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The Pilgrims

The Pilgrims

The Pilgrims or rather Pilgrim Fathers were some of the early settlers of the Plymouth Colony in present-day Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States. They started out in the religious congregations of Brownist English Dissenters but ended up having to flee the political environment of England as they maintained the concept of separation from the English state church. With eyes originally set on

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Hitler’s Last Year

Hitler’s Last Year

On the 8th of May 1945, a darkness was lifted across Europe and the world as people celebrated victory over Nazi Germany. From the D-Day landings on the beaches of Normandy in June 1944 it took almost a full year to win the war. Facing defeat Adolf Hitler became evermore relentlessly determined to fight to the very finish. As his Third Reich collapsed around him the brutality of the warfare and

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The Somme: From Defeat to Victory

This day 100 years ago (1st of July 1916) marked what was to become the bloodiest day in British military history; however, that been said there was much more to the Somme than mere senseless slaughter, and in this docu-drama we are presented with a new perspective on the most infamous battle of World War I. The Somme: From Defeat to Victory challenges the conventional viewpoint of the battle b

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Vikings Unearthed

The Vikings, Scandinavian warriors who plundered and pillaged over a thousand years ago, their brutality became legendary as they left a trail of violence across Europe. For centuries viking longships terrorised people from Ireland to the Caspian Sea, however they were not just raiders they were also traders and explorers who ventured further than any Europeans before them. Now archaeologist ar

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Tutankhamun: The Truth Uncovered

In 1922 Howard Carter and George Herbert discovered the tomb of Tutankhamun, it was found nearly entirely intact and instantly received worldwide press coverage sparking a new public interest in ancient Egypt for which the mysterious mask of Tutankhamun remains the popular symbol. However since the discover of his tomb, one question in particular has hung over the tale of Tutankhamun and that i

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The Library of Alexandria

Constructed and established in the 3rd century BC, The Royal Library of Alexandria located in Alexandria, Egypt was one of the largest and most significant libraries of the ancient world. It was dedicated to the nine goddesses of the arts known as the Muses. Throughout the patronage of the Ptolemaic dynasty the ancient library flourished and became a major center of scholarship and included man

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The Day Hitler Died

The Day Hitler Died

As the Russian and Allied forces began to surround Berlin in 1945, Adolf Hitler took refuge in a bunker located below the crumbling city. He had plunged the world into total war with the dream of founding a thousand year Reich and now his end was nearing. What exactly happen within this bunker has long been pondered, however through this film we get to relive Hitler's final days, detailed throu

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Rise and Fall of Silver Islet

In 1868 Canada as a nation was one year old and for the most part a relatively untouched land dominated by a harsh and lonely wilderness, The North Shore of Lake Superior was one such area and in that year the government decided to levy a tax upon all mineral lands. As such the Montreal mining companies sent a small surveying party to prospect it's holdings in the Thunder Bay district, this res

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Galileo

Galileo

It was a time of discord in the Christian world, threatened by the Protestant Reformation the Roman Catholic Church demanded strict adherence to its dogma enforced by the violent threat of inquisition, fear of heresy was in the air. In this turbulent era Galileo Galilei would become Europe's most celebrated scientist, if there is any one person who it can be said created modern science it has t

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