This documentary is a dedicated yet moving account of Operation Millennium, the first 1,000 bomber raid by the RAF in World War Two. It was an extraordinary feat of organisation involving 1,048 bombers and 6,000 aircrew and 53 British airfields. The result; an awesome and unprecedented bombing raid which ultimately reduced the population of Cologne by ninety five percent.
A one hour film portraying the thousand bomber raids on the German City of Dresden, including first hand accounts from the people of the city, describing the scene and the devastation as the city was pounded from the air by the Royal Air Force
When Bomber Harris announced to the world that Hitler was about to ‘Reap the Whirlwind’ the people of Hamburg had no idea that their city would be set in flames by a firestorm from hell. This is a true story of that 1,000 bomber raid, a harrowing tale of devastation told by the aircrew and citizens of Hamburg
In May 1945, after some of the most bitter and destructive fighting of the war, the city of Berlin fell to the allies, Hitler committed suicide and Germany finally surrendered. This film illustrates the city of Berlin’s battle from the very first air raid by the RAF until its demise in a stimulating analysis of this most agonizing and momentous of all phases of the war
Up to 17 per cent of children could have symptoms consistent with fetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD) according to new research in Preventative Medicine by the University of Bristol The UK has the fourth highest level of prenatal alcohol use in the world, but no estimates existed from a population-based study on how many people may have FASD Considered to be a relatively ‘hidden disability’ It is thought to be under-diagnosed with only one specialist clinic in England. So What is FASD ? Why do we know so little about it ? Is it preventable ? These questions and more are answered in this new film ‘FASD The Hidden Disability‘
A study of man's impact on the environment. Featuring John Craven (BBC Newsround) the late celebrity chef Keith Floyd, model Paula Hamilton, actor Jenny Seagrove and weather reporter Ulrika Jonnson.
“This compelling film follows the course of the Hindenburg’s last flight and unravels the mystery of one of the greatest disasters of the 20th Century” New York / Lakehurst, May 6th 1937, 7 pm: The "Hindenburg" has come all the way from Europe - a luxurious flying hotel, faster than any ship. The pride of the Third Reich prepares to land, and hundreds of onlookers have gathered to watch. Then, all of a sudden, a burst of flame appeared on the outer cover, just forward of the upper fin. In a matter of seconds, the largest airship ever built goes down in a fiery blaze. With the assistance of NASA experts, this compelling documentary follows the course of the Hindenburg’s last flight and unravels the mystery of one of the greatest disasters this century.
A collection of the most ‘iconic’ moments in motor racing, from the 1950s through to the 1970s
A collection of the most ‘iconic’ moments in cricket, from the 1950s through to the 1970s
A collection of the most 'iconic' moments inthe golden age of football, from the 1950s through to the 1970s