National Geographic Classic Collections showcase memorable programming in two-disc sets - the perfect way to explore National Geographic's incredible catalogue. In our Classic Collection of World War II, we present six groundbreaking programmes exploring World War II in great detail.
Search For Battleship Bismarck When the British Navy sank Germany's most powerful ship in a ferocious battle, the Bismarck plunged into waters miles deep, taking with it nearly 2000 lives. Almost half a century later, explorer and scientist Dr. Robert D. Ballard, discoverer of the Titanic, located the Bismarck off the coast of France. Untold Stories Of WWII Discover the extraordinary individuals who risked their lives in these amazing Untold Stories of World War Two. Churchill's German Army This is the unknown story of the Germans who were driven more than any others to defeat the Nazis. They were labelled suicide soldiers but they would become Churchill's German Army. D-Day: Machines and Machines (Parts 1 and 2) D-Day was orchestrated by the greatest military minds the Allies could muster, but there were others, now forgotten, who worked behind the scenes in total secret. This collection of mavericks, inventors, scientists and even sports heroes had a specific command, to design and build an all-new, top secret mechanised armoury - machines that could breathe fire, tanks that could swim, gadgets that could smash through Hitler's defences. This is their story and the story of the men who put these machines to the ultimate test on the battlefield. Narrated by Sean Pertwee. The Hunt For Hitler The history books tell us that Adolf Hitler and his bride of 36 hours killed themselves in a Berlin bunker. Some say Hitler faked his suicide and fled to Argentina. The FBI spent years tracking sightings of Hitler. Without a body, can we really be sure what became of the man?