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World War II: From the FrontlinesWorld War II: From the Frontlines
Netflix, 2023 Cancelled/Ended | Military/War, History, Documentary, Mini-Series
Rating: 4/5

Through vividly enhanced archival footage and voices from all sides of the conflict, this docuseries brings WWII to life like never before.


EnslavedEnslaved
Epix, 2020 Cancelled/Ended | History, Documentary | ► Trailer
Rating: 3/5

A look at 400 years of human trafficking from Africa to the New World, from the perspective of three different story lines.


Rise of the NazisRise of the Nazis
BBC Two, 2019 Running | History, Documentary | ► Trailer
Rating: 5/5

How did 20th Century Europe's most liberal democracy fall into the hands of fascists? From Hitler's political scheming that turned Germany's parliament into a House of Cards, his War on Truth leading to book burning, and his scapegoating of minorities, this series explores in extraordinary detail the events leading up to the outbreak of World War II.


The World at WarThe World at War
ITV, 1973 Cancelled/Ended | Military/War, History, Documentary
Rating: 4/5

A multi-volumed documentary mini-series, "The World at War" covers the entire history of World War II from the causes of the 1920s to the aftermath of the Cold War in the 1950s.


The Civil WarThe Civil War
PBS, 1990 Cancelled/Ended | Military/War, History, Documentary
Rating: 3/5

Between 1861 and 1865, Americans made war on each other and killed each other in great numbers - if only to become the kind of country that could no longer conceive of how that was possible. What began as a bitter dispute over Union and States' Rights, ended as a struggle over the meaning of freedom in America.


Nazi MegastructuresNazi Megastructures
National Geographic (UK), 2013 Cancelled/Ended | Military/War, History, Documentary
Rating: 5/5

Did you know? In the quest for world domination, the Nazis built some of the biggest and deadliest pieces of military hardware and malevolent technology in history? Creating huge terror machines, hi-tech superguns and some of the original weapons of mass destruction, their aim was to control a nation, conquer a continent and win the war! Over six unforgettable episodes, Nazi Megastructures uncovers the hidden remains of Hitler's most ambitious Megastructures, telling the stories of the engineering geniuses that designed them and revealing how these structures sparked a technological revolution that changed warfare forever.


The Royal House of WindsorThe Royal House of Windsor
Channel 4, 2017 Cancelled/Ended | History, Documentary

Drawing on newly available evidence, this epic series explores the Windsor dynasty's gripping family saga, providing fresh insights into how our royal family have survived four generations of crisis.


Nazi Mega WeaponsNazi Mega Weapons
PBS, 2013 Cancelled/Ended | Military/War, History, Anthology, Documentary
Rating: 5/5

In the quest for world domination, the Nazis built some of the biggest and deadliest pieces of military hardware and malevolent technology in history. With brilliant, dark minds and a legion of captive labor at their disposal, the Nazis believed the path to ultimate victory was to out-build and out-engineer their enemies. To them, bigger definitely meant better, and better meant more lethal.


Hitler's last standHitler's last stand
Nat Geo, 2018 Running | Military/War, History, Documentary, Mini-Series
Rating: 4/5

Nazi diehard and fanatics fight to the last man to stop Allied forces from freeing Europe, keeping an unrelenting grip on the naval bases, citadels and fortresses of occupied Europe.


Abraham Lincoln His Life and LegacyAbraham Lincoln His Life and Legacy
History, 2022 Cancelled/Ended | Documentary, Biography

A celebration of our nation's sixteenth president. This series presents a complex portrait of a man who many consider to be our greatest commander-in-chief, but who considered himself "the loneliest man in the world." Bringing to life the tumultuous times in which Lincoln led his country, some of his finest Civil War moments, and his final hours, "History" examines the Lincoln legacy in a modern context. "Abraham Lincoln: His Life And Legacy" is the ultimate tribute to the ultimate president and includes the following seven documentaries: "Lincoln"; "Investigating History: Lincoln: Man or Myth"; "Man, Moment, Machine: Lincoln and the Flying Spying Machine"; "Conspiracy?: Lincoln Assassination"; "High Tech Lincoln"; "Sherman's March"; "The Hunt for John Wilkes Booth".


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