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    • 1945: Year of Victory

    • By: Mark Jones
    • Narrated by: Jonathan Keeble
    • Length: 2 hrs and 12 mins
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    A unique collection of historic BBC archive recordings documenting the last months of the Second World War, the euphoria of the victory celebrations, and the dawning of a very different world. In this original compilation of eyewitness accounts, BBC correspondents and official observers describe the contentious fire-bombing of Dresden in February, the liberation of Belsen in April, and the dropping of the atomic bomb in August.

    Non-member price: $17.98

    • First World War: 1914

    • Voices from the BBC Archive
    • By: Mark Jones
    • Narrated by: Jonathan Keeble
    • Length: 2 hrs and 21 mins
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    At midnight on 4 August, Britain had declared war on Germany. The pacifist Bertrand Russell was shocked by the pro-war euphoria on the streets, yet young men enlisted willingly because "it would all be over by Christmas". It was not. Instead the opposing armies had become entrenched. It was the beginning of a long and bitter stalemate.

    Non-member price: $18.24