Weeks of War on SBS – For more than 420 weeks, between 1937 and 1945, somewhere in the world a battle raged. What made the news in and around the biggest events of WWII?

At any given moment during these years there were countless things happening on and off the battlefield, stories that history seldom touches.

By analysing the events in 41 critical weeks of WWII, we explore how people lived and survived during the most devastating conflict the world has ever seen. Using meticulously researched archival footage and expert insights, we introduce the unusual and the unexpected, highlighting the pivotal moments of the war to create an original and engaging perspective of WWII.

Series One, Episode Six: Sunday, 11 June at 5.35pm

Halfway through its fourth full year, the fortunes of war were running increasingly in favour of the Allies.

American strength was being felt throughout the Mediterranean and the Pacific, leaders were discussing strategies for victory and its aftermath, and the Third Reich was reeling from its catastrophic defeat at Stalingrad.

Weeks Of War – New Episode – Saturday, 11 June at 5.35pm on SBS and SBS on Demand (8 Parts)

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Weeks of War on SBS