They were US paratroopers, Norwegian operatives, and British Commandos, Allied teams leading high-risk operations throughout Europe, Africa, and Asia to fight Hitler and turn the tide of the war.
WWII's Most Daring Raids puts you in the heart of the action, giving you a minute-by-minute account of the most astonishing surprise attacks against the Third Reich.
We forensically examine how exactly these assaults played out, through expert analysis and testimonies from the brave men who carried them out.
Secret Weapon Sabotage
Witness the raid on a Norway power plant to destroy Hitler's potential plot to create the world's first atomic bomb.
Cutting Rommel's Lifeline
Relive the British desert raid that destroyed a crucial German fuel depot and turned the tide of WWII.
Storming Mussolini's Island
Witness Lieutenant General Patton's special mission that began the Allied southern invasion of Europe.
Churchill Strikes Back
See how Britain's raid of Nazi-occupied Norway became a blueprint of future Allied attacks against the Third Reich.
East Company's First Assault
Enter Brecourt Manor, where a daring raid by U.S. paratroopers from 101st Airborne Division helped turn the tide of D-Day.
Stealing Hitler's Radar
See how Britain's Bruneval Raid of 1942 sent a message to Hitler and set a precedent for future airborne raids to come.