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World War Two DVDs

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With the rise of Nazism in Germany due to the aftermath of WW1 and the treaty of Versailles a second World War came to fruition. The Second World War introduced new tactics and new technologies that were at first most advantageously used by the Germans whilst the Allies still fought like it was World War I. The Nazi use of Blitzkrieg tactics led to a quick domination of many European countries, but Britain stood firm and this tiny little army fought off the German threat with the help of the allies. Our World War Two DVD's are insightful, they look into some of the most famous battles of the Second World War as well as some of the technology that played a key part in the war.








Special Operations: Bletchley Park and the Ultra Secret

During the Second World War, Bletchley Park was the site of the UK's main decryption establishment, the Government Code and Cypher School (GC&CS), where cyphers and codes of several Axis countries were decrypted, most importantly the cyphers generated by the German Enigma and Lorenz machines. The high-level intelligence produced at Bletchley Park,… Read more...

Battle of the Bulge: Panzer Marche!

This is the first of a new series of DVDs that will build into a collection covering all the highlights of this massive and controversial campaign. One that caught the Allies off guard and was fought in terrible weather conditions by some of the best German and Allied troops fighting in the West. In this section we examine the background to the campaign… Read more...

1st Leibstandarte - Adolf Hitler SS Panzer Division

Possibly the most famous of Hitler's SS panzer divisions was the Leibstandarte; it bore his name and shared his fanaticism. The Leibstandarte had proved itself to be highly effective in battle and had fought in virtually all of Germany's campaigns since 1939, justifiably earning the label 'elite'. However, constantly called back to the front to stem… Read more...

Nijmegen

Following on from BHTV's earlier film in the Market Garden series on the story of Hell's Highway, the series reaches the battle to seize the great Bridges over two of Europe's largest water ways; the Maas and the Waal at Nijmegen. Here the 82nd US airborne were, as elsewhere, denied coup de main attacks to seize the bridges by the air commanders. While… Read more...

Special Operations: Bruneval Raid

In 1941 Dr RV Jones became convinced that the Germans had developed their own radar system that would account for increasing RAF bomber casualties. The hunt was on! Eventually an enemy W├╝rzburg system was located on the cliffs of Northern France at Bruneval and seizing it would be the solution to overcoming the enemy radar problem. A joint operation… Read more...

Arnhem - The Battle for the Bridges

The Battle of Arnhem, fought in the early autumn of 1944, remains without a doubt the most hotly debated battle of the North West European Campaign, both then and now. From its inception in the sixteen canceled airborne operations during August, we will chart the problems, many of which were ignored by men desperate to get into battle, the compromises… Read more...