Apocalypse: The Second World War

Apocalypse: The Second World War (2009)

  • Genre: War & Politics, Documentary
  • Creator: Henri de Turenne, Isabelle Clarke, Daniel Costelle, Jean-Louis Guillaud
  • First Air Date: 2009-09-08
  • Last Air Date: 2009-09-22
  • Total Seasons: 1
  • Total Episodes: 6
  • Status: Ended
  • Episode Runtime: 52 min.
  • Production Company: National Geographic
  • Production Country: France
  • Network: France 2
  • Directors: , .
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A six-part French documentary about the Second World War composed exclusively of actual footage of the war as filmed by war correspondents, soldiers, resistance fighters and private citizens. The series is shown in color, with the black and white footage being fully colorized, save for some original color footage. The only exception to the treatment are most Holocaust scenes, which are presented in the original black and white.

  • Keywords: nazi, allies, holocaust (shoah), world war ii, miniseries, soldier, warfare, bombing, 1940s, axis
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    Apocalypse: The Second World War Seasons

    Season 1

    First Air Date: 2009-09-08
    6 Episodes

    Apocalypse: The Second World War Episodes

    Title Air Date Duration
    Season 1Episode 1Aggression60 min
    Season 1Episode 2Crushing Defeat60 min
    Season 1Episode 3Shock60 min
    Season 1Episode 4The World Ablaze60 min
    Season 1Episode 5The Noose60 min
    Season 1Episode 6Inferno60 min
    • Mathieu Kassovitz

      as Narrator
    • Dwight D. Eisenhower

      as Self (archive footage)
    • Adolf Hitler

      as Self (archive footage)
    • Franklin D. Roosevelt

      as Self (archive footage)
    • Charles de Gaulle

      as Self (archive footage)
    • Heinrich Himmler

      as Self (archive footage)
    • Erwin Rommel

      as Self (archive footage)
    • Joseph Stalin

      as Self (archive footage)
    • Hermann Göring

      as Self (archive footage)
    • Winston Churchill

      as Self (archive footage)
    • Benito Mussolini

      as Self (archive footage)
    • Kostas Serafeimidis

      as Narrator (Greek)
    Visual Effects Jean-François Bouret Visual Effects
    Production Louis Vaudeville Producer
    Sound Kenji Kawai Music
    Writing Jean-Louis Guillaud Writer
    Writing Daniel Costelle Writer
    Directing Daniel Costelle Director
    Writing Isabelle Clarke Writer
    Writing Henri de Turenne Writer
    Directing Isabelle Clarke Director