British military historian professor Richard Holmes gives you an insight of four major battles in World War II. The battle of Cassino, El Alamein, Arnhem (Operation Market Garden) & RAF Bomber Command.

Show Info

Airs on: United Kingdom BBC Two (2001 - 2001)
Schedule: Tuesdays (50 min)
Status: Ended
Show Type: Documentary
Genres: War
Episodes ordered: 4 episodes

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Episode 1x04; Oct 16, 2001

Professor Richard Holmes revisits the bridges over the Rhine which the Western Allies seized in September 1944 in their daring airborne bid to shorten the Second World War. Featuring archive film footage, eyewitness accounts from veterans of the batt

Previous Episodes

Episode NameAirdateTrailer
1x04: ArnhemOct 16, 2001
1x03: BomberOct 9, 2001
1x02: CassinoOct 2, 2001
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