The series is told through the eyes of the powerful men who held the fate of humankind in their hands — men like Roosevelt, Hitler, Patton, Mussolini, Churchill, Tojo, DeGaulle and MacArthur. The series examines the two wars as one contiguous timeline starting in 1914 and continuing to 1945 with these unique individuals coming of age on the battlefield before ultimately making some of the toughest decision in the history of mankind. The stories are told through the original style History and Stephen David Entertainment developed on the Emmy Award-winning "The Men Who Built America" using state of the art CGI, dramatic scenes and contributors like General Colin Powell, Leon Panetta, Italian Prime Minister Mario Monti, Senator John McCain and British Prime Minister John Major.
"World Wars" is produced by Stephen David Productions for History and H2. Russell McCarroll, Paul Cabana and Christian Murphy are executive producers for History. Stephen David serves as executive producer for Stephen David Productions.