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The Best World War II TV Shows on Prime Video

Finding a good World War II TV show to watch can be hard, so we've ranked the best ones and included where to watch them. Check out our list of the best World War II TV shows of all time streaming on Prime Video.

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1. Band of Brothers

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Year: 2001-2019Rated: TV-MASeasons: 1
Action & Adventure, Drama

What it's about: Drawn from interviews with survivors of Easy Company, as well as their journals and letters, Band of Brothers chronicles the experiences of these men from paratrooper training in Georgia through the end of the war. As an elite rifle company parachuting into Normandy early on D-Day morning, participants in the Battle of the Bulge, and witness to the horrors of war, the men of Easy knew extraordinary bravery and extraordinary fear - and became the stuff of legend. Based on Stephen E. Ambrose's acclaimed book of the same name.

Where to Watch: 10 episodes (100%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (HBO & Prime Video). 10 episodes (100%) are available to stream on a popular TV everywhere service (HBO). 10 episodes (100%) are available to rent or buy from $3.99 on 8 services (iTunes, Google Play & 6 others).

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2. The Man in the High Castle

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Year: 2015-2019Rated: TV-MASeasons: 4
Drama, Science-Fiction

What it's about: Based on Philip K. Dick's award-winning novel, The Man in the High Castle explores what it would be like if the Allied Powers had lost WWII, and Japan and Germany ruled the United States.

Where to Watch: 30 episodes (100%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video).

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3. The Pacific

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Year: 2010-2019Rated: TV-MASeasons: 1
Drama, History

What it's about: Track the intertwined real-life stories of three U.S. Marines – Robert Leckie, John Basilone, and Eugene Sledge – across the vast canvas of the Pacific Theater during World War II. A companion piece to the 2001 miniseries Band of Brothers.

Where to Watch: 10 episodes (100%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (HBO & Prime Video). 10 episodes (100%) are available to stream on a popular TV everywhere service (HBO). 10 episodes (100%) are available to rent or buy from $4.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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4. Blackadder

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Year: 1983-2019Rated: TV-PGSeasons: 4
Comedy

What it's about: Through four series and a few specials, Edmund Blackadder and his greasy sidekick Baldrick conjure up cunning plans as Edmund tries to take advantage of desperate times. These situation tragedies had obvious parallels from the Dark Ages to Elizabethan times, the rule of mad George III, and The Great War.

Where to Watch: 24 episodes (100%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video, Hulu & BritBox). 24 episodes (100%) are available to rent or buy from $1.99 on 3 services (iTunes, Prime Video & Vudu).

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5. Home Fires

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Year: 2015-2019Rated: TV-PGSeasons: 2
Drama, Action & Adventure

What it's about: The story of a group of inspirational women in a rural Cheshire community with the shadow of World War II casting a dark cloud over their lives. As the conflict takes hold and separates the women from their husbands, fathers, sons and brothers, the characters find themselves under increasing and extraordinary pressures in a rapidly fragmenting world. By banding together as the Great Paxford Women’s Institute, they help maintain the nation’s fabric in its darkest hour, and discover inner resources that will change their lives forever.

Where to Watch: 12 episodes (100%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video). 12 episodes (100%) are available to rent or buy from $1.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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6. The ABC Murders

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Year: 2018-2019Rated: TV-14Seasons: 1
Crime, Drama

What it's about: It's 1933, and an older and greyer Hercule Poirot has fallen out of the public eye. When he receives anonymous letters threatening murder, he must take matters into his own hands.

Where to Watch: 3 episodes (100%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video).

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7. Brideshead Revisited

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Year: 1981-2019Seasons: 1
Drama, Romance

What it's about: In this acclaimed eleven-hours British television miniseries, Charles Ryder, an agnostic man, becomes involved with members of the Flytes, a Catholic family of aristocrats, over the course of several years between the two world wars.

Where to Watch: 11 episodes (100%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video & BritBox). 10 episodes (91%) are available to rent or buy from $1.99 on 2 services (Google Play & YouTube).

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8. Parade's End

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Year: 2012-2019Rated: TV-MASeasons: 1
Drama, Action & Adventure

What it's about: The story of a love triangle between a conservative English aristocrat, his mean socialite wife and a young suffragette in the midst of World War I and a Europe on the brink of profound change.

Where to Watch: 5 episodes (100%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (HBO & Prime Video). 5 episodes (100%) are available to stream on a popular TV everywhere service (HBO). 5 episodes (100%) are available to rent or buy from $3.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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9. Hunting Hitler

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Year: 2015-2019Rated: TV-PGSeasons: 3
Documentary, History

What it's about: An FBI cold case that has laid dormant for 70 years, leads a group of world-renown investigators on the ultimate manhunt to finally answer the question: Did Adolf Hitler survive World War II?

Where to Watch: 5 episodes (20%) are available to watch free online (History). 22 episodes (88%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video & Hulu). 21 episodes (84%) are available to stream on a TV everywhere service (History). 23 episodes (92%) are available to rent or buy from $1.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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10. Bomb Girls

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Year: 2012-2019Seasons: 3
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What it's about: Focusing on a group of women working in a munitions plant during World War II, this ensemble drama depicts the dangers and new experiences they face.

Where to Watch: 18 episodes (100%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video).

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11. WWII in HD

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Year: 2009-2019Rated: TV-MASeasons: 1
Documentary, History

What it's about: WWII in HD is a 10-part American documentary television miniseries that originally aired from November 15 to November 19, 2009 on the History Channel. The program focuses on the firsthand experiences of twelve American service members during World War II, including an Army nurse, a member of the Tuskegee Airmen, a second generation Japanese American and prisoner of war, and an Austrian Jewish immigrant. The twelve members recorded their time in both theaters and some had later interviews; found footage from the battlefield was paired with the stories of the twelve service members.The episodes premiered on five consecutive days, with two episodes per day. The series is narrated by Gary Sinise and was produced by Lou Reda Productions in Easton, Pennsylvania, United States.

Where to Watch: 10 episodes (100%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video). 10 episodes (100%) are available to rent or buy from $0.99 on 4 services (iTunes, Prime Video & 2 others).

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12. The Crimson Field

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Year: 2014-2019Seasons: 1
Drama

What it's about: In a tented field hospital on the coast of France, a team of doctors, nurses and women volunteers work together to heal the bodies and souls of men wounded in the trenches.

Where to Watch: 6 episodes (100%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video). 6 episodes (100%) are available to rent or buy from $1.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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13. The First World War

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Year: 2003-2019Rated: TV-PGSeasons: 1
Documentary, History

What it's about: A comprehensive survey of the history of World War I.

Where to Watch: 10 episodes (100%) are available to watch free online (Tubi TV). 10 episodes (100%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video). 10 episodes (100%) are available to rent or buy from $0.99 on 3 services (Google Play, Prime Video & YouTube).

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14. The Passing Bells

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Year: 2014-2019Seasons: 1
Drama

What it's about: At the outbreak of World War I, two teenage boys - one German and one British - defy their parents to sign up. An epic historical drama spanning the five years of the First World War, as seen through the eyes of two ordinary young soldiers.

Where to Watch: 5 episodes (100%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video, Hulu & BritBox).

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15. The Waltons

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Year: 1972-2019Rated: TV-GSeasons: 9
Drama, Family

What it's about: The Waltons is an American television.The show is centered on a family in a rural Virginia community during the Great Depression and World War II.

Where to Watch: 198 episodes (89%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video). 211 episodes (95%) are available to rent or buy from $1.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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16. My Mother and Other Strangers

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Year: 2016-2019Rated: TV-14Seasons: 1
Drama

What it's about: Drama series set in 1943 following the Coyne family and their neighbours as they struggle to maintain a normal life after a US Army Air Force base is set up in the middle of their rural parish.

Where to Watch: 5 episodes (100%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video). 5 episodes (100%) are available to rent or buy from $1.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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17. The Collection

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Year: 2016-2019Rated: TV-PGSeasons: 1
Drama, History

What it's about: A gripping family drama and entrepreneurial fable, set in a post-war Paris fashion house. It exposes the grit behind the glamour of a rising business, spearheaded by two clashing brothers.

Where to Watch: 7 episodes (88%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video). 8 episodes (100%) are available to rent or buy from $1.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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18. Island at War

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Year: 2004-2019Seasons: 1
Drama

What it's about: Island at War is a British television series that tells the story of the German Occupation of the Channel Islands. It primarily focuses on three local families: the upper class Dorrs, the middle class Mahys and the working class Jonases, and four German officers. The fictional island of St. Gregory serves as a stand-in for the real-life islands Jersey and Guernsey, and the story is compiled from the events on both islands.Produced by Granada Television in Manchester, Island at War had an estimated budget of £9,000,000 and was filmed on location in the Isle of Man from August 2003 to October 2003. When the series was shown in the UK, it appeared in six 70-minute episodes.

Where to Watch: 6 episodes (100%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video & AcornTV).

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19. Wish Me Luck

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Year: 1988-2019Rated: TV-GSeasons: 3
Drama

What it's about: The second world war experiences of brave women recruited as undercover agents behind enemy lines.

Where to Watch: 23 episodes (100%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video & AcornTV). 8 episodes (35%) are available to rent or buy from $1.99 on 2 services (Google Play & YouTube).

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20. Long Shadow

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Year: 2014-2019Seasons: 1
Documentary, History

What it's about: David Reynolds traces the legacy of the Great War across 100 years and 10 different countries, examining how the war haunted a generation and shaped the peace that followed.

Where to Watch: 3 episodes (100%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video). 3 episodes (100%) are available to rent or buy from $1.99 on 1 service (Prime Video).

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21. A Fortunate Life

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Year: 1986-2019Rated: TV-PGSeasons: 1
Drama, Biography

What it's about: At eight years old, an impoverished Bert Facey was forced to start the backbreaking, dawn-to-dusk life of a farm labourer. Unschooled, his father dead, abandoned by his mother, by the age of twenty he had survived the rigours of pioneering the harsh Australian bush and the slaughter of the bloody WWI campaign at Gallipoli.

Where to Watch: 4 episodes (100%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video). 4 episodes (100%) are available to rent or buy from $0.99 on 1 service (Prime Video).

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22. Hitler and the Nazis

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Year: 2011-2019Seasons: 2
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What it's about: From the signing of the Treaty of Versailles in 1919 to the hanging docks at Nuremburg in 1947, this uncompromising documentary follows Adolf Hitler’s cunning and ruthless quest to take over Germany, his brainwashing of Germany’s young people, his insane dreams of Jewish genocide, his creation of one of the world’s most feared military forces, and his pursuit of global domination. Including interviews by eye-witnesses of the takeover of France, the invasion at Normandy, the death camps of Auschwitz-Birkenau, the military failure at Stalingrad, and the fall of Berlin, Hitler & The Nazis is the true story of the rise and fall of a hate-fueled and manipulative madman, and those who faithfully followed him

Where to Watch: 5 episodes (83%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video). 5 episodes (83%) are available to rent or buy from $1.99 on 3 services (iTunes, Google Play & YouTube).

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23. The Occult History of the Third Reich

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Year: 1990-2019Seasons: 1
Documentary, History

What it's about: Documents both the influences of alternative belief systems on the Nazi ideology and Hitler's personal philosophy, and the history and development of the ideas and symbols that would be used along with eugenicist racial politics to perpetrate the murder and oppression of millions during World War II.

Where to Watch: 4 episodes (100%) are available to watch free online (Tubi TV). 4 episodes (100%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video).

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24. Sworn to Secrecy: Secrets of War

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Year: 1998-2019Seasons: 9
Documentary

What it's about: Secrets are divulged and stories of espionage, conspiracy, murder, sabotage and greed are uncovered.

Where to Watch: 27 episodes (22%) are available to watch free online (SnagFilms & Tubi TV). 55 episodes (45%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video). 65 episodes (53%) are available to rent or buy from $1.99 on 1 service (Prime Video).

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25. Soviet Storm: WWII in the East

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Year: 2011-2019Rated: TV-PGSeasons: 2
Documentary

What it's about: Soviet Storm is the epic television history of the Second World War’s Eastern Front. Giving an unprecedented Russian perspective on the war’s most decisive and bloody theater.

Where to Watch: 18 episodes (64%) are available to watch free online (SnagFilms). 3 episodes (11%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video). 3 episodes (11%) are available to rent or buy from $1.99 on 1 service (Prime Video).

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26. When We Go to War

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Year: 2015-2019Rated: TV-14Seasons: 1
Drama

What it's about: A historical saga, it tells the story of six young men and women who, in 1914, are full of plans and dreams for the future. Cutting between life at home, Gallipoli and Egypt, this spectacular drama begins in a time of optimism and hope, on the eve of war.

Where to Watch: 6 episodes (100%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video).

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27. WWII's Greatest Raids

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Year: 2014-2019Rated: TV-PGSeasons: 2
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What it's about: WWII’s Greatest Raids is a series that takes you into the heart of an elite band of soldiers in the heat of a key action in their history, and follows them on the mission to show just how these men put their unique combination of skills, training and equipment to the test of combat. We’ll explore just how celebrated outfits such as the U.S. Army Rangers, the British Special Air Service and the Black Devil Brigade have changed the course of a battle, or perhaps even a war, through their courage, daring and commitment.

Where to Watch: 6 episodes (100%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video). 6 episodes (100%) are available to stream on a TV everywhere service (AHC). 6 episodes (100%) are available to rent or buy from $1.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).