Apocalypse: La Deuxième Guerre Mondiale (2009)


French six part documentary put together entirely from footage shot during the Second World War, some of it extremely harrowing, narrated by Mathieu Kassovitz. There is also an English language version 'Apocalypse: The Second World War', narrated by Martin Sheen. Some of the black and white footage has been colourised.

Episode 2 - L'écrasement:
Footage of the island of Jersey under occupation by Germany includes this Jersey Motor Traction Leyland Titan following an unidentified JMT single decker. Unfortunately the footage has been colorised - Jersey buses were green and cream - also note that not all the rear of the bus has been coloured:
The original footage features in a British Movietone presentation on the liberation of the Channel Isles:

Episode 4 - Le Choc:
A colourised London Transport LT class AEC Renown in traffic:

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