The Best Episodes of WWII in HD

Striking Distance

#1 - Striking Distance 8.60

Season 1 - Episode 7

American forces storm the Philippines while Shelby Westbrook is shot down over Europe. Jack Yusen battles the dangers of the deep when his ship is sunk after a heroic duel.

Directors: Matthew Ginsburg
Glory and Guts

#2 - Glory and Guts 8.47

Season 1 - Episode 8

The Marine assault on Iwo Jima brings horror and glory. Pilot Bert Stiles engages a German fighter with disastrous consequences. Reinforcements arrive in Europe to push the Allies toward victory.

Directors: Matthew Ginsburg
Hard Way Back

#3 - Hard Way Back 8.37

Season 1 - Episode 2

The Allies take on the daunting forces of the Axis, with victory far from certain. Charles Scheffel battles Rommel's forces in Tunisia and Jack Werner faces bitter combat in the northern Pacific.

Directors: Frederic Lumiere
Day of Days

#4 - Day of Days 8.31

Season 1 - Episode 5

The Allies are bogged down in Normandy's hedgerows in the aftermath of D-Day, while on Saipan, victory turns to horror.

Directors: Matthew Ginsburg, Frederic Lumiere
End Game

#5 - End Game 8.23

Season 1 - Episode 10

With the end in sight, Okinawa is a bloody obstacle to victory. The third Reich ends with a single gunshot. America delivers the final blow to Japan and the world celebrates the fall of the Axis.

Directors: Matthew Ginsburg
Point of No Return

#6 - Point of No Return 8.19

Season 1 - Episode 6

The Allies race toward Germany as American Marines battle for ground on Peleliu and across the bloody Pacific.

Directors: Matthew Ginsburg
Darkness Falls

#7 - Darkness Falls 8.15

Season 1 - Episode 1

Darkness falls... and Europe falls under Nazi control. America was unprepared for joining the war and got hit hard with the attack on Pearl Harbor. North Africa and Guadalcanal were the first bloody battlegrounds.

Directors: Frederic Lumiere
Edge of the Abyss

#8 - Edge of the Abyss 8.10

Season 1 - Episode 9

The Battle of the Bulge pushes the Allies to the brink, and Rockie Blunt barely survives the fight. Okinawa erupts as the Japanese make their last stand. Hitler is handed a final ultimatum.

Directors: Matthew Ginsburg
Bloody Resolve

#9 - Bloody Resolve 8.00

Season 1 - Episode 3

The Marines assault Tarawa in one of the bloodiest battles yet waged. MacArthur island-hops and Italy's front lines claim a casualty.

Directors: Frederic Lumiere
Battle Stations

#10 - Battle Stations 7.95

Season 1 - Episode 4

The Allies lay plans for the invasion of France; Bert Stiles and the 8th Air Force attempt to clear the skies over Normandy, while the Pacific remains a quagmire. D-Day arrives.

Directors: Matthew Ginsburg, Frederic Lumiere