/Intl. 603.434.9262 or e-mail
Also See: World War II Chronicles Series

List of Titles


Anti-Nazi: My Opposition - The Diaries of Friedrich Kellner

Anti-Nazi: My Opposition - The Diaries of Friedrich Kellner

"Highly Recommended. Scott Kellner, the grandson of a German justice official who spoke out against the Nazi party during World War II, translated the nine volumes of his ancestor's personal diary and says it has lessons for today's war against terrorism." -UPI
This powerful documentary tells the story Click for more


The Defiant: The Holocaust Memoirs of Shalom Yoran (cc)

The Defiant: The Holocaust Memoirs of Shalom Yoran (cc)

"Recommended. Based on Shalom Yoran's memoirs, 'The Defiant,' this production aims the camera at Yoran and his remembrances of the Holocaust. While the program alternates shots between archival footage and photographs, eyewitness testimony comprises the heart and substance of the story. Yoran's pathos, courage, Click for more


The Defiant: The Holocaust Memoirs of Shalom Yoran (cc) - Level 1

The Defiant: The Holocaust Memoirs of Shalom Yoran (cc) - Level 1

"Recommended. Based on Shalom Yoran's memoirs, 'The Defiant,' this production aims the camera at Yoran and his remembrances of the Holocaust. While the program alternates shots between archival footage and photographs, eyewitness testimony comprises the heart and substance of the story. Yoran's pathos, courage, Click for more


Hiroshima:

Hiroshima: "Warning to the World" (Wilfred Burchett)

"Recommended. A compelling story of Wildred Burchett, the first Western journalist to see Hiroshima and the victims of the atomic bomb, who spent his life warning the world against nuclear warfare." -EMRO Review
"I write this as a warning to the world..." headlined London's Daily Express in 1945, Click for more


Holocaust Hero: A Tree for Sugihara

Holocaust Hero: A Tree for Sugihara

"Highly Recommended. The tree from this documentary's title refers to one in Israel's holocaust memorial Yad Vashem. There, the Israelis have planted trees in honor of Gentiles, like Wahlenberg and Schindler, who saved the lives of Jews during World War II. In 1939, thousands of Jews fled Poland to Lithuania. On Click for more


Holocaust Story: A Look in the Eyes of Resistance

Holocaust Story: A Look in the Eyes of Resistance

CINE Golden Eagle Award
"Recommended. A beautiful production; Moshe and Malka Baran each survived the Holocaust and share their survival stories with dignity, candor and spirit. As each speak in turn, disturbing yet not overly graphic images and footage are shown." -School Click for more


In the Emperor's Name (Japanese Midget Submarines)

In the Emperor's Name (Japanese Midget Submarines)

"Highly Recommended. This is a fascinating account of Japanese midget submarine attacks during WW II; first as part of the attack on December 7, 1941 at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii; then during an attack on May 31 - June 1, 1942, in Sydney Harbor, Australia, hoping to sink the U.S.S. Chicago and H.M.A.S. Canberra. Intelligent Click for more


Nazi War Criminal (Lithuania)

Nazi War Criminal (Lithuania)

"Recommended. This is an important program taking a small and less well-known part of WW II and vividly making it come alive with all of the ramifications of the events down to the present day. It sends a powerful message about the long lasting effects of war that echo across almost half a century, long after the Click for more


The New Jersey World War II Memorial: A Veteran's Day Tribute

The New Jersey World War II Memorial: A Veteran's Day Tribute

This program documents the 2008 Veteran's Day Dedication Ceremony in Trenton of the New Jersey World War II Memorial, which honors the more than 560,000 New Jersey men and women who served in the armed forces during the war, and especially the more than 13,000 who gave their lives in support of a cause they believed Click for more


The New Jersey World War II Memorial: A Veteran's Day Tribute - Level 1

The New Jersey World War II Memorial: A Veteran's Day Tribute - Level 1

This program documents the 2008 Veteran's Day Dedication Ceremony in Trenton of the New Jersey World War II Memorial, which honors the more than 560,000 New Jersey men and women who served in the armed forces during the war, and especially the more than 13,000 who gave their lives in support of a cause they believed Click for more


A Salute to the 60th Seabees (WWII)

A Salute to the 60th Seabees (WWII)

The 60th U.S. Naval Construction Battalion (known as the 60th Seabees) was established in 1941 for the specific purpose of building and defending airstrips in the Southwest Pacific during World War II. The battalion recruited its members primarily from the Midwest, seeking mature individuals with established construction Click for more


A Salute to the 60th Seabees (WWII) - Level 1

A Salute to the 60th Seabees (WWII) - Level 1

The 60th U.S. Naval Construction Battalion (known as the 60th Seabees) was established in 1941 for the specific purpose of building and defending airstrips in the Southwest Pacific during World War II. The battalion recruited its members primarily from the Midwest, seeking mature individuals with established construction Click for more


USS Indianapolis: Ship of Doom

USS Indianapolis: Ship of Doom

CINE Golden Eagle Award
Best Director Nomination -Director's Guild of America
Best Film Award -AFV Awards

"Highly Recommended. The tragic story of the sinking of the USS Indianapolis, the ship chosen to transport the components of the atomic bomb across Click for more


The Victoria Cross

The Victoria Cross

The Victoria Cross or "VC," as it is affectionately referred to by the soldiers who earned this treasured medal of honor, is the highest military decoration which is, or has been, awarded for valor "in the face of the enemy" to members of the British and Commonwealth armed forces and previous British Empire territories. Click for more


The Winter War: The Border Conflict (cc)

The Winter War: The Border Conflict (cc)

"Recommended. This is a comprehensive documentary on the Winter War of WW II between the USSR and Finland. WW II enthusiasts will love this production. Russian history refers to this war as a "border conflict," portraying Finland as the aggressor. The narration explains that it was, in fact, a Soviet invasion. The Click for more


The Women's Army Corps: Mine Eyes Have Seen the Glory (cc)

The Women's Army Corps: Mine Eyes Have Seen the Glory (cc)

"Highly Recommended. A fitting and lasting tribute to the women who served in the US Women's Army Corps." -Ed. Media Review
Throughout the history of the United States, women have played significant roles in support of the military services. In World War I, women were allowed to enlist in the US Navy and Click for more


Women WW II Workers: Women in the Wings

Women WW II Workers: Women in the Wings

"Those of us who have fought for our country will always appreciate the labors and sacrifices of these women. This program is a tribute to their contribution." -George H.W. Bush
During World War II, women served in the military in various roles on the home front. The H.J. Heinz Company, because it was part Click for more


Yesterday's Heroes (Veterans)

Yesterday's Heroes (Veterans)

"Highly Recommended. This little jewel demonstrates better than a whole slew of standard anti-war documentaries, that war is, indeed, hell." -Video Librarian
Warning. Be prepared. By watching this classic documentary you may learn something about war. Who are "yesterday's heroes" and why should you care? Click for more





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