The Day When...

In a time of crisis or war, any personal decision by a national leader can change the course of history. Some of the great leaders and dictators of the 20th century - Winston Churchill, Adolf Hitler, Josef Stalin, Charles De Gaulle and Franklin D Roosevelt - all had to make important decisions that plunged millions of people into danger. Told like a thriller, each episode of this UK Premiere series uses archive material and dramatisations to help bring these pivotal moments in modern history back to life and illustrate why these men made the decisions they made.