how to lose a war
‘How to Lose a War’ offers a fresh perspective on the story of 1939-1945 - the second world war.
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Episode InformationIn the Spring of 1941 Germany and its Axis ally, Japan, were both vast empires, rich in resources and with large populations. The war was won, or so it seemed. ‘How to Lose a War’ offers a fresh perspective on the story of 1939-1945. Expert interviews with contributors from military, economic and political history, contemporary footage of key locations, historical documentation, and graphics/ animation reveal the facts, figures, tactics and flaws in weapons design that explain bad decisions, mistaken appointments and catastrophic failures that ultimately cost the Germany & Japan the war.