1× 90 BBC1
Ewan McGregor and his brother, former RAF pilot Colin, explore how the young men of Bomber Command undertook one of the most dangerous jobs in the war and how the campaign, controversially, led to the carpet bombing of many German cities. With Lion Television.
‘A fine, fitting tribute.’ Telegraph. ‘Breathtakingly good’. Chris Evans R2. ‘A splendid piece of filmmaking’, Sunday Express.
In Hamburg, Ewan and Colin meet survivors of the RAF’s fire-bombing of the city where thousands perished in the inferno.