The Mystery Of The Roman Skulls
46:26

The Mystery Of The Roman Skulls

SBS November 13, 2016

history

Ancient history

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In 2012 and again in 2015, Crossrail have unearthed human skulls during their engineering works in London. Since the 1800s, hundreds of skulls have been found in the city - it ...

In 2012 and again in 2015, Crossrail have unearthed human skulls during their engineering works in London. Since the 1800s, hundreds of skulls have been found in the city - it is one of the most intriguing mysteries of archaeology in London. In this documentary we meet researchers, archaeologists and other specialists to learn all about their current research and possible explanations for how and why so many skulls have been discovered.

Empresses of Ancient Rome
58:57

Empresses of Ancient Rome

Season 1 Episode 1 SBS December 27, 2015

History

Ancient history

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Professor Catharine Edwards explores the dramatic lives of two women at the heart of power in 1st-century imperial Rome. One is Messalina, whose scandalous reputation lives on ...

Professor Catharine Edwards explores the dramatic lives of two women at the heart of power in 1st-century imperial Rome. One is Messalina, whose scandalous reputation lives on 2,000 years after her bloody and dramatic death. The other is Agrippina - sister of Caligula, wife of Claudius and mother of Nero - an extraordinary woman who was not only a skilled and ambitious politician but also a murderer and ultimately a murder victim.

Desert War
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Desert War: Tobruk

Season 1 Episode 1 ABC April 25, 2013

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Modern history

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Desert War is an exciting, insightful and subtly revisionist account of one of the most celebrated campaigns of the Second World War. Centred on the siege of Tobruk and the ...

Desert War is an exciting, insightful and subtly revisionist account of one of the most celebrated campaigns of the Second World War. Centred on the siege of Tobruk and the battle for El Alamein, this 2-part series peels back the official history to reveal jaw-dropping personal stories from the front lines, brought to life in searing drama documentary footage.

The '80s: The Decade That Made Us
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The '80s: The Decade That Made Us: The Revolutionaries

Season 1 Episode 2 National Geographic May 26, 2013

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Modern history

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The attempted assassination of Ronald Reagan. The rise of Steve Jobs. The launch of 24-hour news. Above all else, the 1980s was an era of radical change and innovation.

The attempted assassination of Ronald Reagan. The rise of Steve Jobs. The launch of 24-hour news. Above all else, the 1980s was an era of radical change and innovation.

Dig 1940
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Dig 1940: Battle Of Britain

Season 1 Episode 2 ABC March 10, 2013

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Modern history

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Jules Hudson and his team are off the Isle of Wight diving on HMS Borealis a ship from Convoy Peewit sunk in the openings stages of the Battle of Britain. Using previously ...

Jules Hudson and his team are off the Isle of Wight diving on HMS Borealis a ship from Convoy Peewit sunk in the openings stages of the Battle of Britain. Using previously unseen colour film from 1940 he tells the heartbreaking story of two pilots killed in the Battle of Britain and the glamorous woman at the centre of both their lives.

Desert War
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Desert War: Alamein

Season 1 Episode 2 ABC May 2, 2013

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Modern history

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By combining the eye-witness testimony of veterans with gripping military action, Desert War brings the North African campaign to life with a power and emotional intensity ...

By combining the eye-witness testimony of veterans with gripping military action, Desert War brings the North African campaign to life with a power and emotional intensity rarely accomplished on television.

Anzac
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Anzac: Capture Of Lae

Seven April 24, 2017

History

Modern history

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Outstanding documentary following the fortunes of Australian and New Zealand forces through World War II.

Outstanding documentary following the fortunes of Australian and New Zealand forces through World War II.

Apocalypse Verdun: The Illusion
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Apocalypse Verdun: The Illusion

National Geographic February 20, 2017

History

Modern history

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It's 1916 and ever since Verdun Commander, General Petain imposed his strategy, the Germans are struggling. In the Somme the Allies have launched into the long awaited battle ...

It's 1916 and ever since Verdun Commander, General Petain imposed his strategy, the Germans are struggling. In the Somme the Allies have launched into the long awaited battle but it takes a disastrous turn. Pinning all their hopes on a Verdun victory the French launch a counter offensive but must then ask themselves, how many lives are they willing to lose to win?

Air Aces
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Air Aces: Wing Walker

Season 1 Episode 3 SBS October 19, 2014

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Modern history

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Like all the Allied bombers of World War II, the crew of the Lancaster ME669 had one of the most dangerous jobs in the Air Force: to dodge deadly enemy fire and drop ...

Like all the Allied bombers of World War II, the crew of the Lancaster ME669 had one of the most dangerous jobs in the Air Force: to dodge deadly enemy fire and drop mega-tonnes of high-powered explosives over Nazi Germany. Without them, Hitler may have emerged victorious.

14 Diaries of The Great War
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14 Diaries of The Great War: The Onslaught

Season 1 Episode 2 SBS August 15, 2014

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Modern history

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This moving series retells the story of the greatest war mankind had ever seen in a unique way. It allows viewers to experience World War I solely through the eyes of those ...

This moving series retells the story of the greatest war mankind had ever seen in a unique way. It allows viewers to experience World War I solely through the eyes of those who experienced it. Based on this concept, an international team of authors and researchers, as well as broadcasters from all over the world have chosen the 14 most vivid and emotional stories left behind through personal diaries, letters, postcards and telegrams, from those who lived it.

The '80s: The Decade That Made Us
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The '80s: The Decade That Made Us: A Superpower

Season 1 Episode 6 National Geographic May 30, 2013

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Modern history

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The attempted assassination of Ronald Reagan. The rise of Steve Jobs. The launch of 24-hour news. Above all else, the 1980s was an era of radical change and innovation.

The attempted assassination of Ronald Reagan. The rise of Steve Jobs. The launch of 24-hour news. Above all else, the 1980s was an era of radical change and innovation.

Anzac
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Anzac: El Alamein

Seven April 25, 2017

History

Modern history

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An outstanding documentary series following the fortunes of Australian and New Zealand forces through World War II.

An outstanding documentary series following the fortunes of Australian and New Zealand forces through World War II.

The Fall of the British Empire
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The Fall of the British Empire

Season 1 Episode 3 The History Channel June 9, 2019

History

Modern history

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At the beginning of the 20th century, Britain ruled over a quarter of the Earth's surface and its people. Britain was a nation whose trade and industry dominated the world ...

At the beginning of the 20th century, Britain ruled over a quarter of the Earth's surface and its people. Britain was a nation whose trade and industry dominated the world economy, her territories encircled the globe. But it couldn't stay that way; the world was changing and the Empire was going to have to change with it. The fall of the British Empire is a story of gradual decline, yet as history teaches, the fall of Empires creates progressive changes for the better.

The '80s: The Decade That Made Us
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The '80s: The Decade That Made Us: Tear Down These Walls

Season 1 Episode 5 National Geographic May 29, 2013

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Modern history

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Though the 1980s were known for the 'greed is good' mantra, the decade also saw its fair share of literal and cultural walls brought down, as Americans united on political, ...

Though the 1980s were known for the 'greed is good' mantra, the decade also saw its fair share of literal and cultural walls brought down, as Americans united on political, racial and health issues.

Dig 1940
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Dig 1940: Battle Of France And Dunkirk

Season 1 Episode 1 ABC March 3, 2013

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Modern history

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To mark the 70th anniversary of 1940, presenter and archaeologist Jules Hudson takes us on a journey of discovery into Britain's darkest, and in the words of Winston Churchill ...

To mark the 70th anniversary of 1940, presenter and archaeologist Jules Hudson takes us on a journey of discovery into Britain's darkest, and in the words of Winston Churchill 'finest hour'. In 1940, Britain was fighting for its life. Hitler's Germany was determined to invade the British Isles, and all that stood in the way were the men and women of Britain. Now a team of experts across France and Britain are uncovering fresh evidence of their incredible struggle. They are digging up secrets buried for 70 years, to reveal stories of heroism from Britain's most dangerous year.

14 Diaries Of The Great War
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14 Diaries Of The Great War: The Tipping Point

Season 1 Episode 8 SBS August 29, 2014

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Modern history

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When war broke out in Europe in July 1914, people on all sides believed it would be over by Christmas. Little could they know just how wrong they were. By November 1918, ten ...

When war broke out in Europe in July 1914, people on all sides believed it would be over by Christmas. Little could they know just how wrong they were. By November 1918, ten million people had died and the political map of the world had been re-drawn. Caught up in the middle of the chaos were millions of ordinary men, women and children. Their very lives changed in ways they could never have imagined - this is their story. The centenary of the outbreak of World War I is fast approaching. This is not the time for yet another film about battles fought and governments toppled, but for a radical new approach to historical documentary. The Great War Diary will retell the story of the greatest war mankind had ever seen in a unique way - it will let viewers experience World War I solely through the eyes of those who lived it. From over 1000 very dramatic stories of the war, left behind in diaries, letters, postcards and telegrams, we have chosen the 14 most vivid and emotional from around the globe.

Air Aces
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Air Aces: George Beurling

Season 1 Episode 1 SBS October 5, 2014

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Modern history

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Air Aces is the groundbreaking series that tells the stories of the most heroic airborne combat missions in history. Using real vintage aircrafts, the series films the ...

Air Aces is the groundbreaking series that tells the stories of the most heroic airborne combat missions in history. Using real vintage aircrafts, the series films the impossible by re-creating mid-air combat sequences.

Air Aces
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Air Aces: Douglas Bader

Season 1 Episode 2 SBS October 12, 2014

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Modern history

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In July 1940, Britain's most celebrated air ace, Douglas Bader, and his ragtag squadron of Canadian fighter pilots, go into battle against Hitler's mighty Luftwaffe. The ...

In July 1940, Britain's most celebrated air ace, Douglas Bader, and his ragtag squadron of Canadian fighter pilots, go into battle against Hitler's mighty Luftwaffe. The outcome of the Battle of Britain will determine the future of the free world. But Bader is also fighting his own personal battle. Just eight years earlier a catastrophic accident cost him both his legs.