The World At War: The Ultimate Restored Edition 2010 [11 DVD Set] £21.99 at Amazon
Now you can own the most complete account of WWII. This 26-part series takes you from the stirrings of war to the dropping of atomic bombs on Japan. 20 million Russians, 2 and a half million Germans, 480,000 British and 300,000 Americans lost their lives in the epic struggle. Narrated by Sir Laurence Olivier and Eric Porter.
The World at War: The Ultimate Restored Edition is the definitive version of one of the greatest documentary series ever made. Each frame has been painstakingly restored and the audio enhanced and upgraded so that this is the best this award-winning series has ever looked and sounded. 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. Brand new to this DVD boxset for the first time ever: Hard of hearing subtitles, New widescreen presentation, 5.1 Dolby Digital surround sound audio, Limited edition packaging. Over 10 hours of special features includes: Brand new - Restoring the World at War - narrated by Sir Jeremy Isaacs, this feature explores every element of the restoration process, 11 features including the making of the original series, Photo galleries, Biographies Speeches and songs, Newsreels and maps.