Finding the Fallen
Season 2
Combining history and archaeology, Finding the Fallen follows a team of “trench detectives” as they trace artifacts and personal possessions found on Europe’s battlefields back to the soldiers who once owned them. Among the moving stories this season: evidence of the WWI cavalry charge that decimated a Canadian unit, and the discovery of a German hostage’s diary.
Episodes
Ep 1
Barnardo Boy
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Ep 2
Man & Horse
Watch April 28, 11:00pm
Ep 3
Secret Trench
Watch May 1, 6:00pm
Ep 4
Codename "Tank"
Watch May 8, 6:00pm
Ep 5
Buried Alive
Watch May 15, 6:00pm
Ep 6
The Rings
Watch May 22, 6:00pm
Ep 7
Silent Witness
Watch May 29, 6:00pm
Ep 8
Highland Warrior
Watch June 5, 6:00pm
Barnardo Boy
The team begin a search for the tight-knit band of brothers who fought at "Hill 70", revealing the name of a Canadian soldier who lead the group into battle. (1 of 8)
Man & Horse
The team discover evidence of a desperate act of bravery that stopped the German advance in 1918, but decimated the ranks of a Canadian cavalry unit. (2 of 8)
Additional Broadcast Dates:
Fri Apr 28, 11:00pm
Sat Apr 29, 2:00pm
Sun Apr 30, 6:00pm
Secret Trench
A mystery is uncovered in a once beautiful Belgian village that played a critical role in the final days of the First World War. (3 of 8)
Additional Broadcast Dates:
Mon May 1, 6:00pm
Mon May 1, 10:00pm
Fri May 5, 11:00pm
Sat May 6, 2:00pm
Sun May 7, 6:00pm
Codename "Tank"
The Trench Detectives discover the shattered remnants of a tank and trace its identity, from birth to death in battle. (4 of 8)
Additional Broadcast Dates:
Mon May 8, 6:00pm
Mon May 8, 10:00pm
Fri May 12, 11:00pm
Sat May 13, 2:00pm
Sun May 14, 6:00pm
Buried Alive
In 1916, Canadian soldiers suffered more than 24,000 casualities when they were tasked with assaulting the German position known as the Regina Trench. The Trench Detectives excavate it and discover a treasure trove of artifacts. (5 of 8)
Additional Broadcast Dates:
Mon May 15, 6:00pm
Mon May 15, 10:00pm
Fri May 19, 11:00pm
Sat May 20, 2:00pm
Sun May 21, 6:00pm
The Rings
During World War I, many of the dead were lost or simply dumped into shallow graves. The Trench Detectives attempt to identify a body buried with care on a battlefield where tens of thousands of soldiers died in 1915. (6 of 8)
Additional Broadcast Dates:
Mon May 22, 6:00pm
Mon May 22, 10:00pm
Fri May 26, 11:00pm
Sat May 27, 2:00pm
Sun May 28, 6:05pm
Silent Witness
The Trench Detectives discover the diary of a French nobleman whose hunting lodge was taken over by German forces during World War I. (7 of 8)
Additional Broadcast Dates:
Mon May 29, 6:00pm
Mon May 29, 10:00pm
Fri Jun 2, 11:00pm
Sat Jun 3, 2:00pm
Sun Jun 4, 6:05pm
Highland Warrior
September 1915 saw the first massive Allied attack on the German positions in Belgium. The Trench Detectives attempt to identify the remains of one of those soldiers lost in battle. (8 of 8)
Additional Broadcast Dates:
Mon Jun 5, 6:00pm
Mon Jun 5, 10:00pm
Fri Jun 9, 11:00pm
Sat Jun 10, 2:00pm
Sun Jun 11, 6:05pm