Summer Of 1940, The

Michael Aspel presents a four-part series focusing on the events of the first summer of World War II.

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01Dunkirk20000606Michael Aspel presents a four-part series focusing on the events of the first summer of World War II.|In this programme, how the British Army were forced to retreat when the Germans invaded France.|However, defeat was turned into triumph when 350,000 men were rescued from Dunkirk.
02The Battle Of Britain20000613This programme focuses on the few weeks when a handful of Royal Air Force pilots saved the nation from defeat.
03The Blitz20000620How ordinary men, women and children suddenly found themselves under attack as London became the target of a bombing assault from Hitler's air force.
04 LASTConquer Or Die20000627A celebration of the sixtieth anniversary of the formation of the Home Guard, initially known as the Local Defence Volunteers.