WW2 – Battles for Europe (2019): S01E05 – Battle of the Scheldt


Introduction

World War II – Battles for Europe is a compelling eight-part series takes you to the heart of iconic moments in the history of warfare: the D-Day landings, the ill-fated airborne operation at Arnhem, the German counterattack at the Battle of the Bulge and the dash for one of the last bridges standing across the Rhine at Remagen.

Also stylised as WWII – Battles for Europe or World War II – Battles for Europe.

Outline

October 1944 – The Allies face a major supply crisis. Vital fuel and ammunition still has to be landed at the D-Day beaches 300 miles to the rear. When the Belgian port of Antwerp falls into Allied hands intact, it seems the crisis might be over. But first the Allies have to clear the Scheldt Estuary, connecting Antwerp to the sea. With limited manpower and resources, the Canadians must fight across a broken landscape of flooded fields and dykes, against experienced German soldiers.

WW2 – Battles for Europe Series

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Production & Filming Details

  • Release Date: 02 August 2019.
  • Rating: Unknown.
  • Running Time: 50 minutes (per episode).
  • Country: US.
  • Language: English.

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