Timeline World War 2

Timeline WW2, a definitive history of the Second World War for the iPad, brings to life the cataclysmic events of 70 years ago for a 21st century audience. This innovative app features an amazing interactive timeline that revolutionizes the way that history can be viewed and understood.

Over 100 films from the archives of British Pathé and US broadcasters, additional commentary by Dan SnowRobert MacNeilPeter FitzSimons, over 600 still images and 1500 written entries give the viewer an insight into the events of WW2 in a way never before possible.

Whatever your level of knowledge or interest, the Timeline WW2 app allows you to understand and experience for yourself the most important event of the Twentieth Century.

iPad App Features

  • The zoomable interactive timeline allows you to explore the events of WW2 in a revolutionary new way.

  • Search and filter the event timeline to focus on content that most interests you, for example "The Pacific War", "WW2 on film" or "Churchill's War".

  • A dynamic map of the war, showing invasions, occupations, allegiances, fronts and country boundary changes – the only such timeline map anywhere.

  • Use the location feature on timeline items to see where each event took place on the world map, zoom in to see the territories and locations up-close.

  • Over 100 WW2 US and UK (British Pathé) newsreels from the declaration of war to the dropping of the atomic bomb bring the events of WW2 to life.

  • Choose from the original newsreel audio, or Dan SnowRobert MacNeilPeter FitzSimons's commentary covering the importance of each event and putting it in context for the modern viewer.

  • Your personal WW2 documentary: watch the films that interest you in the order of your choosing, either on your iPad, or on your television with AirPlay.

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