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The Nazis: A Warning from History

Documentary United Kingdom 1997

The Nazis: A Warning from History

Documentary United Kingdom 1997

  • The Nazis: A Warning from History
  • 8,6/10

1 season, 6 episodes

Documentary film series that examines Adolf Hitler and the Nazis' rise to power, their zenith, their decline and fall, and the consequences of their reign featuring archive footage and interviews with eyewitnesses.

Apocalypse: The Second World War

Documentary War & Politics France 2009

Apocalypse: The Second World War

Documentary War & Politics France 2009

  • Apocalypse: The Second World War
  • 8,6/10

1 season, 6 episodes

A six-part French documentary about the Second World War composed exclusively of actual footage of the war as filmed by war correspondents, soldiers, resistance fighters and private citizens. The series is shown in color, with the black and white footage being fully colorized, save for some original color footage. The only exception to the treatment are most Holocaust scenes, which are presented in the original black and white.

Man in an Orange Shirt

Drama United Kingdom 2017

Man in an Orange Shirt

Drama United Kingdom 2017

  • Man in an Orange Shirt
  • 8,4/10

1 season, 2 episodes

A love story in two films charts the very different challenges to happiness for Michael and Thomas in the aftermath of World War 2, and to Adam and Steve in the present day.

War and Remembrance

Drama War & Politics USA 1988

War and Remembrance

Drama War & Politics USA 1988

  • War and Remembrance
  • 8,3/10

1 season, 12 episodes

War and Remembrance is an American miniseries based on the novel of the same name by Herman Wouk. It is the sequel to highly successful The Winds of War.

Band of Brothers

Drama War & Politics United Kingdom USA 2001

Band of Brothers

Drama War & Politics United Kingdom USA 2001

  • Band of Brothers
  • 8,3/10

1 season, 10 episodes

Drawn from interviews with survivors of Easy Company, as well as their journals and letters, Band of Brothers chronicles the experiences of these men from paratrooper training in Georgia through the end of the war. As an elite rifle company parachuting into Normandy early on D-Day morning, participants in the Battle of the Bulge, and witness to the horrors of war, the men of Easy knew extraordinary bravery and extraordinary fear - and became the stuff of legend. Based on Stephen E. Ambrose's acclaimed book of the same name.

The World at War

Documentary Drama War & Politics United Kingdom 1973

The World at War

Documentary Drama War & Politics United Kingdom 1973

  • The World at War
  • 8,3/10

1 season, 26 episodes

A documentary series that gives a historical account of the events of World War II, from its roots in the 1920s to the aftermath and the lives it profoundly influenced.

World War II In HD Colour

Documentary Reality War & Politics United Kingdom 2009

World War II In HD Colour

Documentary Reality War & Politics United Kingdom 2009

  • World War II In HD Colour
  • 8,3/10

1 season, 13 episodes

World War II In HD Colour is a 13-episode television documentary miniseries recounting the events of World War II narrated by Robert Powell. The show covers the Western Front, Eastern Front, and the Pacific War. It is on syndication in America on the Military Channel. This series is in full color, combining both original and colorized footage.

Five Came Back

Documentary War & Politics USA 2017

Five Came Back

Documentary War & Politics USA 2017

  • Five Came Back
  • 8,3/10

1 season, 3 episodes

The extraordinary story of how Hollywood changed World War II – and how World War II changed Hollywood, through the interwoven experiences of five legendary filmmakers who went to war to serve their country and bring the truth to the American people: John Ford, William Wyler, John Huston, Frank Capra, and George Stevens. Based on Mark Harris’ best-selling book, “Five Came Back: A Story of Hollywood and the Second World War.”

The War

Documentary War & Politics USA 2008

The War

Documentary War & Politics USA 2008

  • The War
  • 8,2/10

1 season, 7 episodes

The story of the Second World War through the personal accounts of a handful of men and women from four American towns. The war touched the lives of every family on every street in every town in America and demonstrated that in extraordinary times, there are no ordinary lives.

Generation War

Drama War & Politics Germany 2013

Generation War

Drama War & Politics Germany 2013

  • Generation War
  • 8,2/10

1 season, 3 episodes

Berlin, summer of 1941, during the World War II. Five young Germans promise to meet again as soon the war ends… in Christmas: brothers Wilhelm and Friedhelm will go to the Russian front. Charlotte will serve as a nurse in a campaign hospital. Greta dreams of becoming a singer. Viktor, her Jewish boyfriend, works as a tailor with her father. But soon their naive wishes of peace and happiness will become a long and tragic nightmare.

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Five Came Back

Documentary War & Politics USA 2017

Five Came Back

Documentary War & Politics USA 2017

  • Five Came Back
  • 8,3/10

1 season, 3 episodes

The extraordinary story of how Hollywood changed World War II – and how World War II changed Hollywood, through the interwoven experiences of five legendary filmmakers who went to war to serve their country and bring the truth to the American people: John Ford, William Wyler, John Huston, Frank Capra, and George Stevens. Based on Mark Harris’ best-selling book, “Five Came Back: A Story of Hollywood and the Second World War.”

The Best TV Shows: world war II (2019)

Greatest Events of World War II in Colour

Documentary United Kingdom 2019

Greatest Events of World War II in Colour

Documentary United Kingdom 2019

1 season, 10 episodes

Using highly advanced colourisation techniques, critical moments from World War II, from Stalingrad to The Battle of Britain, are shown in a whole new light.

World on Fire

Drama War & Politics United Kingdom 2019

World on Fire

Drama War & Politics United Kingdom 2019

1 season, 7 episodes

The story of World War II told through the intertwining fates of ordinary people from all sides of this global conflict as they grapple with the effect of the war on their everyday lives.

Catch-22

Comedy Drama War & Politics USA 2019

Catch-22

Comedy Drama War & Politics USA 2019

  • Catch-22
  • 7,6/10

1 season, 6 episodes

Pianosa Island, Italy, World War II. Bombardier John Yossarian tries to fulfill his duty, maintain sanity and return home as soon as possible, but incompetence and bureaucracy constantly stand in his way.

Presidents at War

Documentary 2019

Presidents at War

Documentary 2019

1 season, 2 episodes

Dwight D. Eisenhower, John F. Kennedy, Lyndon B. Johnson, Richard Nixon, Gerald Ford, Jimmy Carter, Ronald Reagan and George H.W. Bush. This is the story of how their war experiences change them, how they emerge from conflict as leaders and how the crucible of war shapes the decisions they make when they reach the White House.

Dad's Army: The Lost Episodes

Comedy United Kingdom 2019

Dad's Army: The Lost Episodes

Comedy United Kingdom 2019

1 season, 3 episodes

Dad’s Army is Britain’s favourite sitcom but 3 of the original 80 episodes have been lost. Now, using the original scripts by Jimmy Perry and David Croft, those three episodes have been recreated as faithfully as possible and come to the screen for the first time since 1969. The brilliant new cast includes Kevin McNally as Captain Mainwaring, Robert Bathurst as Sergeant Wilson, Kevin Eldon as Lance Corporal Jones, David Hayman as Private Frazer, Mathew Horne as Private Walker, Timothy West as Private Godfrey and Tom Rosenthal as Private Pike.

1 season, 1 episode

Rinko and Aya, employed in the Philippines in 1944, escape one of the most gruesome battles of the Pacific War. Based on the accounts of actual women survivors, this special depicts the friendship - the joy and sadness - shared by these two women, whose lives remain intertwined in wartime and long beyond.

The Plane that Led D-Day

Documentary United Kingdom 2019

The Plane that Led D-Day

Documentary United Kingdom 2019

1 season, 3 episodes

On the night of 5th June, 1944, a C-47 paratrooper aircraft, nicknamed "That’s All, Brother" took off from England, heading in the early hours of June 6th, to drop Allied fighting men into Normandy. A chance discovery in 2015 led a scramble to save the aircraft, after standing for decades forgotten in a scrapyard. This UK premiere traces the story of an American icon, it’s reconstruction and hazardous Transatlantic mission to honour America’s fallen in Europe.

War Against Humanity

Documentary War & Politics Germany 2019

War Against Humanity

Documentary War & Politics Germany 2019

1 season, 44 episodes

When the Second World War breaks out, it is at first largely a war between one side of totalitarian aggressors against a portion of the democratic countries of the world defending other totalitarian states. From the first day of the war in Poland, as it already is in China, this will be a war against humanity.

Nazi War Machines: Secrets Uncovered

Documentary United Kingdom 2019

Nazi War Machines: Secrets Uncovered

Documentary United Kingdom 2019

1 season, 4 episodes

Historian James Holland goes inside the Nazi war machine, exploring the extraordinary weapons produced under the Third Reich, in a series that includes rare archive material

Rise of the Nazis

Documentary 2019

Rise of the Nazis

Documentary 2019

1 season, 3 episodes

How did 20th Century Europe’s most liberal democracy fall into the hands of fascists? From Hitler’s political scheming that turned Germany’s parliament into a House of Cards, his War on Truth leading to book burning, and his scapegoating of minorities, this series explores in extraordinary detail the events leading up to the outbreak of World War II.

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Snow Leopard

War & Politics 2010

Snow Leopard

War & Politics 2010

1 season,

The story of Zhou Wen, a graduate of Whampoa Military Academy for rich kids. After being sentenced to death for murder, he was able to escape. Changing his name to Zhou Wei Guo and joining the military, he went on to create the special operations task force known as “Snow Leopard” to fight off the Japanese during WWII.

The Waltons

Drama USA 1972

The Waltons

Drama USA 1972

  • The Waltons
  • 7,1/10

9 seasons, 221 episodes

The Waltons live their life in a rural Virginia community during the Great Depression and World War II.

World War Two

Documentary USA 2018

World War Two

Documentary USA 2018

4 seasons, 173 episodes

Follow the deadliest conflict in human history in real time, week by week, blow by blow.

Hogan's Heroes

Comedy War & Politics USA 1965

Hogan's Heroes

Comedy War & Politics USA 1965

  • Hogan's Heroes
  • 7,7/10

6 seasons, 168 episodes

Hogan's Heroes is an American television sitcom that ran for 168 episodes from September 17, 1965, to July 4, 1971, on the CBS network. The show was set in a German prisoner of war camp during World War II. Bob Crane starred as Colonel Robert E. Hogan, coordinating an international crew of Allied prisoners running a Special Operations group from the camp. Werner Klemperer played Colonel Wilhelm Klink, the commandant of the camp, and John Banner was the inept sergeant-of-the-guard, Hans Schultz. The series was popular during its six-season run. In 2013, creators Bernard Fein through his estate and Albert S. Ruddy acquired the sequel and other separate rights to Hogan's Heroes from Mark Cuban through arbitration and a movie based on the show has been planned.

Combat!

Drama War & Politics USA 1962

Combat!

Drama War & Politics USA 1962

  • Combat!
  • 7,5/10

5 seasons, 152 episodes

Combat! is an American television program that originally aired on ABC from 1962 until 1967. The show covered the grim lives of a squad of American soldiers fighting the Germans in France during World War II. The program starred Rick Jason as platoon leader Second Lieutenant Gil Hanley and Vic Morrow as Sergeant "Chip" Saunders.

'Allo 'Allo!

Comedy War & Politics United Kingdom 1984

'Allo 'Allo!

Comedy War & Politics United Kingdom 1984

  • 'Allo 'Allo!
  • 7,8/10

9 seasons, 82 episodes

The misadventures of hapless cafe owner René Artois and his escapades with the Resistance in occupied France.

Dad's Army

Comedy United Kingdom 1968

Dad's Army

Comedy United Kingdom 1968

  • Dad's Army
  • 7,6/10

9 seasons, 77 episodes

Introducing the Walmington-On-Sea home guard. During WW2, in a fictional British seaside town, a ragtag group of Home Guard local defense volunteers prepare for an imminent German invasion.

A French Village

Drama 2009

A French Village

Drama 2009

7 seasons, 72 episodes

The stories of the people of Villeneuve, a fictional subprefecture, in the Jura, in German–occupied France during the Second World War.

Sworn to Secrecy: Secrets of War

Documentary War & Politics USA 1998

Sworn to Secrecy: Secrets of War

Documentary War & Politics USA 1998

9 seasons, 65 episodes

Secrets are divulged and stories of espionage, conspiracy, murder, sabotage and greed are uncovered.

A Family at War

Drama War & Politics United Kingdom 1970

A Family at War

Drama War & Politics United Kingdom 1970

4 seasons, 65 episodes

The Ashton family struggles to deal with the harsh realities of the Second World War as their sons are sent away to fight. Those who remain at home in Liverpool live in constant fear of a knock on the door with a telegram from the War Office or the Luftwaffe bombs overhead as they sleep at night.