1945 A.D. The Atomic Bomb

Each turning point in history has behind it a story and a set of principal characters whose dilemmas and conflicts form its dramatic coreand...

Hitler’s Secret Science

In the crucible of World War IIGermany's most brilliant scientists must race to create an arsenal of terrifying new weapons of mass destruction, even...

Deadliest Weapons

Modern Marvels celebrates the ingenuity, invention and imagination found in the world around us. This series tells fascinating stories of the doers, the dreamers...

The Atomic Cafe

One of the defining documentaries of the 20th century The Atomic Cafe offers a darkly humorous glimpse into mid-century America, an era rife with...

The Great Wall Of China

Winding roughly 6,700 kilometers through undulating mountains, grasslands, and desert, its vastness seems beyond the realm of human possibility. A wonder of the ancient...

The Secrets of Hadrian’s Wall

It is unique in the Roman World. A spectacular and complex stone barrier measuring 74 miles longand up to 15 feet high and 10...

Big Rigs of Combat: Tanks

Modern Marvels celebrates the ingenuityinvention and imagination found in the world around us. This series tells fascinating stories of the doers, the dreamers and...

What Sank the Mary Rose?

The Mary Rosebuilt five centuries ago and named after the favourite sister of Henry VIII, was a forerunner of today's battleships. A team of...

Episode 14 Fallout 1945

A departure from other documentaries that observe history as the actions of great men People's Century considers the Century from the view of common...

Armada

Look outs on the English coast have been expecting the Spanish Armada for 3 years and now they're here. The Spanish called it the...