Battlefront WWII

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  • 2001
  • 1 Season
  • 8.2  (66)

Battlefront WWII - 2001 is a documentary about the last World War the U.S. and its allies fought. Each week this show takes you into the in depth details of each battle that was experienced in World War II. The host will show the heroism that was displayed, name the men who lost their lives for their country, and give credit where it is due.

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Liberation of Paris
40. Liberation of Paris
September 24, 2001
Both political and military expediency were factors in the return of the French capital to its people.
Battle of Sicily
39. Battle of Sicily
September 24, 2001
Fresh from victory in North Africa, the Allies successfully invade the island of Sicily, staging an eventual Italian withdrawal from the war.
Bombing of Ploesti
38. Bombing of Ploesti
September 24, 2001
American bombers target a Romanian oil refinery in a daring 1943 mission.
Kwajalein
37. Kwajalein
September 24, 2001
Examining the battle at the Kwajelein Atoll in the South Pacific during 1944. Included: operations by the Seabees.
Battle of Remagen
36. Battle of Remagen
September 24, 2001
German forces retreat across the Rhine on the Remagen bridge near the close of the war.
El Alamein
35. El Alamein
September 24, 2001
Erwin Rommel battles Allied forces in North Africa in 1942.
Battle of Anzio
34. Battle of Anzio
September 24, 2001
Allied armies encounter German resistance in the Italian fishing town of Anzio.
Battle of Dieppe
33. Battle of Dieppe
September 24, 2001
The Allies launch an ill-fated attack on the German-occupied port of Dieppe, France.
Arnhem
32. Arnhem
September 24, 2001
The Allies launch an attack designed to push the Germans back to the Rhine River.
Fall of the Philippines
31. Fall of the Philippines
September 24, 2001
Examining the Japanese invasion of the Philippines in December 1941.
Battle of Stalingrad
30. Battle of Stalingrad
September 24, 2001
German forces encounter Russian resistance.
Battle of Okinawa
29. Battle of Okinawa
September 24, 2001
Kamikaze pilots guard the island of Okinawa from American forces.
Battle of Tobruk
28. Battle of Tobruk
September 24, 2001
German field marshal Erwin Rommel scores a major victory at the Libyan seaport of Tobruk.
Fall of Poland
27. Fall of Poland
September 24, 2001
German tanks roll into Poland in September 1939.
U-Boat War
26. U-Boat War
September 24, 2001
U-boats posed the deadliest threat to Allied convoys traveling the Atlantic.
Bombing of Germany
25. Bombing of Germany
September 24, 2001
The development of the B-17 bomber, which allowed American planes to reach inside Germany and bomb its cities.
Fall of Berlin
24. Fall of Berlin
September 24, 2001
In 1945, Soviet and American troops press Hitler's armies from the west and the east, culminating in the fall of Berlin.
Mount Belvedere
23. Mount Belvedere
September 24, 2001
The Battle of the Gothic Line in 1944.
Commerce Raiders
22. Commerce Raiders
September 24, 2001
Heavily armed vessels disguised as ordinary cargo ships patrolled allied waters, sinking supply boats and stealing their content.
Operation Mercury
21. Operation Mercury
September 24, 2001
After British forces withdrew in defeat from Greece to the island of Crete in early 1941, they were soon fighting German invasion armies again. This time, 5,000 of Hitler's elite paratroopers landed to complete their conquest in the Mediterranean.
Mount Hot Rocks: February 19, 1945
20. Mount Hot Rocks: February 19, 1945
September 24, 2001
American forces landing on the shores of Iwo Jima encounter Japanese combatants willing to fight to the death.
February 19 1945
20. February 19 1945
September 25, 2001
American forces landing on the shores of Iwo Jima encounter Japanese combatants willing to fight to the death.
The Last Stronghold: November 1944
19. The Last Stronghold: November 1944
September 24, 2001
American B-29 high-altitude bomber attacks Japan near the end of World War II.
Battle of the Bulge: December, 1944
18. Battle of the Bulge: December, 1944
September 24, 2001
The December 1944 battle pitting American forces against German Panzer divisions in the Ardennes Forest.
Operation Dragoon: August, 1944)
17. Operation Dragoon: August, 1944)
September 24, 2001
The Allies break into France and push the Germans back to their own border.
Liberation of the Philippines
16. Liberation of the Philippines
September 24, 2001
Gen. Douglas MacArthur's return to the Philippines, and the final push to retake the islands after two years of Japanese occupation.
Battle in Palau (Summer, 1944)
15. Battle in Palau (Summer, 1944)
September 24, 2001
As the United States prepared for the invasion of the Philippines, scheduled for late 1944, the tiny Palau Islands had to be taken first.
Burma: The Forgotten Front (Spring, 1943)
14. Burma: The Forgotten Front (Spring, 1943)
September 24, 2001
The Japanese meet resistance from British forces as they advance through Burma to take India in 1944.
The Gilbert Islands: November, 1943
13. The Gilbert Islands: November, 1943
September 24, 2001
Bloody fighting erupts on a group of tiny Pacific islands in November 1943.
The Solomon Islands (July, 1942)
12. The Solomon Islands (July, 1942)
September 24, 2001
For the first time since Americans entered the war, Marines face Japanese infantrymen at Guadal Canal. In the jungles, two powerful armies clash in a six month battle that claims nearly 30,000 lives.
The Battle of Midway (June 2, 1942)
11. The Battle of Midway (June 2, 1942)
September 24, 2001
Only one isolated atoll prevents an enemy invasion of Hawaii. Midway Island is where the Japanese fleet converges on a tiny American base with a massive strafing and bombing attack.
Pearl Harbor (December 7, 1941)
10. Pearl Harbor (December 7, 1941)
September 24, 2001
During a two-hour surprise attack on the American Pacific fleet anchored at Pearl Harbor, Japanese navy pilots score a near-complete victory.
The Fall of Singapore (October, 1941)
9. The Fall of Singapore (October, 1941)
September 24, 2001
Before the sneak attack on Pearl Harbor, the Japanese initiate the Pacific War by firing on the British in Malaya. Their route to the rubber-rich nation takes them into Singapore, the World's most armed fortress.
Retaking France (6 Weeks After D-Day)
8. Retaking France (6 Weeks After D-Day)
September 24, 2001
Six weeks after the D-Day invasion of the Beaches of Normandy, the allied forces are pushing the Germans back through the French countryside. Town by town is won back as Panzer divisions retreat back to the Meuse River.
D-Day (June 6, 1944)
7. D-Day (June 6, 1944)
September 24, 2001
D-Day, the 6th of June--one of the most pivotal moments in world history. In a massive armada of thousands of ships, 3,000,000 allied troops land at Three Beaches in Normandy, France.
Monte Cassino (September 3, 1943)
6. Monte Cassino (September 3, 1943)
September 24, 2001
As the allies make their way into Italy, they encounter tremendous resistance at German defensive positions along the Gustav line. One of these locations is an ancient monastery called Monte Cassino.
North Africa (November, 1942)
5. North Africa (November, 1942)
September 24, 2001
In the North African desert in 1942, American fighting forces encounter the dreaded Rommel for the first time to stop the German war machine.
The Battle of Malta (June 1941)
4. The Battle of Malta (June 1941)
September 24, 2001
In 1941, Mussolini desperately wants to wrest the tiny island of Malta from the British for control of the Mediterranean. When his inadequate air force fails to bomb the Maltese into submission, Hitler's Luftwaffe joins the campaign.
The Bombing of England (Fall, 1940)
3. The Bombing of England (Fall, 1940)
September 24, 2001
After invading France, Hitler is planning to cross the Channel. His only obstacle is the Royal Air Force. Throughout the summer of 1940, both sides lose an incredible number of daring flyers.
The Battle of Norway (early 1940)
2. The Battle of Norway (early 1940)
September 24, 2001
Early in the war, the Germans decide they need to guarantee access to the Norwegian port of Narvik to ensure their supplies of Swedish iron ore. The British, however, send destroyers to up-end the German plan.
Dunkirk (September 1, 1939)
1. Dunkirk (September 1, 1939)
September 24, 2001
To keep France free, 400,000 English soldiers have manned the battlefields. Germany's strength is too great and pushes the British to the coast town of Dunkirk.
Description

Battlefront WWII - 2001 is a documentary about the last World War the U.S. and its allies fought. Each week this show takes you into the in depth details of each battle that was experienced in World War II. The host will show the heroism that was displayed, name the men who lost their lives for their country, and give credit where it is due.

Battlefront WWII is a series that is currently running and has 1 seasons (41 episodes). The series first aired on September 24, 2001.

Where to Watch Battlefront WWII

Battlefront WWII is available for streaming on the Lionsgate website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Battlefront WWII on demand at Vudu.

  • Premiere Date
    September 24, 2001
  • IMDB Rating
    8.2  (66)