Sir John Hawkwood, a pioneer of psychology and guerilla tactics, threw out the rulebook and won battles using his wits
371 BC. Ancient Greek superpower the Spartan army, confronts the three hundred warriors of the Sacred Band of Thebes.
In1989, the USSR pulls out of Afghanistan and the last remaining proxy conflict of the Cold War ends. A new era emerges as brutal barriers are broken down. A peaceful transition is what the watching world prays for, but is by no means a sure thing.
Episode Two investigates Hitler’s breathtaking rise from election defeat in 1928 to Germany’s Messiah in 1933. Experts analyze his speeches, dissect his PR gift and interrogate the mind of a man who ruthlessly executes his closest comrade.
1527. The King of Spain’s army plans to kill the Pope. He can only be saved by Captain Röist and his force of Swiss Guards.
In the early 1980's the next battlefield in the struggle between communism and democracy, emerges, and it’s in the United State’s own backyard. It's an arms race, a propaganda battle and at times a deadly game. This is the Cold War.
The opening episode investigates the first three decades of Adolf Hitler’s life to discover what transformed a down-and-out Austrian into the undisputed leader of the Nazi Party. We reveal the truth behind Hitler’s time serving in World War One.
1644. Ng Mui escapes from Beijing. Taking refuge in a Shaolin monastery, she learns their Kung Fu and develops a new form of the martial art.
By the end of the 70s, war between East and West has been raging for decades. Countless proxy wars have proven how destructive this so-called Cold War can be. It's an arms race, a propaganda battle and at times a deadly game.
American code breakers have given the US an edge in every conflict in American history. But with uncrackable encryption available for cell phones and computers, have US code warriors finally met their match with the enemies?
Backed with overwhelming force, Pagan Vikings wrestle King Alfred for control of 9th century England.
Veterans who fought and lived to tell their harrowing tales share incredible recollections of life in the war zones and take viewers on an emotional journey as describe gripping details of patriotism, brotherhood and heroism.
By the mid 1970s, the Cold War has remained a fact of life for decades. But 30 years into the war, and the doctrine of mutually assured destruction doesn't feel like a roadmap to peace.
It's an arms race, a propaganda and at times, a deadly game.
Lost to the hands of time… or intentionally covered up, the dark history of America’s Secret Prisons will be revealed.
William Wallace is the most famous Scot in history. In 1296 Scotland is invaded by English King Edward I and only one man is prepared to stand in his way. From outlaw to army general, discover the man behind the movie myths.
The 60’s. The USSR places nuclear warheads in Cuba. The first US troops arrive in Vietnam. The world witnesses one giant leap for mankind. The game is Nuclear Poker, the stakes couldn’t be higher.
The bitter rivalry between capitalism and communism that rages from Berlin to Havana - and all the way to Outer Space. Russia seals themselves behind an Iron Curtain. A move that spawns the birth of revolutions across East Europe and beyond.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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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