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.
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 reveals the truth about an NSA cryptologist whose innovative surveillance program was eliminated just weeks before the 9/11 attacks.
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.
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.
Five acclaimed contemporary directors tell the story of five legendary Hollywood filmmakers who enlisted in the armed forces to document World War II.
Home movies, audio tapes and letters from members of Charlie Company, the last U.S. platoon sent to Vietnam, illuminate the conflict as never before.
American journalist Theo Padnos retraces the Middle Eastern journey that led to his 2012 kidnapping and brutal torture by an al-Qaida faction.
This documentary home movie series reveals the lives, hopes and fears of ordinary Iraqi families before and after the 2003 start of the Iraq War.
Werner Herzog directs this emotional documentary about Dieter Dengler, a naval pilot in the Vietnam War who was shot down over Laos and taken captive.
Acclaimed director Werner Herzog went to Kuwait in 1992 to document the aftermath of the first Gulf War, focusing on the devastating oil fires set ...
As daily airstrikes pound civilian targets in Syria, a group of indomitable first responders risk their lives to rescue victims from the rubble.
Blending archival film, dramatizations and special effects, this documentary recounts the world's first nuclear attack and examines the repercussions.
Politician and filmmaker Rory Stewart hosts this documentary look at the recent history of Afghanistan, a nation wracked by foreign invasions and war.
Explore the murky world of drone warfare, from the young gamers groomed to kill to the pilots and grieving families left grappling with the aftermath.
Three ex-federal workers discuss the experience of being prosecuted by the U.S. government for sharing classified information about the War on Terror.