Based on a play, the story details the dramatic negotiations between UK, France, Poland, Nazi-Germany and USSR from the day Czechoslovakia fell, until Britain's declaration of war on Germany caused by Hitler's invasion of Poland.
Tracking the main events of World War II is a truly fascinating experience, and with the help of remarkable archive footage you can literally see for yourself exactly what happened, and when. From the early battles right through to the complexities of the endgame, this extensive series of 24 programmes will help shine a spotlight on a period of history that should never be forgotten. Each episode spans a few months of the conflict, giving the viewer an incredible level of detail into each and every event. From Adolf Hitler marching his troops into Poland on the 1st of September 1939 to the freezing attacks along the Eastern Front; The sweeping Pacific Naval clashes to that fateful day on the 2nd of September 1945 when World War II was brought to a swift end with the nuclear bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki.