Dangerous Missions of World War II is a gripping and fascinating 3 DVD box set that investigates some of the most daring and heoric military campaigns of the 2nd World War from North Africa to the North Sea.
Disc 1 – The Royal Swordfish Take Taranto – November 11th 1940 – 21 biplanes take of from a Royal Navy aircraft carrier to attack the Italian fleet anchored in the port of Taranto. A mission that revolutionised naval warfare.
Disc 2 – The Desert Raiders – The incredible stories of the small bands of brave men who risked their lives in the North African desert. From dangerous sabotage missions to collecting vital intelligence information.
Disc 3 – Sinking The Tirpitz – The larget and fastest battleship in European waters that wreaked havoc with the British Royal Navy. This programme details the incredible assaults that the German ship endured over 3 years and its eventual collapse on Novemver the 12th 1944.
Running time 140 minutes approximately.