World War II

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  • 1939
  • 1 Season
  • 0.0  (5)

World War II is about the untold stories of the American's 8th Air Force battle. The battle was a bloody battle against German Luftwaffe. It takes places in the days leading up to D-Day. It is told in three first person accounts by three airmen. It has the Stars and Stripes reporter Andy Rooney in it as well. It shows original color footage of combat, that has never been seen before. It talks about missions the airmen went on. They also show Luftwaffe's prospective. They fought a war unlike any other. This show follows America's 8th Air Force through out World War II. It shows real events that took place during World War II. It shows the Japanese's last stand. It shows America's final blow to Japan. It also shows the Marines assault on Iwo Jima.

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WWII: The Lost Color Archives -Triumph and Despair
15. WWII: The Lost Color Archives -Triumph and Despair
 
The Allies' Operation Overlord is about to launch the largest amphibious assault ever attempted, in a bid to establish the beachhead on the French coast. Through new-found color film from the front, the landings on the beaches of Normandy are revealed in all their chaos, sacrifice and heroism.
WWII: The Lost Color Archives - Total War
14. WWII: The Lost Color Archives - Total War
 
In the European arena, amazing color footage records the lightning advance of German troops pushing toward Moscow and the inhuman conditions of the Warsaw ghetto.
WWII: The Lost Color Archives - A New World Order
13. WWII: The Lost Color Archives - A New World Order
 
The year is 1937. In the German heartland, a massive Nazi rally reveals the full-blown theater of pre-war passions being nurtured under Hitler's single-minded leadership.
America's Unsung Heroes of WWII: Swede Momsen - Submarine Savior & Peter Tompkins - The Spy Who Sparred With Hitler
12. America's Unsung Heroes of WWII: Swede Momsen - Submarine Savior & Peter Tompkins - The Spy Who Sparred With Hitler
 
On May 23, 1939, the crew of a sunken submarine was rescued from certain death by the heroic actions of Swede Momsen - operating alone in enemy territory. At the age of 23, American spy Peter Tompkins already had a price on his head. Dropped deep behind Nazi lines to spark a partisan uprising in Rome, he would help secure the vital Anzio beachhead and save tens of thousands of Allied lives during their drive to liberate Italy.
America's Unsung Heroes of WWII: Dateline Tarawa & Flag Raisers of Iwo Jima
11. America's Unsung Heroes of WWII: Dateline Tarawa & Flag Raisers of Iwo Jima
 
The unknown combat journalists sent to communicate to Americans the vital importance of defeating the Japanese war machine. The unblinking reports they sent home still stand as some of the most extraordinary wartime accounts ever created. One of the most famous American flags ever flown was the one that six men lifted up on a mountain overlooking the blood-stained Pacific island of Iwo Jima.
America's Unsung Heroes of WWII: Rangers In Korea & Colonel David
10. America's Unsung Heroes of WWII: Rangers In Korea & Colonel David
 
Numbering a mere 600 or so men, these elite fighters accomplished deeds disproportionate to their numbers, penetrating deep into enemy territory on vital, top-secret missions of sabotage and spying. The Allies' hard-won success at the Bulge--and the ultimate outcome of the war in Europe--may have hinged on the heroism and skill of a little-known Colonel and the teenage combat engineers who halted Hitler's Panzer tank advance.
America's Unsung Heroes of WWII: Red Mike Edson & Roy Geiger
9. America's Unsung Heroes of WWII: Red Mike Edson & Roy Geiger
 
A Marine's Marine, Edson invented a new kind of high-mobility warfare that helped win some of America's earliest ground victories in the Pacific arena. Marine General Roy Geiger gained a reputation as an air combat leader when he rallied his outgunned, out-numbered Cactus Air Force against waves of Japanese Zeroes on Guadalcanal.
Great Escapes of WWII: Escape from the Oklahoma
8. Great Escapes of WWII: Escape from the Oklahoma
 
Pearl Harbor survivors recall their 36 hour ordeal trapped in the sunken battleship Oklahoma, where 404 men drowned or suffocated.
Great Escapes of WWII: Escape from Dunkirk
7. Great Escapes of WWII: Escape from Dunkirk
 
Trapped on the coast by the German Army, an overwhelmed British force manages to escape destruction by crossing the English Channel.
Great Escapes of WWII: Escape from Arizona
6. Great Escapes of WWII: Escape from Arizona
 
The story of the largest escape from a U.S. WWII P.O.W. camp--a 25-man breakout lead by a resourceful German U-boat commander.
Great Escapes of WWII: The Great Escape
5. Great Escapes of WWII: The Great Escape
 
This fascinating program tells the complete account of the legendary escape, from the designs of "tunnel king" Wally Floody to the actual flight of 76 men in 1944.
Last Secrets of the Axis
4. Last Secrets of the Axis
 
Examine the remarkable historical confluence that led to the German-Japanese alliance and discover how one German geography professor played a key role. Also, learn about Japan's intent to unleash biological warfare on the California coast!
The Last Days of World War II: Spoils of War
3. The Last Days of World War II: Spoils of War
 
The German army systematically looted every town it overcame in its sweep across Europe. By the end of the war, countless treasures had been hidden underground as a protection against air raids.
The Last Days of World War II: Save Our History - Letters from World War II
2. The Last Days of World War II: Save Our History - Letters from World War II
 
During WWII, the nation put pen to paper and billions of letters were shipped from home to the front line and back again. Letters full of the horror, longing, fear, and hope felt by sailors, airmen, marines, and soldiers. We open a few of the billions of envelopes, and share these letters, which are now precious historical documents.
The Last Days of World War II: Tales of the Gun - US Guns of WWII
1. The Last Days of World War II: Tales of the Gun - US Guns of WWII
 
An examination of the weapons that came through surf and snow, dense jungle and choking dust...the guns the American G.I. Though WWII introduced instruments that pierced the dark and weapons that released the power of the atom, the infantryman's guns were designed decades before; but in dependability they were unequaled.
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World War II is about the untold stories of the American's 8th Air Force battle. The battle was a bloody battle against German Luftwaffe. It takes places in the days leading up to D-Day. It is told in three first person accounts by three airmen. It has the Stars and Stripes reporter Andy Rooney in it as well. It shows original color footage of combat, that has never been seen before. It talks about missions the airmen went on.

They also show Luftwaffe's prospective. They fought a war unlike any other. This show follows America's 8th Air Force through out World War II. It shows real events that took place during World War II. It shows the Japanese's last stand. It shows America's final blow to Japan. It also shows the Marines assault on Iwo Jima.

World War II is a series that is currently running and has 1 seasons (15 episodes). The series first aired on September 1, 1939.

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World War II is available for streaming on the History website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch World War II on demand at History Vault.

  • Premiere Date
    September 1, 1939
  • IMDB Rating
    0.0  (5)