Posted Thu Jun 26, 2014 at 08:00 AM PDT by Tom Landy
The acclaimed History miniseries enlists on Blu-ray this September. Pre-order it here.
In an early announcement to retailers, Lionsgate says 'The World Wars' will hit on Blu-ray on September 9.
Originally premiering Memorial Day on HISTORY, 13 million viewers tuned in to all or part of the three night event series The World Wars, which averaged 4.3 million total viewers and 1.7 million in both adults 18-49 and adults 25-54 in Live + 7 viewership. Commemorating the 100th anniversary of WWI and 75th anniversary of WWII, the epic series traverses three decades of war through the eyes of the men who were on the front lines including insightful interviews with historians and modern-day politicians as well as dramatic reenactments.
Adolf Hitler. Franklin Delano Roosevelt. Benito Mussolini. Winston Churchill. Charles de Gaulle. George Patton. Before they were the giants of WWII, they were infantrymen and privates in WWI, the "war to end all wars." The World Wars from HISTORY and H2 brings you the story of the devastating three decades of 20th-century world war through the eyes of the men whose characters were forged in the trenches before they commanded a world on the brink of disaster. See how, from Ypres and the Somme to the Battle of the Bulge and the invasion of Normandy, the iconic figures of WWII became synonymous with either battlefield glory or murderous fascism. Narrated by two-time Oscar nominee Jeremy Renner (The Avengers, The Hurt Locker).
The 2-disc Blu-ray contains bonus materials that include in-depth looks at the men who shaped history, numerous featurettes that delve further into the history and legacy of the wars plus deleted scenes.
Suggested list price for the Blu-ray is $29.99.
You can find the latest specs for 'The World Wars' linked from our Blu-ray Release Schedule, where it's indexed under September 9.
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