Forgotten Frontlines

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Season 1, Episode 6 - The Nazi Titanic

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When Joseph Goebbles featured the luxurious SS Cap Arcona in a propaganda film about the Titanic, he never imagined this German ocean liner would meet a similar tragic fate. Over the course of the war, one of the most opulent ships ever built would serve many functions - a propagandic coup, a transport vessel, and eventual...
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Season 1, Episode 5 - Pegasus Bridge

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Six Horsa gliders dropped from the skies near Cabourg in a surprise attack to take Pegasus Bridge over the One River. Securing the bridge was a crucial step in protecting the north flank invasion of D-Day and this battle's casualties were the very first of the bloody onslaught.
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Season 1, Episode 4 - Operation Gunnerside

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It's hard to imagine the destruction the world might have seen had the Nazis had access to nuclear weapons. In 1943 this seemed like a real possibility. Nestled in the Norwegian hillside was a facility that could provide the Nazis with another piece to their nuclear puzzle - heavy water.
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Season 1, Episode 3 - The Huertgen Forest

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Between September 1944 and February 1945, US troops fought their longest battle in history - one so punishing soldiers called it 'The Meat Grinder' or 'Death Factory'. When troops entered the forest, they knew their mission - capture the dams on the other side. They never suspected progress would be so slow it would be mea...
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Season 1, Episode 2 - Battle Of Castle Itter

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The Battle of Castle Itter is the strangest WWII battle the world has never heard of and the only battle where the Allies joined forces with the Germans to defeat the Nazi's. High up in the Austrian alps, an 18th century castle housed some of Nazi Germany's most important political prisoners. Here a ragtag band of former p...
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Season 1, Episode 1 - Operation Mincemeat

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Floating off the coast of Southern Spain, the discovery of a British Royal Marine was considered a major intelligence coup for the Germans. Documents inside the soldier's attache foretold an Allied invasion that prompted the Nazis to transfer their troops and fortify the coast. What the Germans didn't know was that the bod...
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