WWII War Diaries (2016): S01E02 – 1940


A fascinating series of documentaries that chart the events of the Second World War year-by-year, using rare archival footage to discover what really happened when the whole world went to war.


In “1940,” we follow Hitler’s trail of occupation into Denmark and Norway, the invasion of Belgium & France & the Miracle Of Dunkirk where Churchill initiated Operation Dynamo to rescue the thousands of British Expeditionary Force (BEF) personnel that were stranded & helpless on the beaches under relentless Nazi attack. See Hitler’s Blitzkrieg rip through France and how the British survive The Blitz & win the Battle Of Britain.

WWII War Diaries Series

You can find a full index and overview of WWII War Diaries here.

Production & Filming Details

  • Release Date: 12 July 2016.
  • Running time: 56-58 minutes.
  • Rating: 13+.
  • Country: US.
  • Language: English.

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