Dieppe Uncovered brings back to life this WWII raid and talks to those who know the truth
From Nazi soldier to England football hero – the incredible story of Bert Trautmann.
Only a handful ever escaped from the impenetrable fortress of Colditz castle...
The Jews were not alone in being excluded in Nazi Germany, as Dr Pine reveals.
What are the ideals behind National Socialism and why did it strike a chord with so many?
Voted the greatest Briton in a BBC poll, Churchill was a force to be reckoned with.
Winston Churchill was the wittiest, and rudest, politician ever to grace the Commons!
WWII saw the development of soldiers dedicated to performing acts great courage...
How did World War Two come about and why? Dr Ben Smith examines the reasons.
James Holland presents the lesser-told German point of view of the Battle of Britain
Churchill was an inspirational but his relations with the top brass were often tempestuous
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?
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.
For the thousands of soldiers liberation was a dream that seemed to never come true.
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.
Historian James Holland examines how Britain felt at the end of the war.
Dad's Army may have provided a comic portrayal but what was it like in the Home Guard?
This film tells the story of Allies imprisoned at a Concentration Camp in WWII.
We explore the 50 years of globally divisive conflict between the US and the Soviet Union.
On 30th April 1945, Adolf Hitler committed suicide. It was the final humiliating chapter.
It wasn't simply the sheer scale of the killings, but the method behind the madness...
Did the Fuhrer flee Germany to enjoy a long, peaceful retirement in South America?
What it took to break free from Stalag Luft III…
In 1944, the Allies returned to France to take on Hitler's forces. Revisit this key moment
Richard Dale, director of D-Day documentary 6/6/44, explains how the programme was made.
The 'Dunkirk Spirit' is said to have saved thousands of lives - but what really happened?
Dunkirk is the ultimate, unforgettable portrayal of one of history's defining moments.
It was the defeat that became a miraculous victory...
The daring breakout from Stalag Luft III.
The largest seaborne invasion in history.
A symbol of Allied derring-do.
The lingering mysteries from three of the war’s great battles...
He knew about slave labour. Should his reputation have been trashed?
Who would you have voted for?
Investigating the profound effect USSR dictator Josef Stalin had on WWII.
Today in 1942, the hellish battle began.
It sparked a sexual revolution...
Is it unthinkable to question his reputation?
Did British PM Neville Chamberlain do the right thing when he negotiated with Hitler?
Paranoid theory or ugly truth?
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…
From Adolf’s Nazi-fighting nephew to the bizarre “life pod” built to keep Churchill safe…
Should Churchill be revered, or condemned?
The attack on Dresden reduced this city to ruins. Were the Allies justified in doing it?
A troubled man and an embarrassment to the Royal family... but was he a murder victim?
The killing of the Fascist dictator has fuelled bizarre conspiracy theories.
There's far more to Prince Philip than many people realise.
From Parliament battles, to the Yalta Conference, these are the days that shaped WWII.
How did one man start the Cold War?
From Hitler's big showpiece to the first doping scandal.
You know the main events, but what about the hidden ones?
The Reichstag Fire helped set Hitler gain total power – but were the Nazis behind it?
From Prince Philip’s work in WWII, to the royal who was eager to get into the trenches
First-hand accounts help to provide an insight into the terror ordinary Londoners faced.
Charting the evolution of Auschwitz concentration camp.
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 Secret War uncovers more incredible stories that exist under the radar.
A look at how the nation kept itself uplifted during the darkest days of the war.
Starring Alec Baldwin, Brian Cox, Christopher Plummer and Charlotte Gainsbourg.
The group of people who hunted down some of the most hated people in history.
Philip Glenister stars in the war-time drama set on the fictitious island of St Gregory.
A two-part documentary profiling the public figures whom Adolf Hitler idolised.
An explosive 13-part series from the makers of the acclaimed Churchill's Bodyguard.
A series of documentaries about people that made a major difference during World War II.
The fascinating inside story of the WW2 British Air Transport Auxillary.
The mission resulted in the deaths of nearly 1,000 men and 2,000 men taken prisoner.
Above And Beyond celebrates the courage of our armed forces since WWII.
Spitfire Women highlights the female pilots who fought to aid the war effort.
Concentration camp survivors recall their experiences of working at the crematoria.
John Sergeant follows the story of a spitfire from birth to retirement.
The story of how the fall of Singapore in 1942 changed the destiny of millions of people.
The plot to fool the Führer - the brainchild of Ian Fleming, the creator of James Bond.
True story of how a group of American G.I.s tricked the enemy with illusions during WWII.
The shocking true story of the individuals who betrayed Winston Churchill and Britain.
How could so many people have collaborated with the Nazis before and during World War II?
The story of the Great War told from a a new perspective - from the skies.
Stories of ordinary men and women who were thrown into fearsome, real-life situations.
Flying fanatic John Sergeant marks the 75th anniversary of the iconic Spitfire.
Adolf Hitler managed to turn from a nobody in 1913 into the Fuehrer of the German people?
In Wartime Farm Manor Farm is run exactly as it would have been during WWII.
Revealing the story of one of the greatest intellectual feats of the Second World War.
Historian Saul David reveals how precision planning off the battlefield has shaped wars.
Unearthing the truth about how a cultured nation allowed a monster like Hitler into power.
Ordinary people from four towns across America recall their memories of World War II.
The little-known story of heroic Spitfire pilots and top minds at RAF Medmenham.
The story of Eva Bergman, whom was born in a concentration camp in WWII.
A film with Anna Paquin and directed by John Kent Harrison about a polish social worker.
Why did Britain spend much of the war fighting in north Africa and Italy?
Weekend Warriors bring to life famous battles in history, including English Civil War.
Ewan and Colin McGregor look at the men who fought in the skies above occupied Europe.