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 fascinating documentary on the use of Snipers during World War Two, including revealing battlefield experiences, British, German and American training methods and a comparison on the firearms used by these lethal and most feared, weapons of war
The story of Fighter Command during World War Two. Presented by Max Bygraves. This film depicts “THE FEW”. The men and women and the aircraft of the RAF’s Fighter Command during World War II who flew with glory on their wings. Winston Churchill said “The fighters are our Salvation.”
At the outbreak of war in 1939, the German Army was one of the finest fighting forces in the world. No other army since Napoleon’s ‘Grand Armee’ had begun a war with such resounding conquests and victories and ended it in such total defeat.
An amazingly graphic documentary with moving emotional personal accounts from both sides on the strategy adopted by both the Allied and Axis Forces during World War Two in which cities and civilians became the target. This includes the destruction of Berlin, Hamburg, Köln, London, Coventry, Plymouth, Manchester, Dresden, Hiroshima and Nuremberg.
London was hit by the Luftwaffe 71 times, with one sustained campaign running for 57 consecutive nights.
COMING SOON.. Stalingrad was one of the most decisive battles on the Eastern Front in the Second World War. The Soviet Union inflicted a catastrophic defeat on the German Army in and around this strategically important city on the Volga river, which bore the name of the Soviet dictator, Josef Stalin.
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