Category “War”

Nuremberg: Nazis on Trial EP1/3

Episode 1: Albert Speer In November 1945, in the German city of Nuremberg, the victors of the World War Two began the first international war crimes trial. The choice of the city was significant for it was here that the National Socialist Party held its annual rallies. Adolf Hitler intended it to be rebuilt as the ‘party city’. Now many of the leaders of the party were on trial for their lives, only a short distance from the grand arena where they had been fêted by the German people. The 21 defendants came from very different backgrounds. Some, like Hitler’s chosen successor...

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Once Brothers

razen Petrovic and Vlade Divac were two friends who grew up together sharing the common bond of basketball. Together, they lifted the Yugoslavian National team to unimaginable heights. After conquering Europe, they both went to America where they became the first two foreign players to attain NBA stardom. But with the fall of the Soviet Union on Christmas Day 1991, Yugoslavia split up. A war broke out between Petrovic’s Croatia and Divac’s Serbia. Long buried ethnic tensions surfaced. And these two men, once brothers, were now on opposite sides of a deadly civil war. As Petrovic and...

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WWII in HD EP10/10

Episode 10: End Game With the end in sight, Okinawa is a bloody obstacle to victory. The Third Reich ends with a single gunshot. America delivers the final blow to Japan and the world celebrates the fall of the...

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WWII in HD EP9/10

Episode 9: Edge of the Abyss The Battle of the Bulge pushes the Allies to the brink, and Rockie Blunt barely survives the fight. Okinawa erupts as the Japanese make their last stand. Hitler is handed a final...

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WWII in HD EP8/10

Episode 8: Glory and Guts The Marine assault on Iwo Jima brings horror and glory. Pilot Bert Stiles engages a German fighter with disastrous consequences. Reinforcements arrive in Europe to push the Allies toward...

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WWII in HD EP7/10

Episode 7: Striking Distance American forces storm the Philippines while Shelby Westbrook is shot down over Europe. Jack Yusen battles the dangers of the deep when his ship is sunk after a heroic...

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WWII in HD EP6/10

Episode 6: Point of No Return The Allies race toward Germany as American Marines battle for ground on Peleliu and across the bloody...

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WWII in HD EP5/10

Episode 5: Day of Days The Allies are bogged down in Normandy’s hedgerows in the aftermath of D-Day, while on Saipan, victory turns to...

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WWII in HD EP4/10

Episode 4: Battle Stations The Allies lay plans for the invasion of France; Bert Stiles and the 8th Air Force attempt to clear the skies over Normandy, while the Pacific remains a quagmire. D-Day...

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