The World at War (1973–1976)
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For many the Second World War was the most significant experience of their lives. These are heartbreaking first hand remembrances from a vast array of survivors from both sides of the war.

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Jeremy Isaacs
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Cast

Episode credited cast:
Laurence Olivier ... Himself - Narrator (voice)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
John Barne John Barne ... Himself - 6th Guards Arnoured Brigade
Stanley Drinkwater Stanley Drinkwater ... Himself
Lawrence Durrell ... Himself
Noble Frankland Noble Frankland ... Himself - Director, Imperial War Museum
J. Glenn Gray J. Glenn Gray ... Himself - Author 'The Warriors'
Bill Mauldin ... Himself - Cartoonist, 'Stars and Stripes'
Joe Minogue Joe Minogue ... Himself
Herman Pheffer Herman Pheffer ... Himself - Disabled U.S. Veteran
Jimmy Thomas Jimmy Thomas ... Himself - Royal Navy
Wynford Vaughan-Thomas Wynford Vaughan-Thomas ... Himself - War Correspondent
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For many the Second World War was the most significant experience of their lives. These are heartbreaking first hand remembrances from a vast array of survivors from both sides of the war.

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Language:

English

Release Date:

8 May 1974 (UK) See more »

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Thames Television See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Last show of the series. See more »

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Laurence Olivier - Narrator: At the village of Oradour-sur-Glan, the day the soldiers came, they killed more than 600 men, women and children. Remember.
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