A Day That Shook the World – World War Two
World War 2 • 32m
Including: Hitler annexes Austria, Germany invades Poland, evacuation of Dunkirk, London Blitz begins on civilian targets, Pearl Harbor attacked, Battle of El Alamein begins, Fall of Stalingrad - German Army Surrenders, D-Day Landings, liberation of Paris, Big Three meet at Yalta to carve up post-war world, Germans surrender to Montgomery, VE Day celebrations, and Atomic Bomb dropped on Hiroshima.
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