World War Two by Drone (2021): S01E05 – Battle for the Skies

Introduction In this six-part series, battlefield historians and military experts utilise cutting edge, drone mounted technology to re-examine some of the second world war’s most iconic sites. Also known as WW2 from Above, WWII by Drone, and World War 2 by Drone. Outline World War II was the first war in history in which air… Read More

World War Two by Drone (2021): S01E04 – D-Day

Introduction In this six-part series, battlefield historians and military experts utilise cutting edge, drone mounted technology to re-examine some of the second world war’s most iconic sites. Also known as WW2 from Above, WWII by Drone, and World War 2 by Drone. Outline No operation in the history of warfare has matched D-Day in terms… Read More

World War Two by Drone (2021): S01E03 – The Siege of Malta

Introduction In this six-part series, battlefield historians and military experts utilise cutting edge, drone mounted technology to re-examine some of the second world war’s most iconic sites. Also known as WW2 from Above, WWII by Drone, and World War 2 by Drone. Outline Between 1940 and 1942, the Axis powers unleashed over 3,000 bombing raids… Read More

World War Two by Drone (2021): S01E02 – The Fight for Italy

Introduction In this six-part series, battlefield historians and military experts utilise cutting edge, drone mounted technology to re-examine some of the second world war’s most iconic sites. Also known as WW2 from Above, WWII by Drone, and World War 2 by Drone. Outline In 1943, the Allies launched a campaign to liberate Italy from the… Read More

World War Two by Drone (2021): S01E01 – Battle of the Bulge

Introduction In this six-part series, battlefield historians and military experts utilise cutting edge, drone mounted technology to re-examine some of the second world war’s most iconic sites. Also known as WW2 from Above, WWII by Drone, and World War 2 by Drone. Outline Deep in the Ardennes Forest in Belgium, a team of World War… Read More

World War Two by Drone Documentary Series Overview (2021)

Introduction In this six-part series, battlefield historians and military experts utilise cutting edge, drone mounted technology to re-examine some of the second world war’s most iconic sites. Also known as WW2 from Above, WWII by Drone, and World War 2 by Drone. Outline The series presents an exciting, different way of telling some of the… Read More

Fortunes of War (1987): S01E07 – The Middle East: January 1943

Introduction Fortunes of War is a 1987 BBC television adaptation of Olivia Manning’s cycle of novels Fortunes of War. It stars Kenneth Branagh as Guy Pringle, lecturer in English Literature in Bucharest during the early part of the Second World War, and Emma Thompson as his wife Harriet. Outline As Guy struggles to cope with… Read More

Fortunes of War (1987): S01E06 – Egypt: September 1942

Introduction Fortunes of War is a 1987 BBC television adaptation of Olivia Manning’s cycle of novels Fortunes of War. It stars Kenneth Branagh as Guy Pringle, lecturer in English Literature in Bucharest during the early part of the Second World War, and Emma Thompson as his wife Harriet. Outline To help Simon recover from the… Read More

Fortunes of War (1987): S01E05 – Egypt: April 1941

Introduction Fortunes of War is a 1987 BBC television adaptation of Olivia Manning’s cycle of novels Fortunes of War. It stars Kenneth Branagh as Guy Pringle, lecturer in English Literature in Bucharest during the early part of the Second World War, and Emma Thompson as his wife Harriet. Outline After their unceremonious arrival in Cairo,… Read More

Fortunes of War (1987): S01E04 – Greece: October 1940

Introduction Fortunes of War is a 1987 BBC television adaptation of Olivia Manning’s cycle of novels Fortunes of War. It stars Kenneth Branagh as Guy Pringle, lecturer in English Literature in Bucharest during the early part of the Second World War, and Emma Thompson as his wife Harriet. Outline A despondent Harriet arrives in Athens,… Read More