Narrow Escapes of World War II

  

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Narrow Escapes of World War IIBreakout Through Hell's Gate: Hear how Leon Degrelle and a motley crew of Finns, Estonians and Belgians held off the three million-strong Russian army, enabling 56,000 men to escape. [S,AD]Sun, Jun 16, 12:00 PMYesterday60 mins
Narrow Escapes of World War IIOperation Pedestal: How did plucky tanker master Dudley Mason play a vital role in securing the island of Malta in the face of Nazi bombardment? A humbling tale of heroism from WWII. [S,AD]Sun, Jun 16, 11:00 AMYesterday60 mins
Narrow Escapes of World War IIMoore's March: WWII tales. A Scottish soldier who hiked 200 miles through the Libyan desert without water or supplies recalls his party's legendary leader: tough trooper Ronald Moore. [S,AD]Sun, Jun 16, 10:00 AMYesterday60 mins
Narrow Escapes of World War IIEvacuation in the Baltics: WWII's largest evacuation saw two million civilians and soldiers whisked away in a German operation lasting four months. Hear about this extraordinary exit. [S,AD]Sun, Jun 16, 9:00 AMYesterday60 mins
Narrow Escapes of World War IIMorshead Holds Tobruk: Courageous wartime tales. Australian Leslie Morshead and his troops held off Rommel's Afrika Korps at the crucial port of Tobruk for an astonishing eight weeks. [S,AD]Sun, Jun 16, 8:00 AMYesterday60 mins
Narrow Escapes of World War IIBreakout Through Hell's Gate: Hear how Leon Degrelle and a motley crew of Finns, Estonians and Belgians held off the three million-strong Russian army, enabling 56,000 men to escape. [S,AD]Sat, Jun 15, 1:00 AMYesterday60 mins
Narrow Escapes of World War IIBreakout Through Hell's Gate: Hear how Leon Degrelle and a motley crew of Finns, Estonians and Belgians held off the three million-strong Russian army, enabling 56,000 men to escape. [S,AD]Fri, Jun 14, 6:00 PMYesterday60 mins
Narrow Escapes of World War IIBreakout Through Hell's Gate: Hear how Leon Degrelle and a motley crew of Finns, Estonians and Belgians held off the three million-strong Russian army, enabling 56,000 men to escape. [S,AD]Fri, Jun 14, 10:00 AMYesterday60 mins
Narrow Escapes of World War IIOperation Pedestal: How did plucky tanker master Dudley Mason play a vital role in securing the island of Malta in the face of Nazi bombardment? A humbling tale of heroism from WWII. [S,AD]Fri, Jun 14, 1:00 AMYesterday60 mins
Narrow Escapes of World War IIOperation Pedestal: How did plucky tanker master Dudley Mason play a vital role in securing the island of Malta in the face of Nazi bombardment? A humbling tale of heroism from WWII. [S,AD]Thu, Jun 13, 6:00 PMYesterday60 mins
Narrow Escapes of World War IIOperation Pedestal: How did plucky tanker master Dudley Mason play a vital role in securing the island of Malta in the face of Nazi bombardment? A humbling tale of heroism from WWII. [S,AD]Thu, Jun 13, 10:00 AMYesterday60 mins
Narrow Escapes of World War IIMoore's March: WWII tales. A Scottish soldier who hiked 200 miles through the Libyan desert without water or supplies recalls his party's legendary leader: tough trooper Ronald Moore. [S,AD]Thu, Jun 13, 12:40 AMYesterday60 mins
Narrow Escapes of World War IIMoore's March: WWII tales. A Scottish soldier who hiked 200 miles through the Libyan desert without water or supplies recalls his party's legendary leader: tough trooper Ronald Moore. [S,AD]Wed, Jun 12, 6:00 PMYesterday60 mins
Narrow Escapes of World War IIMoore's March: WWII tales. A Scottish soldier who hiked 200 miles through the Libyan desert without water or supplies recalls his party's legendary leader: tough trooper Ronald Moore. [S,AD]Wed, Jun 12, 10:00 AMYesterday60 mins
Narrow Escapes of World War IIEvacuation in the Baltics: WWII's largest evacuation saw two million civilians and soldiers whisked away in a German operation lasting four months. Hear about this extraordinary exit. [S,AD]Wed, Jun 12, 12:40 AMYesterday60 mins
Narrow Escapes of World War IIEvacuation in the Baltics: WWII's largest evacuation saw two million civilians and soldiers whisked away in a German operation lasting four months. Hear about this extraordinary exit. [S,AD]Tue, Jun 11, 6:00 PMYesterday60 mins
Narrow Escapes of World War IIEvacuation in the Baltics: WWII's largest evacuation saw two million civilians and soldiers whisked away in a German operation lasting four months. Hear about this extraordinary exit. [S,AD]Tue, Jun 11, 10:00 AMYesterday60 mins
Narrow Escapes of World War IIMorshead Holds Tobruk: Courageous wartime tales. Australian Leslie Morshead and his troops held off Rommel's Afrika Korps at the crucial port of Tobruk for an astonishing eight weeks. [S,AD]Tue, Jun 11, 1:00 AMYesterday60 mins
Narrow Escapes of World War IIMorshead Holds Tobruk: Courageous wartime tales. Australian Leslie Morshead and his troops held off Rommel's Afrika Korps at the crucial port of Tobruk for an astonishing eight weeks. [S,AD]Mon, Jun 10, 6:00 PMYesterday60 mins
Narrow Escapes of World War IIMorshead Holds Tobruk: Courageous wartime tales. Australian Leslie Morshead and his troops held off Rommel's Afrika Korps at the crucial port of Tobruk for an astonishing eight weeks. [S,AD]Mon, Jun 10, 10:00 AMYesterday60 mins
Narrow Escapes of World War IIRoy Urqhart's Escape from Arnhem: Major-General 'Roy' Urquhart led the doomed British attack on Arnhem, but somehow made it back across the Rhine, dodging enemy gunfire and patrols. [S,AD]Sun, Jun 9, 12:00 PMYesterday60 mins
Narrow Escapes of World War IIThe Siege of Kohima: In 1944, 1,500 outnumbered British troops amazingly held Japanese forces at the key Burmese town of Kohima. Hear about their valiant feats of wartime derring-do. [S,AD]Sun, Jun 9, 11:00 AMYesterday60 mins
Narrow Escapes of World War IIManstein Holds the Line: Death-defying tales from World War II. Hear how Erich Von Manstein's miraculous escape from the Red Army later became the basis for NATO's defence plans. [S,AD]Sun, Jun 9, 10:00 AMYesterday60 mins
Narrow Escapes of World War IILucky Laycock's Escape from Crete: Death-defying tales from WWII. How legendary Major-General Robert 'Lucky' Laycock rallied his ill-equipped unit to see off a German attack on Crete. [S,AD]Sun, Jun 9, 9:00 AMYesterday60 mins
Narrow Escapes of World War IIThe Black Battalion: The 333rd Field Artillery Battalion, a depleted unit of black soldiers, risked everything to fight off the Nazis at Bastogne. Hear their tales of wartime bravery. [S,AD]Sun, Jun 9, 8:00 AMYesterday60 mins
Narrow Escapes of World War IIRoy Urqhart's Escape from Arnhem: Major-General 'Roy' Urquhart led the doomed British attack on Arnhem, but somehow made it back across the Rhine, dodging enemy gunfire and patrols. [S,AD]Sat, Jun 8, 1:00 AMYesterday60 mins
Narrow Escapes of World War IIRoy Urqhart's Escape from Arnhem: Major-General 'Roy' Urquhart led the doomed British attack on Arnhem, but somehow made it back across the Rhine, dodging enemy gunfire and patrols. [S,AD]Fri, Jun 7, 6:00 PMYesterday60 mins
Narrow Escapes of World War IIRoy Urqhart's Escape from Arnhem: Major-General 'Roy' Urquhart led the doomed British attack on Arnhem, but somehow made it back across the Rhine, dodging enemy gunfire and patrols. [S,AD]Fri, Jun 7, 10:00 AMYesterday60 mins
Narrow Escapes of World War IIThe Siege of Kohima: In 1944, 1,500 outnumbered British troops amazingly held Japanese forces at the key Burmese town of Kohima. Hear about their valiant feats of wartime derring-do. [S,AD]Fri, Jun 7, 1:00 AMYesterday60 mins
Narrow Escapes of World War IIThe Siege of Kohima: In 1944, 1,500 outnumbered British troops amazingly held Japanese forces at the key Burmese town of Kohima. Hear about their valiant feats of wartime derring-do. [S,AD]Thu, Jun 6, 6:00 PMYesterday60 mins
Narrow Escapes of World War IIThe Siege of Kohima: In 1944, 1,500 outnumbered British troops amazingly held Japanese forces at the key Burmese town of Kohima. Hear about their valiant feats of wartime derring-do. [S,AD]Thu, Jun 6, 10:00 AMYesterday60 mins
Narrow Escapes of World War IIManstein Holds the Line: Death-defying tales from World War II. Hear how Erich Von Manstein's miraculous escape from the Red Army later became the basis for NATO's defence plans. [S,AD]Wed, Jun 5, 6:00 PMYesterday60 mins
Narrow Escapes of World War IIManstein Holds the Line: Death-defying tales from World War II. Hear how Erich Von Manstein's miraculous escape from the Red Army later became the basis for NATO's defence plans. [S,AD]Wed, Jun 5, 10:00 AMYesterday60 mins
Narrow Escapes of World War IILucky Laycock's Escape from Crete: Death-defying tales from WWII. How legendary Major-General Robert 'Lucky' Laycock rallied his ill-equipped unit to see off a German attack on Crete. [S,AD]Tue, Jun 4, 6:00 PMYesterday60 mins
Narrow Escapes of World War IILucky Laycock's Escape from Crete: Death-defying tales from WWII. How legendary Major-General Robert 'Lucky' Laycock rallied his ill-equipped unit to see off a German attack on Crete. [S,AD]Tue, Jun 4, 10:00 AMYesterday60 mins
Narrow Escapes of World War IIThe Black Battalion: The 333rd Field Artillery Battalion, a depleted unit of black soldiers, risked everything to fight off the Nazis at Bastogne. Hear their tales of wartime bravery. [S,AD]Mon, Jun 3, 6:00 PMYesterday60 mins
Narrow Escapes of World War IIThe Black Battalion: The 333rd Field Artillery Battalion, a depleted unit of black soldiers, risked everything to fight off the Nazis at Bastogne. Hear their tales of wartime bravery. [S,AD]Mon, Jun 3, 10:00 AMYesterday60 mins
Narrow Escapes of World War IIWingate and the Chindits: The Chindits were the army's elite jungle troops who beat the Japanese in a daring mission. Hear their jaw-dropping story and their feats of wartime heroism. [S,AD]Sun, Jun 2, 11:00 AMYesterday60 mins
Narrow Escapes of World War IIThe Doolittle Raid: Humbling tales of heroism from WWII. Hear first-hand about America's astonishing first air raid on the Japanese archipelago, led by Colonel 'Jimmy' Doolittle. [S,AD]Sun, Jun 2, 10:00 AMYesterday60 mins
Narrow Escapes of World War IIThe Amiens Raid: Discover how a squadron of low-flying bombers freed Resistance fighters from Amiens Jail in 1944. A gripping account of one of the most daring raids of World War II. [S,AD]Sun, Jun 2, 9:00 AMYesterday60 mins
Narrow Escapes of World War IIWingate and the Chindits: The Chindits were the army's elite jungle troops who beat the Japanese in a daring mission. Hear their jaw-dropping story and their feats of wartime heroism. [S,AD]Fri, May 31, 6:00 PMYesterday60 mins
Narrow Escapes of World War IIWingate and the Chindits: The Chindits were the army's elite jungle troops who beat the Japanese in a daring mission. Hear their jaw-dropping story and their feats of wartime heroism. [S,AD]Fri, May 31, 10:00 AMYesterday60 mins
Narrow Escapes of World War IIThe Doolittle Raid: Humbling tales of heroism from WWII. Hear first-hand about America's astonishing first air raid on the Japanese archipelago, led by Colonel 'Jimmy' Doolittle. [S,AD]Thu, May 30, 6:00 PMYesterday60 mins
Narrow Escapes of World War IIThe Doolittle Raid: Humbling tales of heroism from WWII. Hear first-hand about America's astonishing first air raid on the Japanese archipelago, led by Colonel 'Jimmy' Doolittle. [S,AD]Thu, May 30, 10:00 AMYesterday60 mins
Narrow Escapes of World War IIThe Amiens Raid: Discover how a squadron of low-flying bombers freed Resistance fighters from Amiens Jail in 1944. A gripping account of one of the most daring raids of World War II. [S,AD]Wed, May 29, 6:00 PMYesterday60 mins
Narrow Escapes of World War IIThe Amiens Raid: Discover how a squadron of low-flying bombers freed Resistance fighters from Amiens Jail in 1944. A gripping account of one of the most daring raids of World War II. [S,AD]Wed, May 29, 10:00 AMYesterday60 mins
Narrow Escapes of World War IIOperation Pedestal: How did plucky tanker master Dudley Mason play a vital role in securing the island of Malta in the face of Nazi bombardment? A humbling tale of heroism from WWII. [S,AD]Fri, May 10, 10:00 PMYesterday60 mins
Narrow Escapes of World War IIMoore's March: WWII tales. A Scottish soldier who hiked 200 miles through the Libyan desert without water or supplies recalls his party's legendary leader: tough trooper Ronald Moore. [S,AD]Fri, May 3, 10:00 PMYesterday60 mins
Narrow Escapes of World War IIEvacuation in the Baltics: WWII's largest evacuation saw two million civilians and soldiers whisked away in a German operation lasting four months. Hear about this extraordinary exit. [S,AD]Fri, Apr 26, 10:00 PMYesterday60 mins
Narrow Escapes of World War IIRoy Urqhart's Escape from Arnhem: Major-General 'Roy' Urquhart led the doomed British attack on Arnhem, but somehow made it back across the Rhine, dodging enemy gunfire and patrols. [S,AD]Fri, Apr 12, 10:00 PMYesterday60 mins