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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Impossible Army Machines

Impossible Army Machines

Impossible Army Machines - Ancient Discoveries (History Documentary)Shot on location in the Medit...

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The Siege of Jerusalem

The Siege of Jerusalem

The entire documentary on the Roman Siege of Jerusalem in 70 AD. This massive battle is one of th...

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Lee and Grant

Lee and Grant

Produced with the cooperation of leading Civil War historian Winston Groom, author of Forrest Gum...

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Britain's Most Fragile Treasure

Britain's Most Fragile Treasure

Please enjoy and subscribe too. Thanks!Historian Dr Janina Ramirez unlocks the secrets of a centu...

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Lost Crocodiles of the Pharaohs

Lost Crocodiles of the Pharaohs

The opening film of the series for the BBC's Natural World, it recreates a time when the crocodil...

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Miracle of Survival

Miracle of Survival

Originally released in 1970, filmmaker Larry Frisch's historical documentary explores the origins...

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Barbarians 2: The Saxons

Barbarians 2: The Saxons

This program tells the story of the Saxons conquest of England only to loose to the Vikings durin...

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90 Degrees South

90 Degrees South

1933. Captain Scott described photographer Herbert Ponting as 'an artist in love with his work' a...

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African Pygmy Thrills (circa 1930)

African Pygmy Thrills (circa 1930)

Castle Films, whose series 'The Adventure Parade' resulted in a number of commercially exotic fil...

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Sputnik Declassified

Sputnik Declassified

The first earth satellite. On October 4, 1957, the Space Age dawned with the red hue of the Commu...

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Men & Metal

Men & Metal

The documentary Men & Metal follows five former workers, who tell cock-and-bull stories about...

7.8 Views: 2,190
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Martin Luther King and the March on Washington

Martin Luther King and the March on Washington

Documentary commemorating the 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King's March on Washington, a piv...

7.7 Views: 2,171
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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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Remember The Alamo

Remember The Alamo

The Battle of the Alamo (February 23 - March 6, 1836) was a pivotal event in the Texas Revolution...

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Weapons of World War Two: Gliders

Weapons of World War Two: Gliders

Peacetime gliders soar gracify in the skies but in world war 2, gliders were at the sharp end of ...

9.0 Views: 2,148
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Freedom Riders: Non-Violent Civil Right Movement

Freedom Riders: Non-Violent Civil Right Movement

This inspirational documentary is about a band of courageous civil rights activists calling thems...

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