Bold surprise attacks by the Allies during World War II are recalled in this documentary series, which offers minute-by-minute accounts of the assaults as well as expert analysis and the recollections of the men who carried them out.
Operation Gunnersid, a 1943 attack on the Norsk Hydro Plant in Norway by six Norwegian commandos, is recalled. The plant was being used to produce heavy water, a needed ingredient for nuclear weapons; and the mission was to take the plant offline.
The D-Day story of Easy Company, which parachuted behind enemy lines in the early hours of June 6, 1944. Their assignment: take out four German howitzers that threatened the Allied troops landing on Utah Beach.
The documentary series about surprise Allied attacks during World War II begins with the story of tells the story of an elite group of British paratroopers who launched a midnight raid to capture Hitler's secret radar.