Historical Wars Documentaries
The french resistance fighter confronting facism
Colette has been nominated for an Academy Award (2021) in the category of best documentary short. 90-year-old Colette Marin-Catherine is a former French resistance fighter.
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.
World War I was unlike any war anybody had seen before. This war introduced machines and airplanes, armored battleships and oversized zeppelins, tanks and poison gas.
In October 1962, the entire world was on stand by holding its breath because just a few miles from the Florida coast, the two great superpowers were at a stand-off.
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
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 Second World War in Colour documents World War 2 as the troops saw it – in full colour. This three-hour digitally remastered video presents a rarely-seen picture of the war.
This feature-length documentary focuses on the efforts by troops in the U.S. military during the Vietnam War to oppose the war effort by peaceful demonstration and subversion.
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.