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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 Feb 1945 US Sixth Army drives towards Manila
02 Feb 1943 Official surrender of Germans at Stalingrad
03 Feb 1945 US Air Forece raid Berlin
04 Feb 1945 Start of the Yalta conference
05 Feb 1941 Allied forces cut off Italians at Sidi Saleh
06 Feb 1943 Soviet Army reaches sea at Azov cutting off part of German Army Group A
07 Feb 1944 Field Marshal Albert Kesselring launches German counterattack at Anzio
08 Feb 1943 US forces secure Guadalcanal
09 Feb 1941 Battle at Beda Fomm is finally over and the Italians surrender
10 Feb 1945 US First Army captures Schwammanuel Dam
11 Feb 1942 The Scharnhorst escapes from Brest up through the English Channel
12 Feb 1945 End of theYalta conference
13 Feb 1940 Fierce fighting in Karelia
14 Feb 1945 Bombing of Dresden
15 Feb 1942 Singapore capitulates
16 Feb 1943 Rommel attack US forces in North Africa
17 Feb 1941 RAF raid on Bremen
18 Feb 1944 Truk airfield and harbour wrecked by US naval attack - US troops land on Eniwetok atoll
19 Feb 1941 Deutche Afrika Korps is created with Rommel commanding
20 Feb 1943 British Eighth Army takes Medenine
21 Feb 1944 Tojo is appointed chief of Japanese Army Staff
22 Feb 1944 US Task Force attack Marianas and shoot down many Japanese aircraft
23 Feb 1945 The American flag is raised over Iwo Jima
24 Feb 1945 US forces control almost all of Manila
25 Feb 1943 Allied troops recover Kasserine Pass
26 Feb 1942 U-boats threaten Allied convoys in the North Atlantic
27 Feb 1942 Allied fleet defeated in Battle of Java Sea
28 Feb 1942 Japanese invade Java
29 Feb 1944 US troops land in Admiralty Islands
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