Documentary, History, War: Heroism. Horror. World War I’s brutal trenches and terrible new technologies buried romantic notions of combat forever.
Documentary, War: City of Ghosts follows the journey of “Raqqa is Being Slaughtered Silently” - a handful of anonymous activists who banded together after their homeland was taken over by ISIS in 2014.
Documentary, History, War: This film follows the crew of the B-17 Flying Fortress Memphis Belle as it prepares for a mission. Find out more in the docuseries “Five Came Back.”
Documentary, War: Director John Ford captures combat footage of the Battle of Midway. Learn more about this state-sponsored film in the docuseries "Five Came Back."
Action, Adventure, Documentary: Armed only with cameras, Peabody and Emmy Award-winning conflict Journalist Mike Boettcher, and his son, Carlos, provide unprecedented access into the longest war in U.S. history. Mike and Carlos embed with U.S. Forces fighting on the front lines in Afghanistan, amidst the constant threat of the Taliban. They are the only Father and Son Journalist Team to ever embed with the US Frontline Armed Forces due to the extreme danger involved. Their journey, ‘The Hornet’s Nest’, is a true story of survival not only for the soldiers, but for a father and son team who seek to re-connect under the most harrowing of circumstances.
Documentary, War: Commissioned, then suppressed, by the U.S. government, this 1946 film follows veterans treated for trauma. Learn more in the series "Five Came Back."
Documentary, War: After the Allies invade Italy, San Pietro becomes an example of war’s brutal effects. Learn about this state-funded film in the series "Five Came Back."
Documentary, War: Rebels. Poachers. Oil companies. The endangered mountain gorilla has many enemies, and one friend: local park rangers.
Documentary, History, War: This Academy award winning documentary presents life aboard American aircraft carrier USS Yorktown, operating in the Pacific theater during World War II. Filmed in color and incorporating the inventive use of gun-mounted cameras, the production depicts both the daily routines of those on the massive ship and the intensity of aerial and naval conflict in a number of battles.
Documentary, War: British and American troops join forces to liberate Nazi-occupied North Africa. Learn more about this propaganda film in the series "Five Came Back."
Crime, Documentary, Drama: Violence took away their power. Now these women have banded together to heal -- and to take back their lives.
Documentary, History, War: This government-commissioned film explores the need for a Russo-American alliance to defeat the Nazis. Find out more in the series "Five Came Back."
Documentary, History, War: Offensive by modern standards, this propaganda film examines the history of Japan from the 1500s to the 1930s. Learn more in the series "Five Came Back."
Biography, Documentary, History: His images brought the darkness to light. And he lived as he photographed: with compassion, bravery and responsibility.
Documentary, War: They search for survivors among the wreckage as bombs continue to fall. These ordinary men are extraordinary heroes.
Documentary, History, War: A P-47 Thunderbolt squadron is shown in preparation, at play and in bombing raids during World War II. Learn more in the docuseries “Five Came Back.”
Documentary, War: Frank Capra chronicles the rise of authoritarianism in Germany, Italy and Japan. Learn more about this state-funded film in the series "Five Came Back."
Biography, Documentary, History: Two A-bombs within days. He lived to tell his story so that history wouldn't repeat one of its worst tragedies.
Documentary, War: Narrated by actor and former Marine Gene Hackman, this documentary showcases the experience of becoming a member of the US Marine Corps.
Documentary, War: The 20th century is destined to be remembered as an age of violence and strife. The turbulent passage of its years was to see many wars, but none was fought out over so wide of an arena as the mighty conflict known as the second World War. The great land battles of France and Stalingrad are chronicled, with rare footage of the conflict on the battlefield.
Documentary, War: This volume records the military events surrounding the decline and defeat of the U-boat fleets.
Documentary, War: It was Heinz Guderian who in 1934, gave specifications for 2 frontline tanks to be manufactured. The first was intended to be the main battle tank of the Panzer divisions capable of destroying enemy tanks. It was called the Panzer 3. Crewed by 5 men, its weight varied at around 20 tons during the campaign in the west, and achieved a top speed of 25 mph. Its main armament was a 37 mm canon.
Documentary, War: The members of the Islamic State call them "Lion Cubs." They are between 4 and 16 years old. They were brainwashed and abused for many months in military and religious training camps. This rare documentary captures their stories and their induction into a culture of terrorism. What fate awaits these children as ISIS itself fights for its life in war-ravaged Syria, Iraq, and northern Africa?
Documentary, War: Twenty years after the defeat of Kaiser Wilhem the II, the German navy, The Kriegsmarine, had once again grown into a powerful weapon, nurtured this time through Hitler's Third Reich. By 1939, Germany was eager and ready to wipe out the stain of her naval history and possessed a terrifying weapon that made sure Hitler's visions were realized - The U Boat.