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Broadcast on BBC 1 television channel for five days commencing Monday, September 7th 2009 to commemorate the 70th Anniversary of the outbreak of World War 2.

Forces sweetheart Katherine Jenkins is joined by Michael Aspel to celebrate the heroes of the Home Front in a special week of programmes to commemorate the week 70 years ago that Britain went to war with Nazi Germany.

Epidode 1

On January 20, 1943, a German plane dropped a bomb on a south London school in broad daylight, killing 38 children and six teachers. The programme talks to some of the survivors and pays tribute to the ordinary men and women who helped save their lives. Also, antiques expert Tim Wonnacott searches for the everyday wartime objects that have become collectables. 

 Link To РThe Week We Went To War РEpisode 1

Epidode 2

Twenty-one-year-old student and MasterChef contestant Ben Ellison spends a month living on wartime rations and the programme pays tribute to a Home Front hero, Thomas Hopper Alderson, who won Britain’s first George Cross when he saved 11 lives after a German air raid on Bridlington, North Yorkshire. Antiques expert Tim Wonnacott continues his search for the everyday wartime objects that have become collectables.

Link To – The Week We Went To War – Episode 2

Episode 3

The programme looks at one of the worst nights of the Blitz, and pays tribute to the ordinary British people who helped save St Paul’s Cathedral. Plus, antiques expert Tim Wonnacott continues his search for the everyday wartime objects that have become collectables.

Link To – The Week We Went To War – Episode 3

Episode 4

 Witnesses tell of the worst civilian tragedy on the Home Front Рthe Bethnal Green Tube Disaster, in which 173 people were crushed to death in a crowd fleeing an air raid that never happened. Plus, the moving stories of two couples whose love letters to each other throughout the war prove that the pen really is mightier than the sword, and antiques expert Tim Wonnacott continues his search for the everyday wartime objects that have become collectables.

Link To – The Week We Went To War – Episode 4

Episode 5

The programme looks at the story of one of the most unexpected and intensive bombing raids in Britain, when the town of Clydebank in Scotland was virtually wiped off the map. Plus, antiques expert Tim Wonnacott continues his search for the everyday wartime objects that have become collectables.

Link To – The Week We Went To War – Episode 5

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