The World at War

November 2019
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Morning (S1E17)

3.0 6 x
England became a supply dump as the British and Americans assembled the largest invasion fleet in history for Operation Overlord on 6 June 1944. Laurence Olivier tells all.
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Inside the Reich (S1E16)

4.0 0 x
Laurence Olivier narrates this 26-part series, a milestone in TV history. Germany's progress loses momentum as the tide of the war turns in favour of the Allies.
October 2019
1:00:00

Home Fires (S1E15)

4.0 2 x
World War II as told by the late Laurence Olivier. Hear more about life on the British Home Front, a time of gas masks, digging for victory and evacuation.
1:00:00

It's a Lovely Day Tomorrow (S1E14)

4.0 1 x
Laurence Olivier narrates the acclaimed documentary series on WWII. Hear how Japanese advances across Asia forced the Allies into ignominious retreat.
1:00:00

Tough Old Gut (S1E13)

3.0 8 x
The hugely respected chronology of WWII. Churchill described Italy as the 'soft underbelly of the crocodile', thinking the Allies could cut through it to reach Germany.
1:00:00

Whirlwind (S1E12)

4.0 4 x
The ultimate guide to World War II, narrated by Laurence Olivier. Bomber Command are unable to hit their targets precisely and attack German cities under cover of darkness.
September 2019
1:00:00

Red Star (S1E11)

4.0 5 x
Following Operation Barbarossa in 1941, the Soviet Army battled the Germans almost alone for two years. Laurence Olivier recounts their efforts as the epic series continues.
1:00:00

Wolf Pack (S1E10)

3.0 6 x
The definitive guide to World War II, narrated by the late, great Laurence Olivier. Hear how German U-boats caused havoc among Allied merchant shipping in the Atlantic.
1:00:00

Stalingrad (S1E9)

4.0 3 x
An epic timeline of WWII, as told by Laurence Olivier. After Hitler's initial territorial gains in Russia, his relentless advance was decisively stopped at Stalingrad.
1:00:00

The Desert (S1E8)

4.0 3 x
Laurence Olivier narrates this exhaustive account of World War II. In the deserts of North Africa, the 8th Army battles against Rommel's Afrika Korps.
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