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DISASTER VIDEOS

  • Volcano show

    Volcano

    Experts look at the history and power of volcanoes and ask if modern cities face annihilation in a mega-eruption.

    (00:54)
  • New Carissa show

    New Carissa

    Many of the world's best salvage teams have tried and failed to move the 'wreck that will not die' off the Oregon coast. Meet...

    (02:54)
  • The Haven show

    The Haven

    Genoa, Italy. In 1991 the oil tanker The Haven caught fire and 1 million barrels of oil burned for three days. View the...

    (02:43)
  • The Jane show

    The Jane

    Stricken Russian coal carrier the Jane lies beached off the Japanese coast. The elite salvage team undertake the dangerous job...

    (01:17)
  • Arcangel show

    Arcangel

    Cancun, Mexico, ferry the Arcangel, after a vicious storm is grounded on one of the most precious reefs in the world. Hundreds...

    (02:04)
  • The New Flame show

    The New Flame

    Salvage operations rely on brains as well as brawn. Off the Gibraltar coast a salvage team uses high-tech equipment to device...

    (02:20)
  • Dangerous Jobs: Marine Salvage Diver show

    Dangerous Jobs: Marine Salvage Diver

    Marine salvage is one of the most dangerous jobs in the world. Find out more as we speak to a real-life marine salvage diver.

    (03:15)
  • Hitler helps out Mussolini show

    Hitler helps out Mussolini

    To rescue Mussolini from disaster, Hitler dispatches one of his best generals, Rommel, along with his armoured division, the...

    (03:10)
  • American aid sunk in the Atlantic show

    American aid sunk in the Atlantic

    Great Britain’s cities have been devastated by German bombs. But the country stands firm around Churchill, and with the...

    (03:10)
  • Churchill strikes out at his former ally show

    Churchill strikes out at his former ally

    A British naval force sails to one of France’s biggest naval bases, Mers-el-Kebir in Algeria, and opens fire when they...

    (03:12)
  • The Germans enter Belgium show

    The Germans enter Belgium

    The Germans enter Belgium, unleashing their aerial offensive. Cities in eastern and northern France are bombed and Winston...

    (03:11)
  • France prepares for German attack show

    France prepares for German attack

    France prepares to defend itself against German attack through Belgium, whilst Nazi sympathisers are held to account in the US...

    (03:11)
  • The Polish army surrenders show

    The Polish army surrenders

    The Polish army surrenders to the Germans and the Soviets. Stalin orders the execution of 20,000 Polish prisoners and 4,500...

    (03:12)
  • Ice Shove show

    Ice Shove

    A pleasant lakeside home is threatened by a massive wave of ice on the move.

    (03:05)
  • Ochre Beach Ice Tsunami show

    Ochre Beach Ice Tsunami

    Residents film the destruction as a freak ice shove demolishes homes in Ochre Beach, Canada.

    (02:03)
  • Chelyabinsk Meteor Caught on Tape show

    Chelyabinsk Meteor Caught on Tape

    When a meteor breached the Earth’s atmosphere near Chelyabinsk, Russia, footage of the event was captured on many recording...

    (02:38)
  • Tornado show

    Tornado

    Discover the science behind these natural phenomena, and experience the effect an F5 tornado would have on a major city.

    (00:54)
  • Duel In The Desert Top 2 Minutes show

    Duel In The Desert Top 2 Minutes

    The war on Saddam Hussein. A British attack helicopter is trapped in the gun-sights of an enemy tank. The hunter becomes the...

    (00:58)
  • The thrust towards Moscow show

    The thrust towards Moscow

    In the south, Guderian finally receives the order from Hitler to rejoin the other armies up north and proceed towards Moscow,...

    (03:08)
  • Germans sign treaty with USSR show

    Germans sign treaty with USSR

    Hitler, who swore to destroy Communism has a history-making treaty signed with his worst enemy, the USSR.

    (03:09)