War

The Third Reich In Colour

Episode 1: The DictatorDuring the tumultuous years of the 1930s and 1940s, as the world was embroiled in two world wars and political parades unfolded in Nuremberg and Moscow, some individuals were quietly capturing life's moments in a medium largely overshadowed by classic black and white. Among these unheralded pioneers were notable figures like Eva Braun, Adolf Hitler's companion, and Hans

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Lethal Cargo: Arms

Hundreds and thousands of men women and children are maimed and killed every year by light arms often trafficked illegally or even openly in a grey area of near legality used by governments to sponsor armed factions. This is the story of how individuals and states have profited from civil wars around the Mediterranean shores. These are wars that have flooded the heart of Europe with their refugee

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America’s Secret War

As the United States publicly engaged in the Vietnam War, there was a secret conflict raging right next door in the country of Laos. Under the direction of the CIA, a full-blown military operation took hold of Laos, with just a select few of the U.S. Armed Forces participating.The CIA was actively training an army of allied guerilla fighters at Long Tieng, a secret airbase located in the hea

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Nazi Hunters: Franz Stangl & Gustav Wagner

Simon Wiesenthal is the world's most famous Nazi hunter, in his office at the Jewish Historical Documentation Centre located in Vienna, Austria, he keeps files on hundreds of fugitive war criminals, it is solitary work. But on February 22, 1964, there was an unexpected visitor, a drunken man turns up at Wiesenthal's office and tells him that he will reveal the location of Nazi war criminal Franz

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The Killings of the Three Scottish Soldiers

For two years the BBC Spotlight team worked on the series The Troubles a Secret History revisiting some of the systemic moments of the troubles in Northern Ireland. Investigating some of the more pivotal events that were enormously significant at the time but hardly scrutinised since, like the killings of three young Scottish soldiers found shot dead, their bodies dumped in north Belfast.They

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Killing Gaza

Killing Gaza is a film created by two independent journalists Max Blumenthal and Dan Cohen, it is a detailed account of Israel’s 2014 assault on Gaza, a conflict that lasted 7 weeks (8 July – 26 August 2014) and was one of the deadliest seen between the Palestinians and Israel in decades. This film reveals the terrible events that took place throughout the war and its horrific aftermath. As the

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The Coming War on China

The threat of China is becoming big news, the media is beating the drums of war as the world is being primed to regard China as a new enemy. China is building airstrips in the South China Sea on disputed islands condemned by an international tribunal, this is now a flashpoint for war between China and America. What is not making the news though is that China itself is under threat from American b

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Fall of The USSR: The Soviet-Afghan War

The soviets deployment in Afghanistan which occurred in 1979 managed to trigger a 10-year long conflict that would ultimately change the world. In this documentary, we learn why this war marked the beginning of the end for the Soviet Union.In April 1978, Afghanistan’s President Mohammed Daoud Khan was overthrown and murdered in a coup d’état led by communist rebels. However, this new communi

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20th Century Battlefields

20th Century Battlefields is eight-part documentary series produced by the BBC, we see television and radio personality Peter Snow, and his son Dan Snow examine some of the greatest battles of the 20th century. Battles that have shaped the world we live in today. Even now at the beginning of the 21st century, for all of our advances, we still haven't managed to eliminate the scourge of war. In fa

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