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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Space Shuttle Disaster

Space Shuttle Disaster

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

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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...

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Infinite Secrets

Infinite Secrets

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

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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...

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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...

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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 ...

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Italian Renaissance

Italian Renaissance

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

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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....

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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...

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Civilisations: The Garden of Babel

Civilisations: The Garden of Babel

Mesopotamia was the site of the Sumerian civilisation, which flourished at the confluence of the ...

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Secret Towers Of The Himalayas

Secret Towers Of The Himalayas

The Himalayan Towers are a series of stone towers located mostly in Tibet. Carbon dating shows th...

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Engineering An Empire: Russia

Engineering An Empire: Russia

At the height of its power the Russian Empire stretched across 15 times zones, incorporated nearl...

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Ancient Black Ops: The 47 Ronin

Ancient Black Ops: The 47 Ronin

A look back to 18th-century Japan when 47 dishonoured samurai - known as ronin - gathered to aven...

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Hannibal The Annihilator

Hannibal The Annihilator

Hannibal battles his way across the frozen alps. Bloodies the ground with tens of thousands of Ro...

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Hitler in Colour

Hitler in Colour

Documentary using only original colour footage charts the 12 years from Adolf Hitler's rise to po...

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Ancient Warriors: The Highlanders

Ancient Warriors: The Highlanders

Savage, brutal, and independant, the Highlanders saw the king of England as a distant figure inde...

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