The Last Days Of WWII

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The History Channel Premiered Jan 01, 2004 Unknown

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  • Season 1
    • February 18-24, 1945
      7.0
    • February 25-March 3, 1945
    • March 4-10, 1945
      March 4-10, 1945
      Episode 3
      0.0
    • March 11-17, 1945
      0.0
    • March 18-24, 1945
      0.0
    • March 25-31, 1945
      0.0
    • April 1-7, 1945
      April 1-7, 1945
      Episode 7
      0.0
    • April 8-14, 1945
      April 8-14, 1945
      Episode 8
      0.0
    • April 15 - April 21
      4/15/05
      0.0
      The Red Army's assault on Berlin begins. Meanwhile, Hitler, sealed away in his bunker, marks his 56th birthday. US General Alexander Patch's 7th Army captures the city of Nuremberg.
    • April 22 - April 28
      4/22/05
      0.0
      Berlin is reduced to rubble, setting the stage the for the Red Army's entry into the beleaguered city.
    • April 29 - May 5
      April 29 - May 5
      Episode 11
      4/29/05
      0.0
      Berlin falls. Hitler, his wife of one day, Eva Braun, and some of his leading henchmen commit suicide.
    • May 6 - May 12
      May 6 - May 12
      Episode 12
      5/6/05
      0.0
      After nearly six years of conflict and the death of millions, Germany surrenders unconditionally. The war in Europe is over at last. In London, Paris, New York and Moscow, people take to the streets in victory.
    • May 13 - May 19
      May 13 - May 19
      Episode 13
      3/25/05
      0.0
      In Europe, the Nazi threat is all but gone as the 'Big 3' nations begin to tackle the problem of restructuring the shattered continent. In the Pacific, the situation in Okinawa has turned into a bloody stalemate.
    • May 20 - May 26
      May 20 - May 26
      Episode 14
      12/6/04
      0.0
      Americans suffer terrible losses on Okinawa as they continue their advance. It's the last stepping stone on the way to mainland Japan. The Pacific island's capture is deemed absolutely vital by the Allied High Command.
    • May 27-June 2, 1945
      0.0
    • June 3 - June 9
      June 3 - June 9
      Episode 16
      6/3/05
      0.0
      US forces make further advances against the Japanese in the Philippines. Fanatical Japanese troops continue to hold out on the Pacific island of Okinawa. King Haakon of Norway makes a triumphant return to his country after five years of exile.
    • June 10 - June 16
      June 10 - June 16
      Episode 17
      6/10/05
      0.0
      On Okinawa, U.S victory is now in sight. Japanese troops on the Pacific Island are mounting an increasingly desperate defense against the relentless advance of the U.S.
    • June 17 - June 23
      June 17 - June 23
      Episode 18
      6/17/05
      0.0
      In the U.S. 4 million residents turn out to cheer Eisenhower as he makes a triumphal 35 mile motorcade around New York City. In the Philippines, the last port held by the Japanese, falls to US forces, who now make contact with Filipino guerrillas.
    • June 24-30, 1945
      June 24-30, 1945
      Episode 19
      0.0
    • July 1 - July 7
      July 1 - July 7
      Episode 20
      7/2/05
      0.0
      In the Great Sundra Islands, 33,000 Australian troops land at Balikpapan. Three escort carriers provide naval support. The Allies now control one of the richest oil-producing areas in Asia.
    • July 8 - July 14
      July 8 - July 14
      Episode 21
      7/9/05
      0.0
      In IndoChina, Chinese forces seize the Tunchuk airbase and advance rapidly eastwards. They have now cut the last link between the Japanese army and the garrision. U.S. carrier-borne aircraft start raiding mainland Japan.
    • July 15-21, 1945
      July 15-21, 1945
      Episode 22
      0.0
    • July 22 - July 28
      July 22 - July 28
      Episode 23
      7/22/05
      0.0
      In Burma, 5000 Japanese troops trapped in the Pegu Hills, attempt to make a break east towards the Sittang river, but only a small number survive. In the Pacific, the biggest Allied naval re-supply operation of the war so far begins.
    • July 29 - Aug. 4
      July 29 - Aug. 4
      Episode 24
      7/29/05
      0.0
      Allied naval and Air forces target Japanese aircraft factories at Hamamutsu and southern Honshu. In China, Japanese shipping on the Yangtze river is brought to a complete halt as the result of mines dropped from Allied planes.
    • Aug. 5 - Aug. 11
      Aug. 5 - Aug. 11
      Episode 25
      8/5/05
      0.0
      In Japan, 325 planes from the US 5th and 7th Air Forces, based on Okinawa, raid Tarumizi in the south.Fat Boy, the world's first atom bomb is dropped on the Japanese city of Hiroshima from a specially modified B-29.
    • Aug. 12 - Aug. 18
      Aug. 12 - Aug. 18
      Episode 26
      8/12/05
      0.0
      In Tokyo, the Japanese government at last accepts the inevitable and surrenders to the Allies unconditionally.