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Driving his jeep across one of the beaches Britain invaded on D-Day, Al Murray joins four surviving crew from a Bren gun carrier from the 1st Suffolk Regiment.

Episodes

Episode 1

D-Day

Driving his jeep across one of the beaches Britain invaded on D-Day, Al Murray joins four surviving crew from a Bren gun carrier from the 1st Suffolk Regiment.

Episode 2

Battle for Normandy

Al Murray drives through Bocage in Normandy with D-Day survivors from the 2nd Battalion of the King's Shropshire Light Infantry.

Episode 3

The Push for Paris

The Allies suffered few losses whilst decimating the 12th SS Panzer Division and killing the Wehrmacht's top commander. Al meets the survivors.

Episode 4

Hitler's Secret Weapon

Al visits rocket bunkers along the French and Belgian coast, and meets POWs who were forced to assemble Hitler's hi-tech weapons of mass destruction.

Episode 5

Arnhem

Al does a parachute jump with survivors of the 1st Parachute Brigade, who jumped from 1,500 aircraft and 500 gliders into the battle at Arnhem.

Episode 6

Air War

Al talks to air crew who flew the bombers and fighter escorts and finds out what the famous 'war bird', the Lancaster bomber, was like to fly.

Episode 7

Battle of the Bulge

Al meets with a German tank crew and tries to manoeuvre one of their tanks through the snow-laden, densely wooded forests of the Ardennes.

Episode 8

Eastern Front

Al meets Polish survivors of the Eastern campaign and hitches a ride in a T34 tank, the best WWII battlefield vehicle with tracks.

Episode 9

Crossing the Rhine

Al meets survivors of the 1st Commando and 1st Cheshire Regiments and reunites them with survivors of the 21st Army Group, who they fought alongside.

Episode 10

Berlin

Al visits the site of Hitler's bunker beneath the old Reichstag and meets survivors of the final, brutal siege which reduced the Nazi empire to rubble.