Part 2 chronicles the preparations to enter Germany after the liberation of Paris in August 1944 and Brussels in September. Included: an examination of the disagreements between Eisenhower and Montgomery over how to achieve victory in Germany.
Part 1 begins with the June 6, 1944, D-Day invasion of Normandy and concludes with the retreat of German forces by August. Included: dramatic reenactments; comments from British, American and German veterans. Narrator: Sean Bean.