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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. The Man in the High Castle

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Year: 2015-2020Rated: TV-MASeasons: 4
Drama, Science-Fiction

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

Where to Watch: 39 episodes (98%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video).

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2. The Pacific

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Year: 2010-2020Rated: 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 MAX, 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 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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3. Hunters

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Year: 2020-2020Rated: TV-MASeasons: 1
Drama, Action & Adventure

What it's about: A diverse band of Nazi Hunters living in 1977 New York City discover that hundreds of high ranking Nazi officials are living among us and conspiring to create a Fourth Reich in the U.S. The eclectic team of Hunters set out on a bloody quest to bring the Nazis to justice and thwart their new genocidal plans.

Where to Watch: 10 episodes (100%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video).

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4. Blackadder

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Year: 1983-2020Rated: 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: 2015-2020Rated: 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 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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6. Brideshead Revisited

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Year: 1981-2020Seasons: 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: 10 episodes (91%) are available to watch free online (Tubi). 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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7. The ABC Murders

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Year: 2018-2020Rated: 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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8. Hunting Hitler

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Year: 2015-2020Rated: 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: 26 episodes (96%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video). 26 episodes (96%) are available to stream on a TV everywhere service (History). 25 episodes (93%) are available to rent or buy from $1.99 on 4 services (iTunes, Google Play & 2 others).

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9. Un village français

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Year: 2009-2020Seasons: 7
Documentary, Drama

What it's about: The stories of the people of Villeneuve, a fictional subprefecture, in the Jura, in German–occupied France during the Second World War.

Where to Watch: 72 episodes (85%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video, Hulu & MHz Choice). 72 episodes (85%) are available to rent or buy from $1.99 on 1 service (Prime Video).

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10. The Passing Bells

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Year: 2014-2020Seasons: 1
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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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11. Island at War

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Year: 2004-2020Seasons: 1
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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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12. The Collection

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Year: 2016-2020Rated: 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 4 services (iTunes, Google Play & 2 others).

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13. My Mother and Other Strangers

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Year: 2016-2020Rated: TV-14Seasons: 1
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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 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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14. Soviet Storm: WWII in the East

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Year: 2011-2020Rated: TV-PGSeasons: 2
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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: 27 episodes (96%) are available to watch free online (SnagFilms & Tubi). 11 episodes (39%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video). 11 episodes (39%) are available to rent or buy from $1.99 on 1 service (Prime Video).

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15. The Occult History of the Third Reich

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Year: 1990-2020Seasons: 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). 4 episodes (100%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video).

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16. When We Go to War

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Year: 2015-2020Rated: TV-14Seasons: 1
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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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17. A Fortunate Life

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Year: 1986-2020Rated: 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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18. Long Shadow

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Year: 2014-2020Seasons: 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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19. Sworn to Secrecy: Secrets of War

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Year: 1998-2020Rated: TV-14Seasons: 9
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What it's about: Secrets are divulged and stories of espionage, conspiracy, murder, sabotage and greed are uncovered.

Where to Watch: 12 episodes (10%) are available to watch free online (SnagFilms). 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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20. WWII's Greatest Raids

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Year: 2014-2020Rated: 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 & fuboTV). 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).