Next month, the History channel is set to air a series that will take a look at World War II from a number of perspectives. The ten-part series was put together using over 3,000 hours of footage from the war, much of which has been restored and enhanced for the special, which sounds like it’ll be both interesting and entertaining on an educational and historical level.

Below is some information released about the series, which will feature the voices of known actors who will retell the accounts of some of the people who lived through the second world war.

“The ten-part series draws upon more than 3,000 hours of WWII footage culled from archives and private collections around the world. Restored and enhanced through HD technology, the series brings to light riveting footage from sources that range from the National Archives and the Army Heritage and Education Center in Carlisle, Pennsylvania, to Homer Helter’s Military Mall in Naples, Florida.

The series follows a handful of people as their personal journeys intersect with one another throughout the war. Their stories, culled from diaries, journals, and new interviews, will be delivered with emotional impact by some of Hollywood’s top talents, helping to recreate the war’s events not as detached historical facts, but rather as profound experiences on the level of a great Hollywood epic. The veterans themselves also appear, recounting their experiences first hand.”


WWII in HD will premiere November 15th at 9/8c on the History Channel.

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