WW2 DOCUMENTARIESby gmscharnewski | created - 31 Jul 2011 | updated - 4 months ago | Public
LIST OF 2. WORLD WAR DOCUMENTARIES. ENJOY! Pending....
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2. The Sorrow and the Pity (1969)
PG | 251 min | Documentary, History, War
An in-depth exploration of the various reactions by the French people to the Vichy government's acceptance of Nazi invasion.
4. Nuremberg (1948)
Approved | 78 min | Documentary
The official U.S. government film about the 1st Nuremberg trial (The Trial of the Major Nazi War Criminals) which lasted from November 20, 1945 to October 1, 1946.
6. Survivors of the Holocaust (1996 TV Movie)
70 min | Documentary, History, War
This documentary blends personal accounts of what happened before, during and after WWII. One testimony tells of a sister sending tear-stained letters from the prison camp, while another ... See full summary »
92 min | Documentary, History
The history of Hollywood's handling of the Nazis and its later depiction of the Holocaust they perpetrated.
Votes: 597 | Gross: $0.02M
Unrated | 97 min | Documentary
Menachem Daum, the son of holocaust survivors, and a New York Orthodox Jew worries that both of his sons, full time yeshiva students who live with their families in Israel, are becoming ... See full summary »
Votes: 156 | Gross: $0.05M
10. Schindler: The Real Story (1983 TV Movie)
The true story of Oskar Schindler's exploits in which he saved a thousand Jews from the ovens of the death camps, s told by first hand witnesses. The British Academy Award winning ... See full summary »
11. Night and Fog (1956)
Not Rated | 32 min | Documentary, Short, History
The history of Nazi Germany's death camps of the Final Solution and the hellish world of dehumanization and death contained inside.
12. Shoah (1985)
Not Rated | 566 min | Documentary, History, War
Claude Lanzmann's epic documentary recounts the story of the Holocaust through interviews with witnesses - perpetrators as well as survivors.
Votes: 7,729 | Gross: $0.02M
60 min | Documentary, Action, History
During World War II, ordinary citizens rescued many lives near Hitler's Headquarters in Ukraine. These are their stories.
Not Rated | 113 min | Documentary, History, War
From the early race to build gliders to the D-Day invasion at Normandy and Nazi Germany's final surrender, "Silent Wings - The American Glider Pilots of WWII" narrated by Hal Holbrook, ... See full summary »
18. Untold Stories of World War II (1998 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 53 min | Documentary, History, War
Showcases 3 major events during World War 2 involving both the Europeans & Pacific conflicts. The Raids to destroy Nazi Germany's heavy water production based in Norway, plus the final ... See full summary »
20. The Last Days of World War II (1995 TV Movie)
50 min | Documentary, History, War
The end of the Second World War in Europe, and the aftermath: war criminals to be brought to trial, stolen art treasures to be returned to their rightful owners.
22. World War II: Breadlines to Boomtimes (1994 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 180 min | Documentary
A rare look at how a nation of men and women mobilized to convert our economy into a war machine, emerging as the most powerful country in the world. Hosted by James B. Sikking. Includes: ... See full summary »
26. Hitler: A career (1977)
Not Rated | 150 min | Documentary, History
This meticulously assembled film dissects the Third Reich with an analytical blade, charting Hitler's improbable rise, his mastery of crowd psychology and his consummate skill in exploiting others' weaknesses.
27. The Goebbels Experiment (2005)
Not Rated | 108 min | Documentary, Biography, History
Through archival footage and dramatic readings of his personal writings, the life of Nazi Germany's Propaganda Minister, Josef Goebbels, is examined.
Votes: 926 | Gross: $0.05M
79 min | Documentary
A feature-length documentary which delves into the infamous history of the luxurious SS City of Medicine Hat, a 130 ft steamship which met her untimely end on June 7th, 1908 when she ... See full summary »
Director: Leanne Schinkel
30. The Nazis Strike (1943)
Not Rated | 41 min | Documentary, Short, War
The official World War II US government account of Nazi international aggression leading up to the British and French declarations of war.
31. Divide and Conquer (1943)
Not Rated | 57 min | Documentary, History, War
The World War II US Government account of the European theatre of the war from after the English and French entry to the fall of France.
32. Liberators: Fighting on Two Fronts in World War II (1992 TV Movie)
90 min | Documentary, War
An account of Black American soldiers in World War II who combated racism in the segregated military and on the home front. In April 1945, some Black American soldiers were among the first ... See full summary »
34. George Stevens: D-Day to Berlin (1994 TV Movie)
46 min | Documentary, Biography, War
Produced and narrated by George Stevens Jr., this short documentary uses footage taken by his father when he was in the Army Signal Corps and follows American troops from D-Day in June 1944 to their stand in Berlin in May 1945.
37. Ten Days to D-Day (2004 TV Movie)
90 min | War, Documentary, Drama
Following the lives of ten characters through their letters and diaries in the ten days before D-Day. The mini-series contains documentary interviews with the people on which the book, and this mini-series were based.
39. Rommel and the Plot to Kill Hitler (2006)
68 min | Documentary
How Field Marshal Erwin Rommel became implicated in the July 20, 1944 officers' plot against Hitler. A morality tale highlighting the dilemma of the modern soldier forced to choose between obeying orders and following his conscience.
40. Back to Normandy (2007)
Not Rated | 113 min | Documentary
A filmmaker returns to Normandy thirty years after a working on a movie based on a local homicide and tries to find the actors who worked on the project.
77 min | Documentary, Biography, Music
Documentary on how composer Dmitri Shostakovich used his Fourth to Ninth Symphony as a silent protest against the crimes of Stalin.
45. The Occult History of the Third Reich (1992 Video)
Unrated | 155 min | Documentary, History
Four volume documentary set ("Adolf Hitler", "The SS Blood and Soil", "The Enigma of the Swastika", and "Himmler The Mystic") containing mainly B&W as well as some color archival footage, ... See full summary »
46. The Third Reich, in Color (1998 TV Movie)
105 min | Documentary, War
Most of what we know about World War II comes from monochromatic images and pictures. But this documentary brings something different: it's a fascinating collage of colored images from that... See full summary »
47. The Rise and Fall of the Third Reich (1968 TV Movie)
180 min | Documentary, History, War
"The Rise and Fall of the Third Reich" exposes the darkest chapter in history, from Adolf Hitler's rise to power as a Nazi demagogue to his ultimate fatal mistakes. Researchers spent ... See full summary »
48. Order Castles of the Third Reich (2000)
58 min | Documentary
This film explores the mystic castles of Hitler's SS and political soldiers. The enormous neo classic and medevil fortresses were typical of nazi architecture in the Third Reich and today ... See full summary »
Director: R.J. Adams
49. To the Shores of Iwo Jima (1945)
PG | 20 min | Documentary, Short, War