WW2: The True Cost of War (2019): S01E01


The conflict examined through recorded figures and statistics.


Documentary using recorded figures and statistics to outline the full extent of the conflict, explaining the horrors of war and how it ever came to take place. The programme begins by looking at the story of Franz Honiok, a 43-year-old farmer who is often considered the first victim of the Second World War, before going on to show that when Germany invaded Poland in August 1939, no-one was ready for war.

WW2: The True Cost of War Series

You can find a full index and overview of WW2: The True Cost of War here.

Production & Filming Details

  • Release Date: 10 August 2019.
  • Rating: Unknown.
  • Running Time: 115 minutes (per episode).
  • Country: UK.
  • Language: English.

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