Off the coast of France an international team is exploring a hidden battlefield, looking for the secrets of how the greatest naval mission in history unfolded. Buried here is a treasure trove of ships, tanks and potentially unexploded mines, these are the wrecks of D-Day. June 6th 1944, for years Hitler had devastated Europe killing millions and now is the time for the allies to make their move bu
This is the untold story of the most daring bombing raid since the Dam Busters, the RAF's opening attack of the Falklands war, which was designed to strike fear and terror into the hearts of the Argentinians. It was a secret but very British mission, the crew involved had never seen action before and all they have is an aging British bomber. In an effort to prepare themselves they learned techniqu
As the United States with a coalition of other countries wage a new war on terror FRONTLINE investigates how ISIS gained such a dangerous stronghold. From the ashes of Al Qaeda correspondent Martin Smith uncovers the early warnings, the missteps and the ancient tribal hatreds that fueled the rise of ISIS.
In just a few months most American, British and other Nato forces will have left Afghanistan after 13 years of bitter conflict. Kabul today is nervous place with frequent attacks taking place all around the capital, the attacks themselves are launched from the surrounding countryside. In this film, BBC's Panorama have gained unique access inside a Taliban stronghold just over an hours drive from K
Rwanda is a country dominated by its dark history, the senseless barbarity of the genocide still shocks us even to this day. We think we know the story but do we? Rwanda is ruled by president Kagame, regarded by many as the saviour of his country but what kind of man is Paul Kagame? He is a man with powerful friends. Twenty years on from the genocide what is the truth about Rwanda? This BBC fil
Korea in 1950 under American leadership, was the first time the United Nations went to war. It was only five years since World War II ended and what began as a conflict between regimes of the North and South quickly turned into a confrontation between East and West, threatening to escalate into a third world war. The Allied forces became embroiled in a war unlike any they had known yet for the Ame
Hermann Göring was Hitlers right hand man who after World War II was convicted in the Nuremberg trials of war crimes and crimes against humanity. He was sentenced to death by hanging but before this sentence was carried out he chose to take his own life by ingesting cyanide the night before his execution was meant to take place. This film sets to tell his story.
For two long years the city of Aleppo has been the bloodiest battleground of the Syrian civil war before this Aleppo was the largest city found in Syria and the primary hub for the countries commercial and industrial trading. Now however, the city is in ruins and over 70 percent of the cities population have fled, those who stayed behind now live under siege as any rebel held areas are continuousl
World War II, the island of Borneo, seven American downed airmen face an epic battle for survival in a dense jungle. Natives wielding blowpipes and spears are said to be headhunters along with Japanese soldiers hunting them down. To their rescue comes a British major hellbent on taking the war into his own hands. Together they will attempt one of the most audacious escapes of the war.