Secrets Of The Imperial War Museum

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Season 1, Episode 6 - Lambeth

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The final touches are being made ahead of the opening of the new 30-million-pound Second World War and Holocaust galleries at IWM London. Uniforms for the central cases are ready for display and museum staff have gathered for an unusual meeting to try out different poses to decide exactly what sort of mannequins needs to b...

Season 1, Episode 5 - Holocaust

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At the Imperial War Museum in London, a huge team of experts are racing to complete the £30 million Second World War and Holocaust gallery in time for the public opening in a few months. Curator James Bulgin meets the granddaughter of a man who was murdered at Auschwitz to understand more about his life and to discuss the...

Season 1, Episode 4 - Malerbi

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From Sheffield, to Duxford's airfield, the Churchill War Rooms and the Imperial War Museum in North Manchester, we meet amateurs, historians and curators uncovering incredible artefacts and stories. Whether it's a secret office with a telephone hotline between Churchill and Roosevelt, or surprisingly modern objects like Sa...

Season 1, Episode 3 - Husky

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At IWM Duxford in Cambridgeshire, a Husky armoured vehicle which was blown up by an IED attack in Afghanistan in 2012 is carefully being lifted into place under an aircraft in the main hangar. Incredibly, the solider sitting in the front seat of the vehicle when it was hit survived without injury and he's brought his 9 yea...

Season 1, Episode 2 - Kitty

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At IWM's flagship site in Lambeth Road, team of curators, conservators and contractors are racing to complete an ambitious set of new galleries dedicated to telling the story of the Second World War and the Holocaust in a new way. At the centre of the gallery is a bold new ceiling installation showing the sights and sounds...

Season 1, Episode 1 - Belfast

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We're aboard the 83-year-old warship, HMS Belfast as the team races to get her ready for reopening. We follow conservation manager, Andy Curan, as he struggles to crane a historic fast motor launch over the side of the ship onto a floating crane to the transported away for restoration. Meanwhile the ship's mighty 10-centim...