WWII War Diaries: 1944
In this penultimate film of the series, '1944', the time had come for the beginning of the end of World War II. Chart the progress of the Allies regained ground throughout Italy, while the Russians pushed ever westwards towards Poland, forcing the Nazi occupiers to head for home. The Americans were also making good progress in the Pacific with strong counter offensives, steadily recovering ground.
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