WW2 Month on Discovery History

This May, Discovery History marks the 70th anniversary of VE Day with a season of programmes dedicated to the Second World War.

As we continue to lead the way with our in-depth analysis of one the most significant events in European history, we’ll meet present-day archaeologists and academics as well as some of those who survived such devastating events as D-Day, the Holocaust and the Blitz.


Secrets of the Blitz

The Blitz began in September 1940. For the next nine months, the ...

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Hitler: Germany’s Fatal Attraction

As April 2015 marks the 70th anniversary of the death of Adolf ...

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The Rise Of The Nazi Party

This series reveals how the Nazis exploited the economic turmoil of ...

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WW2 in Colour

Using the latest colourisation techniques and state-of-the-art graphics, this comprehensive documentary ...

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Al Murray’s Road To Berlin

Al Murray swaps his comedy stage persona the Pub Landlord for ...

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War Digs with Harry Harris

London cabbie and history guide Harry Harris leads a team of ...

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Britain’s Secret Schindler

Britain’s Secret Schindler explores the story of Nicholas Winton, an ...

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Day After D-Day

On June 6, 1944, an invasion force like the world had never seen ...

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One Day in Auschwitz

More than a million people were murdered at Auschwitz as part ...

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