The World Wars

Examining World War I and World War II from the perspective of powerful leaders who were involved in the fighting.

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The World Wars Mini-Series Sneak Peek
02:00 — Catch a FREE sneak peek and behind-the-scenes look of The World Wars.
The World Wars Trailer
01:01 — From the makers of the Primetime Emmy®-Award winning “The Men Who Built America” and narrated by two-time Oscar® nominee Jeremy Renner (Actor in a Lea (more…)
The World Wars Season 1
From HISTORY and H2 comes the story of three devastating decades of 20th-century world war through the eyes of WWII giants Roosevelt, Hitler, Churchil (more…)
The World Wars Season 1
From HISTORY and H2 comes the story of three devastating decades of 20th-century world war through the eyes of WWII giants Roosevelt, Hitler, Churchil (more…)
FDR Declares War on Japan
In this scene, Roosevelt reluctantly declares war on Japan and the United States officially enters WWII after the bombing of Pearl Harbor on December (more…)
Hitler Commits Suicide
In this scene, Hitler comes to the realization that this is the end as the Allies successfully invade Europe and continue to liberate territories.
Hitler is in Denial
In this scene, even as the Allied troops invade Normandy, Hitler refuses to believe the reports, which gives the Allies a giant advantage.
Patton Slaps a Soldier
In this scene, Patton is removed from active duty after he slaps a shell-shocked soldier.
The Paris Peace Conference Falls Apart
In this scene, the conflicting desires of the nations involved destabilizes the Paris Peace Conference.
Gallipoli Derails Churchill's Career
In this scene, Churchill discovers his strategy for Gallipoli was a grave mistake.
MacArthur Confronts FDR
In this scene, General MacArthur is unhappy about FDR's military budget cuts.
Churchill Becomes Prime Minister
In this scene, Winston Churchill becomes Great Britain's new prime minister.
A British Soldier Spared Hitler's Life
In this scene, a young Hitler finds himself in the sights of a British soldier during WWI.
Patton Revolutionizes Warfare
In this scene, Patton creates a new weapon of war by attaching a machine gun to a car.
Hitler Turns On Stalin
In this scene, Hitler invades Russia despite his agreement with Stalin.
Hitler Seizes Control Of Germany
In this scene, Hitler eliminates his opposition and becomes supreme ruler of Germany.
Dwight Eisenhower
Mini-biography on the life of Dwight D. Eisenhower.
Winston S. Churchill
Mini-biography on the life of Winston Churchill.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Mini-biography on the life of Franklin D. Roosevelt.
Harry S. Truman
Mini-biography on the life of Harry S. Truman.
The World Wars Season 1 Sneak Peek
02:00 — Catch a FREE sneak peek of The World Wars, before it premieres on Monday, May 26.
The World Wars Season 1 Sneak Peek
02:00 — Catch a FREE sneak peek of The World Wars, before it premieres on Monday, May 26.

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  • Premiered: May 26, 2014
  • Rating: None
  • Premise: Examining World War I and World War II from the perspective of powerful leaders who were involved in the fighting. (more)

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