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Apocalypse: The Second World War is one of the most interesting and heart-breaking views on the Second World War. It shows the lives of the peasants and the pain they endure as the general does whatever he feels he wants to. It shows the views from several standpoints from the Americans to the Japanese as well as the British and French.

08:00 pm on Channel 4
1 Season, 6 Episodes - New Series
October 30, 2010
Documentary & Biography
9.2/10
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Apocalypse: The Second World War Full Episode Guide

  • The dramatic story of the D-Day landings and of the liberation of Paris. In the east the Soviets liberate Auschwitz and fight their way to the heart of Berlin. Germany finally surrenders...

  • This episode looks at the turning of the war against Germany, with Allied victory at El Alamein and Russian triumph at Stalingrad. Inside Hitler's Germany the SS gain more power, and in...

  • The story of the sudden Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor and the early days of the war in the Pacific

  • The story of Hitler's invasion of the Soviet Union, of Rommel's war against the British in North Africa and of the horrors of the murder of Russian Jews - sometimes known as the Holocaust...

  • The story of Hitler's lightning invasion of France and its rapid collapse, of the evacuation from Dunkirk, and of the summer of 1940 when Britain fought on alone. In new digital colour...

  • This first episode covers Hitler's invasion of Poland, when the world stood on the brink of war, and features stunning colourised footage of the catastrophe faced by the Polish army as it...

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