A Dutch intelligence officer recruits an allied woman to act as liaison with dashing Resistance leader 'The Scarf' for a British attack on Arnhem.
World War Two: 1945 & the Wheelchair President: World War Two: 1945 & the Wheelchair President is a documentary presented by David Reynolds. He takes a look at the leadership of American president Franklin Roosevelt during the Second World War.
Sgt. Sullivan puts together a group of Italian-Americans into disguise as Italian soldiers in order...
World War II Spy School: Before there was the CIA, there was the OSS, a top-secret spy agency hatched by Roosevelt and Churchill in the darkest hours of World War II. The goal: help Britain get back into occupied territory by building an army of highly trained super spies. Discover the origins of modern espionage at Camp X, the first secret agent training school in North America, and pore over the manual that served as its bible. Through declassified items and firsthand accounts, we reveal the untold stories behind the covert war in history's largest conflict.
The Last Blood: In the final days of the Vietnam War an unhinged American Captain (Antonio Marsina "Leathernecks") sends his Green Berets on high-risk missions behind the lines. Sgt. Maggio (Giancarlo Prete "The Assisi Underground") doesnt take kindly to his commanders attitude towards his men when his friend dies because of the Captains blundering they get in a fight and Maggio winds up en route to the stockade.
The Crater: A Vietnam War Story: The Crater tells the story of the 1968 battles of Coral and Balmoral through the eyes of a few of the men who fought in them, and the psychological scars they have been wearing ever since.
How World War II affected the lives of a German family and an American family, both of whom had sons and fathers fighting in the war.
The true story of Calvin Graham who at the age of twelve, but looking quite a lot older, succeeded in joining the navy during World War II...
The Lancaster Britains Flying Past: John Sergeant finds out more about the Avro Lancaster bomber which was at the centre of nearly every important British aeronautical mission of the Second World War. The shoe also brings together seven former crewmen, who remember being in cramped conditions at heights of 20,000ft for hours at a time, where the temperature often fell to around minus 40C.
Michael Ransom's Vietnam squad leader, Vic Jenkins, is captured by terrorists demanding ten million...
In 1942, a cargo ship jammed with British evacuees from Singapore is sunk by a Japanese sub. A small lifeboat carries a beautiful woman...
A young woman marries Prince George but it's far from a love match. Then she falls for a Swedish Count.
An Australian man travels to Turkey after the Battle of Gallipoli to try and locate his three missing sons.
In My Lifetime: A Presentation of the Nuclear World Project: IN MY LIFETIME thoughtfully and thoroughly examines the 68-year history of nuclear weapons â€” the most destructive force ever invented.
A journalist interviews an old woman who was forced into prostitution, just like many other Japanese women working in Asia outside of Japan during the first half of the 20th century. She worked in a Malaysian brothel called Sandakan 8.
A 'Land Girl', an American GI, and a British soldier find themselves together in a small Kent town on the road to Canterbury...
Churchill: 100 Days That Saved Britain: Churchill: 100 Days That Saved Britain brings to life letters, diaries, speeches and personal testimony to depict the months of May, June and July 1940. This was a period when France was collapsing, the Nazis had the Allies on the run, the British Army was being defeated at Dunkirk, and - at any moment - Britain faced invasion by Hitlerâ€™s troops.
Claude Lanzmann directed this 9 1/2 hour documentary of the Holocaust without using a single frame of archive footage...
The wife of a photojournalist sets out to discover why he came home from a recent assignment without his colleague.
December, 1941. With no hope of relief or re-supply, a small band of United States Marines try to keep the Japanese Navy from capturing their island base.
Master explorer Dirk Pitt goes on the adventure of a lifetime of seeking out a lost Civil War battleship known as the "Ship of Death" in the deserts of West Africa while helping a WHO doctor being hounded by a ruthless dictator.
An unconventional retelling of the life of William Walker, a 19th century American mercenary leader who became the president of Nicaragua.
During World War II, mathematician Alan Turing tries to crack the enigma code with help from fellow mathematicians.
After a near-fatal plane crash in WWII, Olympian Louis Zamperini spends a harrowing 47 days in a raft with two fellow crewmen before he's caught by the Japanese navy and sent to a prisoner-of-war camp.