Alfred Krupp almost loses everything just by being himself, but Wilhelm I and Chancellor Bismarck need his guns, as they start to forge a Greater Germany. Alfred decides to build himself a new home or a monument to himself, Villa Hugel as seen in the episode cover.
The British led forces are retreating from Burma. But first they must get to Mandalay and across the Ava Bridge there, all the while keeping the Japanese at bay. The most Gen. Slim and Stilwell can hope for is to get out of the fighting, mostly intact.