Narrow Escapes of WWII

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  • SERIES 1
  • 2010
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Narrow Escapes of WWII

A series about brilliant generals, ferocious warriors and individual selfless acts of courage. Hundreds of thousands owe their lives to the people featured in these films.

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2010

Narrow Escapes of WWII - Series 1
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SERIES 1

13 EPISODES

  • The Amiens Raid

    Series 1 Episode 1

    The Amiens Raid

    February 1944, the RAF launched one of its most daring and secret operations.

    • CERT NR
    • 50 MINS
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  • The Doolittle Raid

    Series 1 Episode 2

    The Doolittle Raid

    This story of one of the most daring bombing raids of World War Two.

    • CERT NR
    • 51 MINS
    NOT AVAILABLE
  • Wingate & The Chindits

    Series 1 Episode 3

    Wingate & The Chindits

    1943, Orde Wingate was an extraordinary British General, forming the Chindits.

    • CERT NR
    • 51 MINS
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  • The Black Battalion

    Series 1 Episode 4

    The Black Battalion

    The 333rd First Arillery Battlion, an all African American unit formed in WWII.

    • CERT NR
    • 51 MINS
    NOT AVAILABLE
  • Lucky Laycock’s Escape From Crete

    Series 1 Episode 5

    Lucky Laycock’s Escape From Crete

    May, 1941, German forces attack the island of Crete in a large airborne assault.

    • CERT NR
    • 51 MINS
    NOT AVAILABLE
  • Manstein Holds The Line

    Series 1 Episode 6

    Manstein Holds The Line

    Spring 1943, the German army on the Eastern front was in deep trouble.

    • CERT NR
    • 52 MINS
    NOT AVAILABLE
  • The Siege Of Kohima

    Series 1 Episode 7

    The Siege Of Kohima

    Outnumbered by ten to one, a tiny garrison of British and Indian soldiers stood

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    • 52 MINS
    NOT AVAILABLE
  • Roy Urquhart Escapes From Arnhem

    Series 1 Episode 8

    Roy Urquhart Escapes From Arnhem

    September 1944 everyone thought Hitler was finished.

    • CERT NR
    • 49 MINS
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  • Morshead Holds Tobruk

    Series 1 Episode 9

    Morshead Holds Tobruk

    The heroic story of Australian General Morshead and his defense of Tobruk.

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    • 52 MINS
    NOT AVAILABLE
  • Evacuation in the Baltic

    Series 1 Episode 10

    Evacuation in the Baltic

    In early 1945 nearly two million people were trapped in a German enclave.

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    • 51 MINS
    NOT AVAILABLE
  • Moore’s March

    Series 1 Episode 11

    Moore’s March

    Italians send out a superior force to meet and assault Pat Clayton's Unit.

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    • 50 MINS
    NOT AVAILABLE
  • Operation Pedestal

    Series 1 Episode 12

    Operation Pedestal

    For the Axis powers in 1942, control of the Mediterranean was vital.

    • CERT NR
    • 52 MINS
    NOT AVAILABLE
  • Breakout Through Hell’s Gate

    Series 1 Episode 13

    Breakout Through Hell’s Gate

    40,000 men escape the Red Army’s grasp in “the breakthrough at Hell’s Gate."

    • CERT NR
    • 52 MINS
    NOT AVAILABLE
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