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World War II Day By Day

This series, consisting of 366 sixty second interstitual programmes, covers, in an entertaining and informative manner, the most important actions, day by day, each date selected from one of the six war years.

This is the most comprehensive series of world war two interstituals to date. It can be used as a stand alone or as an insert into other programmes on the subject.

Whether you are a researcher, broadcaster or producer, the series is intrinsic to any programme on the day to day events of world war two.

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date year description of clip
01 Nov 1943 US Marines land on Bougainville
02 Nov 1942 Battle of El Alamein
03 Nov 1941 Von Bock's last ditch effort to capture Moscow is launched
04 Nov 1942 Rommel retreats
05 Nov 1941 Montgomery's impact on the Desert War
06 Nov 1943 Soviet Army enters Kiev
07 Nov 1944 Roosevelt elected president for a fourth term
08 Nov 1942 US troops land in Morocco
09 Nov 1940 Neville Chamberlain dies
10 Nov 1942 Mosquito bombers raid Bremerhafen
11 Nov 1942 Germany complete total occupation of France
12 Nov 1944 RAF Lancasters sink Tipitz in Tromsø Fiord
13 Nov 1942 Eighth Army reaches Tobruk
14 Nov 1940 Germans bomb Coventry
15 Nov 1941 20 degrees of frost halts German drive towards Moscow
16 Nov 1942 Australian and US forces meet on Buna-Gona beachhead
17 Nov 1943 Soviet T-34 vs German Tiger
18 Nov 1943 RAF drops 350 4000lb bombs on Berlin
19 Nov 1942 Zhukov launches counter offensive at Stalingrad
20 Nov 1942 Soviet offensive at Stalingrad
21 Nov 1944 Fierce fighting on Tarawa
22 Nov 1943 Start of the Cairo conference
23 Nov 1943 US Marines complete capture of Tarawa
24 Nov 1944 Allies cross the Saar - B-29s bomb Tokyo
25 Nov 1943 Ball bearing factory in the Ruhr bombed
26 Nov 1941 President Roosevelt offers compromise to the Japanese
27 Nov 1944 Heinrich Himmler gives order to stop the executions in the KZ-camps
28 Nov 1941 General Heinz Guderian sends emotive letter to wife about the situation in the Soviet Union
29 Nov 1944 Soviet Army crosses the Danube
30 Nov 1939 The Soviet Union attacks Finland/Declares war
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