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.

Episode Seven: Saturday, 17 June at 5.40pm

Spring, 1944. On the Eastern Front, in Italy, and in the Pacific, the momentum was now firmly with the Allies.

By early summer, pressure on the fascist Axis powers would ratchet up with the opening of the Second Front.

The war was moving into its final, violent act.

Weeks Of War – New Episode – Saturday, 17 June at 5.40pm on SBS and SBS on Demand (8 Parts)

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Weeks of War on SBS