As the Allies swept through the occupied territories, they discovered the horrors that the Nazis left behind. Even after the Soviets liberated Auschwitz-Birkenau, survivors continued to suffer. With no homes to return to, many left Europe.
In 1944 an end to the war was in sight. The remaining Jews in Nazi occupied territories were sent to die in the camps. The Allied powers finally learn about Auschwitz-Birkenau, but make the controversial decision not to bomb the nearby rail lines.
Initially envisioned as a small labor camp for dissenters, Auschwitz was a low priority for the Nazi elite. When Hitler invaded Russia, an influx of Jews, Communists, & POWs forced the Nazis to develop new ways to deal with their undesirables.
Auschwitz was over-capacity and more people were arriving every day. In order to maintain efficiency, Rudolf Höss ordered expansions to the camp. Plans for the Final Solution to "the Jewish Problem" are made as the horrors at Auschwitz continue.
Auschwitz was over-capacity and more people were arriving daily. In order to maintain efficiency, Commandant Rudolf Höss ordered expansions to the camp. Plans for the Final Solution to "the Jewish Problem" are made.
Initially envisioned as a small labor camp for dissenters, Auschwitz was a low priority for the Nazi elite. When Hitler invaded Russia, an influx of Russian Jews, Communists, and POWs forced the Nazis to develop new ways to deal with undesirables.
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.
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.
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?
Late 1915. British and French leaders hope to put an end to the bloodshed through an offensive planned in the Somme for the following summer. But on February 21, 1916, the Germans take them by surprise, setting off a storm of steel over Verdun.
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.
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June 1941. Hitler has thrown himself into a fight to the death against Stalin. Two decades earlier in 1917, Joseph Jughashvili from Georgia is a member of Lenin's Bolshevik Party, who has just seized power in Russia. The country is torn by civil war.
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.