Normandy - The Great Crusade: Casualties of War
Four days after D-Day the number of casualties continues to grow, changing the lives of many soldiers forever.
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Unsolved History: Touring Hitler's Bunker
After speaking with several guards, artists are able to recreate the inside of Hitler's underground bunker. Tour the virtual bunker in this clip from the American Heroes Channel's "Unsolved History."
Massive Engines: Steam Turbine Power
In this clip from Discovery Channel's "Massive Engines," host Chris Barrie learns about steam turbine power on a tour of the HMS Belfast. Powered by a turbine steam engine, the HMS Belfast helped defeat the German Schanhorst during WWII.
History: Deadly Ghetto Revolt Remembered
As the 65th anniversary of the Warsaw Ghetto uprising approaches, one man fights to keep the last remaining walls of the ghetto intact. Learn more about his story in this Discovery Channel video.
World War II in Color: Battle of the Coral Sea
May 4th-8th, 1942, the Imperial Japanese Navy plans to engage the U.S. Navy aircraft carries, but this time the U.S. and its allied forces are ready creating of the first naval battles in history.
The War Detectives: Trying the Nazis
After the end of World War II, the Allies decided to bring those responsible for the deaths of thousands to justice. Learn more about the Nazi trials in this clip from the American Heroes Channel's "The War Detectives."
World War II: Airplanes 2
From the Archives of Discovery: Watch this historical footage of airplanes during World War II. Learn more about airplanes in this video.
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Edge of War: Poland Stands Alone
Germany's invasion into Poland begins and the Polish army stands alone as 600 soldiers battle more than 42,000 Germans, leaving devastating results.
Edge of War: War Tactics
Both sides of the border are preparing for war, and the Polish General decides to bring out its most powerful weapon.
Edge of War: Order in Chaos
Adolf Hitler and his regime work to create chaos in the streets of Germany. Unbeknownst to the public, chaos is part of Hitler's master plan to bring him to power.
Edge of War: Negotiating with a Madman
British Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain travels to Germany in order to negotiate with what could potentially be the most dangerous man around, Adolf Hitler.
Secret War: Battle of Alam el Halfa
July 1942, the Nazi's are on the march in North Africa, and if Cairo falls it could mean defeat by the British. The Battle of Alam el Halfa has officially begun.
Secret War: Public Enemy Number 1
Following the sinking of The Normandie naval ship, America is shocked when reputed New York mobster, Charlie "Lucky" Luciano, takes credit. The event sparks the beginning of one of the strangest relationships during World War II.
Secret War: The Mafia Joins the War
In May 1942 a strange group of mobsters, lawyers, and intelligence officers visit Lucky Luciano in prison. What occurred during this meeting prompts the Mob to pull together and help the war effort.
Who Did I Marry: Fighting For My Life
Just as Susan felt like luck was back on her side, she would soon find herself in the greatest fight for her life - against a stranger hired to kill her by the very husband who vowed to love her forever.
Nazi Collaborators: The Plot to Kill Jews
It's a convenient fiction that the Germans alone were responsible for the Holocaust. The awful truth is that some of the worst offenders were not German but were Latvian Viktor Arajs, a group who actively participated in killing of 30,000 Jews.
Surviving D-Day: A Living Nightmare
Private Hal Baumgarten of the 116th Regiment must battle his way up the Omaha beach through thousands of obstacles, just to get to the Nazi MG-42 machine guns.