WWII: Secrets From Above

Sunday 08.00pm

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WWII: Secrets From Above

WHEN TO WATCH

  1. Sunday 16 June at 08.00pm

    Dambusters (Season 1)

  2. Sunday 16 June at 09.00pm

    Escape from Dunkirk (Season 1)

  3. Monday 17 June at 03.00pm

    Road To D-Day (Season 1)

Synopsis

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.

Episodes

  • Battle of Britain

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    Summer 1940: Fierce dogfights fill the skies over Southern England, as the pilots of the RAF defend the island from ferocious German bombers.

    Next Showing
    Wednesday 26 June at 03.00pm
    On National Geographic
  • Battle of the Atlantic

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    The longest campaign of the war pits the deadly stealth of the Nazi U-boats against the code-breaking genius and long-range bombers of the Allies.

    Next Showing
    Thursday 27 June at 03.00pm
    On National Geographic
  • Breakout from Normandy

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    The Allies have taken the beaches of Northern France. Now they face a brutal fight through enemy territory in a bid to liberate Europe.

    Next Showing
    Friday 28 June at 03.00pm
    On National Geographic
  • Operation Market Garden

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    September 1944: Thousands of troops drop from the skies over the Netherlands, as the Allies launch the largest airborne assault in history.

  • Road to Rome

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    From the audacious beach landings at Salerno to the mountaintop stand-off at Monte Cassino, the Allies battle to liberate Italy from the Nazis.

  • Battle for Poland

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    From the first shots fired to the horrors of Auschwitz, the battle to free Poland from the grip of the Nazis is one of the toughest of the war.

Specials