The World Wars

  • 2014

Examining World War I and World War II from the perspective of powerful leaders who were involved in the fighting.

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Season 1

Episode Number Episode Name Viewing Progress Airdate
Ep3 Never Surrender
Ep2 A Rising Threat
Ep1 Trial by Fire

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Clip TypeClip NameViewing ProgressRun Length
Preview The World Wars
60 sec
Clip Patton Slaps a Soldier
2 min 12 sec
Clip Hitler is in Denial
2 min 13 sec
Clip Hitler Commits Suicide
2 min 5 sec
Clip FDR Declares War on Japan
101 sec
Clip A British Soldier Spared Hitler's Life
114 sec
Clip The Paris Peace Conference Falls Apart
109 sec
Clip Gallipoli Derails Churchill's Career
2 min 18 sec
Clip Hitler Seizes Control Of Germany
2 min 4 sec
Clip Hitler Turns On Stalin
115 sec
Clip Churchill Becomes Prime Minister
75 sec
Clip MacArthur Confronts FDR
99 sec
Clip Patton Revolutionizes Warfare
102 sec
Clip Adolf Hitler
4 min 53 sec
Clip Harry S. Truman
3 min 43 sec
Clip Joseph Stalin
4 min 3 sec
Clip Winston Churchill
4 min 11 sec
Clip Dwight Eisenhower
3 min 41 sec
Clip Franklin D. Roosevelt
4 min 55 sec
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The World Wars

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From the makers of the Primetime Emmy®-Award winning “The Men Who Built America” and narrated by two-time Oscar® nominee Jeremy Renner (Actor in a Leading Role, The Hurt Locker, 2009, Actor in a Supporting Role, The Town, 2010) this documentary commemorates the 100th anniversary of WWI and 75th anniversary of WWII. The epic series traverses three decades of war through the eyes of the men who were on the front lines including insightful interviews with historians and modern-day politicians as well as dramatic reenactments.
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