The People's Century Series Part 10: Total War

TitleThe People's Century Series Part 10: Total War
Publication TypeFilm
Year of Publication1998
AuthorsBridcut, John
Running Time53 m
DistributorWGBH/PBS
CountryUnited States
Publication LanguageEnglish
Abstract

During the First and Second World War the nature of war changed. Both were highly industrialized total wars which pit whole societies against each other. Civilians were needed at the homefront to support the war efforts. At the same time, they found themselves in the line of fire. The PBS documentary Total War, focuses on the Second World War and presents eyewitnesses from Britain, Germany, Russia, Korea, Japan, and the United States. The film tells the story of how millions of civilians participated and came to be legitimate targets in the Second World War.

 

URLhttps://www.pbs.org/wgbh/peoplescentury/episodes/totalwar/description.html
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