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Apocalypse: The Second World War

Having recently posted Apocalypse: World War I, I thought it best to complete the series with the sequel, Apocalypse: The Second World War, which is a six-part documentary about World War II. Similar to the previous instalment, this film is composed exclusively of actual footage of the war captured by various war correspondents, soldiers, resistance fighters and private citizens. The footage itsel

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Apocalypse: World War I

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Apocalypse: World War I

World War I brought about the sacrifice of an entire generation but could it have been avoided? How was it that such a cruel and far-reaching conflict occurred? This five part documentary series sets about answering such questions using some incredible archival footage, much of which is unseen but has all been brought to life by colour. Apocalypse WWI takes a strategic and global approach to te

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My Son The Jihadi

My Son The Jihadi

Sally Evans, mother of two, is on a journey to discover what it was that drove her eldest son Thomas to join leave home and join the deadly Islamic terror group known as Al Shabaab. Thomas was only 21 when he decided to leave his home in a Buckinghamshire village and travel to Somalia. The group Al Shabaab is a jihadi Al Qaeda affiliate which is responsible for many atrocities commited in Kenya

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The Bomb

The Bomb

Over 70 years ago the nuclear bomb altered our reality forever and in this film The Bomb we see it's transformation from the theoretical, to the physical when it was first used August 6, 1945, it was on this day the public learned of a new type of weapon, a destroyer of worlds. We witness the nuclear bomb's humble beginnings from when in 1938 two German chemists accidentally discovered how to s

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The Battle of Chosin

The Battle of Chosin

In the last days of November 1950, twelve thousand men of the 1st Marine Division along with a few thousand army soldiers found themselves trapped high in the mountains of North Korea near a reservoir called Chosin. Their leaders had been caught off guard by the sudden entrance of the People's Republic of China into the five month old Korean War. The Americans were surrounded, outnumbered and a

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Secrets of the Samurai Sword

The Samurai were considered to be the hero's of ancient Japan and still to this day their legend continues to live on and the Samurai sword is one of the greatest fighting weapons of all time. A perfectly engineered piece of hardware for close combat, renowned for it's deadly cutting edge. With the use of modern science we can now reveal just how technically excellent the ancient craft of manuf

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Cyberjihad

Cyberjihad

Over the past few years terrorist organisations have developed not only as performers of attacks but also as story tellers. They seem to employ professional media departments in order to produce a constant flow of propaganda in which the romance of the Islamic brotherhood is ascetically mixed with what can only be described as ultra violence. These heinous acts committed are often filmed from t

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15 Years of Terror

15 years ago today on September 11, 2001, the world became witness to an unimaginable horror, the sight of New Yorks skyline ablaze fundamentally changed how we as a society view terrorism. Today we are still struggling with the threat of terror attacks as they seem to be coming fast and furious, from Boston, Paris, Brussels, San Bernardino, Orlando and Nice it is obvious that we have now entered

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The Nuremberg Trials

The Nuremberg Trials

The Nuremberg Trials were a set of military tribunals which were held by the Allied forces once World War II had come to an end. The initial and more notable trail was held between 20 November 1945 and 1 October 1946, it was tasked with trying 22 surviving representatives of the Nazi elite, all of whom were charged with the systematic murder of millions of people and various other war crimes. T

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