Finest Hour

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The Battle of France
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In 1940 Britain stood alone as Hitler's armies swept across Europe. Against the backdrop of high political drama, ordinary people - soldiers, pilots, firemen, nurses and secretaries - .. show full overview
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There is an immediacy about this series recalling the events of 1940 that sets it apart; men and women communicate the intensity of their wartime experiences, which younger generations, .. show full overview
Battle of Britain
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Continuing the series using first-hand testimony to recall the events of 1940. The Battle of Britain begins, the start of three weeks of intense combat in the skies over southern England.
The Blitz
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The series ends with an account of how British soldiers and civilians responded to Germany's increased attack in 1940. A week after the bombing of Britain's cities began. spirits were .. show full overview