In 'Remembering Arnhem' we have recorded the memoirs and personal accounts of a few selected combatants, men that took part in the il-fated 'Operation Market Garden'. They tell their own personal stories and recollect their own individual experiences.
France had fallen. Britain, its armies defeated in Dunkirk, stood alone.
During the second world war, a group of young airmen, all with terrible injuries, formed an exclusive club. They were all in the care of pioneering plastic surgeon Sir Archibald McIndoe at the Queen Victoria Hospital Burns Unit.
The fearsome Tank Divisions of the German Army in the Second World War
The missions and reliving the aerial raids over Germany in WWII, told by the bomber crews.
Stormtroopers were specialist soldiers of the German Army in World War II.
A film documenting the biggest battles fought during the Second World War, between the Carrier Fleets of the US and Japanese Navies.
Soldiers in the Air – Part Two Narrated by Jim Davidson, a close look at 16 Air Assault Brigade. 16 Air Assault Brigade is the British Army’s airborne rapid reaction force, specially trained and equipped to deploy by parachute, helicopter and air-landing. Its core role is to maintain the Air Assault Task Force, a […]
The Kriegsmarine was the navy of Nazi Germany from 1935 to 1945. It superseded the Kaiserliche Marine of World War I and the inter-war Reichsmarine. The Kriegsmarine was one of three official branches of the Wehrmacht, the armed forces of Nazi Germany.
The Battle of Crete was unprecedented in many respects: it was not only the first battle where the German paratroops were used on a massive scale, but also the first mainly airborne invasion in military history.
This fascinating documentary outlines the treatment and personal experiences of the many millions that were taken captive during the conflict
The Wehrmacht - The German Army, The ‘Heer was the land force component of the Wehrmacht which made up the unified armed forces of Nazi Germany
The Battle of Midway, fought in June 1942, must be considered one of the most decisive battles of World War Two. The Battle of Midway effectively destroyed Japan’s naval strength when the Americans destroyed four of its aircraft carriers. Japan’s navy never recovered from its mauling at Midway and it was on the defensive after this battle.
This film is presented by Soldier I, best selling author who took part in the Iranian Embassy hostage rescue. He tells of his own 18 years of service and gives an authorative account of many other SAS operations. Some of these actions have never been disclosed on film before.
Blitzkrieg - The Lightning War, Blitzkrieg means “lightning war”. It was an innovative military technique first used by the Germans in World War Two and was a tactic based on speed and surprise. Blitzkrieg relied on a military force be based around light tank units supported by planes and infantry.
Colditz reveals the ingenuity, the incredible perseverance, the unforgettable humour and the outstanding resilience of those extraordinary prisoners of war. "An unrivalled account of escapes during WWII, from Germany's top security prison camp known to the British as the 'The Bad Boys Camp'.
In the early years of the Nazi government, Hitler had made it clear as to what he expected German children to be like: This film studies the 'Hitler Jugend' from its conception through to it's ultimate demise.
A fascinating documentary on the use of Snipers during World War Two, including revealing battlefield experiences, British, German and American training methods and a comparison on the firearms used by these lethal and most feared weapons of war.
The RAF bombed Germany by night, the USAAF bombed by day.
The Siegfried Line was a series of fortifications on the western border of Germany, stretching more than 390 miles from Kleve, near the Dutch border, all the way to Weil am Rhein near the border of Switzerland. Called the Westwall by the Germans, it was built between 1938 and 1940 and is made of more than 18,000 pillboxes and tank traps.
Men and women of the Second World War who showed supreme courage and strength
The War at Sea during the Second World War
The Fallschirmjäger were the paratrooper branch of the German Luftwaffe before and during World War II. They were the first German paratroopers to be committed in large-scale airborne operations.
The German general's plot against Hitler. The July 20 plot of 1944 was a failed attempt to assassinate German dictator Adolf Hitler, the leader of Nazi Germany, and for the resistance group to take power by means of a plan called Operation Walküre
The German invasion of France and the Low Countries during the Second World War. Beginning on 10 May 1940, German forces defeated Allied forces in a series of mobile operations, eventually leading to the conquest of France.
The Luftwaffe - The German Air Force, The Luftwaffe was the most powerful air force in Europe at the start of the second world war.
The Battle of Kursk remains to this day, the largest ever tank battle; and the costliest day of aerial warfare in history. The battle took place 280 miles south of Moscow during July and August 1943.