Battle Ground: World War II

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  • 2011
  • 8 Seasons

Battle Ground: World War II is a documentary series produced by Echo Bridge Entertainment that explores the historic and epic battlefields of World War II. The series is a comprehensive look into what is often considered one of the most significant wars in human history, and offers a closer look at the individual conflicts and battles that defined the course of the conflict. The show consists of eight hour-long episodes and spans the length and breadth of the war. From the beaches of Normandy to the jungles of the Pacific, the show examines some of the greatest conflicts of the war and offers a unique and fresh perspective on an event that has captured the imagination of people for generations. Each episode begins with a brief historical overview of the war and what led to that particular conflict or battle. Directors then transport viewers to the battlefield, where expert commentators provide detailed information about the strategies, tactics, and weaponry of the opposing forces. In addition to examining the military aspects of the war, the series also delves into what life was like for soldiers during World War II, as well as the effects that the war had on civilians throughout the world. One of the standout features of the series is the use of state-of-the-art computer graphics and digital mapping to recreate the battles in stunning detail. The modern technology used to create these visuals provides a sense of the scale and intensity of the warfare that was waged during World War II, offering a unique perspective on a conflict that has often been romanticized in popular culture. In addition to the military and visual aspects of the series, Battle Ground: World War II also includes personal testimonies from veterans and historians who provide insight into the battles that they witnessed firsthand. These firsthand accounts give the series a resonance and emotional depth that is often lacking in other documentaries about the war. Overall, Battle Ground: World War II is a comprehensive and engaging docu-series that offers viewers a fresh perspective on one of the most significant conflicts in human history. The combination of military analysis, digital visuals, and personal testimonies bring the events of World War II to life in a new and meaningful way, and will likely captivate audiences for generations to come.

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World War II: Finances and Training
15. World War II: Finances and Training
January 1, 2008
The newly formed Team Air Force practices together, and Ron's dizziness still proves to be a problem. Ace fixes each of their respective cars after the race. The Lord of the Beast Team and Team Airforce both find places to begin more intensive training.
World War II: A Ship Is Born
11. World War II: A Ship Is Born
January 29, 2008
Although the Battle of the Atlantic was played out on the sea-planes, it was the overwhelming resources and efforts of the United States and Canada that assured victory. This documentary, nominated for an Academy Award in 1942, documents that effort.
World War II: D-Day + 3
9. World War II: D-Day + 3
January 29, 2008
The invasion of Europe by the Allies was one of the most anticipated, tenuous and ultimately decisive events of WWII. This film summarizes the tit antic naval effort that was required to make the Normandy landings a success.
World War II: Sea War - Timely Arrival
8. World War II: Sea War - Timely Arrival
January 29, 2008
By the summer of 1942, one Allied ship was going down every four hours, yet German I-boat losses remained frustratingly low. In response, the British took steps to extend the range and strength of convoy escort by sea and air.
Thunder from the Skies
6. Thunder from the Skies
July 1, 2011
Covers preliminary events leading up to the Korean War, the communist invasion of South Korea, and the role of U.S. air power in stemming communist aggression in the South.
World War II: Crisis in the Atlantic
6. World War II: Crisis in the Atlantic
January 29, 2008
Britain's ultimate survival depended on the supply convoys linking her to the immense resources of Canada and the United States and by 1941, the U.S. Navy was playing an increasingly active role in this critical campaign.
World War II: Commerce Raider
4. World War II: Commerce Raider
January 29, 2008
The German Navy challenged Allied maritime superiority by pursuing a strategy of economic warfare, called cruiser warfare (Kreuzerkrieg). This segment combines veteran interviews and archival footage to tell the story of high seas piracy during WWII.
World War II: The South Atlantic
3. World War II: The South Atlantic
January 29, 2008
As war descends on Europe, Germany's surface force is vastly outnumbered, but the pride of the fleet is the incomparable Graf Spee, a pocket battleship combining maximum hitting power with the greatest possible speed.
World War II: Atlantic Convoy
2. World War II: Atlantic Convoy
January 29, 2008
In response to the attack on Pearl Harbor, U.S. industry and its armed forces mobilize in an all out effort to go to war. Yet, supply convoys bound from the United States are stalked by German U-boats.
World War II: Wolf Packs
1. World War II: Wolf Packs
January 29, 2008
The powerful German navy prepares for a great struggle, the Battle of the Atlantic. Hitler hurls his U-boats into the Atlantic to sever the arteries that feed Britain.
Description

Battle Ground: World War II is a documentary series produced by Echo Bridge Entertainment that explores the historic and epic battlefields of World War II. The series is a comprehensive look into what is often considered one of the most significant wars in human history, and offers a closer look at the individual conflicts and battles that defined the course of the conflict.

The show consists of eight hour-long episodes and spans the length and breadth of the war. From the beaches of Normandy to the jungles of the Pacific, the show examines some of the greatest conflicts of the war and offers a unique and fresh perspective on an event that has captured the imagination of people for generations.

Each episode begins with a brief historical overview of the war and what led to that particular conflict or battle. Directors then transport viewers to the battlefield, where expert commentators provide detailed information about the strategies, tactics, and weaponry of the opposing forces. In addition to examining the military aspects of the war, the series also delves into what life was like for soldiers during World War II, as well as the effects that the war had on civilians throughout the world.

One of the standout features of the series is the use of state-of-the-art computer graphics and digital mapping to recreate the battles in stunning detail. The modern technology used to create these visuals provides a sense of the scale and intensity of the warfare that was waged during World War II, offering a unique perspective on a conflict that has often been romanticized in popular culture.

In addition to the military and visual aspects of the series, Battle Ground: World War II also includes personal testimonies from veterans and historians who provide insight into the battles that they witnessed firsthand. These firsthand accounts give the series a resonance and emotional depth that is often lacking in other documentaries about the war.

Overall, Battle Ground: World War II is a comprehensive and engaging docu-series that offers viewers a fresh perspective on one of the most significant conflicts in human history. The combination of military analysis, digital visuals, and personal testimonies bring the events of World War II to life in a new and meaningful way, and will likely captivate audiences for generations to come.

  • Premiere Date
    May 9, 2011