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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Lost Treasures Of Atahualpa

Lost Treasures Of Atahualpa

What happened to the gold the Incas hid from the Spanish after they killed their leader, Atahualp...

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Nazca People

Nazca People

What drove the Nazca people away from their ceremonial centre, Cahuachi, and why and how were the...

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Lost Tribe Of Palau

Lost Tribe Of Palau

An incredible find on a tiny chain of islands in Micronesia provides what at first appeared to be...

8.1 Views: 15,739
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Ancient Egyptians: The Battle Of Megiddo

Ancient Egyptians: The Battle Of Megiddo

May 19,1458 BC. A rebel Syrian warlord challenges the might of Egypt. On a plain below the city o...

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History Cold Case: The York 113

History Cold Case: The York 113

In 2008, construction workers just beyond York's city walls uncovered 113 bodies in a mass grave....

6.8 Views: 15,415
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The Mystery of Champlain

The Mystery of Champlain

Samuel de Champlain lived his life with his eyes on the horizon. He never wanted to be the second...

6.7 Views: 14,568
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A Day in the Life of a Dictator

A Day in the Life of a Dictator

How does a dictator live? What is daily life like for a monster in power? From when he wakes up t...

8.2 Views: 19,316
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Ancient Warriors: The Sioux

Ancient Warriors: The Sioux

Courageous, brave and proud - the Sioux were a people of war. Forced onto the grasslands by woodl...

9.8 Views: 16,505
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Captives

Captives

As white settlers pushed west, resulting wars with Native Americans claimed more victims than the...

7.0 Views: 18,559
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The Battle Of Verdun

The Battle Of Verdun

The battle unleashed in February 1916 was only to kill, not capture ground. It prompted slaughter...

8.5 Views: 16,104
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Ben Franklin's Balloons

Ben Franklin's Balloons

The first stage in human flight didn’t begin with the Wright brothers at Kitty Hawk, but with d...

7.5 Views: 11,807
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What the Barbarians Did for Us

What the Barbarians Did for Us

The 'Barbarians' are often blamed for the collapse of the Roman Empire, but in reality they were ...

8.6 Views: 15,431
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Conquerors: Napoleon Bonaparte

Conquerors: Napoleon Bonaparte

A small island nation was born a man driven by ruthless ambition. At its zenith, he will manage m...

8.1 Views: 13,951
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The Last Days Of Mary Queen of Scots

The Last Days Of Mary Queen of Scots

John Guy, Kate Williams and Robert Hutchinson are among those debating the legacy of one of Brita...

9.6 Views: 14,296
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City of Light

City of Light

Short doc by Dutch journalist Peter Veenendaal, about the old Bijenkorf department store in Rotte...

8.8 Views: 9,837
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Hidden Killers of the Victorian Home

Hidden Killers of the Victorian Home

Discover the late Victorian era when cities were expanding and mass consumerism took hold. But fr...

7.9 Views: 10,460
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