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The War
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The War: A Long, Tough Road

Season 1  |  Episode 13  |  ABC  |  September 27, 2010
The story of the Second World War through the personal accounts of a handful of men and women from four American towns.

The story of the Second World War through the personal accounts of a handful of men and women from four American towns.

Sunday Night
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Sunday Night: The Diana Tapes

Seven  |  August 27, 2017
Get an exclusive never-seen-before peek behind the royal curtain where an uncensored Diana speaks candidly in secret tapes about the Queen, Prince Charles and life as a royal.

Get an exclusive never-seen-before peek behind the royal curtain where an uncensored Diana speaks candidly in secret tapes about the Queen, Prince Charles and life as a royal.

Lockerbie: My Brother's Bomber
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Lockerbie: My Brother's Bomber

Season 1  |  Episode 2  |  SBS  |  June 13, 2016
For 25 years, Frontline producer Ken Dornstein has been haunted by the bombing of Pan Am Flight 103 over Lockerbie, Scotland: a terrorist attack that killed 270 people, ...

For 25 years, Frontline producer Ken Dornstein has been haunted by the bombing of Pan Am Flight 103 over Lockerbie, Scotland: a terrorist attack that killed 270 people, including his older brother, David. Now, Ken sets out to find the men responsible for one of the worst attacks on Americans before 9/11. From the ruins and chaos of post-Qaddafi Libya, Ken hunts for clues to the identities and the whereabouts of the suspects, who he tracks for almost five years across the Middle East and Europe.

When We Left Earth: The NASA Missions
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When We Left Earth: The NASA Missions: The Explorers

Season 1  |  Episode 4  |  SBS  |  January 4, 2013
Man has orbited the Earth, walked in space, crossed from one spacecraft to another and lived in deep space for three days at a time. It's time for a new phase.

Man has orbited the Earth, walked in space, crossed from one spacecraft to another and lived in deep space for three days at a time. It's time for a new phase.

The War
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The War: A World Without War

Season 1  |  Episode 14  |  ABC  |  October 4, 2010
With the Nazis on the verge of surrendering, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt warns the American citizens that the war with Japan could take several years to resolve.

With the Nazis on the verge of surrendering, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt warns the American citizens that the war with Japan could take several years to resolve.

Hitler's Bodyguard
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Hitler's Bodyguard: Bombs And Paranoia

Season 1  |  Episode 7  |  SBS  |  March 26, 2010
Rommel is put in charge of a new unit of bodyguards for the Fuehrer in 1939, just before the invasion of Poland. And, in a Munich beer hall, an attempt on Hitler's life fails.

Rommel is put in charge of a new unit of bodyguards for the Fuehrer in 1939, just before the invasion of Poland. And, in a Munich beer hall, an attempt on Hitler's life fails.

Vietnam Nurses
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Vietnam Nurses

SBS  |  April 25, 2010
Australia joined the Vietnam War in 1962 to support the United States and the South Vietnamese in their fight against communism. During the next ten years some 50,000 ...

Australia joined the Vietnam War in 1962 to support the United States and the South Vietnamese in their fight against communism. During the next ten years some 50,000 Australian servicemen and women served in this controversial war. Forty-three were Army nurses. This is the untold stories of six Australian Army nurses who served at Vung Tau, the only Australian field hospital in a war zone.

The War
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The War: Terrible Choices

Season 1  |  Episode 12  |  ABC  |  September 20, 2010
The story of the Second World War through the personal accounts of a handful of men and women from four American towns.

The story of the Second World War through the personal accounts of a handful of men and women from four American towns.

Lockerbie: My Brother's Bomber
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Lockerbie: My Brother's Bomber

Season 1  |  Episode 3  |  SBS  |  June 20, 2016
For 25 years, Frontline producer Ken Dornstein has been haunted by the bombing of Pan Am Flight 103 over Lockerbie, Scotland: a terrorist attack that killed 270 people, ...

For 25 years, Frontline producer Ken Dornstein has been haunted by the bombing of Pan Am Flight 103 over Lockerbie, Scotland: a terrorist attack that killed 270 people, including his older brother David. Now, Ken sets out to find the men responsible for one of the worst attacks on Americans before 9/11 across the Middle East and Europe.

When We Left Earth: The NASA Missions
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When We Left Earth: The NASA Missions : The Shuttle

Season 1  |  Episode 5  |  SBS  |  January 11, 2013
A shuttle revolutionises space travel and a Gemini astronaut is the first to fly it. Tragedy strikes NASA again when the Challenger explodes.

A shuttle revolutionises space travel and a Gemini astronaut is the first to fly it. Tragedy strikes NASA again when the Challenger explodes.

Seconds From Disaster
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Seconds From Disaster: Sinking The Coventry

Season 6  |  Episode 9  |  ABC2  |  May 3, 2015
May 25 1982, The Falklands War. HMS Coventry, a Type 42 guided-missile destroyer is on operations with HMS Broadsword. They face a low level attack from four fighters which ...

May 25 1982, The Falklands War. HMS Coventry, a Type 42 guided-missile destroyer is on operations with HMS Broadsword. They face a low level attack from four fighters which leads to the loss of Coventry.

A Ripple Of Hope
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A Ripple Of Hope

ABC  |  October 28, 2010
On the night of Dr Martin Luther King's murder in 1968, Robert F Kennedy was scheduled to make an appearance in an African-American neighbourhood as part of his run for the ...

On the night of Dr Martin Luther King's murder in 1968, Robert F Kennedy was scheduled to make an appearance in an African-American neighbourhood as part of his run for the Democratic presidential nomination. Upon hearing the tragic news, Kennedy was forced to make a crucial decision: Should he venture into the heart of the Indianapolis inner city and talk to the potentially volatile crowd gathered in a park? What could he say that would assuage their grief? Should he defy the city officials who ordered him to stay away? Would his life be in danger?

Putin, Russia And The West
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Putin, Russia And The West: New Start

Season 1  |  Episode 4  |  SBS  |  February 22, 2012
An exploration of Russia's fraught relationship with the West during the past decade. The final episode tells the inside story of two relationships: Barack Obama's campaign to ...

An exploration of Russia's fraught relationship with the West during the past decade. The final episode tells the inside story of two relationships: Barack Obama's campaign to win over Russia's new President Dmitry Medvedev, and Medvedev's own complex dealings with Vladimir Putin.

Hitler's Bodyguard
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Hitler's Bodyguard: Hitler's Dangerous Train Journeys

Season 1  |  Episode 10  |  SBS  |  April 16, 2010
As Hitler's empire expanded, the need for a secure, mobile military headquarters led him to use a special train, the Fuehrer-Sonderzug. Code named 'Amerika', this became an ...

As Hitler's empire expanded, the need for a secure, mobile military headquarters led him to use a special train, the Fuehrer-Sonderzug. Code named 'Amerika', this became an armoured monster with anti-aircraft armament and state-of-the-art communications.

Hitler's Bodyguard
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Hitler's Bodyguard: Early Attempts On Hitler's Life

Season 1  |  Episode 2  |  SBS  |  February 19, 2010
Many of his early followers and bodyguards remained loyal to him and were rewarded by Hitler. They included later Nazi leaders Rudolf Hess, SA leader Ernst Roehm, former war ...

Many of his early followers and bodyguards remained loyal to him and were rewarded by Hitler. They included later Nazi leaders Rudolf Hess, SA leader Ernst Roehm, former war pilot Hermann Goering, and Heinrich Himmler, and bodyguards Emil Maurice and Bruno Gesche. The SA was formed in 1921, and the SS as an elite personal guard unit in 1925. During this period, Hitler had several narrow escapes.

Prince Philip: The Plot To Make A King
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Prince Philip: The Plot To Make A King

SBS  |  January 5, 2016
The documentary explores Prince Philip's troubled upbringing and reveals the tense disputes in royal circles over his suitability to marry the future Queen. Drawing on private ...

The documentary explores Prince Philip's troubled upbringing and reveals the tense disputes in royal circles over his suitability to marry the future Queen. Drawing on private family archives we'll shed new light on his German roots and Nazi family connections, and we'll expose the secret plotting and poisonous atmosphere in the Palace as his pushy uncle pressed him towards the throne - and how courtiers, senior royal figures and shadowy schemers lined up against him to deny him any influence.

Girls' Own War Stories
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Girls' Own War Stories

ABC  |  April 21, 2011
Girls' Own War Stories are the personal recollections of a small group of Australian women and how World War II changed their lives forever. Each of these women experienced ...

Girls' Own War Stories are the personal recollections of a small group of Australian women and how World War II changed their lives forever. Each of these women experienced new opportunities and new challenges as a result of the war, and in doing so, learned to stand on their own two feet.

Codebreaker
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Codebreaker

SBS  |  June 8, 2012
Alan Turing was the genius British mathematician who was instrumental in breaking the German naval Enigma Code during World War II, arguably saving millions of lives. Turing ...

Alan Turing was the genius British mathematician who was instrumental in breaking the German naval Enigma Code during World War II, arguably saving millions of lives. Turing was one of the great original thinkers of the 20th century, but his achievements went unrecognised during his lifetime. Instead he ended up being treated as a common criminal, for being homosexual at a time when homosexual acts were a crime. This program brings Turing's ideas to life and includes the testimony of people who knew and remember him.

Hitler's Bodyguard
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Hitler's Bodyguard: Kill Hitler Before War Starts

Season 1  |  Episode 6  |  SBS  |  March 19, 2010
This episode covers the period from 1938 to the invasion of Poland in 1939. Hitler's annexation of Austria and then Czechoslovakia and his plans to invade Poland led to ...

This episode covers the period from 1938 to the invasion of Poland in 1939. Hitler's annexation of Austria and then Czechoslovakia and his plans to invade Poland led to serious attempts on his life which were foiled by chance as much as by his elaborate security system.

Hitler's Bodyguard
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Hitler's Bodyguard: Attempts To Kill Hitler At The Wolf's Lair

Season 1  |  Episode 11  |  SBS  |  April 23, 2010
The Wolf's Lair or Wolfsschanze was closely guarded, but Hitler was almost killed by the bomb ignited by Stauffenberg on 20 July 1944.

The Wolf's Lair or Wolfsschanze was closely guarded, but Hitler was almost killed by the bomb ignited by Stauffenberg on 20 July 1944.

When We Left Earth
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When We Left Earth: The NASA Missions - Ordinary Supermen

Season 1  |  Episode 1  |  SBS  |  December 14, 2012
Astronauts and engineers need to work out how to launch a man into space on top of a ballistic missile. Featuring re-mastered film from NASA's vault.

Astronauts and engineers need to work out how to launch a man into space on top of a ballistic missile. Featuring re-mastered film from NASA's vault.

Hitler's Bodyguard
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Hitler's Bodyguard: Flights Into Danger

Season 1  |  Episode 9  |  SBS  |  April 9, 2010
Hitler appreciated the power of aircraft, not only as a military weapon, but as a political tool. During the early 1930s, he hired aircraft for election campaigning, often ...

Hitler appreciated the power of aircraft, not only as a military weapon, but as a political tool. During the early 1930s, he hired aircraft for election campaigning, often facing weather and mechanical problems, as well as specific assassination attempts.

Lost Worlds
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Lost Worlds: The Other Pompeii: Life And Death In Herculaneum

SBS  |  April 27, 2014
Just 10 miles from Pompeii, along the ancient shoreline, 12 arched vaults are telling a whole new story about life was like before the eruption of Mount Vesuvius. They contain ...

Just 10 miles from Pompeii, along the ancient shoreline, 12 arched vaults are telling a whole new story about life was like before the eruption of Mount Vesuvius. They contain the skeletons of no less than 340 people, that's 10% of the local population, killed by the volcano. Amongst them are the first new skeletons to be found in the area for 30 years: they're now the subject of a ground-breaking scientific investigation.

The Longest War
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The Longest War

Nine  |  January 13, 2016
The Longest War marks Australia's 25 year commitment and the human cost in the continuing battles in the Middle East and the War Against Terror. It started with the invasion ...

The Longest War marks Australia's 25 year commitment and the human cost in the continuing battles in the Middle East and the War Against Terror. It started with the invasion of Kuwait, swept through September 11 and the Bali bombings, Gulf War 2, the hunt for Osama Bin Laden and now the war against Islamic State and extremism.

Churchill's First World War
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Churchill's First World War

SBS  |  August 1, 2014
Drama-documentary about Winston Churchill's extraordinary experiences during the Great War, with intimate letters to his wife Clementine allowing the story to be told largely ...

Drama-documentary about Winston Churchill's extraordinary experiences during the Great War, with intimate letters to his wife Clementine allowing the story to be told largely in his own words.

JFK
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JFK

Season 1  |  Episode 1  |  SBS  |  November 5, 2013
Forever enshrined in myth by an assassin's bullet, John F. Kennedy's presidency has often defied objective appraisal. This enthralling new four-part biographical documentary ...

Forever enshrined in myth by an assassin's bullet, John F. Kennedy's presidency has often defied objective appraisal. This enthralling new four-part biographical documentary series offers a unique insight into the world of John F Kennedy; a fresh assessment of the man, his accomplishments and his unfulfilled promise.

Hitler's Bodyguard
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Hitler's Bodyguard: Dangerous Car Journeys

Season 1  |  Episode 8  |  SBS  |  April 2, 2010
In 1940, Hitler intensified his war efforts, invading France. His preferred mode of travel was by car, and Ferdinand Porsche designed large Mercedes for him with every ...

In 1940, Hitler intensified his war efforts, invading France. His preferred mode of travel was by car, and Ferdinand Porsche designed large Mercedes for him with every possible security feature.

JFK's Women
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JFK's Women

SBS  |  June 11, 2010
An explosive new biography that reveals the real John Fitzgerald Kennedy - a President who was prepared to risk his political career and, at the height of the cold war, his ...

An explosive new biography that reveals the real John Fitzgerald Kennedy - a President who was prepared to risk his political career and, at the height of the cold war, his country's security, for sex. In a terrible instance of irony, the Kennedy assassination in Dallas in November 1963 took his life, but saved his reputation.

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)
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.
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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