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Apocalypse: World War II

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This series helps change how people look at World War II thanks to hundreds of hours of video that have been declassified and fully restored in high definition. Soldiers on the front lines, secret operatives, resistance fighters, and private citizens shot the footage, some of which has never been seen, that gives viewers a firsthand look at what went on during times of battle. Episodes detail the battle over Stalingrad that was a key turning point in the war and show Japanese pilots on the morning of Dec., 7, 1941, preparing for the attack on Pearl Harbor.

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The Allies' heroics keep Hitler from advancing; the Red Army arrives in Berlin.
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The death toll rises as the war reaches its conclusion.
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America joins the war; the conflict rages in South-East Asia, North Africa and Russia; the Nazis instigate The Final Solution.
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As the war continues into 1941, the conflict goes truly global with the savage battle for Moscow and Japan's surprise attack on Pearl Harbor.
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The darkest days of the war are covered; Germany conquers France; British civilians endure the Blitz.
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World War II is depicted with rare footage from 1939; the invasion of Poland is shown; horrifying images from the Lodz Ghetto are presented.

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