Strike Hard, Strike Sure
By the end of the First World War the RAF had bombers that could fly to Berlin and back. For the first time in a thousand years British civilians found themselves under direct attack - by Zeppelin airships and Gotha bombers. The experience left an indelible impression on the public psyche, which was only exacerbated during the Blitz that began in the winter of 1940.
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- Ch 354Great Tank BattlesThe fourth episode sees the Germans well and truly on the retreat and the Allies are able to successfully implement operation Husky - the landing on Sicily - where General Montgomery and the American General George Smith Patton ousted the Germans in little over five weeks. On the Eastern Front General Zhukov inflicted heavy defeat on the Germans now having the new T - 54 tank available.The Siege of Tobrukthe 1942 film providing rare footage of the defense of Tobruk by troops from Britain, Australia and Poland.