History Documentaries

A good history doc is what the documentary addict in you needs. People say that the best judge of future actions is to look toward our past history. From grim to wonderful, we have done some amazing things and history has been made. The category of history docs will have something interesting in there for any and all.

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The Minotaur's Island

The Minotaur's Island

The mysterious island of Crete has always loomed large in imagination, as the home of the Minotau...

9.0 Views: 605
History

Great Siege of Malta 1565 - Ottoman Wars

Great Siege of Malta 1565 - Ottoman Wars

Our animated historical documentary series on the Ottoman history continues with the famous Great...

Views: 1,004
History

Who Carved These Incredible Structures In The Desert?

Who Carved These Incredible Structures In The Desert?

How can an entire mountainside become a massive building? The nearly 150 feet high Caverns of Pet...

9.0 Views: 1,368
History

The Siege of Jerusalem

The Siege of Jerusalem

The entire documentary on the Roman Siege of Jerusalem in 70 AD. This massive battle is one of th...

7.0 Views: 1,708
History

Royal Deaths & Diseases: Living By The Sword

Royal Deaths & Diseases: Living By The Sword

Extraordinary royal war injuries, including Richard the Lionheart, hit by a crossbow bolt, and He...

1.0 Views: 1,555
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Hitler's Propaganda Machine: Building The Brand

Hitler's Propaganda Machine: Building The Brand

The use of propaganda in Hitler's Nazi regime. The first episode examines the Fuehrer's fascinati...

10.0 Views: 1,423
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Biography of the life of Peter the Great Emperor of Russia

Biography of the life of Peter the Great Emperor of Russia

Peter the Great Documentary. A biographical documentary on the life of Peter the Great, from his ...

9.0 Views: 1,200
History

The Coming War On China

The Coming War On China

The Coming War on China, from award winning journalist John Pilger, reveals what the news doesn’t...

10.0 Views: 1,722
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Berlin – Metropolis of Crime 1918 – 33 (2)

Berlin – Metropolis of Crime 1918 – 33 (2)

Berlin during the ‘Golden Twenties’ was regarded as the most modern metropolis in Europe. People ...

Views: 765
History

Berlin – Metropolis of Crime 1918 – 33 (1)

Berlin – Metropolis of Crime 1918 – 33 (1)

Early 1919: WWI is over, misery and poverty dominate Berlin. A perfect breeding ground for crime...

Views: 778
History

The Real Story of Halloween

The Real Story of Halloween

Halloween is an annual holiday, celebrated each year on October 31, that has roots in age-old Eur...

Views: 1,076
History

When China Ruled the Waves

When China Ruled the Waves

Told through the eyes of a daring modern day adventurer, this is the story of a unique chapter in...

10.0 Views: 1,803
History

The Worst Jobs in History: Dark Ages

The Worst Jobs in History: Dark Ages

Tony Robinson presents a series examining some of history's least pleasant employment opportuniti...

8.5 Views: 2,355
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Let's Cook History: The Renaissance Meal

Let's Cook History: The Renaissance Meal

During the fourteenth century the Renaissance started in Italy, and slowly spread throughout Euro...

7.0 Views: 1,798
History

New Sumerian Artifacts. The Forgotten History of Sumer

New Sumerian Artifacts. The Forgotten History of Sumer

This new documentary studies the very first historical records we have, the cuneiform tablets, th...

6.3 Views: 2,724
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Dictators and Despots - A Timewatch Guide

Dictators and Despots - A Timewatch Guide

In recent years the world has become an unsettling place, from the mass movements of refugees t...

7.0 Views: 1,733
History