Exploring the Past
10:07

Exploring the Past: Elliot and Immigration

Season 1 Episode 4 ABC Me November 25, 2015

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History

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15 year old Elliot from West London finds out how his grandfather, Philip, stowed away on a cargo ship from Ghana, to build a new life, alongside thousand of migrants, brought ...

15 year old Elliot from West London finds out how his grandfather, Philip, stowed away on a cargo ship from Ghana, to build a new life, alongside thousand of migrants, brought in to help build the new post war Britain.

Exploring the Past
10:28

Exploring the Past: Amba and Women's Work

Season 1 Episode 3 ABC Me November 18, 2015

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15 year old Amba explores the role of women in the immediate post war years. She talks to her great grandmother Betty, who worked in a food processing factory in Hayes, and ...

15 year old Amba explores the role of women in the immediate post war years. She talks to her great grandmother Betty, who worked in a food processing factory in Hayes, and was paid less than her male fellow workers on the same production line.

Exploring the Past
10:53

Exploring the Past: Nicole and London's East End

Season 1 Episode 2 ABC Me November 11, 2015

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Fifteen-year-old Nicole visits London's East End where her grandfather, Steve, worked as photographer for a local newspaper. Nicole meets Ann and Debbie, a mother and daughter ...

Fifteen-year-old Nicole visits London's East End where her grandfather, Steve, worked as photographer for a local newspaper. Nicole meets Ann and Debbie, a mother and daughter who featured in Steve's photographs who at the time were living in an estate that had been neglected by the local council.

Exploring the Past
10:02

Exploring the Past: Mitchell and the Mods

Season 1 Episode 1 ABC Me November 4, 2015

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Six 15-year-olds trace their family histories and find out what life was like in post-war Britain. Through examining changes in society, they discover how their lives are ...

Six 15-year-olds trace their family histories and find out what life was like in post-war Britain. Through examining changes in society, they discover how their lives are connected to the past. Today, Mitchell, from Walsall, interviews his grandmother, Jacki, who was a mod in the 60's. Now aged 75, Jacki re-visits former dance hall Bloxwhich Baths, and reveals her memories of life as a post war teenager, following the fashions of Mary Quant and sporting Vidal Sassoon inspired haircuts.

1913: Seeds Of Conflict
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1913: Seeds Of Conflict

The History Channel October 9, 2015

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The year 1913 was a time of transformation when Ottoman rule in Palestine was still strong, the personal identities of people living there were fluid and overlapping, and few ...

The year 1913 was a time of transformation when Ottoman rule in Palestine was still strong, the personal identities of people living there were fluid and overlapping, and few could imagine the conflict that would dominate the region for most of the next century. Seeds of Conflict focuses on the period just before World War I, when Arab and Jewish nationalism first made contact and the conflict was just beginning to germinate.

The Dark Charisma Of Adolf Hitler
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The Dark Charisma Of Adolf Hitler

Season 1 Episode 3 SBS October 1, 2015

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Ethical Understanding

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The last episode examines how Hitler tried to maintain his popular appeal in his final years, as his bond with the German people was tested as never before during the war. He ...

The last episode examines how Hitler tried to maintain his popular appeal in his final years, as his bond with the German people was tested as never before during the war. He had led the army into a series of victories, but as the conflict progressed, the successes stopped coming.

39/40: The War Through A Lens
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39/40: The War Through A Lens

Episode 1 The History Channel September 8, 2015

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It took Hitler less than ten months to conquer Europe. The film gives a monthly record, from September 1939 to June 1940, of the inexorable plunge Europe took into chaos. The ...

It took Hitler less than ten months to conquer Europe. The film gives a monthly record, from September 1939 to June 1940, of the inexorable plunge Europe took into chaos. The story is principally inspired by French, English and German newsreels. The story is told from these three nations' point of view, based on the information they gave their nations at the time.

Anzac Battlefields: The Western Front
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Anzac Battlefields: The Western Front: Victory

Season 1 Episode 6 The History Channel August 10, 2015

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As the Germans retreated towards the fortified Hindenburg Line they attempted a 'scorched earth' policy, cratering roads and destroying bridges. Vigorous pursuit was necessary ...

As the Germans retreated towards the fortified Hindenburg Line they attempted a 'scorched earth' policy, cratering roads and destroying bridges. Vigorous pursuit was necessary to prevent this. We follow the exploits of the Australians as Monash takes up the challenge and, as part of the rolling offensive, follow the New Zealand third army.

Anzac Battlefields: The Western Front
26:33

Anzac Battlefields: The Western Front: Spirit

Season 1 Episode 5 The History Channel August 3, 2015

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The German's launched the massive Operation Michael on an 80 kilometre front on March 21st 1918, the greatest offensive of the war. We hear stories of desperate defence and ...

The German's launched the massive Operation Michael on an 80 kilometre front on March 21st 1918, the greatest offensive of the war. We hear stories of desperate defence and the crumbling of the Allied line, we meet great characters like New Zealand's most famous soldier Richard Travis, the unorthodox "king of no-man's land". And we reach what is, for many, the defining moment in Australia's war.

Anzac Battlefields: The Western Front
26:35

Anzac Battlefields: The Western Front: Cataclysm

Season 1 Episode 4 The History Channel July 27, 2015

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One of the most notorious killing fields of WWI - Passchendaele. We walk where the battalions fought and where the artillery sank in liquid mud. In the midst of the battle one ...

One of the most notorious killing fields of WWI - Passchendaele. We walk where the battalions fought and where the artillery sank in liquid mud. In the midst of the battle one of Australia's greatest soldiers, then Lieutenant Colonel Leslie Morshead, wrote 'things are bloody, very bloody'. The losses were enormous - on October 12th the New Zealand Division lost 2800 men, the bloodiest day in that country's military history.

Anzac Battlefields: The Western Front
26:40

Anzac Battlefields: The Western Front: Resolve

Season 1 Episode 3 The History Channel July 20, 2015

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It is 1917 and the Anzacs are involved in the seminal battles of Bullecourt, Ypres, Messines and Menin Road. The year starts for the Australians with success but when the ...

It is 1917 and the Anzacs are involved in the seminal battles of Bullecourt, Ypres, Messines and Menin Road. The year starts for the Australians with success but when the Germans counter-attack the Australians are overwhelmed at a place called Bullecourt, a significant German breakthrough seems imminent.

Anzac Battlefields: The Western Front
26:23

Anzac Battlefields: The Western Front: Sacrifice

Season 1 Episode 2 The History Channel July 13, 2015

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Industrial warfare at its most terrifying, gas, tanks, machine guns, barbed wire, the Anzacs find themselves fully acquainted with the texture of war on the Western Front in a ...

Industrial warfare at its most terrifying, gas, tanks, machine guns, barbed wire, the Anzacs find themselves fully acquainted with the texture of war on the Western Front in a series of murderous battles at Pozieres where the Australians lose 12,000 men.

Dan Snow: Last Heroes Of D-Day
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Dan Snow: Last Heroes Of D-Day

Season 1 Episode 2 SBS July 8, 2015

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The concluding part of historian Dan Snow's major two-part series, tells the powerful and heroic stories of those who risked their lives on the beaches of Normandy, to save ...

The concluding part of historian Dan Snow's major two-part series, tells the powerful and heroic stories of those who risked their lives on the beaches of Normandy, to save the world from Nazi Germany.

Anzac Battlefields: The Western Front
25:53

Anzac Battlefields: The Western Front: Baptism

Season 1 Episode 1 The History Channel July 6, 2015

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Where is the Western Front? Why did two vast armies dig in, extending lines of trenches from the Channel ports almost to the Alps? All of this happened in the first weeks of ...

Where is the Western Front? Why did two vast armies dig in, extending lines of trenches from the Channel ports almost to the Alps? All of this happened in the first weeks of the war so that by mid-September the German attack had faltered on the Marne and the situation became stalemated. This is the battlefield that the Anzacs, withdrawn from Gallipoli, entered at the beginning of 1916.

Dan Snow: Last Heroes Of D-Day
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Dan Snow: Last Heroes Of D-Day

Season 1 Episode 1 SBS July 1, 2015

History

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With unprecedented access to thousands of top secret 3D spy photographs, compelling story telling, state of the art graphics and dramatic reconstruction, Last Heroes of D-Day ...

With unprecedented access to thousands of top secret 3D spy photographs, compelling story telling, state of the art graphics and dramatic reconstruction, Last Heroes of D-Day brings one day in June, into sharp relief for a new generation.

The Hollywood War
50:59

The Hollywood War: The End of Innocence

Season 1 Episode 3 SBS June 7, 2015

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Answering President Roosevelt's call, Hollywood's eight major studios devoted their resources and their talents to the war effort. Drama, documentaries, cartoons: thousands of ...

Answering President Roosevelt's call, Hollywood's eight major studios devoted their resources and their talents to the war effort. Drama, documentaries, cartoons: thousands of films were produced, meant either for the general public or for the different branches of the military.

From The Western Frontier
26:52

From The Western Frontier: Angela's Rules

Season 2 Episode 2 NITV June 7, 2015

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Meet Angela Rule the oldest of 9 sisters who started singing after she was plucked from the crowd at a Mariah Carey concert which was caught on camera for the world to see.

Meet Angela Rule the oldest of 9 sisters who started singing after she was plucked from the crowd at a Mariah Carey concert which was caught on camera for the world to see.

From The Western Frontier
26:46

From The Western Frontier: The Fighter

Season 2 Episode 1 NITV May 31, 2015

Indigenous Australians

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Neil Coyne is Western Australia's first Aboriginal wrestler. At 43, "N.C. Viper" has been in the ring for over seven years and is a huge favourite with fans and other ...

Neil Coyne is Western Australia's first Aboriginal wrestler. At 43, "N.C. Viper" has been in the ring for over seven years and is a huge favourite with fans and other wrestlers alike. But the death of Neil's mother and brother over an eighteen months period has re-triggered the trauma of his early childhood, sending him into a spiral of depression and apathy.