The Last Days of World War II (2005): S01E17 – June 10-16


Introduction

The Last Days of World War II is a 26 part war documentary covering the final six months of combat in weekly segments, hosted by Greg Stebner, and published by History Channel in 2005.

Outline

On Okinawa, a US victory is now in sight, while in the Philippines, the Japanese are holed up in the Sierra Madre Mountains. In Germany, Marshal Zhukov confers the Soviet Order of Victory – made of diamond-encrusted platinum – on Eisenhower and Montgomery. Eisenhower is also awarded the Order of Merit – Britain’s most prestigious honour – and the Freedom of the City of London. After Churchill warns of the “Iron Curtain” falling over Europe and Truman fails to reconsider the tripartite division of Germany, Soviet authorities start the forcible expulsion of ethnic …

The Last Days of World War II Series

You can find a full index and overview of The Last Days of World War II here.

Production & Filming Details

  • Release Date: 10 June 2005.
  • Rating: Unknown.
  • Running Time: 60 minutes (per episode).
  • Country: UK.
  • Language: English.

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