Kokoda - The Stairway to Hell:
On 24th July 1942, a platoon of B-Company Battalion Australian soldiers confronted the forward elements of a Japanese regiment, on a narrow track in Papua New Guinea. The track would become immortalised as the 'Kokoda Trail'.
The Korean War 1950 - 1953:
On June 25th 1950 South Korea awoke to a world filled with noise and flames. The communists had crossed the 38th parallel launching an all out un-declared war. Truman immediately ordered the US Armed Forces to give the Korean Government air cover and ground support and the UN followed the US lead.
WWII: Fury In The Pacific:
December 7th 1941: A date that will live on in infamy. It is the day of the early morning surprise attack upon the Honolulu based American fleet by the Japanese. Some 2400 men died that morning as six of eight ships plunged to the watery depths below. Soon thereafter, President Roosevelt declared war on Japan.
WWII: The Nazis Strike:
Nazis come to power as Hitler imposes dictatorship on Germany. The march of Austria, Czechoslovakia and Poland. With appeasement as the only defense, WWII becomes inevitable.
WWII: The Battle of Britain:
Exciting newsreel footage highlights this award winning documentary of Britain's gallant stand against the encroaching Nazi horde. As the British people fight bravely, Hitler orders the Luftwaffe to begin the London Blitz in the hope of bringing England to their knees.
WWII: The Battle of Russia:
This exciting doco begins with a brief history of Russia and wars fought on her homeland. Then the programme moves into WWII and the invading Nazi forces using incredible newsreel footage of the actual fighting. The Nazis are victorious at Moscow and Leningrad, but like Napolean's troops, are utterly defeated at the battle of Stalingrad.
WWII: Divide and Conquer:
The German war machine continues its march through Europe. Denmark and Norway fall, France's Maginot line crumbles and the country is conquered. The British Army is defeated at Dunkirk, and the Low Countries are added to the list of Nazi possessions.
War in the Pacific Vol 1:
The Price of Rendova, Report from the Aleutians, With the Marines at Tarawa, US Navy Blasts The Marshall Islands, Action At Angaur.
War in the Pacific Vol 2:
"Attack!" - The Battle for New Britain, To the Shores of Iwo Jima; What Price Iwo; Fury In The Pacific; Pearl Harbour
War in the Pacific Vol 3:
Payoff In the Pacific; Okinawa; The Fleet That Came To Stay; The Formal Japanese Surrender.
This is a Region 4 disc, the local region for Australia.