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World on Fire

World on Fire is a heart-stopping, multi-stranded drama telling the story of World War Two through the lives of ordinary people from all sides of this global conflict. The first series of seven episodes tells the story of the first year of the war, starting with the German invasion of Poland in September 1939 and ending with the Battle of Britain.

Show Info

Network: United Kingdom BBC One (2019 - now)
Schedule: Sundays at 21:00 (60 min)
Status: Running
Show Type: Scripted
Genres: Drama War
Episodes ordered: 7 episodes
Created by: Peter Bowker

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Episode 5

Episode 1x05; Oct 27, 2019

As thousands flee Nazi-occupied Belgium, Harry, Stan and the rest of their unit take the last route out of France - the road to Dunkirk, where Grzegorz fights his way to the front of a queue to board a boat - only to be thrown back by angry soldiers.

Previous Episodes

Episode NameAirdateTrailer
1x04: Episode 4Oct 20, 2019
1x03: Episode 3Oct 13, 2019
1x02: Episode 2Oct 6, 2019
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