Release Date: November 2019
10. Battle of Midway
Season 1, Episode 4
A Japanese attack on the US-held Pacific island of Midway triggers an extraordinary chain of events.
9. Liberation of Buchenwald
Season 1, Episode 9
Hitler’s rise to power led to the slaughter of millions as concentration camps revealed the Nazi empire’s true evil. Rarely-seen archive recounts the atrocities.
8. Battle of the Bulge
Season 1, Episode 7
High on cocaine, Hitler hatched a daring plan to change the course of the war. Colourised archive depicts the Germans’ artillery barrage against the Allies.
7. Pearl Harbor
Season 1, Episode 3
Japan’s attack on Pearl Harbor was one of the greatest gambles in military history. Rare, expertly-restored footage recounts the extraordinary event.
6. Dresden Firestorm
Season 1, Episode 8
The Allies’ bombing of the German city of Dresden was one of the most controversial of WWII. Rare archive footage tells the story as it’s never seen before.
Season 1, Episode 10
The final hours of WWII changed the course of history with President Truman’s fateful decision to use the deadliest weapon ever created: the atom bomb.
4. Siege of Stalingrad
Season 1, Episode 5
The battle of Stalingrad was one of the bloodiest of the entire war and turned the tide for the Germans. Colourised footage retells the dramatic story.
3. Battle of Britain
Season 1, Episode 2
In 1940, France has fallen and Hitler orders Operation Sealion: the invasion of Great Britain. Rare, expertly-restored footage tells the story in a new light.
Season 1, Episode 6
The D-Day invasion fleet was the largest in history and one of the most audacious events of WWII. But landing was just the beginning, as rare footage reveals.
Season 1, Episode 1
The Lightning War was one of the most extraordinary events of the Second World War. Now, expertly restored footage from around the world shows the story in a new light.