Apocalypse: World War ll

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  • TV-MA
  • 2008
  • 1 Season
  • 9.0  (11,293)

This six-part series tells the epic story of World War II, providing an insight into the experiences of the millions of soldiers who fought across countries and continents, and the moving stories of the millions of civilians who saw their homes destroyed and lives disrupted by the cataclysm of war. To tell this story, the best footage of World War II has been painstakingly transformed into colour, using digital techniques. Along with original colour home movies, it gives a new perspective on one of the great events of the last century.

Apocalypse: World War ll
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Seasons
Inferno
6. Inferno
September 22, 2008
Faced with a foe that refuses to surrender, the Allies realize they must defeat the forces of Germany and Japan in every street, village and city.
The Noose
5. The Noose
 
The horrific Battle of Stalingrad leaves two implacable foes pulverized, while the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising ends and Rommel is defeated in North Africa.
The World Ablaze
4. The World Ablaze
September 12, 2008
The Japanese sink the bulk of the U.S. Navy fleet at Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941, a date that President Roosevelt declares "will live in infamy."
Shock
3. Shock
September 15, 2008
Hitler brings the blitzkrieg to Russia as the war at sea and in the desert rages; the U.S. joins the Allies following the attack on Pearl Harbor.
Crushing Defeat
2. Crushing Defeat
September 8, 2008
Hitler begins his blitzkrieg as the German army invades Belgium, the Netherlands and France; Mussolini also declares war on France.
Aggression
1. Aggression
September 8, 2008
Hitler seizes power in Germany and begins his conquest of Europe with the invasions of Austria, Czechoslovakia and Poland.
Description

This six-part series tells the epic story of World War II, providing an insight into the experiences of the millions of soldiers who fought across countries and continents, and the moving stories of the millions of civilians who saw their homes destroyed and lives disrupted by the cataclysm of war.

To tell this story, the best footage of World War II has been painstakingly transformed into colour, using digital techniques. Along with original colour home movies, it gives a new perspective on one of the great events of the last century.

  • Premiere Date
    September 8, 2008
  • IMDB Rating
    9.0  (11,293)