Trains At War

Trains At War catch up

Season 1

Season 1, Episode 4 - 1944: The Trains Of The Liberation

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Sabotage was one of the levers of the French Resistance. Sabotaging the railways was one of the privileged weapons of the clandestine fighter. An effective weapon to succeed in liberating France.

Season 1, Episode 3 - 1944: Railway, Key To Overlord

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The train was at the heart of the D-Day landing strategy and the liberation of Europe. As part of the preparation for the Normandy landings, Allied strategists were concerned about the need to slow down any German reinforcements that might reach the Atlantic beaches. The Transportation Plan proposed to paralyse the entire ...

Season 1, Episode 2 - 1940: Full Steam Towards The Battle Of Britain

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London under the Nazi fire. Winston Churchill promised to face his great enemy, Adolf Hitler. Since 1940, German bombers started nocturnal air strikes on London, Coventry, Birmingham, or Canterbury. The Battle of Britain was raging. The first minister leant on all imaginable infrastructures. But despite the opinion of his ...

Season 1, Episode 1 - 1941: Operation Barbarossa Gets Sidetracked

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Since the 1930s, Germany's steam locomotives were the fastest in the world. The Deutsche Reichsbahn was, at the time, a cutting-edge company. But Hitler much preferred the modernity of the automobile and favoured the construction of motorways. He underestimated the importance of the railway while elaborating Operation Barb...