New website launched
LR History TV Limited, the owners of WW2History.com, launch a new website.
Touched by Auschwitz
My new film, a ninety minute feature length documentary, transmits on 27 January, 9pm, BBC2
World class historians
Many of the greatest WW2 experts in the world are interviewed at length, exclusively for WW2History.com.
To what extent at the Yalta Conference did Roosevelt and Churchill betray the very ideals many believed they had been fighting the war for?
Victim of the Soviets
As a schoolgirl in Budapest she witnessed the arrival of the Red Army, and was subsequently the victim of a series of horrendous attacks.
This conference, chaired by SS General Reinhard Heydrich, with minutes taken by Adolf Eichmann, discussed a series of murderous measures to be taken against the Jews.
Laurence Rees is an acclaimed historian and filmmaker who has specialised in writing books and making TV documentary series about the Second World War for twenty years. In 2006 he won the British Book Award for history book of the year for 'Auschwitz: the Nazis and the 'Final Solution''. His many television awards include a BAFTA, a Grierson Award, a Broadcasting Press Guild Award, a BANFF festival award, an International Documentary Award, a Broadcast Award and a George Foster Peabody Award.
Read Laurence Rees’ full biography
"Rees knows a vast amount about the Second World War and his judgments can seldom be faulted."
Sir Max Hastings, Sunday Times.
"Scholars across the world owe a considerable debt of gratitude to Laurence Rees for his immense and unique contribution to historical understanding."
From the citation awarding Laurence Rees an Honorary Doctorate, University of Sheffield
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