Turmoil in 20th Century Europe DVD

Discovery Education

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SKU: DC775817
Format: DVD
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Copyright: 2004

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Learn about catastrophes that changed lives across Europe and in the world beyond. See why these tragic events occurred and how they continue to affect the world today. Segments cover several nations and the icy North Atlantic.
  • Accidental Fallout: Investigates a 1986 nuclear accident's effects on the residents of Ukraine, who struggle to survive despite poverty and illness.
  • Tales from the Titanic: Sheds light on the maritime disaster through passengers' personal stories.
  • Down Came the Wall: Discusses why the Berlin Wall was constructed, and how it came tumbling down.
  • Ultimate Survival: Recounts the harsh effects of World War II on Jews in Poland, and the courageous spirit that enabled many to survive.
  • Clearing the Land: Traces the progress of a mine-clearing team in Kosovo following the conflict with Serbia.