History's Greatest Battles

Stories from the front lines of some of history's most famous conflicts.

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    How did a rehearsal for D -Day on a sleepy stretch of the British coast turn into a bloodbath resulting in the death of hundreds of Allied soldiers? Exercise Tiger was the Allies' worst training disaster of the 20th century.

    • 3 episodes
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    Built at strategic points, and fitted with impressive fortifications, fortresses are thought to be impenetrable.

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    The Battle for Goose Green was one of the most well-documented events of the Falklands War between British and Argentinian forces in 1982.

    • 2 episodes
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    Legendary military leader and conqueror of the ancient world, Alexander the Great is brought to life in this stunning documentary.

    • 18 episodes
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    16 Days in Berlin is the most detailed documentary about the Battle of Berlin. Follow the battle day by day with this 18-part series.

    • 9 episodes
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    The Logistic of D-Day covers the engineering & tactical advantages the Allies used to achieve victory when invading German-occupied France.

    • 5 episodes
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    A detailed accounting of the horrors of the Great War using colorized historical footage of World War I.

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    D-Day - June 6th 1944 : Uncovered by recent archeological digs, traces left behind by soldiers and civilians on the battle ground such as helmets, badges, bullets, weapons, and cans plus findings of underground passages and secret blockhouses provide new insights into WW2 history.

    • 2 episodes
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    The battle of Verdun raged for 300 days of nightmarish combat.

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    Revolution in Colour tells the story of Ireland’s struggle for independence during the early decades of the 20th Century.

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    They say she was beautiful. A dream. But for all her good looks, she was also a killer. Spitfire is an epic, sweeping tale of determination, vision, and courage. It is the story of an airplane that was forged in competition, shaped as the war clouds gathered, and refined in the white heat of combat.

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    October 24, 1944, the world’s greatest battle at sea begins in the Philippines. Japan’s navy gambles on a decisive victory against the United States to turn the tide of World War II. Instead, Musashi, its top-secret super battleship, ends up at the bottom of the ocean.

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    For 20 years, theirs was an ideological duel between two visions of Communism; a political duel, a duel for power, and above all, a duel to the death. By having Trotsky exiled and finally assassinated, Stalin gained sole control of Russia and became the unassailable dictator of the country.

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    Marc Antony and Octavian were part of the triumvirate seeking to avenge Caesar. The two leaders managed to combine their forces to punish Brutus and Cassius, Caesar’s assassins, following the Battle of Philippi in 42 BC. But how would the ambitions of the two men collide as time went on?

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    The six months of WWI fought on the Gallipoli peninsula was the culmination of months of British errors. The transferal of Imperial prejudices to military planning cost thousands of lives and showed British generals' incompetence.