The armies of the Third Reich invaded the USSR on June 22, 1941. Mobile commandos, the Einsatzgruppen, were following their advance to Stalingrad with the mission of eliminating all Jews on the conquered territories.
Faced with the advancing Soviet troops, Nazi Germany decides to have the bodies of death camp victims dug up and burned in graves.
The war waged by America's greatest generation is obscured by myth. Few remember that an American admiral played a pivotal role in showing Japan how to attack Pearl Harbor or that the German army was not the mechanized wonder it's reputed to be.
Much of what we know about America's secret societies is myth, not truth. The Freemasons have no evil agenda, the Mafia took root not in New York, but the South, and Harvard's Skull and Bones does not control a sinister shadow government.
Myths and misconceptions surround four pivotal historic moments: the Cuban Missile Crisis in 1962, the Battle of Thermopylae in 480 B.C., the Boston Tea Party in 1773, and the Battle of Waterloo in 1815.
July 1863: An elite band of Yankee Sharpshooters must stop Robert E. Lee’s Alabamian shock troops from flanking the Union line and winning the battle of Gettysburg and perhaps the entire Civil War.
How British archaeologist Howard Carter discovered the tomb of Egyptian king, Tutankhamun.
The cryptic prophecies of Nostradamus have predicted some of the most dramatic and tragic events in history with chilling accuracy. There are many among his followers who say that he was not sealing us to this fate but warning us against it.
The Cold War might be long gone, but the nuclear threat has re-emerged. Meet nuclear preparedness enthusiasts as they dig their bunkers and stockpile supplies, determined to survive a threat that could become a global apocalypse.
We explore the hidden history and super science of the Swiss Army Knife, the Winglet and the English Saddle.
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.
Nazi mobile killing squads, led by highly-educated officers and aided by local collaborators, systematically murdered over a million Jews. Who were the men who carried out mass murder at close range?
Truth is revealed of the Allied ‘monument men’ discovery in 1945 of rotting corpses of Germanic heroes. What are they doing in a Salt Mine 18,000 feet down? It leads us on an adventure that exposes a world of magic, high priests and secret castles.
For centuries, Atlantis has been a myth. But in the last decade archaeologists have uncovered new finds which could reveal the location of this ancient apocalypse. Mixing dramatic recreation with science, this story is told by "Lost" star, Terry O'Quinn.
Capturing bin Laden tracks the rise and fall of Osama bin Laden – a man who spent the decade following the September 11 attacks at the top of America’s most wanted list.
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.
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.
Blood Feuds uncovers fascinating pieces of hidden history as America's most iconic feuds are brought to life using dramatic recreations, expert interviews, and heart-pumping storytelling.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Born in a small village in Austria on April 20, 1889, Hitler commits suicide in his Berlin bunker on April 30, 1945. No one would predict Hitler will become dictator of Germany -- the Führer.
Learn more about the history of the Final Solution phase of the Nazi Holocaust, particularly with the most infamous of the death camps.