This DVD chronicles world & national events as captured by original newsreel footage. 3 chapters are included. 1943: The year began with Allied armies advancing on all fronts. On the eastern front, Soviet forces celebrate the surrender of the German 6th army at Stalingrad. Also included are Pacific front and more. 1944: The year began with the Battle of Monte Cassino. Within months, Rome would be liberated and Allied troops would land in Normandy. 1945: This year sees Allied troops invading Nazi Germany. Okinawa falls. The U.S. drops atomic bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki. Roosevelt dies unexpectedly and is replaced by Truman.