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A new collection of rare and unseen footage of World War II and the very latest colorization techniques come together in WORLD WAR II IN HD COLOUR. With satellite-delivered terrain mapping and state-of-the-art graphics, this new series reveals the epic conflict of the 20th century in a fresh light. Narrated by actor Robert Powell, WORLD WAR II IN HD COLOUR is a vivid, in -depth experience that provides viewers with new insights and information. Newly divulged documents, files and photographs, code breaking revelations, and recently released government papers on both sides of the Atlantic add a different dimension to our understanding of the strategies and battles of World War II.


Saisons & épisodes Les résumés de tous les épisodes de World War II in HD Colour

S01E01 The Gathering Storm 04/09/2009 What were the factors that led to the rise of the militaristic dictatorships in Germany, Italy, Spain and Japan, so soon after WWI, 'the war to end all wars?
S01E02 Lightning War 04/09/2009 The German Blitzkrieg allowed them to overrun both Poland and France within weeks. See how this radical military tactic caught the Allies totally unprepared.
S01E03 Britain at Bay 09/09/2009 How close did Britain come to defeat by the Nazis? See how the RAF, code breakers and spies combined to hold the German war machine at bay.
S01E04 Hitler Strikes East 18/09/2009 Was Hitler's invasion of Russia the greatest military gamble of all time? A swift attack would, he thought, deliver victory. Germany only had to avoid a prolonged conflict.
S01E05 Red Sun Rampant 25/09/2009 The attack on Pearl Harbor brought the 'sleeping giant', America, into the war, and saw the emergence of the aircraft carrier as the pre-eminent weapon of the seas.
S01E06 The Mediterranean and North Africa 02/10/2009 Mussolini wanted to re-create the Roman Empire, but was a military disaster. See how his incompetence contributed to Hitler's eventual defeat.
S01E07 Turning the tide 09/10/2009 Nazi submarines tried to cut supply lines across the Atlantic, while the Allies fire-bombed German cities. But was either action decisive in ending the war?
S01E08 The Soviet Steamroller 16/10/2009 Russia was Hitler's graveyard. See how his undefeated armies were smashed by the seemingly limitless resources of the Soviet war machine.
S01E09 Overlord 23/10/2009 How close did D-Day come to failure? Despite meticulous planning, deception plans and specialised equipment, its success was always balanced on a knife-edge.
S01E10 Closing the Ring 30/10/2009 The Battle of the Bulge saw Hitler take his last great gamble, throwing his reserve forces against the oncoming Allies in the Ardennes. But how successful were his tactics?
S01E11 The Island War 06/11/2009 The war in the Pacific against Japan was a savage, hand-to-hand, island-to-island struggle, fought by new specialist fighting units like the valiant Chindits.
S01E12 Victory in Europe 13/11/2009 Allied forces converge on Germany, uncovering the horrors of Bergen-Belsen and Buchenwald, before pushing towards Berlin, where Hitler clings to power in his last desperate days.
S01E13 Victory in the Pacific 20/11/2009 With Germany beaten, the Allies turned their attention to Japan, who made them pay for every inch of gained ground. How was this last, great foe overcome?

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