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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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...

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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...

Views: 1,385
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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...

Views: 1,196
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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...

10.0 Views: 1,625
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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: 1,180
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Unforgotten: Twenty-Five Years After Willowbrook

Unforgotten: Twenty-Five Years After Willowbrook

"Unforgotten" is a critically acclaimed, award-winning documentary that examines the impact of th...

8.4 Views: 80,137
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Escaping Slavery: Life Inside North Korea

Escaping Slavery: Life Inside North Korea

Escaping Slavery: Life Inside North Korea - Documentary Channel North Korea, is a country in East...

3.6 Views: 45,707
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Scariest & Deadliest Incidents In Space

Scariest & Deadliest Incidents In Space

In charting the mysterious expanse of space, both men and women pioneers risked their lives to fu...

4.5 Views: 41,119
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The Lost Book of Archimedes : Documentary on the Lost Manuscript of the Mathematical Genius

The Lost Book of Archimedes : Documentary on the Lost Manuscript of the Mathematical Genius

The Lost Book of Archimedes : Documentary on the Lost Manuscript of the Mathematical Genius. ...

9.3 Views: 42,775
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912 Days of the Warsaw Ghetto

912 Days of the Warsaw Ghetto

This film was created for the Jewish Historical Institute as part of its permanent exhibit on the...

8.2 Views: 32,220
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The Crucified Soldier

The Crucified Soldier

This extraordinary film chronicles the mysterious events of the 24 April 1915, when rumours start...

9.0 Views: 31,087
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Code Breakers

Code Breakers

Code Breakers is the behind-the-scenes story of how these secret languages dramatically changed t...

7.8 Views: 29,898
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The World At War: Banzai! Japan 1931–1942

The World At War: Banzai! Japan 1931–1942

Following Japan's conquest of eastern Asia the Allies finally respond with sanctions. They prove ...

8.8 Views: 28,648
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Unit 731: Nightmare in Manchuria

Unit 731: Nightmare in Manchuria

Features the terrible story behind WWII Unit 731, a japanese military base located in the puppet ...

8.9 Views: 30,391
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Prehistoric Monsters Revealed

Prehistoric Monsters Revealed

While presenting various lesser-known prehistoric giant creatures, various paleontologists explai...

7.4 Views: 30,924
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Royal Deaths and Diseases: Tainted Blood

Royal Deaths and Diseases: Tainted Blood

The history of the monarchy is littered with unexplained illnesses and cases of madness and prema...

7.3 Views: 32,170
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