Hitler's Last Stand

Tuesday 06.00pm

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Hitler's Last Stand

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Synopsis

On June 6th, 1944, the Allies finally land troops in Normandy to open the western front. But after the surprise of the D-Day landings and Allied advances, Nazi loyalists dig in, determined to keep a merciless grip on the towns, strongholds and fortresses to defend the Third Reich. These are the stories of desperate battles waged on the edge of defeat, not just for victory, but for survival.

Episodes

  • Resistance Revenge

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    July 1944: After a brazen provocation, Nazi leadership dispatches 10,000 troops to eastern France to crush a rebellion by French resistance fighters.

  • Artillery Showdown

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    An artillery observer and his radio stand between the survival and capture of a US battalion during a German panzer attack to retake Avranches.

  • Fortress Fury

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    A small group of US soldiers must capture Nazi Fort Koenigsmacker to silence its gun battery, armed with plastic explosives, grenades and gasoline.

  • Guard The Rhine

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    February 1945. After most of his regiment is wiped out, a Canadian battalion administrator must assume command of a company and lead them into battle.

    Next Showing
    Sunday 2 June at 01.00pm
    On National Geographic
  • Forest Hell

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    American soldiers risk everything to protect comrades from minefields and machine gun nests as they clear German defenses in the Hurtgen Forest.

    Next Showing
    Sunday 2 June at 12.00pm
    On National Geographic
  • Audie Murphy's Finest Hour

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    When 2nd Lieutenant Audie Murphy runs out of bullets, he climbs on board a burning tank destroyer to fight on and become a Hollywood legend.