World War 2: The Last Heroes

September 2015
47:10

S1 Ep6 - Victory

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Victory - The personal stories of the soldiers who fought in World War II, brought back to life in reconstructions with real bombs and ammunition. The Allies finally reach the River Rhine, the last obstacle between them and the German heartland and their ultimate goal - Berlin. (Final) (From the UK) (Documentary) M(A,W) CC
46:57

S1 Ep5 - Battle Of The Bulge

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Battle Of The Bulge - Documentary chronicling the history of World War II's "Battle of the Bulge", when the German army launched a major surprise counteroffensive against the American forces that caught them almost completely off-guard, sweeping away major portions of the front line, pushing deep into the rear areas and causing tens of thousands of casualties before it was finally halted. (From the UK) (Documentary) (class tba) CC
August 2015
46:32

S1 Ep4 - The Scheldt And Arnhem

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As the British and Canadians sweep through Holland they are greeted with open arms by the Dutch. Taking the port at Antwerp is crucial to allow supplies to get to front-line troops. However, the Germans bring out their secret weapon- the V2 rocket. More were fired at Allied troops in Holland than were launched on London. Meanwhile, US airborne troops are trying to take and hold bridges along the Rhine, and the British are in Arnhem. Tony Hibbert is one of the few officers who fought in Arnhem s...
46:43

S1 Ep3 - Breakout From Normandy

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Breakout From Normandy - Chronicles the final years of the Allied campaign during WWII, using a combination of first-person testimony, archive footage and cinematic techniques to tell the story of an iconic battle. (From the UK) (Documentary) PG(A) CC
47:02

S1 Ep2 - The Battle For Caen

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From the producers of Blitz Street comes a new series which chronicles the final years of the Allied campaign during WWII, using a combination of first-person testimony, archive footage and innovative cinematic techniques to tell the story of an iconic battle. (From the UK) (Documentary) PG(A) CC
46:57

S1 Ep1 - D-Day

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This documentary series painstakingly chronicles the final years of the Allied campaign during WWII, using a combination of first-person testimony and previously unseen archive footage. Honing in on personal experiences of frontline personnel, hear not only what it was like to be there, but also reveals how these experiences transformed the survivors as they moved from naive enthusiasm before D-Day, to grim determination by the end. It also shines light on the psychological consequences and emo...
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