Photographer Chris Hondros put his life on the line to cover world conflicts. His best friend explores the stories behind his most impactful images.
Narrated by actor and former Marine Gene Hackman, this documentary showcases the experience of becoming a member of the US Marine Corps.
In the thick of World War I, Allied forces attempt the daring feat of planting over a million pounds of explosives beneath enemy lines.
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.
Guy Martin assists in preparing the last airworthy Vulcan bomber for a farewell tour while revealing the stories behind the iconic aircraft.
This documentary reenacts the experiences of late activist Tsutomu Yamaguchi, a survivor of both atomic bombings on Japan in 1945.
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.
This documentary explores the human legacy of the Holocaust through the post-liberation experiences of six Auschwitz survivors.
A 93-year-old Holocaust survivor recounts escaping Vienna as a teen, fighting in the French Resistance and being captured and sent to Auschwitz.
In this groundbreaking series, ex-SAS soldiers reveal the truth about life in one of the world's most secretive and feared military units.
This film documents the story of minister Waitstill Sharp and his wife, Martha, who risked everything to save thousands of refugees fleeing the Nazis.
This documentary reveals the truth about an NSA cryptologist whose innovative surveillance program was eliminated just weeks before the 9/11 attacks.
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.
Footage of the most dramatic moments from World War II is restored in color and high definition for this historical documentary series.
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.
This documentary follows former Palestinian and Israeli soldiers, tired of endless war, who form a group advocating peace through nonviolent action.
Explore how Caesar, Napoleon, Mussolini, Hitler and modern-day dictators consolidated their considerable power through bold and brazen coups.
Chronicling a 1980 Titan II missile accident, this sobering documentary weighs the balance of power and safety involving weapons of mass destruction.
Three former military operatives offer disturbing, firsthand accounts of the deadly impact that U.S. drone warfare has had on civilians overseas.
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.
Shocking footage shows Nazi concentration camps after liberation, including Buchenwald and Ohrdruf, where Gen. Eisenhower ordered local Nazis to tour.
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.