Narrow Escapes of World War II

February 2019
1:00:00

Breakout Through Hell's Gate (S1E13)

4.0 1 x
Hear how Leon Degrelle and a motley crew of Finns, Estonians and Belgians held off the three million-strong Russian army, enabling 56,000 men to escape.
1:00:00

Breakout Through Hell's Gate (S1E13)

4.0 5 x
Hear how Leon Degrelle and a motley crew of Finns, Estonians and Belgians held off the three million-strong Russian army, enabling 56,000 men to escape.
1:00:00

Operation Pedestal (S1E12)

4.0 6 x
How did plucky tanker master Dudley Mason play a vital role in securing the island of Malta in the face of Nazi bombardment? A humbling tale of heroism from WWII.
1:00:00

Moore's March (S1E11)

4.0 0 x
WWII tales. A Scottish soldier who hiked 200 miles through the Libyan desert without water or supplies recalls his party's legendary leader: tough trooper Ronald Moore.
1:00:00

Evacuation in the Baltics (S1E10)

4.0 2 x
WWII's largest evacuation saw two million civilians and soldiers whisked away in a German operation lasting four months. Hear about this extraordinary exit.
1:00:00

Morshead Holds Tobruk (S1E9)

4.0 1 x
Courageous wartime tales. Australian Leslie Morshead and his troops held off Rommel's Afrika Korps at the crucial port of Tobruk for an astonishing eight weeks.
1:00:00

Roy Urqhart's Escape from Arnhem (S1E8)

3.0 3 x
Major-General 'Roy' Urquhart led the doomed British attack on Arnhem, but somehow made it back across the Rhine, dodging enemy gunfire and patrols.
1:00:00

Operation Pedestal (S1E12)

4.0 2 x
How did plucky tanker master Dudley Mason play a vital role in securing the island of Malta in the face of Nazi bombardment? A humbling tale of heroism from WWII.
1:00:00

Moore's March (S1E11)

4.0 3 x
WWII tales. A Scottish soldier who hiked 200 miles through the Libyan desert without water or supplies recalls his party's legendary leader: tough trooper Ronald Moore.
1:00:00

Evacuation in the Baltics (S1E10)

3.0 0 x
WWII's largest evacuation saw two million civilians and soldiers whisked away in a German operation lasting four months. Hear about this extraordinary exit.
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