World War II in HD Colour

10 Best Episodes of World War II in HD Colour

A new collection of rare and unseen footage of World War II and the very latest colorization techniques come together in WORLD WAR II IN HD COLOUR . With satellite-delivered terrain mapping and state-of-the-art graphics, this new series reveals the epic conflict of the 20th century in a fresh light. Narrated by English actor Robert Powell, WORLD WAR II IN HD COLOUR is a vivid, in-depth experience that provides viewers with new insights and information. Newly divulged documents, files and photographs, code breaking revelations, and recently released government papers on both sides of the Atlantic add a different dimension to our understanding of the strategies and battles of World War II.

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#1 - Victory in Europe (Season 1 - Episode 12)

From three sides, the British, Americans, and Soviets are starting to shred through what is left of the Third Reich. As the Nazi forces see their final days, Hitler commits suicide, and the Allies begin dividing up Europe.

The episode was rated 8.28 from 47 votes.

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#2 - The Gathering Storm (Season 1 - Episode 1)


Just years after World War I, Germany and other nations are in an economic depression. Leader approval ratings of Germany, Italy, Japan and Spain are shallow, giving the rise to military dictators along with their parties. Years after Adolf Hitler becomes Chancellor of Germany, he and his generals plot the invasion of Poland.

The episode was rated 8.13 from 99 votes.

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#3 - The Lightning War (Season 1 - Episode 2)

The Germans develop a new military tactic known as Blitzkrieg. The Nazis use Blitzkrieg, dominating land and air warfare, allowing them to take Poland and conquer France in matters of weeks.

The episode was rated 8.07 from 88 votes.

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#4 - Victory in the Pacific (Season 1 - Episode 13)


The Americans wipe out Japan's air force through a strategy of island-hopping. As the Americans face the decision of what to do with mainland Japan, President Truman calls to bomb Hiroshima and Nagasaki with nuclear weapons. Japan had no choice but to surrender, and the Cold War begins.

The episode was rated 8.07 from 45 votes.

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#5 - Hitler Strikes East (Season 1 - Episode 4)

After the unsuccessful attempt to defeat the British, Hitler focuses his attention on the Soviet Union. This proves to be quite a military gamble.

The episode was rated 8.03 from 74 votes.

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#6 - Britain at Bay (Season 1 - Episode 3)


July 1940, Britain is standing on its last legs while being pummelled by Germany. Though Hitler has better soldiers and a more powerful air force, critical errors of the Luftwaffe allow Britain to regain strength and start pushing back.

The episode was rated 8.01 from 75 votes.

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#7 - The Mediterranean and North Africa (Season 1 - Episode 6)

After success in North Africa and Greece, Allies push Benito Mussolini's forces all the way back to Italy. Italy is then knocked out of the war, Mussolini is deposed, and the Allies start to put real pressure on Nazi Germany.

The episode was rated 7.95 from 65 votes.

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#8 - Closing the Ring (Season 1 - Episode 10)


The Allies are now on the offensive on all three fronts. As their forces push through Europe soldiers start uncovering Hitler's death camps. This was the Allies' first concrete knowledge of the Holocaust.

The episode was rated 7.94 from 48 votes.

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#9 - Red Sun Rampant (Season 1 - Episode 5)

On 7 December 1941, the Japanese bomb the U.S. Fleet in Pearl Harbor. The United States officially enters World War II starting with the Pacific Front.

The episode was rated 7.93 from 67 votes.

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#10 - The Soviet Steamroller (Season 1 - Episode 8)


After Hitler's gamble in the East fails, failing to defeat Stalingrad and Moscow, the Soviet Union, with its vast resources and armies, starts to slowly push back and grow. Hitler is now on the defence on ⅔ of his fronts.

The episode was rated 7.91 from 58 votes.

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    World War II in HD Colour - S1E9

    #11 - Overlord (Season 1 - Episode 9)

    After careful planning and tremendous secrecy but more importantly the lack of Hitler's attention, the Allies successfully breach mainland Western Europe through the Normandy landings. After thousands of lives are lost to the operation, the Allies are able to start the liberation of Western Europe.

    The episode was rated 7.88 from 52 votes.

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    #12 - Turning the Tide (Season 1 - Episode 7)


    The Allies and the Axis are searching for a final blow to each other to end the war. While the Allies try out strategic fire bombing, Hitler tries cutting off American supply lines with submarines. Right now this is a stalemate.

    The episode was rated 7.86 from 56 votes.

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    #13 - The Island War (Season 1 - Episode 11)

    An aggressive war is being waged against the Japanese. The United States is now starting to use a new tactic of island-hopping, resulting in the slow crumbling of the Japanese air force and navy.

    The episode was rated 7.85 from 47 votes.


    Last updated: mar 12, 2021

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