The BEST Episodes of Greatest Events of WWII in Colour

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Jun 2, 2021

Network: Netflix

From the attack on Pearl Harbor to D-Day, the most pivotal events of World War II come to life in this vivid docuseries featuring colorized footage.

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Hiroshima

#1 - Hiroshima

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired Nov 8, 2019

To avoid a protracted ground war, the U.S. uses atomic bombs against Japan, causing unprecedented devastation -- and changing the course of history.

star 8.44
50 votes
Liberation of Buchenwald

#2 - Liberation of Buchenwald

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired Nov 8, 2019

U.S. troops in Germany discover the Buchenwald concentration camp, and the Allies begin to reckon with the unspeakable reality of the Holocaust.

star 8.38
53 votes
D-Day

#3 - D-Day

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Nov 8, 2019

Under cover of an elaborate deception, the largest seaborne invasion force in history crosses the English Channel to gain a foothold in Normandy.

star 8.27
56 votes
Siege of Stalingrad

#4 - Siege of Stalingrad

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Nov 8, 2019

Hitler’s blitzkrieg of the Soviet Union stalls at Stalingrad, where one of the war's bloodiest battles marks the beginning of the end for the Nazis.

star 8.25
59 votes
Pearl Harbor

#5 - Pearl Harbor

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Nov 8, 2019

Among the greatest gambles in military history, Japan's audacious attack on Pearl Harbor cripples the Pacific fleet and brings the U.S. into the war.

star 8.18
62 votes
Battle of Midway

#6 - Battle of Midway

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Nov 8, 2019

In the war’s most decisive sea battle, a codebreaker's hunch and several fortuitous twists result in the U.S. routing the Japanese navy at Midway.

star 8.16
56 votes
Blitzkrieg

#7 - Blitzkrieg

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Nov 8, 2019

Revolutionizing warfare through radio technology, swift panzer divisions and aerial bombardment, Germany pushes Allied forces to the sea at Dunkirk.

star 7.96
74 votes
Dresden Firestorm

#8 - Dresden Firestorm

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired Nov 8, 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
54 votes
Battle of Britain

#9 - Battle of Britain

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Nov 8, 2019

Bombs hit Britain, but invasion does not, as sophisticated defense systems help the RAF deliver a critical defeat to the once-invincible Luftwaffe.

star 7.85
59 votes
Battle of the Bulge

#10 - Battle of the Bulge

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired Nov 8, 2019

Hitler's bid to turn the tide with a doomed offensive in the Ardennes inflicts massive casualties on both sides and depletes Germany's last reserves.

star 7.79
52 votes