Relive the incredible rise and fall of the Third Reich.
Rise & Fall of the 3rd Reich
An in-depth look at the Third Reich, from its formation in the wake of the shame caused to Germany in the Treaty of Versailles through to the downfall and Hitler and his infamous regime. This programme features unique footage and interviews with military experts.
Luftwaffe - The Eagle Strikes
This documentary combines rare archive footage and intricate graphics to follow the meteoric ascent of the Luftwaffe and Germany's innovative aircraft designers. Additional features include: actual gun camera footage, a compendium of aircraft types, a look at the formidable Junkers JU87 dive bomber and a gallery of Nazi secret air weapons.
U-Boat Wars -The Killer Wolf Pack
Hell-bent on starving the British into surrender, Hitler's U-Boats prowled the Atlantic in packs like hungry wolves sending ships, supplies and thousands of men to a watery grave. Stealthy and undetected, the German submarines of WW2 were unparalleled in their ability to sneak attack. Their goal was to destroy merchant shipping bound for the British Isles with essential supplies, and bring the country to the brink of starvation and total collapse, allowing an easy Nazi invasion.
Road to Liberty: Battle of the Bulge
The Battle of the Bulge was the infamous German offensive against the Allies towards the end of World War II which took place in the forested Ardennes region of Belgium. Germany's planned goal for these operations was to split the Allied line in half, capturing Antwerp, Belgium, and then proceeding to encircle and destroy four Allied armies. This comprehensive programme looks at all the strategic plans, firsthand witness reports and interviews with military experts.
Learn the details behind the one hundred most significant breakthroughs in the history of mankind! Take a journey through history and examine the discoveries, breakthroughs and eureka moments that have transformed all of our lives for the better. Host Bill Nye travels the world, meeting eminent scientists in various fields, to explore and explain the principles behind the most significant developments in the history of mankind. Each of the 100 Greatest Discoveries, in eight different fields of knowledge, is examined both in terms of the principles and personalities involved. Over 500 years of scientific advances are distilled and presented in this accessible, entertaining series to give you a good understanding of HOW many of science s toughest riddles were solved, WHO it was that solved them, and WHY these solutions are so significant.
The boys mission is straightforward: to get off lifes humdrum path for a more exciting, daring and off-the-beaten one. In just four days, the guys trek approximately one hundred miles across life-threatening landscapes including steep mountains, insufferably hot deserts, freezing-cold canyons and snake-infested jungles on foot, raft, skis and even skateboard, in search of the most extreme places on earth.
This is the epic story of how World War I changed the face of battle forever. This war was a war of firsts , a transitional war from old style hand-to-hand combat with small guns and fixed bayonets and cavalry charges to high-tech weaponry that are still features of present-day armed conflicts. Firsts include aerial bombardment of cities, epic tank battles, fight for control of the skies, development of submarines, chemical and bunker warfare. Troops who were bunkered down in vast trenches became overwhelmed by powerful, new weapons including tanks, WMDs, submarines and the first blitz. World War I had horrible consequences 15 million died and 20 million were injured. Through experts, eyewitness testimony, riveting archive and special recreations seamlessly blended into an archival background, each episode features the story of one of these weapons. This mini-series event will bring the legendary, unrecorded events of World War I to life to create a seamless account of how people born into a simpler age learned to deal with the future shock of rapid technological advances driven by the engine of total war.
Take a whirlwind journey to more than thirteen countries as we stop everywhere from Australia and Italy to Mexico and Cambodia. If its worth seeing, well take you there! The show, hosted by Albin and Melanie Ulle, travels around the world showcasing some of the Earths vast beauty. The programme also explores the diverse cultures of several amazing countries and approximately one hundred of the one thousand places from the book, with an eye towards unearthing local charms and traditions.