In this episode of World War II: Witness to War, the brave men and woman who fought along the tides of the Pacific share their stories. Both Japanese and US forces face off with an intense determination and will to survive.
Arnold Rothstein schooled the founders of the American Mafia in the ways of organized crime during the 1920s and set the model for running crime business. Infamous for fixing the 1919 World Series, he was the criminal genius behind a bootleg empire
The origins of three modern branches of medicine that increase the quality and quantity of human life.
The origins of three household conveniences that have forever changed our everyday lives.
In Nazi Germany and Britain, the blackouts were a necessity for defending lives and property from enemy bombing but proved a useful tool for predatory criminals, allowing two serial killers who used the absolute darkness to prey upon victims.
In this episode of World War II: Witness to War, the war that's encompassed the globe takes root in Africa. An ambitious Mussolini expands the war into North Africa; he sends ill-prepared soldiers, and forces Hitler to come to his ally's aid.
In pre-war America street gangs were on the rise. The media stirred up panic about young Mexicans and Latinos. When WWII began, racial tensions increased, and they were quickly portrayed as a significant threat, leading to a racial boiling point.
In this episode of World War II: Witness to War, the Empire of Japan begins to conquer South East Asia. The Allies attempt to block the empire's aggressive expansion, but ruthless tactics by Japan only help to further their war effort.
The origins of three important inventions that help man protect himself.
The origins of three institutions of justice through the ages.
When the US military takes over the German Kronberg Castle in 1945, a scandalous affair between a US Army Captain and Air Force Officer ensues, resulting in one of the most elaborate treasure heists of all time.
In this episode of World War II: Witness to War, devastation touches the civilians of Germany. With the US as a newly engaged Ally, western forces bring the war to the Axis front, but at extreme costs.
The origin of three professions that have kept us safe through the ages.
The origins of three paths to destruction that are side effects of civilization.
Billy Hill was the most powerful Kingpin in Britain's post-war underworld, but the secret behind Hill's empire is little known.
In this episode, experience the event that changed the war's course, hear the stories of those who were there, and feel the momentum behind the attack that provoked the world's greatest superpower to join the Allied forces.
In this episode of World War II: Witness to War, hear the first-hand accounts of the incredible sacrifices and momentous feats endured by the Allies alongside the devastating consequences of the German capture of France.
Adolf Hitler is determined to fight to the very end, even if it costs millions of Germans their lives. He puts his faith in his the "Wunderwaffe", the "wonder weapons", including the first ever ballistic missile, the V2.
The origins of three life-saving technologies for forecasting danger, helping us predict and endure some of Earth’s most deadly phenomena.
The origins of three weapons that led to the rise and fall of empires.
It didn't matter what it was or what it did -- Sergeant Clifford Curtis Letson could fix it. As one of the most decorated mechanics of WWII, Letson recalls his days of making things work overseas.
AHC brings you the War Story of 2nd Lieutenant Army Nurse Cameron Montgomery. After serving at the Battle of the Bulge in WWII, 2nd Lieutenant 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.
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."
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 Greatest Hits 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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