Unsolved Mysteries of World War II Documentary Series Overview (1992)


A series which questions some of the strangest mysteries of World War II.

Also stylised as Unsolved Mysteries of WWII.


Series 01

History has tried to comprehend the chaotic confusion of WWII, but there are still many important, unanswered questions. In the midst of war, why did Hitler challenge the world’s greatest superpower? Why did Hitler halt his armies before Dunkirk, allowing the British to escape? Was Hitler building an atomic bomb? And what happened to Hitler? How did he die and where is the body?

Series 02

Did Churchill know about Pearl Harbour? Why couldn’t Hitler command his senior military staff? Did Hitler take his own life or was he murdered? What was the enigma of the Swastika? Who were Stalin’s secret armies? These questions and more in the Season two of Unsolved Mysteries of World War II

Series 03

Hitler’s niece was found dead in his apartment, was it murder or suicide? In 1941 Rudolf Hess made a secret trip to Britain, why was this shrouded in mystery? The work of the code breakers and why the Nazi’s never knew. Why did Hitler become so convinced of the threat to the Pas de Calais and sacrifice the security of possible coastline invasions?

Unsolved Mysteries of World War II Series

Production & Filming Details

  • Director(s):
    • Andrew Aitken.
    • Dave Filton.
  • Producer(s):
    • Dave Filton … producer.
    • David McWhinnie … executive producer.
  • Writer(s):
    • Andrew Aitken.
    • John Coulter.
    • Dave Filton.
  • Music:
  • Cinematography:
  • Editor(s):
    • Neil McLauchlan.
  • Production:
  • Distributor(s):
    • Madacy Entertainment (1999) (Canada) (DVD).
    • Eagle Media Productions (2004).
  • Release Date: 1992 (UK) and 01 September 2004 (US).
  • Running Time: 13-28 minutes (per episode).
  • Rating: 13+.
  • Country: US.
  • Language: English.

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