From Prince Philip’s work in WWII, to the royal who was eager to get into the trenches
The Reichstag Fire helped set Hitler gain total power – but were the Nazis behind it?
You know the main events, but what about the hidden ones?
How did one man start the Cold War?
From Parliament battles, to the Yalta Conference, these are the days that shaped WWII.
How a team of intrepid inventors and a young Winston Churchill gave birth to the tank.
There's far more to Prince Philip than many people realise.
The killing of the Fascist dictator has fuelled bizarre conspiracy theories.
A troubled man and an embarrassment to the Royal family... but was he a murder victim?
The attack on Dresden reduced this city to ruins. Were the Allies justified in doing it?
Should Churchill be revered, or condemned?
From Adolf’s Nazi-fighting nephew to the bizarre “life pod” built to keep Churchill safe…
Should Hitler’s wife be thought of as a tragic figure, or a callous character?
What Winston Churchill called “the greatest American battle of the war” began…
Paranoid theory or ugly truth?
Did British PM Neville Chamberlain do the right thing when he negotiated with Hitler?
Is it unthinkable to question his reputation?
It sparked a sexual revolution...
Today in 1942, the hellish battle began.
Who would you have voted for?
From Hitler's big showpiece to the first doping scandal.
He knew about slave labour. Should his reputation have been trashed?
The lingering mysteries from three of the war’s great battles...
A symbol of Allied derring-do.
The daring breakout from Stalag Luft III.
The largest seaborne invasion in history.
It was the defeat that became a miraculous victory...
What it took to break free from Stalag Luft III…
Did the Fuhrer flee Germany to enjoy a long, peaceful retirement in South America?
It wasn't simply the sheer scale of the killings, but the method behind the madness...
Freddie Knoller tells his personal story of being a young Jewish man during WWII
This series looks at the events that lead up to WW2 using archive footage.
Saul David revels the true stories as to how wars have been won and lost.
Tony Robinson explores what it was like to live through the Luftwaffe's bombardment.
One has the distinction of being the shortest war ever waged…
Eva Schloss shares her extraordinary tale and memories of the tragic diarist, Anne Frank.
Explores the extraordinary tale of two women whose lives intertwined.
Uncovering the secret of how Hitler's personal code machine was hacked by two men.
Weekend Warriors bring to life famous battles in history, including English Civil War.
Jamie Theakston investigates whether the Nazis' were trying to build a UFO.
Garth Barnard investigates catastrophic WWII air accidents and training crashes.
With video technology becoming mainstream the Vietnam war was documented like no other.
Why did Britain spend much of the war fighting in north Africa and Italy?
The story of Adolf Eichmann through the eyes of those that met the Nazi officer.
Seventy years after D-Day, historian Dan Snow reveals stirring and heroic stories of WWII.
Jonathan Dimbleby on the significance of the North African WWII campaign.
The little-known story of heroic Spitfire pilots and top minds at RAF Medmenham.
The amazing true tale of six valiant 'tankies' who served together in World War II.
Ordinary people from four towns across America recall their memories of World War II.
Engrossing WWII doc looking at the daring operation dubbed the 'Miracle of Dunkirk'.
Unearthing the truth about how a cultured nation allowed a monster like Hitler into power.
Hunting down the last surviving Nazi war criminals living in the 21st century.
Unique stories of courage in the documentary series about the Battle of Britain.
Historian Saul David reveals how precision planning off the battlefield has shaped wars.
Revealing the story of one of the greatest intellectual feats of the Second World War.
Telling the real stories of the CIA's covert operations.
In Wartime Farm Manor Farm is run exactly as it would have been during WWII.
CIA Declassified uncovers what really happened in some of the most reported moments.
A film with Anna Paquin and directed by John Kent Harrison about a polish social worker.
The story of RAF pilots stranded during WWII and how they managed to get themselves home.
The story of three German refuge ships; Wilhelm Gustloff, Steuben and Goya, in WWII.
A documentary about the events of the Battle of York in Canada in 1812.
The story of Eva Bergman, whom was born in a concentration camp in WWII.
Adolf Hitler managed to turn from a nobody in 1913 into the Fuehrer of the German people?
Watch a clip from the Raiders of the Lost Past episode The Nazi Hunt for Atlantis.
Whatever the conflict, from the past to the present day, there always secrets to uncover.
From Nazi soldier to England football hero – the incredible story of Bert Trautmann.
Watch the trailer for the seminal world war classic; The World at War.
The 'Dunkirk Spirit' is said to have saved thousands of lives - but what really happened?
James Holland presents the lesser-told German point of view of the Battle of Britain
Investigating the profound effect USSR dictator Josef Stalin had on WWII.
Dunkirk is the ultimate, unforgettable portrayal of one of history's defining moments.
Dad's Army may have provided a comic portrayal but what was it like in the Home Guard?
Churchill was an inspirational but his relations with the top brass were often tempestuous
Richard Dale, director of D-Day documentary 6/6/44, explains how the programme was made.
In 1944, the Allies returned to France to take on Hitler's forces. Revisit this key moment
Profiles of WWII's most influential commanders who masterminded battles around the world
Were the atomic bombs really dropped to end WWII more quickly and were they justified?
See how the invasion of Kuwait by Saddam Hussein's Iraq started the Gulf War
See all about the battle over British control of the land once known as Las Malvinas
1945 saw the end of the Second World War, it was to be a defining year.
Laurence Rees sheds light on the characters of those who participated in the Third Reich.
Have inquiries into more recent civil disasters brought about meaningful change?
We explore the 50 years of globally divisive conflict between the US and the Soviet Union.
For the thousands of soldiers liberation was a dream that seemed to never come true.
This film tells the story of Allies imprisoned at a Concentration Camp in WWII.
This two-part drama brings to life one of the most of the dramatic stories of WWII.
Escape from Sobibor details the largest ever escape of prisoners from a Nazi death camp.
During 1940 the Battle Of Britain was in full swing.
Traudl Junge started working for Hitler in 1942 when she was 22 years old.
James Holland looks in to the RAF's 1943 air attacks.
Flying fanatic John Sergeant marks the 75th anniversary of the iconic Spitfire.
First-hand accounts help to provide an insight into the terror ordinary Londoners faced.
Charting the evolution of Auschwitz concentration camp.
Illuminating series looking at some unusual and innovative weaponry throughout history.
The Battle of Britain through the eyes of the brave souls based at Biggin Hill airbase.
Landmark WWII docu-drama, told through the eyes of three young Canadians.
The Allied seamen who diced with death to provide supplies to the Soviet army during WWII.
How us nervous Brits braced ourselves for invasion during World War II.
The exploits of the US Eighth Air Force helped change the course of WWII.