World War Two: 1941 and the Man of Steel

World War Two: 1941 and the Man of Steel

Tue, 05/05/2015 - 8:00pm

Credit: APT

In this documentary, professor David Reynolds chronicles Joseph Stalin’s humble origins, his ruthless rise to power, and the numerous wartime crises that nearly annihilated his regime. Utilizing visits to Russian battlefields, historical footage, original telegrams and official documents, this film examines the factors that drew Britain and America into an alliance with a murderous dictator and reassesses Stalin’s significance to the Allied victory in World War II. World War Two: 1941 and the  Man of Steel airs Tuesday, May 5, 2015 at 8 p.m. on WXXI-TV.

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