A thoughtful, detailed exposition of how and why the end of the Great War led inevitably to the Second World War, the most horrific in human history. Narrated by the great journalist Eric Sevareid.

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Series cast summary:
Charles Wheeler Charles Wheeler ...  Himself - Narrator 8 episodes, 1989
Joachim Fest Joachim Fest ...  Himself - Biographer of Hitler / ... 2 episodes, 1989
Ikuhiko Hata Ikuhiko Hata ...  Himself - Professor, Takushoku University / ... 2 episodes, 1989
Waldo Heinrichs Waldo Heinrichs ...  Himself - Author 'Threshold of War' / ... 2 episodes, 1989
Chihiro Hosoya Chihiro Hosoya ...  Himself - International University, Niigata 2 episodes, 1989
Hans von Herwarth Hans von Herwarth ...  Himself - German Army in Poland, 1939 / ... 2 episodes, 1989
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A thoughtful, detailed exposition of how and why the end of the Great War led inevitably to the Second World War, the most horrific in human history. Narrated by the great journalist Eric Sevareid.

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UK

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5 September 1989 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

O poreia pros ton polemo See more »

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(8 episodes)

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Black and White (archive footage)| Color
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