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.
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?
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.
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.
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.
We explore the hidden history and super science of the Swiss Army Knife, the Winglet and the English Saddle.
We explore the hidden history and super science of the flag, hovercraft and exercise equipment.
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.
Examine how Mossad agents from Israel spent nearly thirty years tracking the notorious Nazi physician Josef Mengele.
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?
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.
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.
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.
Explores the relationship between the Soviet Union and Britain during the war, the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor and plans for a Western Front in Europe.
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.
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.
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.
Learn more about the history of the Final Solution phase of the Nazi Holocaust, particularly with the most infamous of the death camps.
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.
Newly discovered secret files reveal the huge drugs program that fuelled the Nazi war machine. Led by Hitler, himself possessed by narcotics, the German troops consume tens of millions of Crystal Meth tablets throughout the war, driving them to extremes.
Ferocious drive, innovation and often recklessness took these visionaries to the top of the rich-and-powerful list and ultimately made America the mightiest nation. These titans of industry were not always philanthropic, often driven by greed, jealousy and revenge.
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.
American Lawmen chronicles the story of brave citizens who first picked up a badge to protect the innocent, and establish a safer society during a violent and turbulent time.
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.
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.
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.
9/11: As We Watched recounts the story of that day through the unflinching eye of ABC News, as the network’s anchors and reporters rushed to the scenes of chaos – and embarked on what would become an extraordinary 83 hours of live coverage.
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.