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4 Things You Didn’t Know About Royals In The Military
4 Things You Didn’t Know About Royals In The Military

From Prince Philip’s work in WWII, to the royal who was eager to get into the trenches

Who Really Started The Reichstag Fire?
Who Really Started The Reichstag Fire?

The Reichstag Fire helped set Hitler gain total power – but were the Nazis behind it?

4 Times WWII Got Very, Very Weird
4 Times WWII Got Very, Very Weird

You know the main events, but what about the hidden ones?

The Man Who Started The Cold War
The Man Who Started The Cold War

How did one man start the Cold War?

Five Days That Defined World War Two
5 Days That Defined World War Two

From Parliament battles, to the Yalta Conference, these are the days that shaped WWII.

6 Things You Didn't Know About Prince Philip
6 Things You Didn't Know About Prince Philip

There's far more to Prince Philip than many people realise.

How did Mussolini really die?
How did Mussolini really die?

The killing of the Fascist dictator has fuelled bizarre conspiracy theories.

Episode 3: Prince George: Tragedy or Treason?
Ep3: Prince George: Tragedy or Treason?

A troubled man and an embarrassment to the Royal family... but was he a murder victim?

Can The Bombing Of Dresden Be Justified?
Can The Bombing Of Dresden Be Justified?

The attack on Dresden reduced this city to ruins. Were the Allies justified in doing it?

Churchill: Hero Or Villain?
Churchill: Hero Or Villain?

Should Churchill be revered, or condemned?

9 Weird World War Two Facts
9 Weird World War Two Facts

From Adolf’s Nazi-fighting nephew to the bizarre “life pod” built to keep Churchill safe…

Eva Braun – Innocent Or Complicit?
Eva Braun – Innocent Or Complicit?

Should Hitler’s wife be thought of as a tragic figure, or a callous character?

7 Things You Need To Know About The Battle Of The Bulge
7 Things You Need To Know About The Battle Of The Bulge

What Winston Churchill called “the greatest American battle of the war” began…

Did The US Let Pearl Harbor Happen?
Did the US let Pearl Harbor Happen?

Paranoid theory or ugly truth?

Was Chamberlain Right To Appease Hitler?
Was Chamberlain Right To Appease Hitler?

Did British PM Neville Chamberlain do the right thing when he negotiated with Hitler?

Simon Wiesenthal – Hero or Conman?
Simon Wiesenthal – Hero or Conman?

Is it unthinkable to question his reputation?

5 Things You Didn’t Know About The Blitz
5 Facts About The Blitz

It sparked a sexual revolution...

5 Things You Didn’t Know About Stalingrad
5 Things You Didn’t Know About Stalingrad

Today in 1942, the hellish battle began.

6 Olympics Scandals And Controversies
The Nazi Games And Other Olympics Controversies

From Hitler's big showpiece to the first doping scandal.

Was It Right For The US To Take In Wernher von Braun?
Was NASA Right To Recruit A Nazi Scientist?

He knew about slave labour. Should his reputation have been trashed?

Unearthing World War Two: The Battlefields
Unearthing WWII Battlefields

The lingering mysteries from three of the war’s great battles...

A Beginner’s Guide To The Dam Busting Bouncing Bombs
A Beginner’s Guide To Bouncing Bombs

A symbol of Allied derring-do.

Was the Great Escape a Reckless Mistake?
The Great Escape: Was It A Reckless Mistake?

The daring breakout from Stalag Luft III.

The Normandy Landings In Realtime Tweets
The D-Day Landings In Realtime

The largest seaborne invasion in history.

4 Reasons Why Dunkirk Was Such An Incredible Achievement
The Story Of The Dunkirk Evacuation

It was the defeat that became a miraculous victory...

6 Incredible Things You Need To Know About The Great Escape
6 Things You Need To Know About The Great Escape

What it took to break free from Stalag Luft III…

Did Hitler Survive World War Two?
Did Hitler Survive World War Two?

Did the Fuhrer flee Germany to enjoy a long, peaceful retirement in South America?

How Did The Holocaust Happen?
How Did The Holocaust Happen?

It wasn't simply the sheer scale of the killings, but the method behind the madness...

Surviving The Holocaust - Freddie Knoller's War
Surviving The Holocaust - Freddie Knoller's War

Freddie Knoller tells his personal story of being a young Jewish man during WWII

WW2 Price of Empire
WW2 Price of Empire

This series looks at the events that lead up to WW2 using archive footage.

Bullets, Boots and Bandages: How to Really Win at War
Bullets, Boots and Bandages: How to Really Win at War

Saul David revels the true stories as to how wars have been won and lost.

Blitz Street
Blitz Street

Tony Robinson explores what it was like to live through the Luftwaffe's bombardment.

The Diary of Anne Frank: A Tale of Two Sisters Trailer
The Diary of Anne Frank: A Tale of Two Sisters Trailer

Eva Schloss shares her extraordinary tale and memories of the tragic diarist, Anne Frank.

The Diary of Anne Frank: A Tale of Two Sisters
The Diary of Anne Frank: A Tale of Two Sisters

Explores the extraordinary tale of two women whose lives intertwined.

Codebreaker
Codebreaker

Uncovering the secret of how Hitler's personal code machine was hacked by two men.

Weekend Warriors
Weekend Warriors

Weekend Warriors bring to life famous battles in history, including English Civil War.

Nazi UFO Clip
Forbidden History: Nazi UFO

Jamie Theakston investigates whether the Nazis' were trying to build a UFO.

WWII Air Crash Detectives
WWII Air Crash Detectives

Garth Barnard investigates catastrophic WWII air accidents and training crashes.

Hitler's Soft Underbelly
Hitler's Soft Underbelly

Why did Britain spend much of the war fighting in north Africa and Italy?

I Met Adolf Eichmann
I Met Adolf Eichmann

The story of Adolf Eichmann through the eyes of those that met the Nazi officer.

D-Day: The Last Heroes
D-Day: The Last Heroes

Seventy years after D-Day, historian Dan Snow reveals stirring and heroic stories of WWII.

Churchill's Desert War - The Road to El Alamein
Churchill's Desert War - The Road to El Alamein

Jonathan Dimbleby on the significance of the North African WWII campaign.

Operation Crossbow
Operation Crossbow

The little-known story of heroic Spitfire pilots and top minds at RAF Medmenham.

The Men and the Machines that Beat Hitler
The Men and the Machines that Beat Hitler

The amazing true tale of six valiant 'tankies' who served together in World War II.

The War
The War

Ordinary people from four towns across America recall their memories of World War II.

The Road To Dunkirk
The Road To Dunkirk

Engrossing WWII doc looking at the daring operation dubbed the 'Miracle of Dunkirk'.

The Nazis: A Warning from History
The Nazis: A Warning from History

Unearthing the truth about how a cultured nation allowed a monster like Hitler into power.

The Last Nazis
The Last Nazis

Hunting down the last surviving Nazi war criminals living in the 21st century.

Fighting the Blue
Fighting the Blue

Unique stories of courage in the documentary series about the Battle of Britain.

How To Go To War
How To Go To War

Historian Saul David reveals how precision planning off the battlefield has shaped wars.

Codebreakers - Bletchley Park's Lost Heroes
Codebreakers - Bletchley Park's Lost Heroes

Revealing the story of one of the greatest intellectual feats of the Second World War.

Wartime Farm
Wartime Farm

In Wartime Farm Manor Farm is run exactly as it would have been during WWII.

The Courageous Heart of Irena Sendler
The Courageous Heart of Irena Sendler

A film with Anna Paquin and directed by John Kent Harrison about a polish social worker.

Shot Down; Escape From Nazi Europe
Shot Down; Escape From Nazi Europe

The story of RAF pilots stranded during WWII and how they managed to get themselves home.

Sea of Death
Sea of Death

The story of three German refuge ships; Wilhelm Gustloff, Steuben and Goya, in WWII.

The Baby Born In A Concentration Camp
The Baby Born In A Concentration Camp

The story of Eva Bergman, whom was born in a concentration camp in WWII.

The Dark Charisma of Adolf Hitler
The Dark Charisma of Adolf Hitler

Adolf Hitler managed to turn from a nobody in 1913 into the Fuehrer of the German people?

The Nazi Hunt for Atlantis: Raiders of the Lost Past Clip
The Nazi Hunt for Atlantis: Raiders of the Lost Past Clip

Watch a clip from the Raiders of the Lost Past episode The Nazi Hunt for Atlantis.

Warzone Trailer
Warzone Trailer

Whatever the conflict, from the past to the present day, there always secrets to uncover.

Profile: Bert Trautmann
Bert Trautmann Profile

From Nazi soldier to England football hero – the incredible story of Bert Trautmann.

The World at War Trailer
The World at War Trailer

Watch the trailer for the seminal world war classic; The World at War.

Dunkirk: What Actually Happened
Dunkirk: What Actually Happened

The 'Dunkirk Spirit' is said to have saved thousands of lives - but what really happened?

Fighting the Blue: The Battle of Britain
Fighting the Blue: The Battle of Britain

James Holland presents the lesser-told German point of view of the Battle of Britain

Stalin's Role in the Second World War
Stalin's Role in WWII

Investigating the profound effect USSR dictator Josef Stalin had on WWII.

Dunkirk
Dunkirk

Dunkirk is the ultimate, unforgettable portrayal of one of history's defining moments.

The Real Dads Army: Home Front Facts
The Real Dads Army: Home Front Facts

Dad's Army may have provided a comic portrayal but what was it like in the Home Guard?

Churchill: The War Leader
Churchill: The War Leader

Churchill was an inspirational but his relations with the top brass were often tempestuous

D-Day 6/6/44
D-Day 6/6/44

Richard Dale, director of D-Day documentary 6/6/44, explains how the programme was made.

A Step-By-Step Guide To How D-Day Unfolded
How D-Day Unfolded

In 1944, the Allies returned to France to take on Hitler's forces. Revisit this key moment

Famous WWII Commanders
Famous WWII Commanders

Profiles of WWII's most influential commanders who masterminded battles around the world

Hiroshima
Hiroshima

Were the atomic bombs really dropped to end WWII more quickly and were they justified?

V for Victory
V for Victory

1945 saw the end of the Second World War, it was to be a defining year.

Inside The Nazi State
Inside The Nazi State

Laurence Rees sheds light on the characters of those who participated in the Third Reich.

The Cold War
The Cold War

We explore the 50 years of globally divisive conflict between the US and the Soviet Union.

The Long March to Freedom
The Long March to Freedom

For the thousands of soldiers liberation was a dream that seemed to never come true.

The Lost Airmen of the Buchenwald
The Lost Airmen of the Buchenwald

This film tells the story of Allies imprisoned at a Concentration Camp in WWII.

The Sinking of the Laconia
The Sinking of the Laconia

This two-part drama brings to life one of the most of the dramatic stories of WWII.

Escape from Sobibor
Escape from Sobibor

Escape from Sobibor details the largest ever escape of prisoners from a Nazi death camp.

Shot Down: Escaping Nazi Territory
Shot Down: Escaping Nazi Territory

During 1940 the Battle Of Britain was in full swing.

Blindspot: Hitler's Secretary
Blindspot: Hitler's Secretary

Traudl Junge started working for Hitler in 1942 when she was 22 years old.

The Dam Busters - The Race to Smash the German Dams
The Dam Busters - The Race to Smash the German Dams

James Holland looks in to the RAF's 1943 air attacks.

Spitfire: Britain's Flying Past
Spitfire: Britain's Flying Past

Flying fanatic John Sergeant marks the 75th anniversary of the iconic Spitfire.

The First Day of The Blitz
The First Day of The Blitz

First-hand accounts help to provide an insight into the terror ordinary Londoners faced.

Auschwitz: The Nazis and the Final Solution
Auschwitz: The Nazis and the Final Solution

Charting the evolution of Auschwitz concentration camp.

World's Weirdest Weapons
World's Weirdest Weapons

Illuminating series looking at some unusual and innovative weaponry throughout history.

The Heroes of Biggin Hill
The Heroes of Biggin Hill

The Battle of Britain through the eyes of the brave souls based at Biggin Hill airbase.

Storming Juno
Storming Juno

Landmark WWII docu-drama, told through the eyes of three young Canadians.

Arctic Convoys
Arctic Convoys

The Allied seamen who diced with death to provide supplies to the Soviet army during WWII.

The Germans Are Coming
The Germans Are Coming

How us nervous Brits braced ourselves for invasion during World War II.

The American Invasion
The American Invasion

The exploits of the US Eighth Air Force helped change the course of WWII.

The Lost Airmen of Buchenwald
The Lost Airmen of Buchenwald

Telling the moving story of the Allied airmen who were held at the concentration camp.

Raiders of the Lost Past
Raiders of the Lost Past

Amazing real-life treasure-hunting adventures.

Who Betrayed the Bomber Boys Trailer
Who Betrayed the Bomber Boys Trailer

Yesterday discovers the real stories behind the invisible war heroes.

Nazi Collaborators Trailer
Nazi Collaborators Trailer

Nazi Collaborators looks at the double life of the people that assited the Nazis.

Battle Of Britain Trailer
Battle Of Britain Trailer

Programme looking at the pivotal battle of World War II, presented by Ewan McGregor.

Ration Book Britain Trailer
Ration Book Britain Trailer

How the spirit of 1940s rationing affected all areas of British life during World War II.

Ration Book Britain Trailer
Ration Book Britain Trailer

Anita Dobson looks at how the people of Britain laughed and danced their way to victory.

Dunkirk: The Forgotten Heroes: Getting Married
Dunkirk: The Forgotten Heroes: Getting Married

A surivor of Dunkirk recalls the pressure to get married.

Dunkirk: The Forgotten Heroes: Charles returns
Dunkirk: The Forgotten Heroes: Charles returns

Charles Wait retraces his steps and makes his first trip aborad since Dunkirk.