Informative and unbiased and recipient of numerous accolades, this program remains the definitive visual history of WW II. Unsurpassed in depth and scope, it features an extraordinary collection of newsreel, propaganda, and home-movie footage drawn from the archives of 18 nations. It takes an in-depth look at the 20th century's defining conflict in 26 hour-long episodes. Narrated by Academy? Award winner Laurence Olivier, this is epic history at its absolute best. Among the participants interviewed are Adolph Hitler's secretary, Traudl Junge; the leader of the Pearl Harbor attack, Mitsuo Fuchida; U.S. State Department official Alger Hiss; and many more.