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Secrets of War: Espionage
History | Documentary
Rating: 3/5

Unearth the amazing true stories of cunning deception and sabotage that pulsed through the most significant moments of the 20th Century! From double agents to secret weapons, spy planes, and guerrilla campaigns this 10 episode instant classic reveals a wealth of undercover tactics used by history's most influential leaders. Narrated by Oscar® Award winner Charlton Heston, this series brings to life the hidden and unique conflicts of war that were once declared classified information. Through rare archival footage, formerly classified documents and messages, coupled with interviews with experts, authors and eyewitnesses from all over the world this series covers the most historically significant events with accurate storytelling and re-enactments. Strong, specific and factual, Secrets of War is the most accurate and complete guide to espionage in the 20th Century ever produced!


Secrets of War: The Cold War
History | Documentary
Rating: 3/5

Hear the amazing true stories lying beneath the shadows of The Cold War! Witness the secret missions and tactics used by the C.I.A. and K.G.B. throughout the years of conflict and strife. From the development of the atomic bomb to the Superpowers triumphs and crushing defeats, this 10 episode collection uncovers the most significant leaders and military tactics used throughout the prolonged conflict. Narrated by Oscar® Award winner Charlton Heston, this series brings to life the hidden and unique conflicts of war that were once declared classified information. Through rare archival footage, formerly classified documents and messages, coupled with interviews with experts, authors and eyewitnesses from all over the world this series is a complete and accurate guide throughout The Cold War!


Mega Disasters

Using past natural disasters as an example, this series explores what would happen should a major catastrophe strike the United States. From tsunamis, earthquakes, and volcanic eruptions to hurricanes and even an asteroid impact, see what disasters could be coming our way. It's happened before; it will happen again.


WWI: The First Modern War

This is the great story of how World War I forever changed the face of battle. That was a war of 'news'; old style combat with small arms, bayonets and cavalry charges he switched to using high-tech weapons that are still present in war. The 'new' were, among others, the aerial bombardment of cities, large tank battles, the fight for control of the skies, the development of submarines, chemical warfare and bunkers. World War I had terrible consequences: 15 million dead and 20 wounded. Documentaries about this conflict have generally had the limitation of archival images, which were taken from stationary cameras and did not include battle sequences. Now, the material comes to life with dramatic recreations resources or the use of animated photo montages zeppelins, planes, tanks and submarines. Witness war scenes performed by actors but with weapons and live ammunition.


America: Promised Land

The epic history behind the creation of America, exploring how and why our ancestors came to this country. Examine the massive immigration patterns of ethnic groups to the United States through the telling of historical events including the Dutch Fur Trade, the Great Potato Famine, the California Gold Rush and more.


Chasing Tail

Connecticut is home to some of the richest suburbs in America, but that doesn't mean it's impervious to pests. The state is infested with white-tailed deer, infamous for causing car accidents and spreading Lyme disease. That's where Mike Andronaco and his buddies come in. The gang keeps the deer population at bay by hunting on the sprawling properties of wealthy landowners. Mike gets the meat and the residents get some relief, but it's not that simple: a culture clash is unleashed when the arrows begin to fly.


Mail Call

Former U.S. Marine Corps Sergeant R. Lee Ermey answers viewers' questions about military technology.


Secrets of War: Weapons of War
History | Documentary
Rating: 3/5

Narrated by Charlton Heston, these are real stories behind military conspiracies and cover-ups that changed modern history. These ten episodes were part of The History Channels highly acclaimed "Secrets of War" 66 episode series that aired from 1998-2002. These ten individual "Weapons of War" stories were packaged as a 2-disc DVD collection and released in 2014.


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