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Canada the Story of Us ep. 3 - War of Independence (1812 - 1813)

Canada the Story of Us ep. 3 – War of Independence (1812 – 1813)

The War of 1812 is Canada's War of Independence. With the British Empire entrenched in a European war, a disparate group of Indigenous, French Canadian, Scottish, African Canadian and even ex-pat American fighters join together to fight for their new homeland.  Over 10 hours, the drama-documentary tells the extraordinary tale of some of the ...

Canada the Story of Us ep. 2 - Hunting Treasure 1777 to 1793

Canada the Story of Us ep. 2 – Hunting Treasure 1777 to 1793

A new generation of rebels and entrepreneurs compete for the key to this land's prosperity , its natural resources , while others fight to protect them. It's an epic quest for treasure that shapes the country to this day. Over 10 hours, the drama-documentary tells the extraordinary tale of some of the people, places and ...

Canada the story of Us ep. 1

Canada the Story of Us ep. 1 – Worlds Collide pre 1608 to 1759

Over 10 hours, the drama-documentary tells the extraordinary tale of some of the people, places and events that shaped Canada — stories of change makers and rule breakers, dreamers and visionaries, scientists and entrepreneurs who forged a nation in a vast and harsh land.    Canada the story of Us ep. 1 - Worlds ...

Battle for Castle Itter

Hitler’s Last Stand episode 4 – Enemy Allies -Battle for Castle Itter

The Battle for Castle Itter was fought in the Austrian North Tyrol village of Itter on 5 May 1945, in the last days of the European Theater of World War II. German and American soldiers fight together to save French VIP prisoners from Nazi troops.  Nazi die hard and fanatics fight to the last man ...

Hitler's Last Stand episode 3 - Forest of Death - Hill 400

Hitler’s Last Stand episode 3 – Forest of Death – Hill 400

As winter sets in, US Rangers must capture Hill 400, a strategic peak on the German border.  Nazi die hard and fanatics fight to the last man to stop Allied forces from freeing Europe, keeping an unrelenting grip on the naval bases, citadels and fortresses of occupied Europe.   Hitler's Last Stand episode 3 ...

Hitler's Last Stand episode 2

Hitler’s Last Stand episode 2 – Nazi Fortress – Battle for Brest

Desperate to feed the Allied advance after D-Day, US forces target a deep water port in France during a month long siege against Nazi paratroopers.  Nazi die hard and fanatics fight to the last man to stop Allied forces from freeing Europe, keeping an unrelenting grip on the naval bases, citadels and fortresses of ...

Hitler's Last Stand episode 1

Hitler’s Last Stand episode 1 – Ardenne Abbey massacre

Nazi die hard and fanatics fight to the last man to stop Allied forces from freeing Europe, keeping an unrelenting grip on the naval bases, citadels and fortresses of occupied Europe. A Canadian regiment tasked with capturing the Ardenne Abbey in France are instead captured by a notorious Nazi unit. What came after was a ...

gulag

Gulag [ 3 parts ]

Documentary examining Stalin's Gulag. Between the October Revolution and Stalin's death in 1953, millions of people died in the camps. The film explores the Gulag legacy, hearing from victims and perpetrators of the system. The Gulag part 1  The Gulag was the government agency in charge of the Soviet forced labor camp system that ...

Source of Civilization

Alexander’s Lost World part 6 – Source of Civilization

To discover the origins of these people and their civilization that flowered long before Alexander’s arrival David enters one of the least visited places on earth – the Wakhan Corridor. With a caravan of twenty-five yaks, horses and handlers, he begins the final leg of his Quest for Alexander’s lost world and experiences what it ...

Alexander's Lost World part 5

Alexander’s Lost World part 5 – Land of the Golden Fleece

In the waters of the Oxus River Adams discovers a surprising connection to Jason and the Argonauts – could they have possibly travelled this far from Greece? David explores the riches that had drawn Alexander and the Greeks, following the ancient trade route deep into in remotest Badakshan to discover more of its ancient civilization. ...