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A film series based on Sir Winston Churchill's Memoirs of World War II.
Late Summer, 1944. After seven weeks of unbroken military success hopes run high that the Nazi world will collapse. But Eisenhower's thrusts towards Antwerp and Verdun meet with increasing German resistance; and, of 10,000 paratroops dropped at Arnhem to seize and consolidate a bridgehead over the Rhine, only 2,400 survive after holding out for eight days against fierce German attacks, while a desperate and unsuccessful attempt is made to relieve them.
At the Dumbarton Oaks conference a new world organisation is born 'The United Nations'; and after travelling to Moscow to see Stalin, Churchill visits France where he joins the Americans in celebrating Thanks-giving Day.
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