The World at War was first broadcast 31st October 1973, when memories of the Second World War were still clear in people's minds and the war's veterans numerous. This unique television series was able to assemble these recollections, together with archive footage into one of the most powerful and successful historical documentaries ever seen. The voices of those that fought, worked or watched during the Second World War gave each episode a vivid sense of what it was like to be there and was the hallmark of the series.
Over 30 years on, the series is still widely acknowledged to be the definitive history of the Second World War - the best of its kind.
Contains all 5 DVD volumes of 26 original episodes (on 10 discs) of the classic documentary series narrated by Laurence Olivier and charting the history of the Second World War.
Over 32 hours of digitally remastered footage. Packed with extras, including a hour-long 'Making Of' special presented by Jeremy Isaacs. No history enthusiast should miss the opportunity to own this remarkable visual document charting the impact of WW2 on the consciousness of the world.
This 35 1/2 hour 11 disco box set contains;
- Original 26 Episodes.
- 8 Special Presentations.
- 3 hour 30th Anniversary Disc containing previously unseen interviews and retrospective interviews with the original production team.