History

The Birth of Israel
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The Birth of Israel

The Birth of Israel recounts the events that led up to the 1949 Israeli war of independence resulting in the creation of the Jewish state. It features interviews with those who personally experienced the war as soldiers and c...
The Jewish Americans
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The Jewish Americans

The history of Jewish Americans goes back to before the foundation of the United States itself. As early as 1654, Jewish immigrants were working alongside English, French, and German immigrants to begin building the nation th...
The Story of India
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The Story of India

The Story of India is a sprawling epic that traces the history of one of the oldest civilisations on the planet. Starting with the earliest human migrations out of Africa, chasing the story through oral history and ancient ma...
Ancient Rome: The Rise and Fall of an Empire
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Ancient Rome: The Rise and Fall of an Empire

Ancient Rome: The Rise and Fall of an Empire shines light on the key turning points of the Roman Empire with a focus on the western half of the empire. The docudrama covers notable figures, such as Caesar, Nero and Constantin...
In Search of History: The Aztec Empire
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In Search of History: The Aztec Empire

In Search of History: The Aztec Empire presents a comprehensive profile of the ancient American people known as the Aztecs, from their beginnings as a group of 1,000 people to their ascension as the dominant culture of Mexico...
Engineering an Empire
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Engineering an Empire

Engineering an Empire is a History Channel series that covers the impressive architectural and engineering accomplishments of some of the world’s greatest civilisations. This fourteen-episode miniseries tackles ancient people...
Hiroshima
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Hiroshima

Hiroshima is a BBC docudrama analysing and depicting the devastating impact of the world’s first nuclear attack on the Japanese city of Hiroshima by the United States military in 1945. Narrated by John Hurt, it includes re-en...
Hitler in Colour
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Hitler in Colour

Hitler in Colour explores the rise and fall of the world’s most infamous tyrant as he transforms from the leader of the Nazi party into notorious dictator. Chronicling Adolf Hitler’s 12-year rule as the Fuhrer of...
Genghis Khan
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Genghis Khan

Genghis Khan was one of the most powerful leaders of the Middle Ages. He ruled over the Mongols ruthlessly, building up one of the largest-known empires single-handedly. He was known as being all-powerful and brutal, in the s...
Auschwitz: The Nazis and the Final Solution
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Auschwitz: The Nazis and the Final Solution

Auschwitz was one of the most infamous of the Nazi Death camps. Through a combination of survivors’ interviews and historical re-enactments, this six-part series tells the story of how the Nazis attempted to exterminate the J...
Stealing a Nation
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Stealing a Nation

Stealing a Nation recounts the expulsion of the indigenous population of the Chagos Islands in the 1960s and 70s by the British government. Whitehall cleared the way for the US military to build an airbase in Diego Garcia, th...
World War 1 in Colour
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World War 1 in Colour

World War 1 in Colour is an episodic, British documentary series that showcases the various major moments of The Great War, making liberal use of computer-coloured wartime footage and featuring narrations by Kenneth Branagh a...