My Grandparents War – 12 February 2021 – 12/2/2021 – Friday – SBS

Kristin Scott Thomas’s grandfather William served as a Commanding officer in the Royal Navy throughout WWII. He survived some of the most devastating battles, from Dunkirk to D-Day, but never spoke about his experiences. For the first time, Kristin uncovers how he saved thousands at Dunkirk and endured the horrors of the Russian Artic convoys. Kristin’s journey of discovery is packed with revelation and emotion as she meets the families of people her grandfather saved and veterans who served alongside him. Kristin unearths a lost chapter of her family history and reclaims a missing medal.

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About My Grandparents War

To commemorate the 80th anniversary of the start of World War II, celebrated actors explore their grandparents’ extraordinary wartime stories.

This show is broadcast on SBS.

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About the SBS

The SBS is an Australian free-to-air commercial network, and is one of the five main free-to-air television networks in Australia.

The five main Australian free-to-air commercial networks are:

  • Seven Network
  • Nine Network
  • Network Ten
  • SBS (Special Broadcasting Services)
  • ABC (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

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