Historical Wars Documentaries
World War II began on September 1, 1939 when Germany invaded Poland. Two days later, Britain and France declared war on Germany and most of the other members of the Commonwealth of Nations followed suit.
This documentary by John Pilger shows the appalling reality of what happens to a country under economic sanctions. It’s about the punishment of a whole nation—the killing of hundreds of thousands of people, including many young children.
This film project depicts the most important events and battles of World War II. The main objective is to bring history to life through the use of computer graphics, motion-picture images and sounds, and actual wartime shots.
April 19th, 2012 is Holocaust Memorial Day. Today we are presenting a 1950 documentary about the Nuremberg Trials. The trials were held in 1945-47 to try the highest ranking Nazis against crimes of humanity.
The legendary Manhattan Project: the makers of the Atomic Bombs used on Japan to end World War II. Only one nuclear scientist ever quit the project before completion: Joseph Rotblat.Based on moral grounds, he would later win the Nobel Peace Price .
In the closing months of World War II, defeat was imminent for the Germans. The invasion of Normandy on June 6, 1944 – D-Day – opened a second Allied front, and the Allies began overtaking a host of German positions; Paris was liberated on August 25; Romania and Bulgaria surrendered in quick succession.
The Panama Deception documents the untold story of the December 1989 U.S. invasion of Panama; the events which led to it; the excessive force used; the enormity of the death and destruction; and the devastating aftermath.