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The third programme in the series depicts ethnic cleansing of a different kind: the concerted effort to exterminate entire groups for political ends. The turn of the twentieth ...

The third programme in the series depicts ethnic cleansing of a different kind: the concerted effort to exterminate entire groups for political ends. The turn of the twentieth century saw the rise of nationalism and the first instance of terrible genocides. Innocent groups became convenient scape-goats for political reasons. Powerful and manipulative leaders such as Stalin and Hitler rose out of these brutal nationalistic regimes, inciting ethnic hatred and wiping out whole sectors of society.

Brings to life the story of the people of the Soviet Union during World War II who struggle to survive the tyrannical reign of Joseph Stalin. A compelling story of ...

Brings to life the story of the people of the Soviet Union during World War II who struggle to survive the tyrannical reign of Joseph Stalin. A compelling story of dictatorship, bloody battles, and endless courage as the Soviet people combat not only Hitler and the Germany Army, but their own leader as well. Hosted by former US Secretary of State, Henry Kissinger, this 10-hour program features never-before-seen Russian images, once-secret documents, and leading Russian historians to explore Russia from 1924 through 1953.

The establishment of Israel in 1948 sparked a battle between Israelis and the Arabs which has dominated this region of the Middle East for 60 years. In this film Jeremy Bowen ...

The establishment of Israel in 1948 sparked a battle between Israelis and the Arabs which has dominated this region of the Middle East for 60 years. In this film Jeremy Bowen takes a fresh look at the history of the state of Israel.

One platoon, one valley, one tear ... Winner of the Grand Jury Prize for Best Documentary at the 2010 Sundance Film Festival, Restrepo is a feature-length documentary that ...

One platoon, one valley, one tear ... Winner of the Grand Jury Prize for Best Documentary at the 2010 Sundance Film Festival, Restrepo is a feature-length documentary that chronicles the deployment of a platoon of US soldiers in Afghanistan's Korengal Valley. Broadcast as part of ABC's Sunday Best.

Brings to life the story of the people of the Soviet Union during World War II who struggle to survive the tyrannical reign of Joseph Stalin. A compelling story of ...

Brings to life the story of the people of the Soviet Union during World War II who struggle to survive the tyrannical reign of Joseph Stalin. A compelling story of dictatorship, bloody battles, and endless courage as the Soviet people combat not only Hitler and the Germany Army, but their own leader as well. Hosted by former US Secretary of State, Henry Kissinger, this 10-hour program features never-before-seen Russian images, once-secret documents, and leading Russian historians to explore Russia from 1924 through 1953.

Brings to life the story of the people of the Soviet Union during World War II who struggle to survive the tyrannical reign of Joseph Stalin. A compelling story of ...

Brings to life the story of the people of the Soviet Union during World War II who struggle to survive the tyrannical reign of Joseph Stalin. A compelling story of dictatorship, bloody battles, and endless courage as the Soviet people combat not only Hitler and the Germany Army, but their own leader as well. Hosted by former US Secretary of State, Henry Kissinger, this 10-hour program features never-before-seen Russian images, once-secret documents, and leading Russian historians to explore Russia from 1924 through 1953.

The 35th president of the US. He was the youngest ever to be elected president and was assassinated on November 22, 1963, after only serving two years in office. Kennedy's ...

The 35th president of the US. He was the youngest ever to be elected president and was assassinated on November 22, 1963, after only serving two years in office. Kennedy's life and the subsequent conspiracy theories surrounding his death have been the topic for many films.

Travel through the archives of Eastern Europe, the US Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington DC and the restoration labs of Yad Vashem in Israel to uncover and reveal little ...

Travel through the archives of Eastern Europe, the US Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington DC and the restoration labs of Yad Vashem in Israel to uncover and reveal little known artefacts that tell the story of persecution, theft and murder through various artefacts, rarely seen photographs and motion picture footage.

Hannah Maynard, a prosecutor for the UN International Criminal Court in The Hague, charges a former Serbian general of war crimes committed in the former Yugoslavia in the ...

Hannah Maynard, a prosecutor for the UN International Criminal Court in The Hague, charges a former Serbian general of war crimes committed in the former Yugoslavia in the mid-'90s. However, her main witness might be lying, so the court sends a team to Bosnia to investigate.

Brings to life the story of the people of the Soviet Union during World War II who struggle to survive the tyrannical reign of Joseph Stalin. A compelling story of ...

Brings to life the story of the people of the Soviet Union during World War II who struggle to survive the tyrannical reign of Joseph Stalin. A compelling story of dictatorship, bloody battles, and endless courage as the Soviet people combat not only Hitler and the Germany Army, but their own leader as well. Hosted by former US Secretary of State, Henry Kissinger, this 10-hour program features never-before-seen Russian images, once-secret documents, and leading Russian historians to explore Russia from 1924 through 1953.

While the moments and hours after John F Kennedy's tragic assassination were some of the most formative and important for America, that story has rarely, and only partially, ...

While the moments and hours after John F Kennedy's tragic assassination were some of the most formative and important for America, that story has rarely, and only partially, been told. With time as a central storytelling device, this program re-examines this pivotal day in history. Using stunning details found in newly public documents, it reveals a vice-president thrust into the role of commander-in-chief and left to make critical decisions with limited information.

Rome was once a democratic society with regular elections to ensure no one held too much power. This republic lasted for 500 years and was finally brought down because of a ...

Rome was once a democratic society with regular elections to ensure no one held too much power. This republic lasted for 500 years and was finally brought down because of a young brave soldier named Tiberius Gracchus.

The rise of social media. September 11. The beginning of reality TV. Celebrities, including Donald Trump and Sharon Osborne, take a look back at the decade's biggest moments ...

The rise of social media. September 11. The beginning of reality TV. Celebrities, including Donald Trump and Sharon Osborne, take a look back at the decade's biggest moments in news, TV, movies, music, pop culture, sport and politics.

The turmoil of 1968 helps Nixon win the presidency. Troop strength in Vietnam peaks and the draft accelerates. Karl Marlantes endures bitter jungle fighting on Hill 484, and ...

The turmoil of 1968 helps Nixon win the presidency. Troop strength in Vietnam peaks and the draft accelerates. Karl Marlantes endures bitter jungle fighting on Hill 484, and draftee Arthur Wiknik gets a grim introduction to combat on Hamburger Hill. But shortly after 'winning' both hills, US troops abandon them.

1964 was the year the Beatles came to America, Cassius Clay became Muhammad Ali, and three civil rights workers were murdered in Mississippi. It was the year African Americans ...

1964 was the year the Beatles came to America, Cassius Clay became Muhammad Ali, and three civil rights workers were murdered in Mississippi. It was the year African Americans fought back against injustice in Harlem. Based in part on the novel by Jon Margolis, this documentary follows some of the most influential figures of the time, and brings out from the shadows the stories of ordinary Americans whose principled stands would set the country onto a different course.

What is the real story of one of the world's most fabled royal families? Were all of the royal family assassinated or did the Tsar's daughter, Anastasia, escape to lay claim ...

What is the real story of one of the world's most fabled royal families? Were all of the royal family assassinated or did the Tsar's daughter, Anastasia, escape to lay claim to the family fortune of three billion dollars?

In 1978, deep in the jungles of Guyana, the Reverend Jim Jones gathered nearly 1000 followers around him, and with a simple promise, persuaded them to commit the greatest ...

In 1978, deep in the jungles of Guyana, the Reverend Jim Jones gathered nearly 1000 followers around him, and with a simple promise, persuaded them to commit the greatest 'revolutionary' mass suicide of the 20th century.

Stalingrad
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Stalingrad

Episode 2  |  The History Channel  |  August 29, 2017
The World War II Battle of Stalingrad, from the initial attack to the repatriation of the survivors after the war.

The World War II Battle of Stalingrad, from the initial attack to the repatriation of the survivors after the war.

Near the end of World War Two, 13-year-old Michiel becomes involved with the Dutch Resistance after coming to the aid of a wounded British paratrooper. But his naively defiant ...

Near the end of World War Two, 13-year-old Michiel becomes involved with the Dutch Resistance after coming to the aid of a wounded British paratrooper. But his naively defiant ways are soon met with the harsh realities of war. Winner of three Golden Calf awards at the 2009 Nederlands Film Festival, including Best Actor (Martijn Lakemeier). Directed by Martin Koolhoven and also stars Yorick van Wageningen and Jamie Campbell Bower.

Revisit September 11 with a collection of powerful, immersive stories of people who were intricately associated with and impacted by the event: people in the highest echelons ...

Revisit September 11 with a collection of powerful, immersive stories of people who were intricately associated with and impacted by the event: people in the highest echelons attempting to prevent and stop the attacks; ordinary people caught in the middle, like the window washer cleaning the windows of the 93rd floor of the World Trade Centre just moments before the attack; and people who still cannot shake how the events of that morning altered their worlds forever.

An unknown battle in an unknown war changes the course of modern history. Kapyong River South Korea, Anzac Day 1951: In total darkness, individual is pitted against individual ...

An unknown battle in an unknown war changes the course of modern history. Kapyong River South Korea, Anzac Day 1951: In total darkness, individual is pitted against individual in a struggle between a superpower and a cluster of other nations from across the world. They fought for a valley, the ancient and traditional invasion route to Seoul. If it had fallen, the southern capital and the war were lost.

After years of humanitarian crises and massive loss of life, political hope in Darfur has arrived in the form of General Martin Luther Agwai, mediator, diplomat, politician ...

After years of humanitarian crises and massive loss of life, political hope in Darfur has arrived in the form of General Martin Luther Agwai, mediator, diplomat, politician and charismatic commander of the new combined UN/African union peace-keeping force. General Agwai may soon have troops numbering 26,000 from all over Africa and Asia, but his is arguably the toughest job in Africa. This film follows the general as he helicopters into hostile areas on a mission to coax and attempt to unite the fractioned rebel groups into talking peace.

American troops launch widespread "search and destroy" operations; body count, not territory, becomes the measure of success in Vietnam. Charles Brown fights for survival on ...

American troops launch widespread "search and destroy" operations; body count, not territory, becomes the measure of success in Vietnam. Charles Brown fights for survival on the bloody slopes of Hill 875 and at home, the American public begins to question U.S. military strategy.

The enemy gains ground when the massive Tet Offensive catches the Americans by surprise. At Khe Sanh and Pleiku, U.S. troops are under siege. Americans mount a counter ...

The enemy gains ground when the massive Tet Offensive catches the Americans by surprise. At Khe Sanh and Pleiku, U.S. troops are under siege. Americans mount a counter offensive but the shock of the assault ignites anti-war fervour at home.

The first program of the series introduces the enormity of the global problem of genocide through the story of one of the longest persecuted groups in history: the Jews. Since ...

The first program of the series introduces the enormity of the global problem of genocide through the story of one of the longest persecuted groups in history: the Jews. Since 70 AD, when the Romans entered Jerusalem killing more than a million Jews and enslaving almost as many, the wandering of the Jews has come to be known as the diaspora.

The initials SS stand for Schutzstaffel, or Protection Squad. This special documentary is compiled from interviews with former SS men, lawyers, and historians, and those who ...

The initials SS stand for Schutzstaffel, or Protection Squad. This special documentary is compiled from interviews with former SS men, lawyers, and historians, and those who had experience of the SS before, during, and after the war is produced and directed by filmmaker and military historian Andrew Mollo. It traces the origins of this handful of Hitler's bodyguards from the rowdy Munich beer halls of the early 1920s through to the controversy surrounding the SS today.

When the kidnapping of a 17-year-old girl was linked to the murder of three British sub-postmasters the police knew they were dealing with a ruthless killer. It would take 11 ...

When the kidnapping of a 17-year-old girl was linked to the murder of three British sub-postmasters the police knew they were dealing with a ruthless killer. It would take 11 months to corner the Black Panther.

The ultimate hippie leader with a difference. Together with his followers, Manson pioneered a new revolution - a helter-skelter of bloody and remorseless killing that brought ...

The ultimate hippie leader with a difference. Together with his followers, Manson pioneered a new revolution - a helter-skelter of bloody and remorseless killing that brought a new, sinister meaning to the term The Family.

Award-winning journalist Peter Taylor traces the modern history and development of terrorism through four major acts of terror over the last 30 years. This week he looks at ...

Award-winning journalist Peter Taylor traces the modern history and development of terrorism through four major acts of terror over the last 30 years. This week he looks at Al-Qaeda's strike on the US embassy in Nairobi in 1998.

The rise of the iPhone. The fall of the stock market. The Iraq War. Celebrities, including Donald Trump and Sharon Osborne, take a look back at the decade's biggest moments in ...

The rise of the iPhone. The fall of the stock market. The Iraq War. Celebrities, including Donald Trump and Sharon Osborne, take a look back at the decade's biggest moments in news, TV, movies, music, pop culture, sport and politics.

This documentary sees the outbreak of WWII (from the invasion of Poland 1939 till the fall of France 1940) as the contemporaries have perceived it in movie theatres. The news ...

This documentary sees the outbreak of WWII (from the invasion of Poland 1939 till the fall of France 1940) as the contemporaries have perceived it in movie theatres. The news reels, made by the Germans, the French and the British, are presented in the historical context, in a chronological order.

On the battle fields of the First World War, the nurse Simon patches up the shattered faces of the infantrymen with love letters. These words from beloved women have the power ...

On the battle fields of the First World War, the nurse Simon patches up the shattered faces of the infantrymen with love letters. These words from beloved women have the power to heal the wounds of these paper soldiers.

Cleopatra
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Cleopatra

Episode 2  |  The History Channel  |  September 11, 2017
Cleopatra - a queen, a seductress, a living Goddess with a reputation that became legendary. We reveal the reasons why Cleopatra's name still resonates through the centuries. ...

Cleopatra - a queen, a seductress, a living Goddess with a reputation that became legendary. We reveal the reasons why Cleopatra's name still resonates through the centuries. With sumptuous drama reconstruction and evidence from key experts including Bettany Hughes, Dr Chris Naunton and Dr Robert Steven Bianchi, we tell the true story behind Egypt's most famous ruler. How she survived a murderous and incestuous dynasty, secured her future by seducing the greatest leader Rome had ever seen and how her eventual fall from grace and ultimate death meant history would never forget her. This is the story of the real Cleopatra.

With the departure of the Bush administration and the arrival of an 'era of transparency', opportunities are arising for the disclosure of new information that may shed more ...

With the departure of the Bush administration and the arrival of an 'era of transparency', opportunities are arising for the disclosure of new information that may shed more light on the events that took place before and after September 11, 2001. Dramatically narrated by Daniel Sunjata of FX's Rescue Me, and an outspoken advocate for the First Responders, this program first examines mysterious and infamous events that reshaped world history - from the Reichstag Fire in 1933 that catapulted Hitler to dictatorship, to the Gulf of Tonkin Incident in 1964 that led to the Vietnam War - and then takes viewers on a turbulent journey through several pivotal moments in history before delving into the most significant catastrophe in recent memory, 9/11.

Brings to life the story of the people of the Soviet Union during World War II who struggle to survive the tyrannical reign of Joseph Stalin. A compelling story of ...

Brings to life the story of the people of the Soviet Union during World War II who struggle to survive the tyrannical reign of Joseph Stalin. A compelling story of dictatorship, bloody battles, and endless courage as the Soviet people combat not only Hitler and the Germany Army, but their own leader as well. Hosted by former US Secretary of State, Henry Kissinger, this 10-hour program features never-before-seen Russian images, once-secret documents, and leading Russian historians to explore Russia from 1924 through 1953.

This documentary explores the origin and history of the ancient Olympic games - a contest of athletic prowess that began 2500 years ago in celebration of the god Zeus and ...

This documentary explores the origin and history of the ancient Olympic games - a contest of athletic prowess that began 2500 years ago in celebration of the god Zeus and featured sacrifice, feasting and processions. But there are aspects of that ancient competition that are strangely similar to today's Games.

This investigative special retells the entire story of media heiress Patty Hearst's kidnapping in 1974 - from her abduction to her conversion into a radical, machine-gun ...

This investigative special retells the entire story of media heiress Patty Hearst's kidnapping in 1974 - from her abduction to her conversion into a radical, machine-gun toting bank robber to her life as an underground fugitive to getting caught and becoming once again a captive, this time, of the police. The special looks back upon the shocking events that fascinated the entire world.

Bob Clewell's helicopter crew comes under intense fire in one of the final operations of the war. Joe Galloway returns to Vietnam and in Washington, DC, Barry Romo throws down ...

Bob Clewell's helicopter crew comes under intense fire in one of the final operations of the war. Joe Galloway returns to Vietnam and in Washington, DC, Barry Romo throws down his medals in protest. The last American troops return home and POW wife Anne Purcell awaits word of her husband's fate. The fall of Saigon brings the unification of Vietnam.

Probably the most famous Roman of them all, Caesar overthrew a 500 year old republic and seized power for himself in perhaps the single greatest turning point in the history ...

Probably the most famous Roman of them all, Caesar overthrew a 500 year old republic and seized power for himself in perhaps the single greatest turning point in the history of Rome.

In a decade-long campaign to change the course of world history through extreme acts of violence, ISIS has been called the most dangerous terrorist group in history. Frontline ...

In a decade-long campaign to change the course of world history through extreme acts of violence, ISIS has been called the most dangerous terrorist group in history. Frontline traces the growth of ISIS while investigating the repeated warnings of the threat by senior global policy makers. Drawing on interviews with senior officials, newly uncovered documents, audio recordings and jihadist videos, this documentary asks why the American government didn't recognise the threat in time to effectively counter what would become a deadly challenge to global security.

Brings to life the story of the people of the Soviet Union during World War II who struggle to survive the tyrannical reign of Joseph Stalin. A compelling story of ...

Brings to life the story of the people of the Soviet Union during World War II who struggle to survive the tyrannical reign of Joseph Stalin. A compelling story of dictatorship, bloody battles, and endless courage as the Soviet people combat not only Hitler and the Germany Army, but their own leader as well. Hosted by former US Secretary of State, Henry Kissinger, this 10-hour program features never-before-seen Russian images, once-secret documents, and leading Russian historians to explore Russia from 1924 through 1953.

Brings to life the story of the people of the Soviet Union during World War II who struggle to survive the tyrannical reign of Joseph Stalin. A compelling story of ...

Brings to life the story of the people of the Soviet Union during World War II who struggle to survive the tyrannical reign of Joseph Stalin. A compelling story of dictatorship, bloody battles, and endless courage as the Soviet people combat not only Hitler and the Germany Army, but their own leader as well. Hosted by former US Secretary of State, Henry Kissinger, this 10-hour program features never-before-seen Russian images, once-secret documents, and leading Russian historians to explore Russia from 1924 through 1953.

In September 1972, at the Munich Olympics before the eyes of millions of television viewers, eleven Israeli athletes were murdered by Black September, a radical group within ...

In September 1972, at the Munich Olympics before the eyes of millions of television viewers, eleven Israeli athletes were murdered by Black September, a radical group within the PLO. The event shocked the world - and the Israelis planned revenge. This documentary draws on testimonies never heard before from Mossad agents who carried out Israel's bloody revenge.

Troop withdrawals begin as the Americans train their ARVN allies to take over the war. Gery Benedetti patrols the hostile waters of the Mekong Delta. James Anderson leads a ...

Troop withdrawals begin as the Americans train their ARVN allies to take over the war. Gery Benedetti patrols the hostile waters of the Mekong Delta. James Anderson leads a battalion into Cambodia after Nixon's controversial order. Don DeVore struggles to survive a fierce night attack, and Anne Purcell gets promising news about her husband.

Two of the most notorious unsolved cases in the history of American crime - the murders of renowned rap stars Tupac Shakur and Biggie Smalls - have been the subject of ...

Two of the most notorious unsolved cases in the history of American crime - the murders of renowned rap stars Tupac Shakur and Biggie Smalls - have been the subject of exhaustive investigations, relentless speculation, and a web of conspiracy theories and dark secrets. Featuring interviews with lead detective Greg Kading, witnesses, and information sourced from hundreds of police case files and taped confessions never before shown on film.

Classicist Michael Scott looks at the prevalence of theatre throughout Greece as Athens began to decline during the fourth century BC, and how it conceived a new kind of ...

Classicist Michael Scott looks at the prevalence of theatre throughout Greece as Athens began to decline during the fourth century BC, and how it conceived a new kind of comedy that is still popular today.

Explore the private lives, loves and scandals of the Tudors, the most celebrated royal dynasty in history. It's a murky, mysterious mixture of sectarian cults, fanatical ...

Explore the private lives, loves and scandals of the Tudors, the most celebrated royal dynasty in history. It's a murky, mysterious mixture of sectarian cults, fanatical religious groups, esoteric societies and political militants - all of them seeking to shape and influence the world we know today.

Sixteen skeletons - the remains of a 9th century Mayan royal family - are discovered in a mass grave, revealing a sordid tale of sex, greed, rivalry... and the final clues to ...

Sixteen skeletons - the remains of a 9th century Mayan royal family - are discovered in a mass grave, revealing a sordid tale of sex, greed, rivalry... and the final clues to one of the greatest mysteries of the ancient world: what caused the collapse of the Maya Empire? Exclusive access to one of the most important finds in Maya archaeology combines with the latest in forensics, gripping recreations and advanced computer graphics to present a dramatic tale of how sex, greed and royal power struggles led to the undoing of an ancient superpower.

Anne Frank's world-famous diary comes to an abrupt end several days before she and her companions in the Secret Annex were arrested. This is the story of what happened next, ...

Anne Frank's world-famous diary comes to an abrupt end several days before she and her companions in the Secret Annex were arrested. This is the story of what happened next, how Anne became absorbed into the horror of the Nazi camp system.

Brings to life the story of the people of the Soviet Union during World War II who struggle to survive the tyrannical reign of Joseph Stalin. A compelling story of ...

Brings to life the story of the people of the Soviet Union during World War II who struggle to survive the tyrannical reign of Joseph Stalin. A compelling story of dictatorship, bloody battles, and endless courage as the Soviet people combat not only Hitler and the Germany Army, but their own leader as well. Hosted by former US Secretary of State, Henry Kissinger, this 10-hour program features never-before-seen Russian images, once-secret documents, and leading Russian historians to explore Russia from 1924 through 1953.

The Jewish Revolt was the biggest rebellion in Roman history threatening to destabilise the empire. At this time Rome turned to General Vespasian and his son Titus who ...

The Jewish Revolt was the biggest rebellion in Roman history threatening to destabilise the empire. At this time Rome turned to General Vespasian and his son Titus who unleashed the might of Rome on the Jewish people.

In his epic new four-part series, Age of Terror award-winning journalist Peter Taylor traces the modern history and development of terrorism through four major acts of terror ...

In his epic new four-part series, Age of Terror award-winning journalist Peter Taylor traces the modern history and development of terrorism through four major acts of terror over the last 30 years. The first episode in the series, Terror International tells the extraordinary story of the 1976 hijacking of a plane by Palestinians in alliance with German Marxist revolutionaries.

For the first time on TV, New York mayor Rudy Giuliani relives the day when the city he was in charge of came under attack. September 11, 2001 was a day that changed the ...

For the first time on TV, New York mayor Rudy Giuliani relives the day when the city he was in charge of came under attack. September 11, 2001 was a day that changed the world. Informed over an 8am breakfast meeting, Giuliani had a choice: coordinate from afar or head downtown to the centre of the devastation. The decisions he would make in the next 12 hours would save lives.

The second programme traces the story of ethnic cleansing by empire-builders. Ethnic cleansing by the colonisers from the middle ages through to the eighteenth and nineteenth ...

The second programme traces the story of ethnic cleansing by empire-builders. Ethnic cleansing by the colonisers from the middle ages through to the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries shows a transition from a practice committed in the name of religion, to a racial one. In essence though, the persecuted were just in the way of expansion. Colonisers who believed they were 'civilising' native peoples ended up decimating populations, some of which have never recovered.

Constantine is an enigma and his legacy is perhaps the greatest of any Roman emperor. The story of how he brought Christianity to the western world is one of war, love, ...

Constantine is an enigma and his legacy is perhaps the greatest of any Roman emperor. The story of how he brought Christianity to the western world is one of war, love, treachery and murder.

In the life of all prime ministers, comes the moment that tests the mettle of the man. In the life of every nation, comes the moment that tests the mettle of its people. For ...

In the life of all prime ministers, comes the moment that tests the mettle of the man. In the life of every nation, comes the moment that tests the mettle of its people. For John Curtin and Australia those two moments meet in 1941. This is where our story begins.

They had no books to study, no history to remember. For them, war was a creative adventure with the fate of whole civilisations at stake. Unlock the truths and myths behind ...

They had no books to study, no history to remember. For them, war was a creative adventure with the fate of whole civilisations at stake. Unlock the truths and myths behind the world of epic heroes and villains. Ancient battles meet the contemporary visual style of Last Stand of the 300 as we spotlight the heroes and military strategies of the ancient world. In creative partnership with the people who brought you the CGI and graphic design for Last Stand of the 300, this series will have the look, excitement and vibrancy of a contemporary graphic novel.

Night will Fall tells the story of the liberation of the Nazi Concentration camps. Using remarkable archive footage and testimony from both survivors and liberators, it ...

Night will Fall tells the story of the liberation of the Nazi Concentration camps. Using remarkable archive footage and testimony from both survivors and liberators, it reveals the efforts made to document the almost unbelievable scenes that the allies encountered on Liberation.

The riveting inside story of the biggest manhunt in history - the search for Osama Bin Laden - including a startling new revelation on the origin of the plans for 9/11. Based ...

The riveting inside story of the biggest manhunt in history - the search for Osama Bin Laden - including a startling new revelation on the origin of the plans for 9/11. Based on the new book by bestselling author Mark Bowden (Black Hawk Down).

In 1965, Operation Rolling Thunder roars across the skies over North Vietnam and the first U.S. ground troops land in the South. American soldiers are outnumbered in the Ia ...

In 1965, Operation Rolling Thunder roars across the skies over North Vietnam and the first U.S. ground troops land in the South. American soldiers are outnumbered in the Ia Drang Valley, the first major battle of the war.

The life of the despotic Communist ruler who rose from the poor fields of rural Romania to the luxurious heights of political power. From loved and respected leader, he turned ...

The life of the despotic Communist ruler who rose from the poor fields of rural Romania to the luxurious heights of political power. From loved and respected leader, he turned into a despised tyrant, and his execution in 1989 marked the bloody end to a bloody regime.

This exclusive documentary honours the true story behind the heroic deeds of a group of young Australian and New Zealand soldiers in one of the most pivotal, dramatic and ...

This exclusive documentary honours the true story behind the heroic deeds of a group of young Australian and New Zealand soldiers in one of the most pivotal, dramatic and shocking engagements of the Vietnam War. Now 40 years on, their bravery places a new glow on the ANZAC legend and public perceptions of our role in the Vietnam War.

The concluding episode of this documentary exploring the origin and history of the ancient Olympic Games. This part compares the ancient and modern versions of the Games, ...

The concluding episode of this documentary exploring the origin and history of the ancient Olympic Games. This part compares the ancient and modern versions of the Games, which - although conceived in different societies with different moral codes - have become more similar as time progresses. Especially examined is the culture of cheating, from a wrestler banned in 496 BC for 'clinching' to a fencer in 1972 who made sure of victory by altering his foil to 'score' whatever he did, and from a marathon runner in 1904 who took an 11-mile trip in a car to the Emperor Nero, who fell off his chariot in AD 67 yet bribed the judges to have him declared winner of the race.

Cleopatra
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Cleopatra

Episode 1  |  The History Channel  |  September 4, 2017
Cleopatra - a queen, a seductress, a living goddess with a reputation that became legendary - we reveal the reasons why Cleopatra's name still resonates through the centuries. ...

Cleopatra - a queen, a seductress, a living goddess with a reputation that became legendary - we reveal the reasons why Cleopatra's name still resonates through the centuries. With sumptuous drama reconstruction and evidence from key experts including Bettany Hughes, Chris Naunton and Robert Steven Bianchi, we tell the true story behind Egypt's most famous ruler. How she survived a murderous and incestuous dynasty, secured her future by seducing the greatest leader Rome had ever seen, and how her eventual fall from grace and ultimate death meant history would never forget her. This is the story of the real Cleopatra.

Discover digital solutions that are relevant in a world where digital realms are transforming education, business and many other industries while informing students of the change in technology overtime.
Nonviolent resistance is the practice of achieving goals such as social change through protests and civil disobedience whilst remaining nonviolent. In this collection find out about nonviolent movements and information about nonviolent resistance advocates.
Life is full of opportunities to learn new things, no matter what your age. Explore these videos as part of Community Colleges Australia's lifelong learning programs and enrich your knowledge of the world.
See how the world's bestselling book came into being, discover how it has been reshaped over time, and go in search of the archaeological traces of the Bible's stories.
Meet the people who transformed Christianity from a sect to an empire, from the Middle Ages to Vatican II, and from Martin Luther to Pope Francis.
In August 1945 the US dropped two nuclear bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki, devastating the Japanese cities. See the aftermath of the attacks while exploring the history of nuclear disasters. (ACDSEH107, ACDSEH127)
From the Silk Road to the Great Wall, Ancient China is a rich and diverse tapestry of dynasties and empires. Learn more about the rich history of one of the world's largest superpowers.
Share the story of Nelson Mandela's struggle to end apartheid in South Africa and build a more peaceful world with this collection about Madiba's life and times.
The Egyptian Empire was once the pinnacle of civilisation. An explosion of wealth, power and creativity made it the envy of the ancient world. But what led to its downfall?
The storming of the Bastille by a mob of Parisians on July 14, 1789, set loose a generation of warfare and sowed the seeds for the modern political system.
From the dramatisation of the American Revolution in Sons of Liberty through to how Gene Sharp's nonviolent revolutionary theories helped inspire the Arab Spring, see how revolution has reshaped the world.
When Mount Vesuvius erupted in 79AD, it left a trail of destruction in its wake. Among them, the ancient Roman cities of Pompeii and Herculaneum.
Explore this collection of videos examining the impact of the gold rushes on the development of "Marvellous Melbourne" and Australia. (ACHASSK107, VCHHK090, VCHHK136)
Are you all about the English monarchy on the Queen's Birthday? View this playlist for a collection about Australia's favourite female heads of state, including Victoria and the Elizabeths.
This National Reconciliation Week, learn more about Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples' struggle for civil rights as Australia reconciles with its past. (ACHMH075, ACHMH076, VCHHK076)
Italy lies in the heart of the Mediterranean Sea Find out all about Italy, it's culture, food and history in this curated playlist. (ACDSEH004,VCHHC101)
Before European people arrived in Australia in 1788, the way indigenous people lived was very different to how we live today. Find out more about their life pre colonialisation. (ACHASSK107,VCHHC082,VCHHC097,VCHHC121)
This playlist focuses on Australia post 1900 and includes topics such as race, rights and immigration in Australia since 1900. Also find out more about migration experiences to Australia. (VCHHC097,VCHHC098,VCHHC100)
Australia as a nation moves from colonial Australia to the development of Australia as a nation. Explore the factors leading to Federation and experiences of democracy and citizenship. (VCHHK072, VCHHK076, VCHHK073)
Explore changing experiences of democracy and citizenship through the stories of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, focusing on land rights and the significance of Mabo Day.
A royal wedding is a marriage ceremony involving members of royal family. This week we are celebrating the royal event the wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle.
Space inspires our greatest scientific and creative minds. Take to the stars with NASA, or hop aboard Millennium Falcon in the best of space fact and fiction. (ACSSU188,ACSSU189,VCSSU127,VCSSU128,VCSSU129)
On April 27, 1994, millions of first-time voters cast their ballots in South Africa's first free elections, ushering in the presidency of Mandela. Learn about the enormous change from those who lived it.
Dive into the Great Barrier Reef with Attenborough, explore Kakadu's Mountford rock art, peek inside the micro-worlds of the Galapagos, and be awed by the Great Wall of China when exploring the world's heritage sites.
Commemorate the 1915 struggle that saw enormous courage in the face of enormous loss at Gallipoli, which many consider the psychological birth of Australia. Start with the Peter Weir classic, Gallipoli. (ACHASSK064, VCHHK076, VCHHK144)
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