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Definitive History of WWII
Definitive History of WWII
Genres: Documentary, Military & War
NR     2005     11hr 10min

The new 10-part documentary series The Definitive History of WWII features compelling interviews with veterans who fought during the most defining time in the history of the modern world. In this fascinating 6 DVD set, vet...  more »

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Genres: Documentary, Military & War
Sub-Genres: World War II, Military & War
Studio: Bci / Eclipse
Format: DVD - Color - Closed-captioned
DVD Release Date: 07/12/2005
Release Year: 2005
Run Time: 11hr 10min
Screens: Color
Number of Discs: 6
SwapaDVD Credits: 6
Total Copies: 1
Members Wishing: 0
Edition: Box set
MPAA Rating: NR (Not Rated)
Languages: English

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Movie Reviews

Not that great...
Chris Retford | Evanston, IL | 03/04/2006
(2 out of 5 stars)

"This 6 disc set (10 episodes) starts out well -- the first two hours are good, with a narrator, footage, and interviews. You know, the stuff you expect to see in a documentary. After that, the producers apparently ran out of money and/or effort, because the rest of the discs are lame. Most of them are just old news reels slapped together. Not that the newsreels themselves aren't interesting or appropriate, but there is nothing else there. No commentary, no narration, no interviews. By the time google puts the national archives footage on-line you can see the same thing for free."