Episode guide

Life in the War

Series 1

Life in the War

  • Life in the War, 1

    Hear about the realities of life in WWII through this four-part series that blends archive film and testimony. This episode follows preparations in the months leading up to the war.

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  • Life in the War, 2

    Seen through the eyes of those who were there, this compelling series reveals the everyday terror faced by Brits in WWII. A look back to the Blitz of London, which began in 1940.

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  • Life in the War, 3

    How did Londoners cope during World War II? This enlightening series uses archive film to tell the story of how the capital braved the bombs during the Nazis' Blitz campaign.

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  • Life in the War, 4

    The horrors of WWII are captured in this overwhelming archive film. With the war drawing to a close, the V1 and V2 rockets falling on London continue to make city life a nightmare.

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