The World War II drama has begun filming a second season, following up after a long hiatus. The second season will continue to follow the lives of ordinary people under the extraordinary circumstances of war, with some new and old characters.
In the season finale of World on Fire, Robina tries to come to an understanding with Harry and Lois, Lois considers an offer from Vernon, Harry parachutes into danger, and Nancy tries to help Webster in Paris.
Kasia is driven to ever more drastic actions by her experience of cruelty in occupied Warsaw, while Harry's leadership is tested as his unit engages in combat in Belgium and Douglas struggles to help his children back in England.
Nancy begins digging into nefarious Nazi programs while Tom engages with a German warship in the south Atlantic. Harry and Lois meet again at Harry's infantry base. Robina tries to make Jan happy in a foreign country.
Lois tries to determine her future after Harry returns to England with a Polish boy in tow, while Harry's prospects become more uncertain. Kasia fights to survive through enormous loss in Warsaw, and Nancy tries to get information through German censorship.
A British translator falls in love with a Polish waitress in Warsaw despite a girlfriend back home, while World War II looms. The waitress's father and brother go to defend Danzig, and an American journalist warns that Germany is about to invade Poland.
April, 1945—75 years ago—saw major events in the ending of World War II in Europe, from the deaths of three of the most prominent antagonists of the era to the meeting of American and Soviet troops in Germany and an early beginning of the UN.