2005 / 4 / 47
This documentary series tackles one of history's most disquieting subjects: the Holocaust and the infamous Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp. The infamous World War II death factory comes to life. Step inside and experience the horror for yourself.
2011 / 43
This harrowing documentary series profiles the members of an Explosive Ordnance Disposal unit stationed in Afghanistan. Most people go through life hoping nothing blows up in their faces. For these guys, it's just part of the job.
2013 / 46
This documentary explores a little-known aspect of wartime Britain: a cloak-and-dagger world of fascist aristocrats, disaffected foreigners and spies. Sometimes being a Renaissance man means being good at war. In 1940, one leader broke a horrific alliance.
2015 / 22
In the Singapore Armed Forces, commandos are the best of the best. But earning the right to wear a prestigious red beret takes serious sacrifice. They start their journey as ordinary men. If they survive it, they'll join the ranks of Singapore's most elite fighters.
2017 / 111
Covering five years of conflict, this film offers firsthand accounts of Syria's brutal disintegration and the dangers faced by its many refugees.
2013 / 86
A 2014 Oscar nominee for Best Documentary Feature, this film explores America's controversial covert operations around the globe. An investigative journalist exposes the casualties of war -- the ones the government doesn't want us to see.
2014 / 93
Trace the overlapping journeys of exceptional women swept up in World War I and hear their tales of bravery on history's front lines. In war-torn Europe, they formed an army of wives and mothers. But their greatest battles lay beyond the trenches.
2009 / 51
Footage of the most dramatic moments from World War II is restored in color and high definition for this historical documentary series. Color footage of World War II changes our conception of this catastrophe. Prepare to be shocked -- and moved.
2013 / 58
Featuring interviews with participants on all sides, this documentary questions Norway and the West's protracted military involvement in Afghanistan.
2017 / 59
Five acclaimed contemporary directors tell the story of five legendary Hollywood filmmakers who enlisted in the armed forces to document World War II. Capra. Ford. Huston. Stevens. Wyler. Armed with cameras, five directors risked their lives to boost morale through film.
2003 / 3.7 stars / 107
This Oscar-winning documentary traces former Secretary of Defense Robert McNamara's career from government to the World Bank. From WWII to Vietnam, millions died during his service. Is this Pied Piper of wars a leader or a tyrant?
2012 / 3.5 / 87
Personal letters, family, friends and fellow soldiers pay homage to Yonatan Netanyahu, fallen leader of the 1976 rescue at Uganda's Entebbe Airport.
2015 / 47
Cameras follow three Brits -- a former IT worker, an ex-currency trader and a soldier turned activist -- who've signed up to fight ISIS in Syria.
2013 / 67
Among the most unusual strategies deployed by the Allies in WWII was the creation of an entire phantom army, as revealed in this PBS documentary. Their weapon of choice wasn't about firepower. It was all about drama, deceit and a bit of artistic flair.
2005 / 4 / 49
This docudrama recounts the harrowing story of the atomic strike on Hiroshima, bringing to life the fateful mission of the Enola Gay. Relive the day their world disappeared in a mushroom cloud. Survivors of the Hiroshima atomic strike tell their stories.
2008 / 46
Via reenactments and first-person accounts, this documentary series details the many assassination plots that were launched against Hitler's life.
1990 / 99
Ken Burns's documentary depicts the action of famous Civil War battles, and relates the stories of soldiers, generals and a beleaguered president. Letters and journals bring the Civil War to life. Dive into them and experience the growing pains of a divided country.
2007 / 142
A seven-part series brings World War II to life through the harrowing personal accounts of soldiers and others from "typical" American towns. When boys become soldiers, life becomes history. A country prepares for a war that will mark every American.
2014 / 84
This follow-up to the Oscar-nominated documentary "Restrepo" delves into the experience of war and how it impacts those on the front lines.
2017 / 53
Trace the history of Hitler's armored private train, a 15-car mobile headquarters boasting state-of-the-art communications and anti-aircraft cannons. It was like something out of a James Bond movie villain's arsenal. Yet Adolf Hitler's supertrain was all too real.
2014 / 99
In a society terrorized into silence, the brother of a 1960s Indonesian genocide victim learns the identity of his murderers and confronts them. The men who brutally murdered his brother are still in power. He'll risk his own life to get to the truth.
2013 / 52
Archaeologists, engineers, woodworkers and horse trainers team up to construct and test two exact replicas of royal Egyptian chariots. Tricked-out rides seem like a modern fad, but these ancient war machines were truly revolutionary.
2015 / 76
Given unprecedented access to soldiers and terrorists alike, journalist Michael Ware presents an epic, uncensored, intimate account of the Iraq War. A reporter embeds himself deep within the ranks of both sides. For him, there is no flinching from the horrors of war.
2015 / 50
Each episode of this series documents the restoration of an old "warbird" airplane by people who spend all the time and money needed to bring it back. Their glory days may be behind them. But with money, devotion and elbow grease, these old warbirds just might fly again.