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Japanese history, economy and industry
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Japanese history, economy and industry

Clip from Spirited Away (Sen To Chihiro No Kamikakushi)
Chihiro's father makes reference to the "abandoned theme parks" built in the 1990s after they stumble into the new world. Hayao Miyazaki's films make continued reference to ...

Chihiro's father makes reference to the "abandoned theme parks" built in the 1990s after they stumble into the new world. Hayao Miyazaki's films make continued reference to the destruction of the environment through human interference and industry.

Saying goodbye, rites of passage and history
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Saying goodbye, rites of passage and history

Clip from The Indian In The Cupboard
Boohoo Boone asks Omri what will happen when they return home, hoping they will have moved forward in time. Little Bear tells Omri and Patrick about the traditional rite of ...

Boohoo Boone asks Omri what will happen when they return home, hoping they will have moved forward in time. Little Bear tells Omri and Patrick about the traditional rite of passage in Iroquois culture and of the concept of harmony with the world. Before leaving, Little Bear asks Omri of the plight of the Onondaga people, and Omri tells him the truth. The Onondaga are great, but it is not always great for their people.

Calwell secures displaced Europeans as workers
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Calwell secures displaced Europeans as workers

Clip from Immigration Nation: The Secret History Of Us
Arthur Calwell secretly secures displaced Europeans for migration to build Australian infrastructure.

Arthur Calwell secretly secures displaced Europeans for migration to build Australian infrastructure.

Calwell orders O'Keefe family's deportation
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Calwell orders O'Keefe family's deportation

Clip from Immigration Nation: The Secret History Of Us
Arthur Calwell orders deportation of Asian wartime refugees but Indonesian O'Keefe family resists.

Arthur Calwell orders deportation of Asian wartime refugees but Indonesian O'Keefe family resists.

American history, massacres and remorse
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American history, massacres and remorse

Clip from The Indian In The Cupboard
Omri and Patrick discover the cupboard is missing. Omri returns the rat ball in exchange for the cupboard, but the key is gone. Boohoo Boone argues for their future, saying ...

Omri and Patrick discover the cupboard is missing. Omri returns the rat ball in exchange for the cupboard, but the key is gone. Boohoo Boone argues for their future, saying Little Bear needs a family and that it's the dawn of a new century in his town. That night, Omri, Patrick, Little Bear and Booho Boone watch television. Little Bear becomes distressed during a program showing the massacre of Native Americans. Little Bear cares for Boohoo Boone regardless.

Child miners in the Industrial Revolution
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Child miners in the Industrial Revolution

Clip from The Worst Jobs In History
Tony Robinson goes underground in Wales to see how hurriers, the children who worked in coal mines, fared during the Industrial Revolution.

Tony Robinson goes underground in Wales to see how hurriers, the children who worked in coal mines, fared during the Industrial Revolution.

Nicholas II appeases revolutionaries
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Nicholas II appeases revolutionaries

Clip from Empire Of The Tsars: Romanov Russia
Nicholas II appeases revolutionaries with a Duma before reverting to autocracy.

Nicholas II appeases revolutionaries with a Duma before reverting to autocracy.

Hughes obstructs racial equality clause
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Hughes obstructs racial equality clause

Clip from Immigration Nation: The Secret History Of Us
Billy Hughes obstructs racial equality clause at Treaty of Versailles to protect White Australia policy.

Billy Hughes obstructs racial equality clause at Treaty of Versailles to protect White Australia policy.

The deportation of five-year-old from Australia
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The deportation of five-year-old from Australia

Clip from Immigration Nation: The Secret History Of Us
Charles Perkins takes action to prevent fiveyearold Nancy Prasad's deportation to Fiji in 1965.

Charles Perkins takes action to prevent fiveyearold Nancy Prasad's deportation to Fiji in 1965.

Peel Island's leper colony
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Peel Island's leper colony

Clip from Coast Australia
Neil Oliver visits Peel Island in Moreton Bay, where historian Thom Blake describes the colony where leprosy sufferers were quarantined from 1907 to 1959.

Neil Oliver visits Peel Island in Moreton Bay, where historian Thom Blake describes the colony where leprosy sufferers were quarantined from 1907 to 1959.

Nicholas II abdicates after food shortage
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Nicholas II abdicates after food shortage

Clip from Empire Of The Tsars: Romanov Russia
Nicholas II abdicates after food shortage protests and ahead of impending October Revolution.

Nicholas II abdicates after food shortage protests and ahead of impending October Revolution.

Peel Island's leper colony
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Peel Island's leper colony

Clip from Coast Australia
Neil Oliver visits Peel Island in Moreton Bay, where historian Thom Blake describes the colony where leprosy sufferers were quarantined from 1907 to 1959.

Neil Oliver visits Peel Island in Moreton Bay, where historian Thom Blake describes the colony where leprosy sufferers were quarantined from 1907 to 1959.

Dictation test excludes non-white migrants
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Dictation test excludes non-white migrants

Clip from Immigration Nation: The Secret History Of Us
Australia's first parliament introduces dictation test to exclude nonwhite immigration to Australia.

Australia's first parliament introduces dictation test to exclude nonwhite immigration to Australia.

Fraser overturns White Australia policy
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Fraser overturns White Australia policy

Clip from Immigration Nation: The Secret History Of Us
Malcolm Fraser overturns White Australia policy by accepting Vietnamese refugees to Australia.

Malcolm Fraser overturns White Australia policy by accepting Vietnamese refugees to Australia.

Calwell orders O'Keefe family's deportation
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Calwell orders O'Keefe family's deportation

Clip from Immigration Nation: The Secret History Of Us
Arthur Calwell orders deportation of Asian wartime refugees but Indonesian O'Keefe family resists.

Arthur Calwell orders deportation of Asian wartime refugees but Indonesian O'Keefe family resists.

Omri meets Little Bear of the Iroquois people
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Omri meets Little Bear of the Iroquois people

Clip from The Indian In The Cupboard
After much trepidation, Omri and Little Bear begin to trust each other. Little bear tells Omri he is an Onondaga man of the Iroquois people from 1761, and he knows English ...

After much trepidation, Omri and Little Bear begin to trust each other. Little bear tells Omri he is an Onondaga man of the Iroquois people from 1761, and he knows English because the British used his people to fight the French. Realising the power the key and cupboard hold, Omri transforms a plastic tepee for Little Bear. Little Bear accepts the shelter, although not common to his clan. Omri decides to transform a selection of toys but quickly sees the dangers of being careless.

Carl Hagenbeck's human zoos
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Carl Hagenbeck's human zoos

Clip from Trapped In A Human Zoo
Archival footage reveals the human zoos of the 19th century, where indigenous people from around the world were transported to Europe and put on display.

Archival footage reveals the human zoos of the 19th century, where indigenous people from around the world were transported to Europe and put on display.

Caroline Chisholm's employment agency
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Caroline Chisholm's employment agency

Clip from Australia: The Story of Us
A dramatisation of Caroline Chisholm establishing an agency to place young women in homes and changing the social landscape of colonial Australia.

A dramatisation of Caroline Chisholm establishing an agency to place young women in homes and changing the social landscape of colonial Australia.

Tsar's response to Revolution of 1905
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Tsar's response to Revolution of 1905

Clip from Empire Of The Tsars: Romanov Russia
Nicholas II appeases revolutionaries with a Duma before reverting to autocracy.

Nicholas II appeases revolutionaries with a Duma before reverting to autocracy.

The Eureka Rebellion in 1854
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The Eureka Rebellion in 1854

Clip from Australia: The Story of Us
A dramatisation of the conditions that led to the Eureka Rebellion in Ballarat, with conflicts over mining licences in 1854.

A dramatisation of the conditions that led to the Eureka Rebellion in Ballarat, with conflicts over mining licences in 1854.

Stanley Yelnats is sent to Camp Green Lake
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Stanley Yelnats is sent to Camp Green Lake

Clip from Holes
A dry and desperate desert environment is shown in the opening sequence, while the conservation of water and allusions to slavery in America are reoccurring themes. In the ...

A dry and desperate desert environment is shown in the opening sequence, while the conservation of water and allusions to slavery in America are reoccurring themes. In the city, Stanley Yelnats is busted by police for "stealing shoes", tried in court and sent the Camp Green Lake. The family curse is blamed for Stanley's misfortune. At camp, Stanley Yelnats meets Mr Sir.

Nazis vie for the Caucasus oil reserves
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Nazis vie for the Caucasus oil reserves

Clip from As It Happened
On 28 June 1942, the German army set out to conquer Russia in a split campaign - one aimed at Stalingrad and the other focusing on the capture of the rich Caucasus oil fields.

On 28 June 1942, the German army set out to conquer Russia in a split campaign - one aimed at Stalingrad and the other focusing on the capture of the rich Caucasus oil fields.

Life and displacement
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Life and displacement

Clip from The Indian In The Cupboard
Omri hears his brother's rat, discovering the missing key as he searches under the floorboards. Little Bear volunteers to retrieve the key and brave the escaped rat. Upon ...

Omri hears his brother's rat, discovering the missing key as he searches under the floorboards. Little Bear volunteers to retrieve the key and brave the escaped rat. Upon retrieval, Omri sends for Tommy the WWI medic. While Tommy treats Boohoo's wound, Omri realises it's time to let Little Bear and Boohoo Boone return home. Before returning them, Omri tries to transform a wife for Little Bear, but Little Bear refuses to let Omri displace her from her family and clan.

Howl's Moving Castle explores war and the industrial revolution
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Howl's Moving Castle explores war and the industrial revolution

Clip from Howl's Moving Castle
A steam train billowing smoke passes by as Sophie is seen working late sowing hats. While the other girls in the hat shop share their infatuation for the mysterious Howl, ...

A steam train billowing smoke passes by as Sophie is seen working late sowing hats. While the other girls in the hat shop share their infatuation for the mysterious Howl, Sophie continues her work unfazed by his sudden appearance. The themes of conflict and industry and is presented by the reoccurrence of warplanes and patriotism. The film was made during the US invasion of Iraq in 2003, of which Hayao Miyazaki was quite outspoken.

Three brothers killed at Passchendaele
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Three brothers killed at Passchendaele

Clip from Not Forgotten
The ancestors of the three Seabrook brothers killed at Passchendaele discuss the enduring impact of their deaths on the Australian family.

The ancestors of the three Seabrook brothers killed at Passchendaele discuss the enduring impact of their deaths on the Australian family.

Convict James Porter's escape from penal colony
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Convict James Porter's escape from penal colony

Clip from Australia: The Story of Us
A dramatisation of James Porter and his gang's escape from Macquarie Harbour prison in 1834.

A dramatisation of James Porter and his gang's escape from Macquarie Harbour prison in 1834.

Royal rivalries embroiled in lead up to war
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Royal rivalries embroiled in lead up to war

Clip from Royal Cousins At War
The rivalries between cousins Wilhelm II, George V and Nicholas II come to a head upon the assassination of Franz Ferdinand.

The rivalries between cousins Wilhelm II, George V and Nicholas II come to a head upon the assassination of Franz Ferdinand.

Germany's invasion of Belgium brings UK into war
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Germany's invasion of Belgium brings UK into war

Clip from Tony Robinson's World War 1
The UK declares war on Germany when it invades neutral Belgium, Britain's ally, on its way to attack France.

The UK declares war on Germany when it invades neutral Belgium, Britain's ally, on its way to attack France.

James Esmond's Ballarat gold discovery
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James Esmond's Ballarat gold discovery

Clip from Australia: The Story of Us
A dramatisation of James Esmond discovering 27kg of gold in what became Ballarat in 1851, prompting a gold rush and the growth of Melbourne as a wealthy city.

A dramatisation of James Esmond discovering 27kg of gold in what became Ballarat in 1851, prompting a gold rush and the growth of Melbourne as a wealthy city.

Horse thief John Foley saves Adelaide
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Horse thief John Foley saves Adelaide

Clip from Australia: The Story of Us
A dramatisation of convict John Foley droving cattle to Adelaide amid a food shortage in 1987.

A dramatisation of convict John Foley droving cattle to Adelaide amid a food shortage in 1987.

History's Verdict
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History's Verdict Churchill

Season 1 Episode 4 The History Channel October 23, 2012
Explore this complex, fascinating and iconic figure, his overall contribution to the most significant armed victory of all time, and his importance to history, and the present ...

Explore this complex, fascinating and iconic figure, his overall contribution to the most significant armed victory of all time, and his importance to history, and the present world.

World War 2: The Complete History
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World War 2: The Complete History The World Shall Hold It's Breath

Season 1 Episode 6 The History Channel May 29, 2014
As 1940 drew to a close the conflict was spreading. Disasters were continuing to unfold around the Italian war effort. The invasion of Greece had turned to catastrophe as the ...

As 1940 drew to a close the conflict was spreading. Disasters were continuing to unfold around the Italian war effort. The invasion of Greece had turned to catastrophe as the Italians were driven back into the hills of Albania. In North Africa the British Army drove the Italians deeper into retreat. These failures had begun to draw Germany further into the south to rescue its Axis comrade. At the same time another front had opened up in North Africa; Erwin Rommel and his North Afrika Korps stepped up to take their place in history.

History of Warfare
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History of Warfare The Norman Conquests

Season 1 Episode 30 The History Channel July 23, 2017
In newly conquered England, the years which followed the Battle of Hastings were marked by violent turmoil. King William eventually responded to the constant uprisings of the ...

In newly conquered England, the years which followed the Battle of Hastings were marked by violent turmoil. King William eventually responded to the constant uprisings of the Anglo-Saxon people by laying waste to the north of England. This is a the story of a brutal period in English history, a time which saw the introduction of feudalism, a proliferation of Norman churches and castles and the completion of the remarkable Domesday book.

History's Verdict
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History's Verdict De Gaulle

Season 1 Episode 10 The History Channel September 10, 2014
In 1940 he fought against, but could not prevent, the greatest humiliation in the history of the France he loved so dearly. How did Charles De Gaulle recover from this? How ...

In 1940 he fought against, but could not prevent, the greatest humiliation in the history of the France he loved so dearly. How did Charles De Gaulle recover from this? How did he preserve the spirit of France and then help liberate his nation? How did he then go on to lead it as its most important political figure since his fellow general, Napoleon?

World War 2: The Complete History
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World War 2: The Complete History The Presence of History

Season 1 Episode 13 The History Channel June 9, 2014
Even after the triumph of VE Day, there still remained a war to be fought. The final act of this war was played out in the skies above Japan. A new US President, Harry Truman, ...

Even after the triumph of VE Day, there still remained a war to be fought. The final act of this war was played out in the skies above Japan. A new US President, Harry Truman, took the devastating decision to deploy a new weapon against the forces of Japan. The atomic bomb was dropped on Hiroshima and Nagasaki and the dreams of Imperial Japan were ended at a stroke.

JFK 50: Eyewitness To History
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JFK 50: Eyewitness To History

The History Channel November 22, 2013
To mark the 50th anniversary of the assassination of President Kennedy in Dallas, The Dallas Morning News brings a captivating documentary featuring 28 eyewitnesses. Never ...

To mark the 50th anniversary of the assassination of President Kennedy in Dallas, The Dallas Morning News brings a captivating documentary featuring 28 eyewitnesses. Never before has this collection of key individuals been gathered to tell their personal stories and roles they played in history.

Fortress Australia
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Fortress Australia

The History Channel October 8, 2010
The paranoid and murky world of atomic espionage behind one of the most astonishing untold chapters in Australian history; the quest by successive governments to fortify the ...

The paranoid and murky world of atomic espionage behind one of the most astonishing untold chapters in Australian history; the quest by successive governments to fortify the nation with atomic weapons.

9/11: The Days After
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9/11: The Days After

The History Channel September 11, 2011
A powerful and unflinchingly honest look at what happened after the 9/11 tragedy - a chronicle of life in a changed world.

A powerful and unflinchingly honest look at what happened after the 9/11 tragedy - a chronicle of life in a changed world.

The Nazi Gospels
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The Nazi Gospels

The History Channel April 17, 2013
Examine the roots of Nazi ideology, and how the Third Reich used twisted versions of history and religion to bolster its power and help drive Germany towards war and genocide.

Examine the roots of Nazi ideology, and how the Third Reich used twisted versions of history and religion to bolster its power and help drive Germany towards war and genocide.

History's Verdict
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History's Verdict MacArthur

Season 1 Episode 11 The History Channel September 8, 2014
He was a US Army general who was also the only ever Field Marshal of the Philippine Army and this symbolises MacArthur's visionary belief that Asia would dominate the future ...

He was a US Army general who was also the only ever Field Marshal of the Philippine Army and this symbolises MacArthur's visionary belief that Asia would dominate the future of the world. How did he turn initial disasters in the Pacific War against Japan to a famous comeback that would make him a national hero?

World War 2: The Complete History
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World War 2: The Complete History The Day of Infamy

Season 1 Episode 7 The History Channel June 1, 2014
This episode begins in Russia, with Stalin's army fighting to defend Moscow. Hitler believed his enemies beneath contempt as both communists and as Slavic people. He intended ...

This episode begins in Russia, with Stalin's army fighting to defend Moscow. Hitler believed his enemies beneath contempt as both communists and as Slavic people. He intended to obliterate them; for this conflict the end would only come at the expense of the total destruction of one side or the other.

World War 2: The Complete History
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World War 2: The Complete History Time of Legend

Season 1 Episode 5 The History Channel May 29, 2014
In this episode, we look at the impact of the Battle of Britain. Hitler's aim was total air supremacy, to negate British Naval power and enable the German army to cross the ...

In this episode, we look at the impact of the Battle of Britain. Hitler's aim was total air supremacy, to negate British Naval power and enable the German army to cross the Channel and invade Britain. But the battle proved to be more complex.

The American Future: A History By Simon Schama
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The American Future: A History By Simon Schama American War

Season 1 Episode 2 ABC June 3, 2010
Turning to fascinating moments in American history to understand the present, Simon Schama reveals how the American attitude to war is different from what outsiders assume it ...

Turning to fascinating moments in American history to understand the present, Simon Schama reveals how the American attitude to war is different from what outsiders assume it to be. "The world has got in the habit of thinking of America as the tough-guy empire; trigger-happy cowboys addicted to the rush of military power. But that's not the way America sees itself," he says.

History's Verdict
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History's Verdict Patton

Season 1 Episode 9 The History Channel September 7, 2014
He remains the most famous Allied general of the Second World War thanks to George C Scott's unforgettable performance in the Oscar winning movie. But our remarkable ...

He remains the most famous Allied general of the Second World War thanks to George C Scott's unforgettable performance in the Oscar winning movie. But our remarkable documentary reveals there was vastly more to Patton than his so-called lust for glory.

History's Verdict
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History's Verdict Eisenhower

Season 1 Episode 13 The History Channel September 11, 2014
Ike's public image is frequently overshadowed by more attention-grabbing colleagues. Cases in point: General Patton, his World War II subordinate; and JFK, his successor as ...

Ike's public image is frequently overshadowed by more attention-grabbing colleagues. Cases in point: General Patton, his World War II subordinate; and JFK, his successor as President of the United States of America. But we reveal that there is far more to Ike than the myth of his being an uncharismatic conservative in everything he did.

World War 2: The Complete History
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World War 2: The Complete History The Beginning of the End

Season 1 Episode 10 The History Channel June 4, 2014
In this episode, we see how across the world the forces of the Axis were in retreat. In the sands of the desert Rommel had been overwhelmed by the Allies and driven out of ...

In this episode, we see how across the world the forces of the Axis were in retreat. In the sands of the desert Rommel had been overwhelmed by the Allies and driven out of Africa. A new legend was born in the shape of Bernard Montgomery.

The American Future: A History By Simon Schama
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The American Future: A History By Simon Schama What is an American?

Season 1 Episode 4 ABC June 17, 2010
Historian Simon Schama looks at the bitter conflict over immigration in American history. Who should be allowed to enter America and call themselves an American has always ...

Historian Simon Schama looks at the bitter conflict over immigration in American history. Who should be allowed to enter America and call themselves an American has always been one of the nation's most divisive issues. It continued to be so at the 2008 election. He traces the roots of this conflict to the founding of America.

World War 2: The Complete History
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World War 2: The Complete History The War that Wasn't

Season 1 Episode 3 The History Channel May 26, 2014
The time that followed the destruction of Poland came to be known as the Phoney War, a period were neither side wanted to engage the other. Both armies used the time to ...

The time that followed the destruction of Poland came to be known as the Phoney War, a period were neither side wanted to engage the other. Both armies used the time to fortify their positions and many, on both sides, hoped that the war might simply go away if neither side upset the other.

History's Verdict
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History's Verdict Rommel

Season 1 Episode 12 The History Channel September 9, 2014
Erwin Rommel has achieved almost legendary status as the German Field Marshall of World War II. He is now known as the desert fox mainly because of his cunning ability to ...

Erwin Rommel has achieved almost legendary status as the German Field Marshall of World War II. He is now known as the desert fox mainly because of his cunning ability to outwit and outmanoeuvre his allied enemies. This is a truly remarkable achievement, given the hatred for Nazism and all things Nazi in the wake of World War II. But History's Verdict asks if this is a deserving accolade?

World War 2: The Complete History
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World War 2: The Complete History The End of the Beginning

Season 1 Episode 9 The History Channel June 3, 2014
As the conflict continued, countries in all corners of the globe became deeply entangled in their own theatres of war. In the desert the Afrika Korps seemed certain of their ...

As the conflict continued, countries in all corners of the globe became deeply entangled in their own theatres of war. In the desert the Afrika Korps seemed certain of their successful capture of Egypt. But yet another change of British commander saw the arrival of a man who created his own desert legend, a legend to match Rommel.

World War 2: The Complete History
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World War 2: The Complete History Unconditional Surrender

Season 1 Episode 12 The History Channel June 8, 2014
If any of those involved in the war doubted what all the fighting had been for then the last months of conflict would show them. As soldiers entered the territory of the Third ...

If any of those involved in the war doubted what all the fighting had been for then the last months of conflict would show them. As soldiers entered the territory of the Third Reich conclusive proof of the evils of Nazism was found as the death and concentration camps were uncovered.

Fatherland
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Fatherland

The History Channel May 9, 2011
Fatherland is an intimate documentary exploring an unresolved relationship between a father who served as a soldier in Hitler's army and a son who fled his country, his family ...

Fatherland is an intimate documentary exploring an unresolved relationship between a father who served as a soldier in Hitler's army and a son who fled his country, his family and his history. Canadian filmmaker Manfred Becker returns to Germany 60 years after the end of the war to confront his father, the 'old Nazi' and to explore their two separate roles as pre-determined by history.

World War 2: The Complete History
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World War 2: The Complete History Overlord

Season 1 Episode 11 The History Channel June 5, 2014
By the Spring of 1944 it seemed obvious that the Allies would have to mount an invasion of Western Europe in order to bring about the end of the war. In an elaborate game of ...

By the Spring of 1944 it seemed obvious that the Allies would have to mount an invasion of Western Europe in order to bring about the end of the war. In an elaborate game of double cross the Allied forces managed to convince Germany that this attack would happen at the French port of Calais. In fact the real target lay further to the west, in Normandy.

World War 2: The Complete History
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World War 2: The Complete History The End of Illusion

Season 1 Episode 2 The History Channel May 25, 2014
Now that his systematic deletion of the Versailles Treaty was complete, Hitler began to turn his eyes to his weaker neighbours. The Anschluss had made Germany even stronger ...

Now that his systematic deletion of the Versailles Treaty was complete, Hitler began to turn his eyes to his weaker neighbours. The Anschluss had made Germany even stronger and now Hitler focused his attention on Czechoslovakia and Poland.

World War 2: The Complete History
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World War 2: The Complete History A Kind of Victory

Season 1 Episode 4 The History Channel May 28, 2014
On May 13, 1940 Winston Churchill became Britain's Prime Minister. He gave no quick solution to the conflict but swore there would be no appeasement of Hitler. This decision ...

On May 13, 1940 Winston Churchill became Britain's Prime Minister. He gave no quick solution to the conflict but swore there would be no appeasement of Hitler. This decision was made all the more difficult as, in the first few hours of Churchill taking office, the war in Europe exploded into life.

The First World War
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The First World War War Without End

Season 1 Episode 10 The History Channel January 4, 2011
The dramatic Allied victory at Amiens led to victory in just 100 days and the signing of a bitterly resented peace, while other nations stumbled towards their own ceasefire ...

The dramatic Allied victory at Amiens led to victory in just 100 days and the signing of a bitterly resented peace, while other nations stumbled towards their own ceasefire agreements.

1916: Total War
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1916: Total War

Season 1 Episode 1 The History Channel November 7, 2010
The 1916 Battle of the Somme was one of the largest battles of World War I, with more than 1 million casualties.

The 1916 Battle of the Somme was one of the largest battles of World War I, with more than 1 million casualties.

The Somme 1916 - From Both Sides
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The Somme 1916 - From Both Sides

Episode 1 The History Channel July 1, 2017
This documentary presents the cataclysmic events that began on July 1, 1916, for the first time, from both sides of no man's land.

This documentary presents the cataclysmic events that began on July 1, 1916, for the first time, from both sides of no man's land.

Tora, Tora, Tora! The True Story Of Pearl Harbour
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Tora, Tora, Tora! The True Story Of Pearl Harbour

The History Channel December 7, 2012
On December 7, 1941, Japanese commander radioed his pilots: Tora, Tora, Tora. In a matter of minutes, bombs and torpedoes fell from the sky paralysing the US Pacific Naval forces.

On December 7, 1941, Japanese commander radioed his pilots: Tora, Tora, Tora. In a matter of minutes, bombs and torpedoes fell from the sky paralysing the US Pacific Naval forces.

The Kennedy Brothers: A Hardball Documentary
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The Kennedy Brothers: A Hardball Documentary

The History Channel May 28, 2013
Host Chris Matthews - who wrote the 1997 book, Kennedy and Nixon: The Rivalry That Shaped Postwar America - takes viewers behind the Kennedy legacy, exposing the family's ...

Host Chris Matthews - who wrote the 1997 book, Kennedy and Nixon: The Rivalry That Shaped Postwar America - takes viewers behind the Kennedy legacy, exposing the family's scandals, personal recklessness, and dashed hopes.

Lyndon B Johnson: Succeeding Kennedy
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Lyndon B Johnson: Succeeding Kennedy

The History Channel November 30, 2013
Kennedy's name hung over his presidency; but did Johnson succeed where JFK failed? November 22, 1963: One day between shock - and the will to power for the man, who ...

Kennedy's name hung over his presidency; but did Johnson succeed where JFK failed? November 22, 1963: One day between shock - and the will to power for the man, who unexpectedly took office that day: Lyndon B Johnson.

Palestine
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Palestine

The History Channel February 5, 2013
The story of Palestine is one of ever-shifting borders, land battles fought in the streets between warring races. Palestine has become a cause for which men will kill and die ...

The story of Palestine is one of ever-shifting borders, land battles fought in the streets between warring races. Palestine has become a cause for which men will kill and die as martyrs. Others are willing to die to prove there is no Palestine.

Italian Fascism In Colour
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Italian Fascism In Colour

Episode 1 The History Channel July 29, 2010
This is the previously untold story of how Mussolini seized power through systematic intimidation, violence and murder.

This is the previously untold story of how Mussolini seized power through systematic intimidation, violence and murder.

Charles Bean's Great War
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Charles Bean's Great War

The History Channel November 11, 2010
Charles Bean: war correspondent, obsessive historian and reluctant mythmaker. He was largely responsible for starting the Australian War Memorial, and he was instrumental in ...

Charles Bean: war correspondent, obsessive historian and reluctant mythmaker. He was largely responsible for starting the Australian War Memorial, and he was instrumental in the creation of the Anzac legend. See World War I through his eyes.

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