The resilience of the British throughout the years of World War II was legendary and to this day this is still regarded as the nation`s finest hour. Follow the progress of the war as the triumphs and disasters unfolded and discover what life in Britain, keeping the home fires burning, was really like. From Dunkirk to D-Day, Pearl Harbour to Nagasaki, plot the major events that shaped a new order and peace in our time. This programme is a poignant reflection of the spirit of the British nation at war, a tribute to those who gave their lives in the fight for freedom and an unforgettable celebration of a lasting peace, as the people of Britain rebuilt their lives and looked to the future.
Release Date: 21 March 2005
Certificate: E - Exempt from Certification
Running Time: 55 minutes
Main Language: English