During WWII, the draft made heroes out of 18-year-old boys. That's exactly what happened for Purple Heart recipient Harold McMillan in his "miraculous story."
Hitler promises to make Germany great again by creating 14,000 miles of freeway and building 1.5 million "People's Cars" every year. But none of this is achieved. Instead, the Nazi war economy relies on millions of forced laborers and prisoners.
Hitler's mastery of propaganda and instinct for design was used to create everything from the swastika flag to the striking uniforms of the Storm Troopers. This all helped win support for the Nazi party, a vital step in its march towards total power.
Details the Battle of Normandy, the Battle of the Bulge, the Yalta Conference, the push to Berlin, and the victory over Germany from the perspective of Allied nations.
The once powerful Benito Mussolini ended his days hanging upside down like a grotesque animal carcass in Milan's Piazzale Loreto. Due to conflicting stories, false claims and dodgy eye-witness reports, mystery still surrounds his death.
Covers the Teheran Conference, the first between the "Big Three", D-Day in France and the Warsaw Uprising.
Mary Magdalene is a key figure in Christianity. She traveled with Jesus and is said to have witnessed his crucifixion and resurrection. Within the four Gospels she is named at least 12 times. But who REALLY was this vital part of the Christian story?
Features the Moscow Conference between Stalin and Churchill and two battles on the Eastern Front: Stalingrad and Kursk.
Templar fact and fiction have become blurred by their depictions in book and on film. However, we present a very different picture that challenges head on the orthodox beliefs about an order that angered much of Europe - particularly France.
Explores the relationship between the Soviet Union and Britain during the war, the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor and plans for a Western Front in Europe.
As the Nazis sweep all before them in Europe, the Anglo-Australian garrison in the small town of Tobruk in North Africa inspires the world by resisting the most celebrated German general of the Second World War.
Looks at the Nazi-Soviet Pact of 1939 after the Battle of Poland together with the planning and start of Operation Barbarossa, the German invasion of the Soviet Union of 1941.
The Vatican Archives hold personal documents of past Popes, important pieces such as Galileo's trial transcript and King Henry VIII's annulment request. But what else is hidden in the Vatican Library a place that is out of bounds even to Cardinals?
We reveal the remarkable story of Johann Reichhart, the man who went from German state executioner before WW2 to head up a merciless Nazi killing machine which murdered thousands. In a bizarre twist of fate, Reichhart ended up working for the Allies.
See how Nazi hunter Simon Wiesenthal tracked down fugitive war criminal Franz Stangl in Brazil. Stangl was responsible for the murder of over 800,000 people.
AHC brings you the War Story of American Hero Lt. Colonel Shaw. Serving in WWII, Korea, and Vietnam, Lt. Colonel Shaw has countless stories of heroism, sacrifice, and life from his time in the military. This is his War Story.
AHC brings you the War Story of 2nd Lieutenant Army Nurse Cameron Montgomery. After serving at the Battle of the Bulge in WWII, 2nd Lietenant Montgomery has countless stories of heroism, sacrifice, and life from her time on the frontlines.
Nazi Fugitives tells the tale of that extraordinary group of people. They chased some of the most hated and reviled people on earth. Sometimes they did it for the highest of motives. Sometimes in ways that, when revealed, would horrify their own supporters.
America: Fact vs Fiction is a wake-up call about the surprising hidden facts behind the most familiar and beloved stories from our nation's and military's past, filling in the blanks, debunking occasional myths, and exploring why we sometimes get our own history slightly wrong.
UFOs: The Lost Evidence examines testimony from current and former government officials, pilots and astronauts about man's contact with the extraterrestrial.
In How the World Ends we look into some of the most noteworthy and notorious upcoming predictions of doom and take a closer look at their impending countdown to destruction.
The definitive story of one of the most extraordinary and bloodiest chapters in American history. The series uses six of the war's most significant battles to illuminate both the bigger themes and revel in the smaller, little known stories.
Hosted by history buff and veteran high school teacher Joe Moniaci, What History Forgot tells famously forgotten tales that shaped some of America's greatest icons, scandals and disasters.
HITLER chronicles the dictator’s rise and fall, using unseen archive and drawing on the latest research by a new generation of Hitler experts to bring the story of the 20th century’s most terrifying dictator to life.
Following WWII the world faces annihilation again. Decades of tension fueled by a nuclear arms race between global super powers, determined to reshape the world in their own image. Cold War: Armageddon brings the conflict dramatically back to life.
From Ancient Greece to the Italian Renaissance, rulers have always needed elite combat troops trained to perfection, skilled with devastating weaponry and able to disrupt and defeat their enemies. These are their stories.
Against the Odds showcases awe-inspiring stories of bravery, solidarity and strength on the battlefield. It's the real-life "Band of Brothers" as they come together to prove they can't be beat, doing whatever it takes to overcome the cards stacked against them.
Mafia's Most Wanted is the story of the rise and fall of the Mafia, told by the people who brought it down.
Chasing Conspiracies walks us through the shadowy boundaries that lay between fact and fiction, each chapter connects the conspiracy theory dots.
Codes and Conspiracies explores the unknown, hidden history behind the world's most iconic places and secret organizations. Uncover the hidden side of America by discovering the startling secrets of the most clandestine institutions, top-secret locations, and mysterious symbols.
Forbidden History tells true stories about great treasures, long-held conspiracies theories, ancient relics and lost civilizations. It gets to the very heart of what we think we know; it scrutinizes and considers, investigates and analyses.
Gunsligners immerses viewers in the true stories behind infamous icons and conflicts of the Wild West. Watch as the real, little-known adventures of the Wild West's iconic characters, and see how their fearless pursuit of freedom and profit still resonate in America today.
Evolution of Evil examines the lives and actions of history's worst dictators in search of answers identifying the driving factors on why and how these men were capable of committing unimaginable human atrocities that still haunt the world.
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