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Winston Churchill: The Valiant Years: 2: The Combat Deepens

Synopsis

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A film series based on Sir Winston Churchill's Memoirs of World War II.
The invasion of Poland is followed by the 'phoney war' at home. The Royal Oak is sunk but the Navy's successes with the Graf Spee and the taking of the Altmark restore confidence and strengthen British prestige.
Holland and Belgium are invaded and Churchill is called upon to form a Government.
Last shown on February 18, 1961

Contributors

Author: Sir Winston Churchill
Churchill's words spoken by: Richard Burton
Narrator: Gary Merrill
Musical Score: Richard Rodgers






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