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News 39 WWII Monday 28 August


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Fifty years ago tonight, Britain was just one week away from war. No one knew what the next seven days held.
Tonight and every night this week, Sue Lawley brings you the news of exactly 50 years ago - as though it were happening today. Britain tells Herr Hitler 'we stand by Poland'...
Parliament in emergency session, telegrams flying between London and Berlin, gas masks, evacuation and record sunshine. Recapture the mood of the country as it goes to war, through the actual film shot in 1939, presented by today's top news correspondents, Charles Wheeler , David Sells , Tim Sebastian , Christopher Jones , Christopher Lee and Paul Burden.


Unknown: Herr Hitler
Unknown: Charles Wheeler
Unknown: David Sells
Unknown: Tim Sebastian
Unknown: Christopher Jones
Unknown: Christopher Lee
Unknown: Paul Burden.
Director: Pieter Morpurgo
Producer: Stephen Phelps

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News 39 WWII Monday 28 August

BBC One London, 28 August 1989 21.45

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