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I saw this on tv while living abroad, when it was presented over several nights. The first night was fantastic -- and I recommended it to others on that basis. Unfortunately, the stories as they played out subsequently failed, IMO, to live up to the first couple of hours. Still, there are some strong performances and interesting situations in this series set in Europe around WW2.
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