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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Passage To The Maya Underworld

Passage To The Maya Underworld

The Maya of Central America were the greatest pyramid builders of the ancient world. The Egyptian...

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The Race For The Poles

The Race For The Poles

At the beginning of 20th century there were only 2 regions of our planet that were completely und...

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The History of Spaceflight Programs

The History of Spaceflight Programs

Although its pace slowed, space exploration continued after the end of the Space Race. The United...

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The Day After Trinity

The Day After Trinity

Scientists and witnesses involved in the creation and testing of the first ever atomic bomb refle...

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Killing Hitler: Unsolved History

Killing Hitler: Unsolved History

On July 20, 1944, members of Hitler's General Staff detonated a bomb designed to kill their leade...

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War and Civilization: Price Of War

War and Civilization: Price Of War

WWII and aftermaths as wars become smaller and more intense. Genocide and nationalism as excuses ...

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Northern Soul: Living for the Weekend

Northern Soul: Living for the Weekend

The northern soul phenomenon was the most exciting underground British club movement of the 1970s...

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Ancient Discoveries: Egyptian Warfare

Ancient Discoveries: Egyptian Warfare

The Egyptians left a remarkable legacy. Their monuments and great works of art still astound us t...

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Mission: Mind Control

Mission: Mind Control

National Archives and Records Administration - ARC Identifier 37950 / Local Identifier 170.110 - ...

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Barbarians: The Mongols

Barbarians: The Mongols

Using a strategy of terror and war so revolutionary that still inspires military planners today, ...

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Battles BC: Joshua: Epic Slaughter

Battles BC: Joshua: Epic Slaughter

Joshua leads a rain of terror through Canaan in a quest to conquer a homeland for the Israelites....

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Roman City with David Macaulay

Roman City with David Macaulay

This animated and live-action video recounts life in Verbonia, a fictional city in Gaul. A well-p...

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Ancient Discoveries: Ancient Record Breakers

Ancient Discoveries: Ancient Record Breakers

What was the fastest thing in the ancient world and is it still the fastest man-made machine toda...

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The Day We Learned To Think

The Day We Learned To Think

Understanding of humans' earliest past often comes from studying fossils. They tell us much of wh...

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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...

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People Along the Mississippi

People Along the Mississippi

This is a documentary film from 1951 about the different cultures of people living along the Miss...

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