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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Scandalous Women of the 19th Century

Scandalous Women of the 19th Century

Explore the status of married women in Victorian England. They had no rights to property, earning...

8.1 Views: 11,229
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Armistice

Armistice

Professor David Reynolds takes a fresh look at the extraordinary events and personalities that br...

5.7 Views: 7,814
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World War Two: 1941 and the Man of Steel

World War Two: 1941 and the Man of Steel

Marking the 70th anniversary of the Nazi invasion of the Soviet Union in 1941, historian Professo...

4.0 Views: 7,843
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Warriors: The Last Crusaders

Warriors: The Last Crusaders

An amazing historical look at how the out numbered and out gunned Knights of Saint John defended ...

8.7 Views: 10,618
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The Men of the Fifth World

The Men of the Fifth World

The aboriginal culture of Australia, includes a large number of tribes inhabiting the oceanic con...

7.9 Views: 11,231
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The Ten Thousand Day War: Uneasy Allies

The Ten Thousand Day War: Uneasy Allies

About the society in the south during the war. Saigon is a party town. American aid pours into th...

10.0 Views: 7,546
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Appointment in Tokyo

Appointment in Tokyo

This Documentary shows the history of World War II operations in the Pacific, from the fall of Co...

4.5 Views: 8,147
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Space Shuttle Disaster

Space Shuttle Disaster

At the end of a nearly flawless 15-day mission in early 2003, the Space Shuttle Columbia disinteg...

8.5 Views: 7,288
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Cracking the Mayan Code

Cracking the Mayan Code

The ancient Maya civilization of Central America left behind an intricate and mysterious hierogly...

7.3 Views: 8,685
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Infinite Secrets

Infinite Secrets

In 1991, a small Medieval prayer book was sold at auction. Miraculously, some original writings o...

9.0 Views: 11,215
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Hagia Sophia: Istanbul's Ancient Mystery

Hagia Sophia: Istanbul's Ancient Mystery

Whether serving as Christian church, Islamic mosque, or secular museum, Hagia Sophia and its soar...

9.5 Views: 8,414
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Colosseum: Roman Death Trap

Colosseum: Roman Death Trap

1500 years ago, how did the Romans engineer bloody spectacles and reenact sea battles? Explore ho...

9.4 Views: 9,053
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The Forgotten Plague: Tuberculosis in America

The Forgotten Plague: Tuberculosis in America

By the dawn of the 19th century, the deadliest killer in human history, tuberculosis, had killed ...

7.7 Views: 7,500
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Italian Renaissance

Italian Renaissance

Presented by Peter Weller. The great roman empire has collapsed, ending its period of domination....

8.5 Views: 10,130
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Children of the Middle Ages

Children of the Middle Ages

Medievalist Dr Stephen Baxter takes a fresh look at the Middle Ages through the eyes of children....

8.1 Views: 12,325
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The Search for the Atocha

The Search for the Atocha

Our Lady of Atocha was the most famous of a fleet of Spanish ships that sank in 1622 off the Flor...

10.0 Views: 9,004
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