The BEST Episodes of Greatest Events of World War II In Colour

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Aug 11, 2020

Using highly advanced colourisation techniques, critical moments from World War II, from Stalingrad to The Battle of Britain, are shown in a whole new light.

 Hiroshima

#1 - Hiroshima

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired Aug 30, 2019

The final hours of WWII changed the course of history with President Truman's fateful decision to use the deadliest weapon ever created: the atom bomb.

star 8.38
39 votes
Buchenwald Liberation

#2 - Buchenwald Liberation

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired Aug 30, 2019

Hitler's rise to power led to the slaughter of millions as concentration camps revealed the Nazi empire's true evil. Rarely-seen archive recounts the atrocities.

star 8.29
41 votes
D-Day

#3 - D-Day

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Aug 16, 2019

The D-Day invasion fleet was the largest in history and one of the most audacious events of WWII. But landing was just the beginning, as rare footage reveals.

star 8.29
48 votes
Siege of Stalingrad

#4 - Siege of Stalingrad

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Aug 9, 2019

The battle of Stalingrad was one of the bloodiest of the entire war and turned the tide for the Germans. Colourised footage retells the dramatic story.

star 8.23
48 votes
Pearl Harbor

#5 - Pearl Harbor

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Jul 26, 2019

Japan's attack on Pearl Harbor was one of the greatest gambles in military history. Rare, expertly-restored footage recounts the extraordinary event.

star 8.18
51 votes
Battle of Midway

#6 - Battle of Midway

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Aug 2, 2019

Expertly-restored colour footage retells the dramatic story of a Japanese attack on the US-held Pacific island of Midway which triggers an extraordinary chain of events.

star 8.15
47 votes
Blitzkrieg

#7 - Blitzkrieg

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Jul 12, 2019

The Lightning War was one of the most extraordinary events of the Second World War. Now, expertly restored footage from around the world shows the story in a new light.

star 7.97
64 votes
Firestorm Over Dresden

#8 - Firestorm Over Dresden

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired Aug 30, 2019

Pushing for a German surrender, Allied forces firebomb the city of Dresden, killing thousands of civilians and unleashing a storm of controversy.

star 7.87
45 votes
Battle Of Britain

#9 - Battle Of Britain

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Jul 19, 2019

In 1940, France has fallen and Hitler orders Operation Sealion: the invasion of Great Britain. Rare, expertly-restored footage tells the story in a new light.

star 7.86
50 votes
The Battle of the Bulge

#10 - The Battle of the Bulge

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired Aug 23, 2019

High on cocaine, Hitler hatched a daring plan to change the course of the war. Colourised archive depicts the Germans’ artillery barrage against the Allies.

star 7.77
44 votes