Browse - Most popular shows featuring: 1940sx






Unsere Mütter, unsere VäterUnsere Mütter, unsere Väter
ZDF, 2013 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Action, Military/War, History

The story of five German friends in the years from 1941 to 1945. Their friendship was meant to last their whole lives, but the war changed everything.


HomefrontHomefront
ABC, 1991 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Military/War, Romance, History
Rating: 3.7/5

Things are starting to return to normal in the town of River Run, Ohio. World War II is finally over & the boys are coming home. However, the world around them is changing & life will never be the same again.


The Rat PatrolThe Rat Patrol
ABC, 1966 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Action, Adventure, Military/War
Rating: 5/5

During World War II in 1942, the North African campaign was one of the hot spots. The Germans had a strong presence. The thorn in the Germans' side came in the form of four men in two Jeeps - THE RAT PATROL.


Murder on the Home FrontMurder on the Home Front
ITV, 2013 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Crime, Mystery, Thriller

Set during the London Blitz of 1940, this is a world where people live life in the moment. It is also a world where criminals can use the blackout and devastation to hide their darkest activities. It's a movie available in the Movies section!


The Inspector Alleyn MysteriesThe Inspector Alleyn Mysteries
BBC One, 1990 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Crime, Mystery
Rating: 3/5

Patrick Malahide stars in Alleyn Mysteries as Ngaio Marsh's gentleman police inspector Roderick Alleyn, an Old Etonian at Scotland Yard. The series is set in the late 1940s.


Wartime CrimeWartime Crime
AHC, 2017 Cancelled/Ended | Crime, History, Documentary

While the battlefields of WWII were a stage for acts of heroism, strategic cunning, and horrific atrocities, conditions on the home front seemed more stable. Yet from bombed-out London to occupied France, the war enabled one thing to flourish - crime.


Small IslandSmall Island
BBC One, 2009 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Mini-Series
Rating: 2.5/5

Lives and loves entwine in Andrea Levy's award-winning story of Jamaicans and Londoners involved in the Second World War.


ColditzColditz
BBC One, 1972 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Military/War, History

Colditz was a fact-based drama about life in a special prisoner camp for habitual escapers during World War II who were determined to fight their own war by constantly planning escapes and diverting military resources to pursue them.


Attack On Pearl Harbor: Minute By MinuteAttack On Pearl Harbor: Minute By Minute
Channel 5, 2021 Cancelled/Ended | Military/War, History, Documentary

Three-part documentary telling the definitive account of the attacks on Pearl Harbour.


Wartime FarmWartime Farm
BBC Three, 2012 Cancelled/Ended | Military/War, History, Documentary
Rating: 4/5

Historian Ruth Goodman and archaeologists Alex Langlands and Peter Ginn turn the clock back to run Manor Farm in Hampshire exactly as it would have been during the Second World War.


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