Part 1: Hiroshima
Take an in-depth look at the battle for Okinawa and the bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki through the eyes of archaeologists and historians. Objects found in excavations of sites in Okinawa and Honshu lead us to understand the lives of soldiers and of the civilians caught up in World War II.
Part 2: WW1
The First World War: soldiers from at least 20 countries were plunged in the hell of trenches… caught under a deluge of bombs. A century later, archaeologists help bring to light the daily life of the soldiers fighting on the French Eastern Front and reveal unexpected aspects of life on the front.
Part 3: Waterloo
Using new archaeological findings, first hand accounts of the battle, expert interviews and CGI and 3D animations this program helps us understand the dynamic elements of strategy and weather that led to Napoleon's historic defeat by the Duke of Wellington on the fields of Waterloo.