Exclusive Trailer: History's The World Wars Mini Revisits FDR, Stalin, Hitler, Other 'Titanic' Figures

History will mark Memorial Day this year in a most apropos manner, with the three-night event series The World Wars — and TVLine has an exclusive first look at the trailer.

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Airing on three consecutive evenings — Monday, May 26/Memorial Day, Tuesday, May 27 and Wednesday, May 28, each night starting at 9/8c — The World Wars revisits three decades of global conflict, spanning 1914 to 1945, as told through the eyes of Franklin D. Roosevelt, Adolf Hitler, George S. Patton, Benito Mussolini, Winston Churchill and other “titanic figures of the 20th century,” director John Ealer says in the video below.

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Presented by the team that developed History’s Emmy-winning The Men Who Built America, using state-of-the-art CGI, dramatized scenes and contemporary contributors such as Senator John McCain, General Colin Powell, Leon Panetta, Italian Prime Minister Mario Monti and British Prime Minister John Major, The World Wars is narrated by Jeremy Renner (The Hurt Locker).

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