The World at War The Ultimate Restored Edition The World at War is a popular documentary of World War II produced by Thames Television in 1973. The war is presented as a series of stories in 26 episodes with narration by Laurence Olivier. The World at War is more than a collection of combat scenes. Interviews with soldiers and civilians offer a glimpse of the effects of war on the people who lived through it in the cities and villages of Europe and Asia. Of course there are interviews with high level American, British, German and Japanese leaders. Some of the featured interviewees include: Mark Clark Jock Colville Karl Donitz Karl Wolff James “Jimmy” Doolittle Lord Eden of Avon Averell Harriman Toshikazu Kase Vera Lynn Lord Mountbatten Albert Speer James Stewart Paul Tibbets Takeo Yoshikawa Stephen Ambrose Of particular note are the insights of Gertraud “Traudl” Junge who served as a personal secretary to Adolf Hitler. She remained in his bunker
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