14 Diaries Of The Great War
53:58

14 Diaries Of The Great War: The Uprising

Season 1 Episode 7 SBS August 22, 2014

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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.

14 Diaries Of The Great War
52:30

14 Diaries Of The Great War: The Tipping Point

Season 1 Episode 8 SBS August 29, 2014

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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
47:54

Air Aces: George Beurling

Season 1 Episode 1 SBS October 5, 2014

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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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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.

Air Aces
47:44

Air Aces: Wing Walker

Season 1 Episode 3 SBS October 19, 2014

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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.

Air Aces
47:58

Air Aces: Red Tails

Season 1 Episode 4 SBS October 26, 2014

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They were young, gifted, and black but the US Army refused them key positions. Until intense pressure from African-American activist groups pushed President Roosevelt to ...

They were young, gifted, and black but the US Army refused them key positions. Until intense pressure from African-American activist groups pushed President Roosevelt to initiate a Blacks-only fighter pilot training program in Tuskegee, Alabama.

Air Aces
47:53

Air Aces: Robin Olds

Season 1 Episode 5 SBS November 2, 2014

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In July 1966, North Vietnam's fleet of MiG-21s is hammering the US Air Force, and the embattled men of the 8th Tactical Fighter Wing need a hero to whip them into shape. Enter ...

In July 1966, North Vietnam's fleet of MiG-21s is hammering the US Air Force, and the embattled men of the 8th Tactical Fighter Wing need a hero to whip them into shape. Enter Colonel Robin Olds, a WWII veteran airman, who charges in and commands respect.

Air Aces
48:00

Air Aces: Gabby Gabreski

Season 1 Episode 6 SBS November 9, 2014

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During WWII, American pilots race to down the most enemy planes and be crowned the countries' top flying ace. US Air Force Pilot Francis Gabby Gabreski, the child of Polish ...

During WWII, American pilots race to down the most enemy planes and be crowned the countries' top flying ace. US Air Force Pilot Francis Gabby Gabreski, the child of Polish immigrants, makes his mission personal, seeking to avenge his families' devastating losses during the war.

How We Won The War
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How We Won The War

The History Channel November 16, 2014

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Presenter Jules Hudson travels across the UK to discover the incredible efforts members of the general public made to achieve victory in World War Two. Along the way he meets ...

Presenter Jules Hudson travels across the UK to discover the incredible efforts members of the general public made to achieve victory in World War Two. Along the way he meets ordinary men and women who did extraordinary things, visits locations harbouring untold stories of bravery, hears witness testimony to key events and unearths remarkable stories of heroism.

Tony Robinson's World War 1
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Tony Robinson's World War 1

Season 1 Episode 1 SBS April 1, 2015

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Tony Robinson's World War I sees Tony documenting the war using the recent discovery of thousands of 3D stereoscopic images taken at the time. Action sequences and interviews ...

Tony Robinson's World War I sees Tony documenting the war using the recent discovery of thousands of 3D stereoscopic images taken at the time. Action sequences and interviews with historians will tell the story of the Great War, with each episode focusing on a different year of the conflict.

Tony Robinson's World War 1
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Tony Robinson's World War 1

Season 1 Episode 2 SBS April 8, 2015

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This episode, Tony Robinson asks whether the men who lost their lives at battles during World War I were lions led by donkeys, or whether a brutal war of attrition was the ...

This episode, Tony Robinson asks whether the men who lost their lives at battles during World War I were lions led by donkeys, or whether a brutal war of attrition was the only option available to those in command.

Tony Robinson's World War 1
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Tony Robinson's World War 1

Season 1 Episode 3 SBS April 15, 2015

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In the third episode of World War I in 3D, the Battle of the Somme is now in full swing but the Western Front is still locked in stalemate. All that bloodshed and slaughter is ...

In the third episode of World War I in 3D, the Battle of the Somme is now in full swing but the Western Front is still locked in stalemate. All that bloodshed and slaughter is leading to huge pressure on both sides. And the Allies and Germany are transforming themselves into ever more powerful killing machines - creating unprecedented technological innovations, in an attempt to break the stalemate.

Tony Robinson's World War 1
47:43

Tony Robinson's World War 1

Season 1 Episode 4 SBS April 22, 2015

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This is World War I as you've never seen it before. It seems unbelievable but there are thousands of 3D photographs taken of World War I, yet none of them have ever been shown ...

This is World War I as you've never seen it before. It seems unbelievable but there are thousands of 3D photographs taken of World War I, yet none of them have ever been shown on TV in their original format. This fourth and final episode through the aid of these remarkable 3D photographs, looks at the final year of the conflict - 1918.

The Hollywood War
49:59

The Hollywood War: The Case of the Century

Season 1 Episode 1 SBS May 24, 2015

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This series tells the story of how American cinema, barely thirty years after its birth, having become the country's eighth largest industry and its most powerful medium, ...

This series tells the story of how American cinema, barely thirty years after its birth, having become the country's eighth largest industry and its most powerful medium, would play a unique role in the WW2 period of history.

From The Western Frontier
26:46

From The Western Frontier: The Fighter

Season 2 Episode 1 NITV May 31, 2015

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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.

The Hollywood War
51:41

The Hollywood War: Star Wars

Season 1 Episode 2 SBS May 31, 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.

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.