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World of WeaponsWorld of Weapons
Smithsonian Channel, 2020 Cancelled/Ended | History, Reality

Weapons comprise an ever-evolving arsenal that has transformed combat - helping build empires, destroy them and deter aggression. This series highlights some of the world's most important and innovative weapons and how and why they work, what problems they solve on the battlefield and give fresh insight into their role in history. Along the way, renowned international experts look at weapons and war as a way to explain human progress and how they may determine our fate.


Once Upon a Time in IraqOnce Upon a Time in Iraq
BBC One, 2020 Cancelled/Ended | Military/War, History, Documentary

With unique personal archive from civilians and soldiers from both sides of the conflict, this series takes viewers closer to the realities of war and life under Isis than they have ever been before.


Project Nazi: The Blueprints of EvilProject Nazi: The Blueprints of Evil
AHC, 2017 Cancelled/Ended | Military/War, Documentary

Project Nazi: The Blueprints of Evil delves into the construction of Nazi Germany, closely examining the propaganda, posters and products used to propel Hitler into a state of absolute power.


America: Facts vs. FictionAmerica: Facts vs. Fiction
AHC, 2013 Cancelled/Ended | History, Documentary

History as we generally know it is full of holes or half-truths, and a mother lode of juicy details have been lost, distorted, covered up or simply ignored along the way. Military Channel's new series, "AMERICA: FACTS VS. FICTION" is on a mission to set the record straight. Hosted by former Naval officer and actor Jamie Kaler (TBS' "My Boys"), "AMERICA: FACTS VS. FICTION" is a wake-up call about the surprising hidden facts behind the most familiar and beloved stories from our nation's and military's past, filling in the blanks, debunking the occasional myth, and exploring why we sometimes get our own history, well, slightly wrong. Examining the past with a fresh perspective, this all-new series reveals that the "story" of America is just that - and far more remarkable than we ever thought.


World War II: Secrets from AboveWorld War II: Secrets from Above

As we fly above the infamous battle sites of D-Day and Dunkirk, soar over hidden Nazi bunkers, and glide across lost battleships and sunken shipwrecks - this new series exposes secrets of World War Two - in a brand-new way.


Ancient AssassinsAncient Assassins
AHC, 2014 Cancelled/Ended | Documentary
Rating: 4/5

Ancient Assassins on AHC features elite men from a wide swath of history who were trained to perfection, skilled with a devastating array of weaponry.


The Buildings That Fought HitlerThe Buildings That Fought Hitler

Exploring the buildings that were built to defend Britain from a German invasion during World War II. From coastal defences, to secret bases, travel across Britain looking at the buildings that were built to fight Hitler and his advancing army.


Fortress Britain with Alice RobertsFortress Britain with Alice Roberts

Alice and fellow historians explore Britain's obsession with invasion through the centuries examining the physical reminders that remain


Wartime CrimeWartime Crime
AHC, 2017 Cancelled/Ended | Crime, History, Documentary

While the battlefields of WWII were a stage for acts of heroism, strategic cunning, and horrific atrocities, conditions on the home front seemed more stable. Yet from bombed-out London to occupied France, the war enabled one thing to flourish - crime.


The Pacific War in ColorThe Pacific War in Color

The Pacific War in Color immerses viewers in a graphic and dramatic look through an unfiltered lens. Rare home movies from servicemen capture intimate images of troops on tropical beaches, naval hazing rituals when sailors cross the equator, and morale-boosting USO shows on dusty desert islands. Personal movies shot by pilots in cockpits crackle with intensity, and color combat footage bursts with the nervous energy of storming beaches, white-knuckle dogfights and face-to-face island-hopping warfare. Remarkable home movies from General Douglas MacArthur show his family in the Philippines before the war and later in Japan after the surrender, offering a different view of life during wartime.


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