The annihilation of Hiroshima ends the war with Japan.
The Allied advance through Germany recaptures Berlin.
The defeat at Arnhem in the Netherlands is a major setback for the Allies.
1944’s hush-hush Allied plans to invade occupied France bring success.
The German army forces the epic retreat of Dunkirk as Paris falls to Hitler’s forces.
WW2 begins quietly with little actual fighting: telling the story of ‘the Phoney War’.
The 1930s drumbeat of war through the burgeoning reporting skills of the BBC's reporters.