The World Wars (2014): S01E06 – Peace at Last


Introduction

The World Wars is a three-part (later six-part), six-hour event miniseries by the History Channel that premiered on Monday 26 May 2014 (Memorial Day), airing for three consecutive nights.

Outline

Stalin, Churchill and Roosevelt meet to discuss an invasion of Europe; D-Day is launched and the Allies defeat Hitler on the beaches of Normandy; Hitler tries to retaliate; the war ends when Hitler commits suicide and Japan surrenders.

Trivia

  • The show began with a brief introduction recorded by United States President Barack Obama and a quote by Winston Churchill: “One must regard these 30 years of strife in Europe as part of one story…one story of a 30 years’ war.”

The World Wars Series

You can find a full index and outline of The World Wars here.

Production & Filming Details

  • Narrator(s): Jeremy Renner.
  • Director(s): John Ealer.
  • Producer(s): Stephen David, Russ McCarroll, Paul Cabana, Elaine Frontain Bryant, Christian Murphy, Brian Burstein, David C. White, Tim W. Kelly, and Randy Counsman.
  • Writer(s): David C. White, John Ealer, Alec Michod, Chelsea Coates, Jordan Rosenblum, and David Schaye.
  • Music: The 13 Brotherhood.
  • Cinematography: Roger Chingirian.
  • Editor(s): Tim W. Kelly and Jonathan Soule.
  • Production: Stephen David Entertainment.
  • Distributor(s):History Channel and H2.
  • Release Date: 24 June 2014.
  • Running time: 60 minutes.
  • Country: US.
  • Language: English.

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