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VICE News travels to Nigeria, one of the wealthiest countries in Africa, in order to embed with their army which has recently been ramped up due to it’s fight against the militant Islamist group known as Boko Haram. This group has been wreaking havoc in Northern Nigeria since 2009, using bombi...
Documentary charting the final months of the First World War, which saw the Allies learning to pull together using a co-ordinated command structure and the mass-production of high-tech weapons, while the Germans remained on French soil, believing victory to be inevitable.
Niall Ferguson charts the disintegration of global free trade and democracy in the wake of the first world war,with the corresponding rise of protectionism and totalitarianism in Russia, Germany and Japan - followed in all by racial persecution and subjugation.
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The Islamic State, a hardline Sunni jihadist group that formerly had ties to al Qaeda, has conquered large swathes of Iraq and Syria. Previously known as the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), the group has announced its intention to reestablish the caliphate and has declared its leader, the sh...
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World War II documentary film made for Stateside audiences about life in the Mighty Eighth Air Force in England and in the deadly skies over Europe. Narrated by Clark Gable, who actually flew around five missions in B-17's before heading off to safer locales, the film follows the daily lives of the...
John Pilger's 1983 film about the small nation of Nicaragua and its right to survive investigates the corruption in Central America. In 1979, the Sandinistas won a popular revolution in Nicaragua, putting an end to decades of the corrupt US-backed Somoza dictatorship. They based their reformist ideo...
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Throughout history and across the globe, different countries have always revered their toughest warriors. They've proven themselves time and time again as the best of the best. The Global Warfighters: World of Special Forces documentary explores the history, training, and operations of a variety of...
An American combat hospital mobilized in Iraq faces a daily drama of wartime treatment. Treating patients with life-threatening injuries is always a challenge. Now imagine handling a medical emergency at the height of the Iraq War, beset by heat, sand, and frequent enemy attacks. Film Duration: 54 m...
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When most Americans think of the one producer who has done more to "push the limits" of anti-Christian and anti-patriotic television, the name Norman Lear first comes to mind. Through such TV sitcoms as "Soap" Norman Lear has thrust profanitya and adultery into the living rooms o...
On March 29, 1949, a subcommittee of the Senate Armed ServicesCommitt,ee, consisting of Senators Raymond E. Baldwin (chairman)Estes Kefauver, and Lester 0.Hunt, was appointed to consider SenateResolution 42. This resolution was introduced for the purpose ofsecuring consideration of certain charges w...

Soldier Child

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Since 1990, the people of Northern Uganda have watched in horror as tens of thousands of children have been kidnapped from their homes, marched to Sudan, and then trained as child soldiers in a rebel army.Acholi rebel-leader and religious fanatic Joseph Kony abducts Acholi children indiscriminately,...
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It was a monster of a battle. The Germans had been defeated at Stalingrad and withdrew to the vicinity of Kursk, some 300 miles south of Moscow, where they waited for new equipment for two months. The Soviet forces were getting their intelligence through British sources, who had broken the code of t...
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25 years ago the country of Sudan was on fire and due to the lack of media coverage almost no one knew what was happening, so the fire of genocide spread and burned for more than 15 years, claiming the lives of over 2 million people. Out of the ashes of war, came hope and after watching their parent...
"This Is What Winning Looks Like" is a disturbing new documentary about the ineptitude, drug abuse, sexual misconduct, and corruption of the Afghan security forces as well as the reduced role of US Marines due to the troop withdrawal. In 2006, when troops were sent into Helmand, British command didn...
In the time of sails, investigate the most famous war ship. Nelson's legendary flagship HMS Victory, was launched in 1765 and decommissioned in 1812. They were such brutal battles, with a one in three chance of survival. Film Duration: 44 min
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In this installment of the "Why We Fight" propaganda series, we learn about the country of China and its people. With a brief history of the country, we also learn of why the Japanese wanted to conquer it and felt confident about succeeding. Finally, the history of the war in that theatre...
The deadliest weapon on the battlefield is neither bullet nor gun; it’s the lone sniper. Journey inside the science and psychology behind the greatest shots in military history, through the scope of the world’s most extreme marksmen. Deconstruct the missions, ranging from Vietnam to Iraq...
Con Thien (Tiếng Việt: Cồn Tiên, meaning the “Hill of Angels”), was a United States Marine Corps combat base located near the Vietnamese Demilitarized Zone about 3 km from North Vietnam. It was the site of fierce fighting from February 1967 through February 1968.On 27 February 1967, in r...

Six Day War

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The story of the Arab-Israeli War of 1967, the echoes of which are still heard today in the middle east.In May of that year, Egypt, under President Nasser, blocked the Tiran Straits to Israeli shipping and began to gather huge numbers of troops in the Sinai Peninsula.At the same time King Hussein’s...
Throughout the world are scattered secure bunkers that, for in the event of a nuclear strike or other apocalyptic event, people could hide in. Made of steel and other strong materials these doomsday bunkers are specifically designed for survival in event of emergency. Some are placed right in plain...
US Marine ReconReconnaissance Marines are the eyes and ears of the Marine Corps. The first men on the ground behind enemy lines, they gather intelligence and carry out missions that support the entire Corps. Their motto says it all: Swift, Silent, Deadly.But to earn the name “Recon Marine”, you must...
A fresh appraisal of the Western Front covering the period 1915-17. German storm troopers emerged, artillery became more important than machine guns or tanks and more than 200 generals were killed in action, shattering the myth that many hid behind the lines. The programme reveals there was a succes...
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Panorama investigates claims that as much as $23bn may have been lost, stolen or not properly accounted for in Iraq. When the US goes to war, corporate America goes too. There are contracts for caterers, tanker drivers, security guards and even interrogators, many of them through companies with link...
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In the biggest leak of military secrets in history, WikiLeaks, the whistleblower website, has released 400,000 secret US files detailing every aspect of the war in Iraq, copies of which have been obtained by Al Jazeera. The sheer magnitude of data contain
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Eng subtitles. An interesting documentary on joining the Russian military special forces. Many young men dream of joining Russia"s Special Forces. However, for that to come true, they have to pass a series of incredibly tough endurance tests. There"s no room for failure. The slightest hesi...
 These day’s it seems as though The Middle East is fracturing with Arab uprisings and military interventions taking place all across the region. As a result many civil wars have broken out and we have also seen the rise of many terrorist organisations. Stuck in the middle of all this madn...
A series looking at the six most important German Generals of World War II. Profiling these men, the series continues to pose the question as to why it all happened. Rommel, Canaris, Keitel, Paulus, Udet and Manstein. Six careers caught in the tangle of Nazi political intrigue and ultimate disaster.
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Documentary about the secretive world of private military companies.Included is a unique interview in Kabul's Polecharki jail with the infamous American prisoner Jack Idema - an ex Marine Special Forces soldier who turned rouge.Jack was hunting for Bin Laden in the hope of winning the 2 million doll...

MX -770

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This film is a project status report from 1951 which shows key phases in the research, design, and ongoing development processes related to the MX-770 (aka SM-64) Navaho supersonic intercontinental cruise missile. The film has an emphasis on preliminary analysis, aerodynamics, airframe, guidance, an...
Three-time Emmy winner James Gandolfini returns to HBO with the documentary special Alive Day Memories: Home From Iraq. The documentary about wounded soldiers surveys the physical and emotional cost of war through memories of their “alive day,” the day they narrowly escaped death in Iraq...
In the wake of 911 2001 terrorist attacks, the USA opened a prison camp at Guantanomo Bay. The Hundreds of prisoners believed to be detained there are not afforded prisoner of war status according to the Geneva Convention. They are labelled unlawful combatants, held indefinitely with no right to a l...

Hate Laws

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"Anti-hate," hate crimes legislation now before Congress is touted as a sincere attempt to end violent crimes of prejudice. Yet nearly identical laws in Canada and some European countries have led to a virtual ban of public discussion on certain "taboo" topics. Also, public criti...
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The Other Army documentary that focuses on the struggle of ordinary Pakistanis against terrorism. Over 5,000 members of the Pakistani army have died in combat and 40,000 civilians have died as a consequence of terrorism and the war against it since 2001. Yet this narrative seems to be altogether mis...
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Three months after Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 was violently brought down from the skies over Ukraine, there are still no definitive answers to what caused the tragedy. Civil conflict in the area prevented international experts from conducting a full and thorough investigation. The wreckage should...
Over the course of the vietnam war stealth, bravery, perseverence, and a committment to duty, were the defining attributes of the men with painted faces - the men of the long range recon patrols. They were the first people in. They were the people with the information to give to commanding officers...
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An unprecedented, groundbreaking and voyeuristic look into military reserve life in Israel, this film was shot over a 5 year period in director and reserve soldier Yaniv Berman's life. A soldier in the Israeli army reserves, Alpha Company, Berman had unparalleled access and filmed the soldiers as th...

Soldiers Pay

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Filmmakers Tricia Regan David O Russell and Juan Carlos Zaldivar interview dozens of people about the 2004 Iraq war including soldiers journalists politicians psycholgists and even a two star general that led the Marines to victory in the first Gulf war Soldiers Pay listens to people from all sides...
Private Mike McCabe films intense Taliban attacks on 2nd Battalion, the Princess of Wales's Royal Regiment in 2009 as the platoon comes to terms with new rules of engagement intended to protect civilians. By 2010, the Scots Guards are fighting a battle for hearts and minds, and the cameras capture t...
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A look at the US Navy's biggest submarine, the USS Pennslyvania. USS Pennsylvania is a United States Navy Ohio-class ballistic missile submarine which has been in commission since 1989. The Ohio class is a class of nuclear powered submarines used by the United States Navy. The Navy has 18 Ohio-class...