Timeline WW2 with Dan Snow
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Timeline World War 2 is a definitive history of the Second World War, presented by TV historian Dan Snow, in association with British Pathe.
#1 rated reference app in UK, US, New Zealand, Ireland, Brazil and many more...
The app's features include:
- A stunning zoomable timeline of the entire war, over 2000 events filterable to show key personalities, battles, locations and more
- Over 100 contemporary British Pathe and other newsreel videos, with full AirPlay support, many with an additional commentary by Dan Snow
- A detailed day-by-day view of the war, showing the full detail and location for every key event
- A dynamic map of the war, showing invasions, occupations, allegiances, fronts and country boundary changes – the only such timeline map anywhere in the world
- On This Day feature, showing topical events from this day in history
In the press:
Daily Telegraph Top 100 apps of the year
Sunday Times Top 500 world apps
Webby Award Honoree 2013
Lovie Award winner 2012
History Today Magazine
Timeline WW2 is one of the most impressive history apps we've seen yet, and sets the bar very high......The first thing to note is the sheer depth and range of this app.... It's easy to see this being of great benefit for educators, while the lay person with an interest in history will lose hours exploring little known aspects of the war.
"The app is impressive, centred around a timeline of more than 2,000 events during the war, a dynamic map, and Snow's own commentary on the Pathé videos."
The Independent on Sunday
"Dan Snow brings the cataclysmic events of the Second World War to life.....unique timeline maps and expert commentary from the estimable historian himself. The ultimate guide to the ultimate conflict.."
"Timeline World War 2 is a fantastic way to teach eager minds the course of the conflict....Worth the buy? Absolutely. Even if you're not a World War II buff, it never hurts to learn about the past."
"Timeline World War 2 stands out with features that put history in context....it is absolutely gorgeous...Features like a scrollable map, updated audio for newsreel footage, and day-by-day layout of information...create an app that really stands apart."
148Apps.com - 'Editor's Choice'
A stunning yet simple audio-visual tour of the last great Global conflict......Timeline World War 2 with Robert MacNeil is like owning a private, comprehensive WWII museum where the docent and permanent collection are beyond compare. History buffs and students should grab it with no hesitation.
5 Stars - Apps for Kids
This app is absolutely stunning...It is more costly than most of the apps in my collection, but it is worth the price.
History Buffs Will Love Timeline World War 2.....This is a fantastic learning aid, and well worth the price for students.....This is the perfect app for anyone who is interested in military history.
TUAW app review
"Timeline WW2 offers museum-quality app interaction....It's a groundbreaking application in that it fully realizes the museum experience, providing a nuanced exploration of a huge amount of data......for any fan of the History documentaries, this is sure to be a perfect gift or self indulgence. It's beautiful, it's expansive, and it's a great demonstration of what the iPad can do at its best."
It’s a beautifully-designed demonstration of the iPad’s powers as a publishing platform for nonfiction.....This reader, for one, found it a vivid and immersive exploration of a defining event in modern history.
Note: The app is being distributed internationally, with the spelling currently set to US English. The video content requires an internet connection to view.
What's New in Version 1.1
New content updates.
Gets better with each release.
Has a few bugs that causes crashes but This can be tolerated on a new app. But the content is lacking. It may be me but it doesn't even have Chamberlain's famous war declaration speech.
UPDATE: it does now and it's much improved. Well done Dan Snow
Looks a good App, but the videos take ages to load! If I Player can do it so should you. Needs sorting.
- Category: Reference
- Updated: 23 April 2013
- Version: 1.1
- Size: 817 MB
- Language: English
- Developer: Ballista Digital Ltd
- © Ballista Media Ltd.
Compatibility: Requires iOS 5.0 or later. Compatible with iPad.