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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 Mar 1944 Chindit 16th Brigade marches into Burma
02 Mar 1943 Start of the naval Battle of the Bismarch Sea
03 Mar 1943 Spitfire vs Messerschmitt over English Channel
04 Mar 1941 What is Blitzkrieg
05 Mar 1944 RAF bombing raid against Bordeaux
06 Mar 1944 Soviet Army drives forward on wide front in Ukraine
07 Mar 1945 The bridge at Remagen taken
08 Mar 1942 Rangoon falls
09 Mar 1944 Japanese launch offensive on Bougainville
10 Mar 1942 Dutch East Indies falls to the Japanese
11 Mar 1941 Lend-Lease bill signed in Washington
12 Mar 1940 'Winter War' in Finland over
13 Mar 1940 Russo-Finnish Peace signed in Moscow
14 Mar 1945 US Third Army crosses Moselle
15 Mar 1939 Germany occupies the remainder of Czechoslovakia
16 Mar 1945 Iwo Jima finally falls
17 Mar 1943 General Patton restore original front line after Rommel's initial attack
18 Mar 1944 Heavy air raid on Hamburg, over 3000 tons of bombs dropped
19 Mar 1945 Japanese driven out of Mandalay
20 Mar 1943 British Eighth Army attack Mareth Line in Tunisia
21 Mar 1942 Leningrad still holds out
22 Mar 1945 US Third Army establishes bridgehead south of Mainz
23 Mar 1945 Across the Rhine
24 Mar 1945 14,000 British and US paratroopers dropped at the Wesel
25 Mar 1941 Yugoslavia joins the Axis
26 Mar 1945 Last Japanese survivors on Iwo Jima launch 'Banzai' attack
27 Mar 1945 US First and Third Armies meat near Coblenz
28 Mar 1945 General Eisenhower announces that the Allies first target is Dresden
29 Mar 1944 US Task Force attack the Carolines
30 Mar 1944 RAF raids Nuremberg and lose 95 aircraft
31 Mar 1941 Rommel attack Mersa Brega
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