The World at War

February 2019
1:00:00

Barbarossa (S1E5)

4.0 4 x
A milestone in TV history: Laurence Olivier tells the story of WWII. Hitler turns his tanks towards Russia. After a succession of victories, the Germans delay fatally.
1:00:00

Alone (S1E4)

4.0 3 x
After Dunkirk, Britain faced an onslaught. Although the RAF won the Battle of Britain, our cities were blitzed. Laurence Olivier tells us more in the landmark series on WWII.
1:00:00

France Falls (S1E3)

4.0 2 x
Laurence Olivier narrates this epic, 26-part WWII retrospective. Hear how French military leaders made the disastrous mistake of preparing for a war similar to WWI.
January 2019
1:00:00

Distant War (S1E2)

4.0 3 x
Improve your knowledge of WWII with this acclaimed series narrated by Laurence Olivier. As the Nazi war machine sweeps across Europe, an uneasy calm settles on Britain.
1:00:00

A New Germany (S1E1)

4.0 4 x
Legendary actor Laurence Olivier narrates the definitive series on World War II. Hear why Germany, stricken by defeat in WWI, looked to Adolf Hitler for hope.
1:00:00

Remember (S1E26)

4.0 3 x
Laurence Olivier narrates the iconic, 26-part documentary series about World War II. As peace descends in 1945, the series ends with a sombre reminder of the human cost.
1:00:00

Reckoning (S1E25)

3.0 2 x
Discover how the superpowers established a new political order at the end of World War II. Laurence Olivier's narration and interviews with statesmen paint a vivid picture.
50:00

Remember (S1E26)

4.0 1 x
Laurence Olivier narrates the iconic, 26-part documentary series about World War II. As peace descends in 1945, the series ends with a sombre reminder of the human cost.
1:10:00

Reckoning (S1E25)

4.0 3 x
Discover how the superpowers established a new political order at the end of World War II. Laurence Olivier's narration and interviews with statesmen paint a vivid picture.
December 2018
1:00:00

The Bomb (S1E24)

3.0 1 x
The critically acclaimed documentary series all about World War II. Hear about the Allied scientists' controversial efforts to develop a new, immensely powerful weapon.
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