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The World at War

  • Season 1
  • 27 episodes
  • Documentary

Summary

Laurence Olivier narrates the landmark 26-part British documentary series telling the story of World War II, profiling its main campaigns and highlighting the human cost on all sides of the conflict.

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Episode 24: The Bomb

Summary

The Enola Gay drops the first atomic bomb on Hiroshima in August 1945 as America bids to secure an unconditional surrender from the Japanese, even though conventional bombing raids had already flattened the country. Narrated by Laurence Olivier.

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NarratorLaurence Olivier

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ProducerJeremy Isaacs
WriterDavid Elstein

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