20th Century Battlefields (2007): S01E02 – 1942 Midway


Introduction

Peter Snow tells the stories of major battles of the 20th Century in the big picture, while his son, Dan, explores the details.

Outline Series 01, Episode 02

Covers the War in the Pacific from the Attack on Pearl Harbor and the Battle of the Coral Sea and then in more detail on the Battle of Midway.

The episode also focuses on the rise of the aircraft carrier in World War II.

Dan Snow takes part in a training exercise with the Royal Navy where they tackle a simulated engine room fire.

20th Century Battlefields Series

Production & Filming Details

  • Director: Paul McGuigan.
  • Producers: Danielle Peck amd Ben Lawrie.
  • Production: BBC.
  • Distributor: BBC.
  • Released Date: 11 June 2007 (UK).
  • Running time: 60 minutes.
  • Country: UK.
  • Language: English.

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