Six classic two–hour episodes from the acclaimed TV series devoted to WW2's most momentous battles.
1. The Battle of France Blitzkrieg's most astonishing triumph, establishing Hitler as unassailable within continental Europe. 2. The Battle of Britain The two mightiest air fleets in the world clashed in tumultuous mortal combat. At issue was Britain's very survival. 3. The Battle of Midway The stakes were no less dramatic when Americans met Japanese in this enthralling carrier-to-carrier battle of Midway. Both sides knew that the victor would rule the Pacific for years to come. 4. The Battle of Stalingrad The annihilation of an entire army amidst the charred and frozen ruins of Stalingrad was catastrophe for Nazi arms. Thereafter, the colossus of the Red Army was never to lose the initiative in the East. 5. The Battle of Normandy D-Day was the biggest amphibious operation in history. But even after the Allied troops had successfully forced a landing in strength, they still had to face a foe whose tenacity and resilience in defence was legendary. 6. The Battle of Berlin The furious, climatic last battle of Hitler's war. Over half a million lives were lost as the Red Army finally crushed the last Nazi citadel.