The World at War


Documentary War & Politics
English     8.2     1973     GB


A documentary series that gives a historical account of the events of World War II, from its roots in the 1920s to the aftermath and the lives it profoundly influenced.


SWITCH. wrote:
I'd been keen to tackle 'The World at War' for years, even despite its length and age, but I was not at all prepared for how contemporary and powerful an experience it would be. Of course, there are gaps in the story that we've only been able to fill with time, but even after nearly fifty years, it's hard to imagine another documentary series doing a better job at capturing the full, furious scope of the Second World War. Its influence on documentary television is evident from the moment it begins, with its DNA evident even in the work of Ken Burns. 'The World at War' wholly deserves its reputation as a landmark series, and this preservation in the high definition format. - Daniel Lammin Read Daniel's full article...