WWII Turning Points

All the Players

Series 1 - Episode 3 All the Players

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Summary

Japan's unexpected strike on Pearl Harbour in December 1941. America's victory in the Battle of Midway six months later dashed Japan's hopes of neutralising the US as a naval power and effectively turned the tide of the Second World War in the Pacific. Plus, recollections of German general Erwin Rommel's offensives in Africa and the fall of Singapore to the Japanese in 1942.
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