A thirteen part BBC series from 2002 presented by Robert Powell, covering some of the most fearsome fighting forces of World War II and highlighting the successes and failures which contriibuted towards the outcome of the war. It tells us how the special regiments, squadrons, and naval services gave their armies an extra edge in the battle for terrirotory and ultimately victory.
We have all thirteen episodes of the series available to watch here on Documentary Vine, navigate them via the numbered tabs beneath the video player or by using the episode list below. When you have finished the series stick around and watch more World War 2 documentaries.
- Episode 1: Waffen-SS
- Episode 2: Special Operations Executive
- Episode 3: The SAS
- Episode 4: Desert Rats
- Episode 5: Free Polish Forces
- Episode 6: RAF Fighter Command
- Episode 7: The Paras and Commandos
- Episode 8: Norwegian Resistance Fighters
- Episode 9: The Kamikazes
- Episode 10: The Royal Navy
- Episode 11: The Chindits
- Episode 12: Free French Forces
- Episode 13: The Anzacs