While on leave, a U.S. soldier falls for a Southern college student, but when he must reenlist, their handwritten letters hold the lovers together.
Photographer Chris Hondros put his life on the line to cover world conflicts. His best friend explores the stories behind his most impactful images.
A moral Knight Templar and his 'Magnificent Seven' defend Rochester Castle from ruthless King John and his armies, who seek to rule England by force.
Two young brothers encounter a singing bird who treats them to a musical reinterpretation of one of India's most epic ancient tales.
Narrated by actor and former Marine Gene Hackman, this documentary showcases the experience of becoming a member of the US Marine Corps.
Ken Burns presents an epic 10-part, 18-hour chronicle of the Vietnam War, featuring the soldiers, protesters, politicians and families that lived it.
Instead of combat, this film focuses on the long, lonely days spent at war, and the caustic humor soldiers employ to deal with unbearable conditions.
During World War II, a Nazi officer charged with protecting an exiled Kaiser Wilhelm II from spies begins a steamy affair with a secretive Dutch maid.
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.
While a drone circles over Kenya, politicians and military brass in London clash over a strike that could kill a terrorist and an innocent girl.
Starting with the Trojan Horse attack, this modest re-telling of Homer's epic covers well-known highlights of Odysseus' long journey home.
Mothers, nurses, soldiers and deportees these women fought against persecution for freedom and survival amid the turbulence of World War II.
Guy Martin assists in preparing the last airworthy Vulcan bomber for a farewell tour while revealing the stories behind the iconic aircraft.
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 reenacts the experiences of late activist Tsutomu Yamaguchi, a survivor of both atomic bombings on Japan in 1945.
This documentary explores a bold World War II operation in which an MI5 agent infiltrated a fascist network to intercept stolen documents.
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.
Hundreds of thousands of women were forced into sexual slavery in Japanese-occupied China during World War II. Here, 22 survivors share their stories.
Based on the true life story of a young Marine corporal whose unique discipline and bond with her military combat dog saved many lives during their...
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.
In post-World War II Denmark, a group of young German POWs are forced to clear a beach of thousands of land mines under the watch of a Danish Serge...
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.
This documentary reveals the truth about an NSA cryptologist whose innovative surveillance program was eliminated just weeks before the 9/11 attacks.
Aiming to seize control of coveted rubber trees, British colonial forces move into West Africa's Benin Empire to depose its powerful ruler.
A suicidal war veteran finds like-minded souls in a surf therapy program that helps traumatized soldiers heal while riding the waves.
This documentary examines Britain's royal family phenomenon, showcasing its role in English life through interviews with those in the know.
When a plot to assassinate Hitler fails, Allied special forces must stop high-ranking Nazis from fleeing to Argentina to establish the Fourth Reich.
Footage of the most dramatic moments from World War II is restored in color and high definition for this historical documentary series.
When his secret bride is executed for assaulting an English soldier who tried to rape her, Sir William Wallace begins a revolt against King Edward ...
After losing everything, an indolent sad sack impulsively joins the U.S. Army and cajoles his best friend into enlisting, too.
During World War II, Army medic and conscientious objector Desmond Doss becomes an unlikely hero on an Okinawa battlefield without bearing arms.
This film chronicles the journey of Fannie Haughton, an Oakland activist who fled to Grenada with her family just prior to the U.S. invasion in 1983.
Years after the presumed death of his three sons in battle, a grieving farmer journeys to Turkey to find them and return them to their homeland.
This documentary follows former Palestinian and Israeli soldiers, tired of endless war, who form a group advocating peace through nonviolent action.
While Spain relinquishes its last colonies, a battle-fatigued outpost engages in a long, brutal and sometimes bizarre clash with Filipino insurgents.