Documentary focusing on some of the major battles fought by the Americans, British and Japanese during World War II.Disc 1. Dieppe & Dunkirk 1 x 49.00 min The allies' attack on Dieppe was a disaster. Intended to arrive nder the cover of darkness, they were delayed. Fully visible o the Germans the losses were extreme. With the navy unable to supply enough ships for a successful escue, Vice-Admiral Ramsay amazingly called on the help of vilians to pull off an historic rescue. Disc 2. Battle of Bulge & Battle of Midway 1 x 48:00 min Germany's major counteroffensive in the winter of 1944 aught American forces completely off-guard, causing tens of thousands of casualties before it was finally halted. Utimately it was this U.S. victory in Midway that ended Japan's seemingly unstoppable advance across the Pacific. Disc 3. Arnham & Burma 1 x 48:00 min The plan was to unleash the largest airborne assault in the history of warfare. To fly into German occupied territory and capture no less than five key bridges. The allied reconquest of Burma, the crucial land route to China, was one of the most gruelling conflicts fought against the Japanese forces.
Release Date: 04 June 2007