1970 The Fleet Air Arm

1970 The Fleet Air Arm

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Military Forces and Conflicts

Snipers

Snipers

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

1988 Operation Forty Stars

1988 Operation Forty Stars

Also known as Operation Forty Lights, or Chelcheraq, was a military operation conducted by the MEK and the Iraqi military at the closing stages of the Iran–Iraq War on 18 June 1988. According to the MEK, the Iraqi army did not participate in this operation. The goal was to occupy the Iranian border city of Mehran to control its oil fields, as well as Kurdish villages in the region. In four days, the People's Mujahedin of Iran wiped out the Pasdaran division, seizing Mehran and building a bridgehead twelve miles into Iran

The Classic Story of the SAS

The Classic Story of the SAS

The history of the SAS from their formation in the Second World War

Kriegsmarine

Kriegsmarine

This documentary outlines the structure, strategies and early success of the German Navy, the invasion of Norway and the destruction of several British warships, the victories of the Scharnhorst and Gneisenau and also their losses such as the sinking of the Bismarck and Tirpitz battleships.  It also outlines the early successes and subsequent demise of the German U-Boats.

On a Wing and a Prayer

On a Wing and a Prayer

Presented by Richard Todd, this film portrays the story of RAF Bomber Command during the Second World War.  Beginning with its birth as a fledging arm of the Force in WWI, throughout its development between the wars, its rapid expansion at the outbreak of WWII and a complete insight into the strategy, tactics, personnel, aircraft and operations during the conflict

Lest We Forget

Lest We Forget

Presented by Hollywood actor, the late Donald Pleasance, this film pays tribute to all those young men and women of the Royal Air Force during the Second World War. From the gallant Fighter Pilot to the untiring Ground Crew, the brave Pathfinder to the fearless Air-Gunner. The Bommer Crews, Rescue, Reconnaissance, Planning and Operations, this film shows how all the men and women of the RAF contributed against outstanding odds, to bring Britain to it’s ‘Finest Hour’.

Panzer

Panzer

The Panzer’ the history of Germany’s legendary ‘Battle Tanks’ during the Second World War. With veterans of the ‘Panzertruppe’ this film documents with accuracy, the development and effects the various marks of Panzer through vivid recollections, depicts the experiences shared by crews, of going into battle in their steel chariots, knowing perfectly well that within one blazing moment, their tanks could become steel coffins

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The Hidden Disability

The Hidden Disability

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‘

Survival of the Planet Earth

Survival of the Planet Earth

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.

What really happened to the Hindenburg

What really happened to the Hindenburg

“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.

Classic Moments in Motor Racing

Classic Moments in Motor Racing

A collection of the most ‘iconic’ moments in motor racing, from the 1950s through to the 1970s

Classic Moments in Cricket

Classic Moments in Cricket

A collection of the most ‘iconic’ moments in cricket, from the 1950s through to the 1970s

Classic Moments in Football

Classic Moments in Football

A collection of the most 'iconic' moments inthe golden age of football, from the 1950s through to the 1970s

Hercules C-130J The Next Generation

Hercules C-130J The Next Generation

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