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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 Dec 1941 Soviets counterattack at Tula
02 Dec 1942 Australians consolidate at Gona, New Guinea
03 Dec 1943 Soviets advance on a wide front
04 Dec 1942 British driven out of Tebourba, by von Arnim's Vth Army
05 Dec 1941 Germany finally abandon the attack on Moscow - too hard a nut to crack
06 Dec 1941 Soviet forces start counter offensive at Moscow
07 Dec 1941 Japanese forces attack Pearl Harbour
08 Dec 1940 Incendiary air raid on London
09 Dec 1941 Large Japanese forces on way to Luzon in the Philippines - land following day
10 Dec 1941 USA declares war on Japan - Japanese sink British battleships Prince of Wales and Repulse
11 Dec 1941 Germany and Italy declare war on the USA
12 Dec 1943 Rommel is appointed C-in-C of Fortress Europe
13 Dec 1939 Graff Spee discovered close to Uruguay's cost and subsequently destroyed by the British
14 Dec 1944 US aircraft attack Japanese airfields on Luzon
15 Dec 1944 US forces land on Mindoro to build airfields
16 Dec 1944 Start of Battle of the Bulge
17 Dec 1940 British take Sollum
18 Dec 1940 Hitler's directive number 21 - Fall Barbarossa - is issued
19 Dec 1941 Hitler has the previous day issued orders that all German troops in Russia must stand fast
20 Dec 1942 US and Australian forces in fierce battle with Japanese in Papua
21 Dec 1944 US 101st Airborne Division besieged in Bastogne
22 Dec 1944 Germans blocked on drive to the Meuse
23 Dec 1944 Fortunes changes during the Battle of the Bulge as weather changes
24 Dec 1942 Christmas with Allied troops in North Africa
25 Dec 1941 German forces succesfully defend Longstop Hill in Tunisia
26 Dec 1943 Soviet forces attack Kiev Salient
27 Dec 1944 Soviet Army complete encirclement of Budapest
28 Dec 1942 Japanese withdraw from Buna
29 Dec 1943 US Marines capture Cape Gloucester airfield
30 Dec 1944 Hans Ulrich Rudel is celebrated on leave (he destroyed more than 600 Soviet tanks)
31 Dec 1941 Soviet celebrates in face of the enemy - they will fight back
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