The BEST Episodes of The World Wars

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Jul 3, 2020

Network: History

The story of three decades of war told through the eyes of various men who were its key players: Roosevelt, Hitler, Patton, Mussolini, Churchill, Tojo, DeGaulle and MacArthur. The series examines the two wars as one contiguous timeline starting in 1914 and concluding in 1945 with these unique individuals coming of age in World War I before ultimately calling the shots in World War II.

A Rising Threat

#1 - A Rising Threat

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired May 27, 2014

The fighting may have stopped, but tensions around the world continue to simmer just beneath the surface. Few may realize it, but the seeds of the next great global conflict have already been sown.

star 8.04
130 votes
Trial by Fire

#2 - Trial by Fire

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired May 26, 2014

An assassin’s bullet sparks a global conflict that quickly evolves into the deadliest war humanity has ever seen. In the chaos, a new generation of soldier emerges, including a group of men who would become the most infamous leaders of the 20th century.

star 7.82
182 votes
Never Surrender

#3 - Never Surrender

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired May 28, 2014

A new generation of world leaders is called to action as war inevitably breaks out again. The men who came of age in battle now must rely upon past experiences to fight a new conflict, as they face the greatest challenge humanity has ever seen.

star 7.76
128 votes