Drain the oceans to reveal the shattered remains of ancient wrecks and the age old stories of epic battles between empires.
Michael travels to South Africa to explore how the lure of riches led Britain into barbaric wars, dividing the country along racial lines with devastating consequences.
Harvey Keitel was born on May 13, 1939 in Brooklyn, New York. His first credited film appearance was in Francis Ford Coppola's Who's That Knocking at My Door (1967). He is known for portraying tough guys and some of Keitel's most famous films include Mean Streets (1973), Taxi Driver (1976), Thelma and Louise (1991), Pulp Fiction (1994), and The Grand Budapest Hotel (2014).
The final act of World War II is its most costly episode. More than 1 million German soldiers die in 1945 alone. Before peace comes in May, liberators and the liberated alike must suffer the unimaginable. The last three months of dictatorship and war bring fanaticism and flight, murder and civil courage, delusion, struggle and collapse. The last rebellion of the murderous regime.
An exclusive insight into the life and times of Aboriginal revolutionary Sam Watson during the violent days of Queensland's Bjelke-Petersen government.
Rob Bell boards the ship that kick started the age of polar exploration, Royal Research Ship Discovery. The world's first purpose-built scientific vessel, her bold journey to the most inhospitable continent on the planet, Antarctica, propelled Robert Falcon Scott and Ernest Shackleton into the ranks of the world's most famous explorers.
A historical drama about the life of the Scottish monarch, Mary Stuart, and her contentious rivalry with her cousin, Elizabeth I. Upon the death of her husband, the King of France, 18-year-old Mary returns to her native Scotland to reclaim her rightful place on the English throne, thereby threatening the reign of Elizabeth I. Both powerful women in a world dominated by men, Mary and Elizabeth vie against each other for love, authority and influence as they each seek to fortify their respective thrones.
In the region of Cairo, there is much evidence of how the floodings of the Nile had a big impact on ancient Egyptian civilisation. Of course they fertilised the Earth, but among other things they also provided water to the canals that were used for the construction of the pyramids. One of these canals has recently been found near Saqqarah, thanks to the use for the first time in Egypt of a LiDar scan.
Michael travels to the Empire's Caribbean capital, Jamaica, to uncover how Britain amassed the wealth to conquer the world. In the mid-17th century, the undisputed global superpower was Spain, which controlled the Americas and Caribbean. But when Oliver Cromwell deposed King Charles I, he sent the first state-sponsored expeditions of conquest to take the parts of the Spanish Empire that were undefended. The first territory to be taken was Jamaica.
Discover the pivotal role China's crafts played in the development of a unique identity that influenced the course of world history.
April 16, 1945. The Red Army begins its Berlin offensive. The generals are willing to incur heavy losses. On the Western Front, the first concentration camps have been liberated by British and US forces. They discovered emaciated prisoners and mounds of corpses. Hundreds of thousands of Wehrmacht soldiers surrender. Churchill doesn't want to leave Berlin to Stalin, but Eisenhower has other concerns. He is afraid of German units forming a national redoubt in the Alps. Hitler finally realizes that the war is a lost cause. Only Goebbels and his family remain in the Fuhrer's bunker. Hitler and his wife Eva Braun commit suicide on April 30. Nor do the Goebbels family survive the downfall. It is left to administrators under Grand Admiral Doenitz to declare unconditional surrender. On May 8, World War II comes to an end in Europe.
Wayne tells the exhilarating story of 1987 World Motorcycle Grand Prix Champion Wayne Gardner's triumphant, improbable journey from a $5 dirt bike to the international summit of his sport.
Take a sweeping look at her majesty the Queen's near 70-year reign, through unreleased interviews, never-before-seen footage and rare photographs.
This documentary catapults viewers back to the late 1950s to tell the story of the nation's first astronauts, known as the Mercury 7.
In northern Egypt, off the coast of Alexandria, the viewer sets off on a journey to discover the incredible stories of two ancient sunken cities at the mouth of the Nile. Underwater and aerial drones will reveal exceptional archaeological sites, whose stories are strictly linked to the astonishing evolution of the river Delta.
Michael visits India, the Jewel in the Crown of Empire. Here he uncovers how the British East India Company built an Empire becoming the world's first multinational corporation, using a private army to subdue this massive country. But how did such a small number of colonists rule over such a vast, diverse area? Original title: Portillo's Empire Journey.
Historian Sam Willis explores the history of Chinese architecture, and how it has evolved for the growing cities and future generations.
This film tells of a largely unknown chapter of the Jewish resistance during the times of National Socialism. The script is based on interviews with contemporary witnesses conducted by director Claus Rafle and his co-author Alejandra Lopez.
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