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The world at war

The world at war

the definitive story of the Second World War

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Published by Thames Video in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementnarrated by Laurence Olivier ; series producer Jeremy Isaacs. Vol.10.
SeriesThames video collection
ContributionsOlivier, Laurence Olivier, Baron, 1907-1989., Isaacs, Jeremy, 1932-
The Physical Object
FormatVideorecording
Pagination1 videocassette (104 min)
Number of Pages104
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18715574M

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  The World at War, as history, was out of date within a year of being made. And this book reflects that. The BBC's Laurence Rees is also letting us read some of his : Taylor Downing. The 10 best books about war. From the letters of an early 19th-century rifleman to a housewife's account of the second world war, Max Hastings, military historian and ex-war reporter, chooses.

  In this book, Fussell examines some of the greatest World War I literature written by Siegfried Sassoon, Robert Graves, Edmund Blunden, David Jones, Isaac Rosenberg, and Wilfred Owen, and supplies context, both actual and literary, for those writers who most effectively memorialized WWI as an historical experience with conspicuous imaginative Author: Romeo Rosales.   The War of the Worlds is a science fiction novel by H.G. Wells. It was first published serially in The novel details a catastrophic conflict between humans and extraterrestrial ‘Martians.’ It is a considered a landmark work of science fiction, and it has inspired numerous adaptations and imitations.


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Thames Mandarin p/b. A little reading wear, pages starting to darken; very good overall. The book of the influential TV series, with b/w photos. It is only pages long, including the index, so it necessarily flies through some of the war.

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