WW II in Color: Road to Victory

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With Nazi Germany claiming victory in Europe and Japan decimating the American fleet and taking control of the Pacific, the Axis were seemingly in an unbeatable position of strength. This ten-part series tells the story of the Allies’ fight back from the brink of defeat.

Using footage colourised by experts, the key campaigns on the road to victory are illuminated, shedding new light on World War II. In the east, the Red Army fought back and pushed towards Berlin. The British made a great escape from Dunkirk and kept their campaign alive with the fight to control the Atlantic. The battle in Northern Africa was won when the British formed an alliance with America, then Italy fell, and Paris was liberated. The United States faced gigantic battles in the islands of the Pacific Ocean and the Philippine Sea before Japan surrendered, and World War II was won.