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1945: The Savage Peace

Synopsis
A documentary about post-war reprisals against Germans in Eastern Europe. Using rare and unseen archive film, the programme tells a harrowing story of vengeance against German civilians, which mirrored some of the worst cruelty of the Nazi occupiers during the years of war. It includes the unique testimony of eyewitnesses and victims, who recall the horrors with searing clarity, their memories undimmed 70 years after the events took place.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Year of release
2016
Year of production
2015
Notes
First broadcast BBC 2 24 May 2015.
Subjects
History
Keywords
Civilians; Eastern Europe; Nazi Germany; World War II

Online availability

URI
https://store.bbc.com/1945-the-savage-peace
Price
£1.89
Delivery
Download

Credits

Director
Peter Molloy
Producer
Peter Molloy

Distribution Formats

Type
DVD
Format
Region 2 PAL
Price
£195
Availability
Sale
Duration/Size
60 minutes
Year
2016

Distributor

Name

BBC Active Video for Learning - now BBC Learning

Contact
Carolina Fernandez Jeremy Wilcox (CF - for educational enquiries JW - channel sales manager)
Email
BBCStudiosLearning@bbc.com
Web
https://www.bbcstudioslearning.com/ External site opens in new window
Phone
+44 (0) 20 8433 1009
Address
BBC Studios Limited
Television Centre
101 Wood Lane
London
W12 7FA
UK
Notes
The BBC Active company has now been absorbed within BBC Learning, a division of BBC Studios. It was originally a joint venture between BBC Worldwide and Pearson Education. Formerly known as ‘BBC Worldwide Learning Studies’ and before that as ‘Videos for Education & Training’

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