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.
Navy SEAL sniper Chris Kyle's pinpoint accuracy saves countless lives on the battlefield and turns him into a legend. Back home to his wife and kids after four tours of duty, however, Chris finds that it is the war he can't leave behind.
This is the true story of the most highly decorated British patrol since the Boer war: an eight man...
Japanese troops round up Chinese and Russian prisoners of war and take them to a place called Squadron 731, where they are grotesquely tortured and experimented on to test new biological weapons.
Army despatch rider Hondo Lane discovers a woman and her son living in the midst of warring Apaches, and he becomes their protector.
An Afghan POW attempts his escape.
A shy and quiet WWII evacuee is housed by a disgruntled old man, but they soon develop a close friendship.
A recounting of the relationship between General Fairfax and Oliver Cromwell, as they try to cope with the consequences of deposing King Charles I.