screenable online: 8 episodes
Frontlines presents a roll call of desperate courage: Midway, Anzio, Monte Cassino, Omaha, Hill 112, Bastogne, Iwo Jima and Berlin. Moments and locations where luck and quick thinking often proved as critical as planning and firepower. Compelling first-person testimony, unique locations, cutting-edge analysis, and vivid storytelling bring these crucial WW II front lines alive and dispel common myths. Told not only from the foxhole, bunker or cockpit, but also by those in vital support roles.
This revealing series takes us around the globe, bringing historical events to life from all angles, providing particular insights into the often crude medical treatments and long-term psychological trauma. Frontlines takes you deep into the heart of the action, to reveal the turning points in some of the war’s most decisive confrontations.