The World At War – DVD


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3 January 2024

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Product Code VVE3861

50 years since its original broadcast, the 1973, 26 episode TV event is still considered the definitive story of World War 2.

The World at War is one of the greatest documentary series ever made. Narrated by Laurence Olivier and first broadcast in 1973 when memories of the Second World War were still clear in people’s minds and the war’s veterans numerous, over 26 episodes this unique series assembled these recollections, together with archive footage, to create one of the most powerful and successful historical documentaries ever seen. The voices of those that fought, worked or watched during the war gave each episode a vivid sense of what it was like to be there and was the hallmark of the series.

Special Features:

  • Eight supplementary documentaries made by the World at War production team
  • “Making of” documentaries
  • Experiences of War: unseen and extended interviews
  • Image Gallery