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.
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.
French investigators hunt down Paul Touvier, a pro-Nazi sympathizer who was responsible for murdering both Jews and resistance fighters. This 'Hangman of Lyon' hid himself with the assistance of a right wing group associated with the Catholic Church.
The sotry of German housewife Beate Klarsfeld and her husband Serge, who helped track down former Paris Gestapo chief Kurt Lishka. Lishka ordered the arrest and murder of over 33,000 Jews yet lived as a free man in Germany for years.
Examine how Mossad agents from Israel spent nearly thirty years tracking the notorious Nazi physician Josef Mengele.
A half-century after the war, American journalists track down former Gestapo officer Erich Priebke. Priebke who was responsible for some of Italy's worst atrocities fled to Argentina after the war.
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.
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.
This is the hunt for Adolf Eichmann, considered by many to be one of the main architects of the Holocaust.
On April 19, 1993, FBI agents attacked a religious compound in Waco, Texas, occupied by a small obscure religious cult. 76 people, including 26 children, died. The repercussions of Waco are still being felt. What happened? How did it go so wrong?
The story of how Israeli secret service agents traveled to South America to assassinate Nazi war criminal Herbert Cukurs. Known as the Hangman of Riga, Cukurs was responsible for the deaths of over 30,000 Latvian Jews.
The LA riots of 1992 shocked the nation. It was the most deadly civil unrest in American history. Over 3000 fires were set; over 50 people died; nearly a billion dollars in property damage. For six days in 1992, the world watched as LA burned.
Could deathbed confessions provide real evidence of the existence of UFOs? The truth about alien contact is not limited to the military. In fact, many believe such secrets extend well into outer space on Mars!
The attack at Pearl Harbor changed the course of history shaped how America would engage with war for the next 75 years and made heroes of ordinary men. Brave men showed immense courage in the face of grave danger and made their countrymen proud.
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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