Is the epic stories from the Second World War’s biggest and bloodiest theatre, told from an unprecedented Russian perspective. 10 episodes explore some of the most devastating battles of the war. The Nazi-Soviet war was a conflict of staggering scale and savagery. Four out of five German soldiers killed in World War Two died on the Eastern Front. The Red Army suffered ten times as many dead as the Western Allies combined. The total dead on all sides was more than 30 million, most of them civilians. The war was seen by both sides as a struggle for existence. It meant that both Hitler and Stalin were prepared to accept losses on any scale in the pursuit of victory.