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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.

Bomber Command


6 One Hour Episodes. 2 DISC SET

This six part series follows the story of the RAF’s Bomber Command’ from the years leading up to the Second World War, followed by the outbreak of war and through to the final days and the mass destruction of the German Cities.

Led by the controversial Arthur ‘Bomber’ Harris…this is the story of Bomber Command, told by the men and women, that were there.

Bombers of the Second World War


This programme takes a look at the bombers deployed by both the Allied and Axis Forces during the Second World War.



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’.

Daylight Raids


During the round-the-clock bombing campaign on Nazi  Germany, the RAF bombed by night, whilst the USAAF bombed by day using massed formations of bombers with escorting fighters.

Fighter Aces


The German fighter aces of the Second World War, including Adolf Galland, Gunther Rall, Walter Krupinski, Erich Hartmann, Emil Lang and Hans Joachim Marseille.

Great Battleships


A documentary taking a look at some of the greatest battleships from the second world war.

Lest We Forget


Donald Pleasence presents this tribute to the men and women of the Royal Air Force who lost their lives during the Second World War. It features the work of the bomber crews, rescue and reconnaissance crews, planning and operations departments, non-ranks, NCOs and Officers.

Prelude to World War II


By early 1939 Germany had thrown off the shackles of the Versailles treaty. The seeds of war were almost ripe!

Prisoners of War


The personal experiences of those that were taken captive during the Second World War.

Second World War Carrier Battles


A film documenting the biggest battles fought during the Second World War, between the Carrier Fleets of the US and Japanese Navies.

Target For Tonight


A graphic documentary series with moving personal accounts from both sides on the strategy adopted by both the Allied and Axis Forces. When cities and civilians became the target in the Second World War. This includes the destruction of Berlin, Hamburg, Koln, London, Coventry, Plymouth, Manchester, Dresden, Hiroshima and Nuremberg.

The Battle for Burma


In December 1941, the Japanese invasion of Burma opened what would be the longest land campaign for Britain of the entire war. It began with defeat and pell-mell retreat, as Rangoon fell to the invader in March 1942. British, Indian and Chinese forces were driven back into India. The fighting would stretch on, over a varied terrain of jungles, mountains, plains and wide rivers, stopping only for the monsoon, until Japanese surrender in 1945.

The Battle of Britain


France had fallen. Britain, its children evacuated to safety, its armies defeated in Dunkirk, stood alone.

The only defence the country had against Hitler’s Luftwaffe was a handful of brave young men and the fledgling RAF Fighter Command.


The Battle of Crete


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. It was also the first time the Allies made significant use of intelligence from the deciphered German Enigma code; and also the first time invading German troops encountered mass resistance from a civilian population.

The Battle of France


The Battle of France, also known as the Fall of France, was 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, Belgium, Luxembourg and the Netherlands, bringing land operations on the Western Front to an end until 1944.

The Battle of the Atlantic


The Battle of the Atlantic played a very significant part in World War Two.  After the escape at Dunkirk and the inspiration of the Battle of Britain, the Battle of the Atlantic was Britain’s next nightmare.

The War in Europe


The European theatre of World War II was a huge area of heavy fighting across Europe, from Germany’s invasion of Poland in September 1939, until the end of the war with the German unconditional surrender on 8 May 1945.

The War in the Jungle


In the Second World War in Europe and Africa, vast arrays of tanks, aircraft and artillery supported the infantryman. Little of this was available in Malaya or Burma, which is best understood as a foot soldier’s war.

Most members of the British and Indian army left Burma with the belief that in the jungle the Japanese were unstoppable. The first action to start to dispel this myth of invincibility would come from the actions of the Chindits.The Chindits were a special force of 3,000 which in February 1942 launched a deep penetration raid, (code-named Operation Longcloth) into Japanese occupied Burma.

VE Day – A War To Remember


A Documentary with Dame Vera Lynn, commemorating the 75th Anniversary of VE Day, Victory in Europe, 8th May 1945

War at Sea


The War fought on the seas during the Second World War