The Last Days Of WWII - Season 1

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The History Channel Premiered Jan 01, 2004 Unknown

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  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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 15-21, 1945
    July 15-21, 1945
    Episode 22
    0.0
  • 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 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.
  • June 24-30, 1945
    June 24-30, 1945
    Episode 19
    0.0
  • 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 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 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.
  • May 27-June 2, 1945
    May 27-June 2, 1945
    Episode 15
    0.0
  • 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 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 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.
  • 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.
  • April 22 - April 28
    April 22 - April 28
    Episode 10
    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 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 8-14, 1945
    April 8-14, 1945
    Episode 8
    0.0
  • April 1-7, 1945
    April 1-7, 1945
    Episode 7
    0.0
  • March 25-31, 1945
    March 25-31, 1945
    Episode 6
    0.0
  • March 18-24, 1945
    March 18-24, 1945
    Episode 5
    0.0
  • March 11-17, 1945
    March 11-17, 1945
    Episode 4
    0.0
  • March 4-10, 1945
    March 4-10, 1945
    Episode 3
    0.0
  • February 25-March 3, 1945
  • February 18-24, 1945
    7.0
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