WWII War Diaries (2016): S01E04 – 1942


Introduction

A fascinating series of documentaries that chart the events of the Second World War year-by-year, using rare archival footage to discover what really happened when the whole world went to war.

Outline

In this fourth film of the series, “1942”, watch the arrival of the American GIs in Britain, bringing a new spirit of hope, while Hitler continued his relentless bombing inspired leadership of Field Marshal Erwin Rommel, Hitler’s “Desert Fox” force the Allies into retreat, until British General Bernard Montgomery, affectionately knows to his men as “Monty”, took up the challenge.

WWII War Diaries Series

You can find a full index and overview of WWII War Diaries here.

Production & Filming Details

  • Release Date: 12 July 2016.
  • Running time: 56-58 minutes.
  • Rating: 13+.
  • Country: US.
  • Language: English.

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