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WWII's Greatest Raids

WWII's Greatest Raids is a series that takes you into the heart of an elite band of soldiers in the heat of a key action in their history, and follows them on the mission to show just how these men put their unique combination of skills, training and equipment to the test of combat. We'll explore just how celebrated outfits such as the U.S. Army Rangers, the British Special Air Service and the Black Devil Brigade have changed the course of a battle, or perhaps even a war, through their courage, daring and commitment.

Show Info

Network: United Kingdom National Geographic (2014 - 2014)
Schedule: Sundays at 18:00 (60 min)
Status: Ended
Show Type: Documentary
Genres: War
Episodes ordered: 6 episodes

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Commando Do or Die

Episode 1x06; Sep 9, 2014

A look back at the British Commandos' cunning raid in 1942; in a ship disguised as a German destroyer, they targeted the vital, heavily-defended German port at St. Nazaire, France. Their mission: to take out the dock facilities before they become a b

Previous Episodes

Episode NameAirdateTrailer
1x06: Commando Do or DieSep 9, 2014
1x05: SAS vs. RommelSep 8, 2014
1x04: Strike from the SkyAug 26, 2014
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