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Battlefields

Season 1 2001

  • 2001-09-25T04:00:00Z on BBC Two
  • 50 mins
  • 3 hours, 20 mins
  • Documentary

British military historian Professor Richard Holmes takes the viewer through four major battles of world war two. The Battles of Cassino, El Alamein, Arnhem (Operation Market Garden), & the RAF Bomber Command. An insightful overview of each of these diverse campaigns is given in each of the episodes.

4 episodes

1x01 Alamein

  • Series Premiere

    2001-09-25T04:00:00Z — 50 mins

Professor Richard Holmes CBE presents a detailed account of the battle of El Alamein featuring archive footage, evidence and interviews with surviving soldiers who fought there.

1x02 Cassino

  • 2001-10-02T04:00:00Z — 50 mins

Professor Richard Holmes CBE presents a detailed account of the battle of Cassino featuring archive footage, evidence and interviews with surviving soldiers who fought there.

1x03 Bomber

  • 2001-10-09T04:00:00Z — 50 mins

Professor Richard Holmes CBE presents a detailed account of the RAF Bomber Command featuring archive footage, evidence and interviews with surviving pilots and crew.

1x04 Arnhem

  • 2001-10-16T04:00:00Z — 50 mins

Professor Richard Holmes CBE presents a detailed account of Operation Market Garden featuring archive footage, evidence and interviews with surviving soldiers who fought there.

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