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  • The Murders show

    The Murders

    Park rangers and a photographer come across the bodies of six murdered gorillas. The killings deeply impacted many and the...

    (02:44)
  • Airplane to Air Force show

    Airplane to Air Force

    A fascinating look at the evolution of aerial combat from fighter tactics to the use of the plane as an 'eye in the sky'.

    (01:15)
  • Jet show

    Jet

    The jet engine led to revolutionary changes in aerial combat but huge risks were taken by designers, pilots and air crews in...

    (00:52)
  • Corruption in the Park show

    Corruption in the Park

    Six rangers from the Virunga nature reserve stand trial as they are accused of accepting bribes from loggers. Some say that...

    (02:35)
  • Churchill's German Army show

    Churchill's German Army

    The Allied victory of WW2 was helped along by a small group of unlikely soldiers – the Germans and Austrians who joined the...

    (02:40)
  • Perfect Weapon: Slings And Arrows show

    Perfect Weapon: Slings And Arrows

    Watch as a selection of history's most gruesome projectile weapons are tested for their accuracy and deadliness.

    (01:34)
  • Red Fox Mating Ritual show

    Red Fox Mating Ritual

    It’s now time to be social. Males seek out one or more females to mate with. These two have already bonded.

    (00:30)
  • The Arctic Fox Kits show

    The Arctic Fox Kits

    In the mountain regions, Arctic foxes aren’t so lucky. Where normally a half a dozen cubs would frolic, only two undersized...

    (02:51)
  • Excavating Lumbini show

    Excavating Lumbini

    For the first time ever, an archaeologist has been allowed to excavate at one of the most holy world heritage sites on Earth.

    (02:57)
  • Berlin 1945 and 1932 show

    Berlin 1945 and 1932

    German women recount stories of rape by Russian soldiers and reflect on the decadent Berlin of 1932.

    (03:12)
  • 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)
  • Perfect Weapon show

    Perfect Weapon

    Introducing the bone-crunching, flesh-tearing series that takes an alternative look at ancient weaponry.

    (01:48)
  • Kamchatka Premiere show

    Kamchatka Premiere

    On Russia’s far Eastern edge is the stark peninsula of Kamchatka. In this surprising place heaven and hell collide. Life and...

    (01:07)
  • The Arctic Fox show

    The Arctic Fox

    The Arctic fox can tolerate temperatures down to minus seventy degrees Celsius by shunting blood flow away from its legs to...

    (03:51)
  • The First Tower show

    The First Tower

    Witnesses describe the moment when the first tower was hit on that clear, sunny day.

    (03:04)
  • Kamchatka Salmon Season show

    Kamchatka Salmon Season

    As day breaks, everything seems normal. But the bears wake to good news. Salmon numbers in the lake have reached a critical...

    (02:37)
  • The Arctic Wrangel Island show

    The Arctic Wrangel Island

    While young harp seals take to the sea, their nemesis roams the ice. Polar bears spend most of their lives on the frozen pack...

    (03:20)
  • SFD_Bismark_1FriendlyFire show

    SFD_Bismark_1FriendlyFire

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    (02:57)
  • Kamchatka Bears show

    Kamchatka Bears

    Hungry bears seek the nectar rich flowers. They must eat hundreds to get the equivalent calories of a big salmon. Bears have...

    (03:04)
  • The Second Tower show

    The Second Tower

    Panic spreads and as people realize both towers have been hit.

    (02:46)