Unprecedented, Unmerciful and Unrelenting
The Second World War shattered the boundaries between battlefield and home-front in much of the world. As nation after nation fell to advancing armies, their people and their resources were subsumed into the total war efforts of occupying forces. In this episode we examine the impact of occupation and the stories of those who fought to resist their occupiers.
World War II
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