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  • WORLD WAR II SECRETS FROM ABOVE

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WWII: Secrets From Above charts the most extraordinary events of the Second World War from a brand-new perspective. Matching compelling photography from the frontline, rarely-seen archive film and remarkable aerial reconnaissance images to their original locations, the series reconstructs the crucial battles, daring bombing raids and development of the world’s first cruise and ballistic missiles.

EPISODE GUIDE

  • World War II Secrets from Above: Road To D-Day
    Matching archive film and photography to their original locations, this series charts the most extraordinary events of WWII from a unique perspective.
  • World War II Secrets from Above: Hitler's Vengeance Weapons
    1942 – the Nazis develop the world’s first cruise and ballistic missiles. Can the Allies stop Hitler before he rains down terror from above?
  • World War II Secrets from Above: Road to Berlin
    Stalin, seeking revenge, wages a war of annihilation against Nazi Germany. Over one million Soviet soldiers charge west to launch an attack on Berlin.
  • World War II Secrets from Above: Dambusters
    1943 – Allied commanders assemble the crème de la crème of their air forces to attempt one of the most audacious bombing missions of WWII.
  • World War II Secrets from Above: Battle of the Bulge
    December 1944 - Hitler launches an all-out assault on the Western front across Belgium and Luxembourg. In small towns, vastly outnumbered Allied platoons face off against entire German battalions in a series of David Vs Goliath attacks that pits superior Nazi weaponry against American mettle: The Battle of the Bulge.
  • World War II Secrets from Above: Escape from Dunkirk
    1940 - 400,000 Allied troops are surrounded by Hitler’s army at Dunkirk. Can the Allies escape and make it back to Britain to continue the fight?
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