Photographer Chris Hondros put his life on the line to cover world conflicts. His best friend explores the stories behind his most impactful images.
Ken Burns presents an epic 10-part, 18-hour chronicle of the Vietnam War, featuring the soldiers, protesters, politicians and families that lived it.
Months into the Korean War, U.S. troops at North Korea's Chosin Reservoir engaged in a bloody winter battle that would change the conflict's course.
Via reenactments and first-person accounts, this documentary series details the many assassination plots that were launched against Hitler's life.
Trace the overlapping journeys of exceptional women swept up in World War I and hear their tales of bravery on history's front lines.
This documentary series goes to the front lines in Afghanistan, where the U.S. Army is working together with Afghan soldiers to defeat the Taliban.
Trace the history of Hitler's armored private train, a 15-car mobile headquarters boasting state-of-the-art communications and anti-aircraft cannons.
This film documents the story of minister Waitstill Sharp and his wife, Martha, who risked everything to save thousands of refugees fleeing the Nazis.
The devastating Syrian civil war is brought to life through the eyes of a group of volunteer rescue workers in Aleppo known as the White Helmets.
In the Singapore Armed Forces, commandos are the best of the best. But earning the right to wear a prestigious red beret takes serious sacrifice.
Footage of the most dramatic moments from World War II is restored in color and high definition for this historical documentary series.
Starting in 1881, this film describes how the personal battle between the royal Romanovs and Lenin's Ulyanov family led to the Russian Revolution.
After Army Staff Sgt. Travis Mills loses his limbs while serving in Afghanistan, he begins a courageous battle to rebuild his life at home.
A seven-part series brings World War II to life through the harrowing personal accounts of soldiers and others from "typical" American towns.
Filmmaker John Huston narrates this Oscar-nominated World War II-era film about life among the U.S. soldiers protecting Alaska's Aleutian Islands.
This installment of Frank Capra's acclaimed documentary series highlights the need for a Russo-American alliance to defeat the Nazis.
This World War II-era training film dramatizes how secret agents should act while undercover and how to avoid capture by enemies.
British and American troops join forces to liberate a Nazi stranglehold in North Africa, sharing battles, hard work and a peaceful Christmas dinner.
A P-47 Thunderbolt squadron is shown in preparation, at play and in bombing raids aiming to halt Nazi supply lines and aid Allied ground troops.
This documentary urged African Americans to enlist and join in the effort to be part of America's continuing fight in World War II.
This documentary centers on the crew of the B-17 Flying Fortress Memphis Belle as it prepares to execute a strategic bombing mission over Germany.
Director John Ford captures combat footage of the Battle of Midway, an air and sea campaign that was a turning point in the war in the Pacific.
After the Allies invade Italy, the Liri Valley town of San Pietro becomes an example of the brutal effects of combat, both for soldiers and civilians.
Frank Capra's documentary chronicles the rise of authoritarianism in Germany, Italy and Japan as America prepares for a defense of liberty.
Some returning combat veterans suffer scars that are more psychological than physical. This film follows patients and staff during their treatment.
Though culturally insensitive by modern standards, this propaganda film examines the history of Japan from the 16th century through the 1930s.
Five acclaimed contemporary directors tell the story of five legendary Hollywood filmmakers who enlisted in the armed forces to document World War II.
Explore the World War I Gallipoli battle through dramatic reenactments, 3D animation and interviews with noted experts in this meticulous docudrama.
Ken Burns's documentary depicts the action of famous Civil War battles, and relates the stories of soldiers, generals and a beleaguered president.
U.S. Special Forces veteran Terry Schappert hosts this series that analyzes the operations of military and police units in urban combat scenarios.
This documentary examines how Adolf Hitler's talent for manipulation, psychology and image-making led him from humble origins to near-world conquest.
Each episode of this series documents the restoration of an old "warbird" airplane by people who spend all the time and money needed to bring it back.
In the rugged mountains of Afghanistan, armed bands of young boys survive by scavenging for old land mines, mining lapis lazuli and trading in opium.
Cameras follow three Brits a former IT worker, an ex-currency trader and a soldier turned activist who've signed up to fight ISIS in Syria.
American journalist Theo Padnos retraces the Middle Eastern journey that led to his 2012 kidnapping and brutal torture by an al-Qaida faction.
As divers visit the wreck of the USS Atlanta, historians and veterans analyze the Battle of Guadalcanal, the "barroom brawl" that sank it.