Soviet Storm: WWII in the East

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  • 2011
  • 2 Seasons

Soviet Storm: WWII in the East is a captivating and informative documentary series produced by Content Media Corporation that delves deep into the tumultuous events of the Second World War, with a particular focus on the Eastern Front. Unfolding over 18 riveting episodes, the series embraces a mix of archive footage, expert analysis, and cutting-edge graphics to transport viewers back to the brutal battlegrounds where the fate of the world hung in the balance.

Taking an in-depth look at one of the most significant and catastrophic conflicts in human history, Soviet Storm: WWII in the East offers an impressive array of facts, figures, and details that paint a vivid picture of the war on the Eastern Front between Nazi Germany and the Soviet Union. The series is presented in chronological order, from the prelude to war, through to the pivotal battles of Stalingrad, Kursk, and more, ultimately culminating in the Allies' victory in 1945.

Soviet Storm is a fascinating and informative exhibition of the events leading up to and during the Second World War in Europe, but more specifically in the East. Throughout, the series provides desperate insights into how the conflict began, what it was like to fight, and the horrendous costs involved in those who ultimately paid the ultimate price. Through rarely-seen archive footage, contextualized by informative and analytical voiceovers, viewers are taken on a journey deeper into the war's Eastern Front.

What truly sets Soviet Storm apart, however, is its focus on the Soviet Union's perspective of the war. Through interviews with prominent historians, atmospheric imagery, and hard-hitting narration, the series portrays how the fighting impacted ordinary Soviet civilians and the individual soldiers who upheld their country's honour in the face of overwhelming danger. By adopting this unique approach, Soviet Storm helps viewers understand better this brutal and lengthy conflict and what it meant for all parties involved.

In summary, Soviet Storm: WWII in the East is a magnificent documentary series for anyone interested in the largest military conflict in history. Whether you're an armchair historian, a student of world events, a military buff, or someone with a deep interest in Soviet history, this groundbreaking series offers an enlightening and unforgettable journey into one of the defining moments of the 20th century. Don't miss this chance to get inside the trenches, learn from experts, and gain a deeper appreciation of the human cost of war.

Soviet Storm: WWII in the East is a series that is currently running and has 2 seasons (28 episodes). The series first aired on December 19, 2011.

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War Against Japan
9. War Against Japan
January 1, 2011
The war in Europe is over. However, in the Pacific East, the United States is still fighting the Japanese, who consider surrender the greatest humiliation for a soldier. Stalin promises to help Roosevelt, but the dropping of the Atomic bomb on Japan suddenly alters the calculus for the Allies. Despite the devastation, the Japanese military vows to fight on.
Battle of Berlin
8. Battle of Berlin
January 1, 2011
Germany has without question lost World War II in Europe, but Hitler, by now a heavily medicated and deluded character, refuses to give up hope; he orders the roughly one million German soldiers left in the ruined city to defend Berlin, now a strange mix of combat veterans, teenage boys from the Hitler Youth, and old men from the People's Army.
The Battle for Germany
7. The Battle for Germany
January 1, 2011
Germany is retreating on all fronts and suffering defeat after defeat. The breach of Germany's pre-War borders now seems inevitable. Desperate, Hitler orders all males between the ages of 16 and 70 to enlist and fight for the fatherland. Nazi ideologues put faith in victory and the Nazis seem to vanquish and suppress all forms of doubt and resistance in the last months of the Reich.
Secret Intelligence of the Red Army
6. Secret Intelligence of the Red Army
January 1, 2011
Shortly before the outbreak of the Second World War, the Polish and British have succeeded in de-coding the top secret German military codes known as "Enigma." This information, referred to as "Ultra" by the Allies, becomes vital for the Allies' military situation in North Africa, the Soviet Union, and Northern France.
The Partisan Movement
5. The Partisan Movement
January 1, 2011
By 1943-1944, as the Germans are desperately struggling to hold their ground, they are increasingly hindered by the Soviet partisans, which contain many former Red Army soldiers that had been cut off behind enemy lines. The Germans responded with intensive counter-insurgency campaigns and brutal reprisals against the civilian population.
War in the Sea
4. War in the Sea
April 6, 2012
Hours before the start of Operation Barbarossa, the Germans, along with their Finnish allies, begin mining the Gulf of Finland to prevent any naval evacuation of Soviet troops and ships. When Operation Barbarossa begins, Axis U-boats begin pounding the grand Soviet Navy, primarily based at Leningrad.
War in the Air
3. War in the Air
January 1, 2011
On 22 June 1941, German pilots were the first to see the sun rise. Before the day was over, the Soviet Air Forces had lost almost 2 000 aircraft. The early German air superiority gave a significant boost to German confidence, and severely damaged Soviet military capability and morale. The air wars over the USSR would be some of the biggest and toughest in military history.
Operation Bagration
2. Operation Bagration
January 1, 2011
By summer 1944, Germany has undeniably lost the battle of the USSR. After the Soviet victories at Moscow, Stalingrad, Kursk, and Leningrad, the Soviet Union, with its practically unlimited resources of manpower and mat
The Liberation of Ukraine
1. The Liberation of Ukraine
January 1, 2011
Kiev, the Ukrainian capital, is, after a lengthy battle, back in Soviet hands. But now they have to clear the Germans and German allies out of the Crimea and liberate the rest of Western Ukraine. Hitler declared the Crimea a "Festung," meaning it should be held at all cost and to the last man. The German 17th Army was effectively destroyed in the process.
Where to Watch Soviet Storm: WWII in the East
Soviet Storm: WWII in the East is available for streaming on the Content Media Corporation website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Soviet Storm: WWII in the East on demand at and Tubi TV.
  • Premiere Date
    December 19, 2011