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Saving the Titanic: Heroes of Bravery and Sacrifice

3.8 mln views. The overlooked story of the engineers, stokers, and firemen aboard the Titanic, who displayed courage in the face of tragedy.

Archeology – exploring the past with modern technology

5.5 mln views. The dig is no longer the be-all and end-all of archeology. We accompany some archeologists on their journey into the virtual past.

The Supercarriers Of Modern Naval Warfare

10 mln views. Step aboard the USS Ronald Reagan alongside the 5,000 highly skilled sea and air personnel conducting flight operations

Paratroopers Static Line Jump From C-17

264 mln views. Paratroopers perform static line jumps from C-17 Globemaster III aircraft over Sicily Drop Zone at Fort Bragg, North Carolina.

Lost World of the Maya 

The Maya - their soaring pyramids, monumental cities and mythical mastery of astronomy and mathematics have captured our imaginations.

Warlords: Hitler vs Stalin

This program looks in some depth at the nature of the relationship and interaction of Adolf Hitler and Joseph Stalin.

The Rise And Fall Of Ancient Sparta

Follow the rise and fall of one of the ancient world's most infamous civilisations, the Spartans.


A documentary about the Kon-Tiki expedition of the Norwegian explorer Thor Heyerdahl.

The Bozeman Trail: A Rush to Montana’s Gold

Cutting through the heart of Indian country, the Bozeman Trail became a flash point for a clash of cultures that would explode into warfare.

Residential area of Los Angeles 1940s, in color

We can see the neighborhoods, the cars parked on the sidewalks with a passage in a neighborhood stadium, many people living their daily life.

A day in New York in 1930

Lots of great footage of New York City including the usual sights: The Bowery; Harlem, Chinatown, Little Italy, Borough Park.

Ukraine on Fire (2016)

The documentary provides a historical perspective for the deep divisions in the region which lead to the Orange Revolution and 2014 uprisings.

The Renaissance: The Age of Michelangelo and da Vinci

The Renaissance created a new type of man, triggering scientific, technical, religious and social developments that are unique in history.

The Riddles Of Pompeii

Since Mount Vesuvius erupted in 79 AD, burying the city of Pompeii, it has been frozen in time.

Egypt: Tutankhamun’s Treasures

New technology reveals why Tutankhamun’s tomb remained hidden in the Valley of the Kings.

Easter Island

Find out how this unique community grew up in complete isolation, severed from the rest of the world by a vast expanse of ocean.

The Great Wall of China

Archaeologist Allan Maca leads a team of experts on an epic adventure to solve mysteries and reveal amazing wonders of Ancient China.

Hiroshima: Dropping The Bomb

Hear first-hand accounts from the air and ground, re-telling every memory from the day the world first witnessed the horrors of atomic warfare.

The collapse of the Soviet Union

The documentary includes witnesses and politicians of the decisive years and shows what has become of the legacy of a world power.