The BEST episodes of Greatest Events of World War II In Colour season 1

Every episode of Greatest Events of World War II In Colour season 1, ranked from best to worst by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The best episodes of Greatest Events of World War II In Colour season 1!

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.

Last Updated: 9/23/2020Network: Discovery Channel (UK)Status: Ended
42 votes

#1 - Hiroshima

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired 8/30/2019

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.

Buchenwald Liberation
43 votes

#2 - Buchenwald Liberation

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired 8/30/2019

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.

48 votes

#3 - D-Day

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired 8/16/2019

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.

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Siege of Stalingrad
51 votes

#4 - Siege of Stalingrad

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired 8/9/2019

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.

Pearl Harbor
53 votes

#5 - Pearl Harbor

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired 7/26/2019

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

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Battle of Midway
48 votes

#6 - Battle of Midway

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired 8/2/2019

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.

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65 votes

#7 - Blitzkrieg

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 7/12/2019

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.

Firestorm Over Dresden
46 votes

#8 - Firestorm Over Dresden

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired 8/30/2019

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

Battle Of Britain
51 votes

#9 - Battle Of Britain

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 7/19/2019

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.

The Battle of the Bulge
44 votes

#10 - The Battle of the Bulge

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired 8/23/2019

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.