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.
To commemorate Anzac Day 2011 the History Channel explores the idea of the Digger; the legend, the myth and the truth. Through a sequence of pivotal battles we see the emergence of a type of fighting man with an international reputation as non-conformist and unparalleled as a shock troop or as a soldier able to function on his own initiative. Archive, re-enactments, expert commentary on worldwide scenes combined with first hand accounts chart the emergence of the national icon.
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.
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.
Of the four planes hijacked by terrorists on September 11, 2001, only one, Flight 93, failed to reach its target, crashing in a field in Pennsylvania killing everybody on board. This documentary looks at the story of both those on board and of those they left behind, many of whom were in phone contact with their loved ones throughout their ordeal.