Wars have been lost and won on the battlefield and during the 20th Century battles have changed the course of history. The Battle of the Somme witnessed over 60,000 casualties on the first day alone and changed how wars would be fought. The Battle of Midway was an aerial battle at sea, with aircraft carriers often hundreds of miles apart fighting to turn the tide of the war. And when the Allies landed on the shores of Normandy on 6th June 1944, an iconic battle began which marked the beginning of Hitler’s ultimate defeat. With incredible archive from the heart of the action, and interviews with world-leading historians, this action-packed episode counts down the most decisive and game-changing battles of warfare that have been caught on camera, and includes battles from the first Gulf War, the Vietnam War and the Chinese Civil War.