Synopsis by Rose of Sharon Winter
This video is part of a series that looks at some of the most significant events in modern world history. This volume is the third episode in a survey of crucial moments in the Second World War. It chronicles the landing of boats at Normandy on D-Day, the liberation of Paris, Italy, and Greece, the war in the Pacific, the discovery of Nazi concentration camps, the Yalta Conference, and the surrender of Japan after the atomic bombs landed on Nagasaki and Hiroshima. Archival film footage tells the story of the final days of the war.