- Run Time: 1 hours, 32 minutes
- Video: Color
- Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
- Originally Released: 2004
- Label: Lions Gate Home Entertainment
Description by OLDIES.com:
The fiercest battles of WWII come to life as never seen before in this stunning collection of one of the most powerful epics in history. With actual footage from all sides of the war in color, this documentary takes you behind enemy lines and to the front lines of the tumultuous campaigns of the Atlantic, Mediterranean and Pacific theatres, where soldiers, sailors and airmen fought in the most defining time in the history of the modern world.
- Fall Of Poland, September 1, 1939: WWII officially begins as the German military attacks Poland with overwhelming firepower. Retreating to the southeast, the Polish army finds it is also under attack by the Soviets from the east.
- Bombing Of Germany, 1942-1943: Allied planes begin strategic area bombing raids on key German centers, particularly rail depots, factories, bridges, dams as well as civilian housing.
- U-Boat War, 1940-1941: The British Royal Navy is unprepared as German U-Boats sink hundreds of military and merchant supply ships in an unprecedented underwater attack.
- Tobruk, Spring 1941: German General Erwin Rommel proves dominant in the North African theatre. But in Tobruk, British, New Zealand and Australian troops prepare for a lengthy battle against the "Desert Fox."