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Unknown Man 'E' is one of the most mysterious mummies in the World. Over 100 years ago an unidentified mummy was found lying alongside some of the most famous pharaohs in Egyptian history but his face is locked in an eternal scream. What caused this mans haunting expression? Why wasn't he mummified...
The lavish and lengthy production of PBS's The Greeks: Crucible of Civilization is a fitting tribute to the glory of ancient Greece, telling the story of Greek democracy from its first stirrings in 500 B.C. through to the cataclysmic wars that virtually destroyed the empire.It concludes with a fasci...
In the spring of 1945, Adolf Hitler retreated to the Fuhrerbunker located 16 meters below the streets of Berlin, the Russian army was closing in on the German capital and World War II was all but over but even in his last days Hitler refused to accept defeat, he continued to draw inspiration from th...
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The Little Rock Nine were a group of African American students enrolled in Little Rock Central High School in 1957. Their enrollment was followed by the Little Rock Crisis, in which the students were initially prevented from entering the racially segregated school by Orval Faubus, the Governor of Ar...
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Astronaut Edward H.White is shown strolling in space, the first space walk by an American. Several on-board cameras capture outstanding photographic records of this breathtaking spacewalk.Gemini 4 (or Gemini IV) was the second manned space flight in NASA's Project Gemini, occurring in June 1965. It...
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Author Thomas Penn takes an extraordinary journey into the dark and chilling world of the first Tudor, Henry VII. From his victory over Richard III at the Battle of Bosworth, to his secret death and the succession of his son Henry VIII, this programme reveals the ruthless tactics Henry VII used to w...
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On conditions found in Nazi concentration camps in Germany and Belgium by advancing Allied Armies during World War II. Consists primarily of dead and surviving prisoners and of facilities used to kill and torture. Map of Europe shows locations of various camps. At Leipsig Concentration Camp, piles o...
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The Crimean War (October 1853 - February 1856) was a conflict between the Russian Empire and an alliance of the French Empire, the British Empire, the Ottoman Empire. The war was part of a long-running contest between major European powers for influence over territories of the declining Ottoman Empi...
1979. A poor French village priest, Berenger Sauniere (1852-1917) finds some ancient, coded parchments in his church, visits Paris, meets with ecclesiastical authorities and occult groups, and thereafter lives the life of a very wealthy man.The mountain top of Rennes-le-Chateau and of four other adj...
In the spring of 1900, at the tiny rocky island of Antikythera a violent storm drives a group of sponge divers to take shelter, after three days the storm finally subsided and one of the divers decided to try his luck under water, he finds something entirely unexpected. All around him on the seabed...
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Here is a fantastic Time Team Special about Bedlam Hospital, one of the actors who plays a chap called Alexander Cruden is none other than Michael Wisniewski who has been in many TV series and Films. In fact he plays two different roles in this, look out for the prison guard and the guy chained to a...
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James Brown travels back in time to take part in what would be remembered as the "attack of the dead men," the bloody conclusion of the battle of Osowiec in World War I. For nearly a year the fortress on the Russian border with Prussia was besieged by the German army. To commemorate the centenary of...
Dr. Janina Ramirez explores the fall-out of the longest and bloodiest divorce in history, when little England dared to take on the superpower France.EPISODE 3: AGENTS OF GODHenry V has claimed the French crown for his heirs, but to secure it the English must conquer all of France. Potent French resi...
Explore the status of married women in Victorian England. They had no rights to property, earnings, children or even their own bodies - all belonged to the husband, to use as he pleased. Only one woman was exempt - Queen Victoria. Three women dared to break the rules. Their rebellion struck at the h...
Engineering Evil is a History Channel special which examines in great detail the process in which the Nazis carries out the Holocaust. However, this film is unique in its approach as it does not focus solely on the engineering / industrial side but rather the human engineering which took place. It w...
For centuries, Jews have lamented the destruction of their holy city Jerusalem and their temple by the Romans, which they believed was the beginning of their long 2000 years of exile. Exile is not only a religious Jewish belief but for millions of Jewish and non Jewish alike it is a historical fact....
One of the world's greatest authorities on the Middle Ages, Professor Robert Bartlett of St Andrew's University, investigates the intellectual landscape of the medieval world.In the final programme, Power, Professor Bartlett lays bare the brutal framework of the medieval class system. Inequality was...
How does a dictator live? What is daily life like for a monster in power? From when he wakes up to when he sleeps, what goes on in the life of someone who will decide the fate of millions of people? What are the mechanisms that lead an ambitious individual to a spiral of cruelty and excess?Using spe...

Gettysburg

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July of 1863 saw one of the most devastating battles of the American Civil War take place in and around the town of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. Comprising of Union and Confederate forces the battle of Gettysburg, a minor skirmish that started by accident quickly exploded into the deadliest battle ever...
The common thread that joined all great ancient powers was the need to trade. This episode of Secrets of Ancient Empires explains how trade was carried out across continents long before a single road was constructed. Nor was it only raw materials that were common currency,the program reveals how lux...
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An interesting short film that was originally released in 1968 by Bell Telephone Laboratories, The Incredible Machine details the advancements being made in the field of computing and digital technology at the time. Featuring the ‘Graphic 1’ computer system which itself was designed by B...
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In this installment of the Why We Fight propaganda film series, we see the events of Nazi Germany's diplomatic and military acts of international aggression. One by one, we learn of the Nazi's consistently underhanded and relenting violation of every promise of peace and exploitation of their foes's...
Travel to the Bolivian altiplano plateau for the first pre-Inca cultures. We crossed Lake Titicaca, walked through the arid Peruvian coast, we visited the oldest archaeological sites, witness rituals led by shamans and know the looters and grave robbers. Know everything that happened centuries befor...
Christmas Carols - There could be nothing more sweet and sentimental than the sound of traditional carols performed by a velvet-voiced choir at Christmas. Or so you would think. Composer Howard Goodall uncovers the surprising and often secret history of the Christmas carol. Far from being accepted a...
Travel back in time to understand the motivations behind early solutions and inventionsTHE JAPANESEJapan an island group roughly 120 million people strong, is one of the largest economic powers in the world today. In the eyes of history, Japan's economic success happened overnight and yet it didn't...
This inspirational documentary is about a band of courageous civil rights activists calling themselves the Freedom Riders. Gaining impressive access to influential figures on both sides of the issue, it chronicles a chapter of American history that stands as an astonishing testament to the accomplis...
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Tunisian Victory is an Anglo-American propaganda film about the victories in the North Africa Campaign.The film follows both armies from the planning of Operation Torch / Operation Acrobat to the liberation of Tunis. Interspersed in the pure documentary format are the narrative voices of an American...
In 2013 London Underground is 150 years old. The world's first underground railway is spending its anniversary year celebrating its own history. They're sending a steam train back underground, and there's a Royal visit to prepare for. On the tube, history is everywhere - it's down every tunnel, in e...
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Over 4 hours doco. Corporate Empire and the Rise of the National Security State:This documentary is about the foreign policy of the United States. It demonstrates the importance of the political economy, the Mafia principle, propaganda, ideology, violence and force.It documents and explains how the...
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The Bosnian Pyramid of the Sun, with its’ height of 220 meters, it’s much higher than the Great Pyramid of Egypt, which was originally 147. The Bosnian Pyramid of the Moon, 190 meters, also higher than the Keopsove Pyramid. The third, the Bosnian Pyramid of the Dragon, with the other two – the sun a...
Based on the lifetime's work of leading military historian John Keegan and narrated by Walter Cronkite, this wide-ranging series addresses the question of why men fight wars, and how these wars have formed the world we inhabit. Tracing the history of war and civilization over 3,000 years, the series...

Killing Hitler

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A drama-documentary about ‘Operation Foxley’, which was a 1944 British plan to assassinate Adolf Hitler, made by the Special Operations Executive (SOE). Although detailed plans were prepared, no attempt was made to carry out the plan. Historians believe the most likely date for an attempt would have...
Teotihuacan was a pre-Columbian Mesoamerican city located in the Valley of Mexico, 30 miles (48 km) northeast of the current city Mexico, known today as the site of many of the most important Mesoamerican pyramids built in the architecture of pre-Columbian America. Besides the pyramids, Teotihuacan...
Please enjoy and subscribe too. Thanks!Historian Dr Janina Ramirez unlocks the secrets of a centuries-old masterpiece in glass. At 78 feet in height, the famous East Window at York Minster is the largest medieval stained-glass window in the country, and it was the creative vision of a single artist...
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Nearing the end of the 18th Century, the most remarkable kingdom in Europe would face a mighty adversary, the unforeseen power of its own people. Out of this turbulence, one man would rise to inspire and empower the nation, to cast aside a reluctant King and a hated Queen, a new republic would be bo...
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At the beginning of 20th century there were only 2 regions of our planet that were completely undiscovered and Arctic and Antarctic were still unknown and mysterious parts of the globe. Many have tried and many have failed to become the first to reach the end of the world and this documentary is the...
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To the Shores of Iwo Jima was a 1945 Kodachrome color short war film produced by the United States Navy and United States Marine Corps. It documents the Battle of Iwo Jima, and was the first time that American audiences saw in color the footage of the famous flag raising on Iwo Jima.The film follows...
Could it be that Nostradamus, the “go to” prophet of all time, is reaching forward into the 21st century to give us a last warning? Is it already too late? In 1994, Italian journalist Enza Massa was at the Italian National Library in Rome conducting research on old texts, when she stumbled upon an u...