My Grandparents' War

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    Episode 1 - Helena Bonham Carter

    Helena Bonham Carter relates how her grandfather defied orders by helping Jewish people escape the Holocaust, while her grandmother volunteered as an air raid warden and campaigned for women's rights

    This episode is audio describedThis episode is subtitled47 mins
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    Episode 2 - Mark Rylance

    Actor and peace campaigner Mark Rylance explores the extraordinary World War II story of his grandfather Osmond Skinner, who spent almost four years as a Japanese prisoner of war

    This episode is audio describedGraphic imagesThis episode is subtitled47 mins
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    Episode 3 - Kristin Scott Thomas

    Actor Kristin Scott Thomas uncovers the story of how her grandfather William saved thousands of lives at Dunkirk while serving as a commanding officer in the Royal Navy throughout World War II

    This episode is audio describedDescriptions of war that some viewers may find upsettingThis episode is subtitled47 mins
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    Episode 4 - Carey Mulligan

    Actor Carey Mulligan explores how her grandfather travelled thousands of miles to fight the Japanese in the final months of World War II, and lost his closest friends from a kamikaze attack at sea

    This episode is audio describedDescriptions of war that some viewers may find upsettingThis episode is subtitled47 mins
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