World War II was the greatest rampage of destruction in the history of humanity – or inhumanity. Over a period of six years, 1939 to 1945, more than 50 million human beings died by violence, disease, exposure, or starvation, as a direct result of the war. In The Big Battles you’ll see newsreel and combat footage combined with latter-day interviews with military personnel who experienced the war first-hand. The Big Battles box set contains all five DVD Volumes in the series. Each volume contains three 50-minute episodes, with each episode depicting a separate campaign of this most horrible of wars. Over 750 minutes of incredible history has been preserved in digital quality!
Volume 1 – contains the following battles/episodes: Battle of France – Blitzkrieg, Battle of France – Defeat, Battle of Britain
Volume 2 – contains Battle of the Atlantic, Battle of the Pacific – The Rising Sun and Battle of the Desert
Volume 3 – contains Battle over Europe, Battle of Moscow and Battle of Stalingrad
Volume 4 – contains Battle of Normandy, Battle of Italy, and Battle of Germany
Volume 5 – contains Battles of Berlin – The Russians are Coming, Battle of Berlin – Death of a City and Battle of the Pacific – The Setting Sun
1939-45 | 750 min | B&W | 1.33:1/4×3 | Dolby Digital | All Region | NR