Frederick the Great and the Enigma of Prussia
Frederick the Great and the Enigma of Prussia
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Frederick the Great and the Enigma of Prussia

The Prussian king Frederick the Great was one of the greatest warriors and leaders in modern European history, achieving greatness through the Seven Years War and lauded as a philosopher and cultured 'Prince of the Enlightenment'.     Yet the reputation of both…

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Hitler’s Steel Beast
Hitler's Steel Beast
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Hitler’s Steel Beast

Hitler's Steel Beast: At the end of the 1930s, Hitler ordered the construction of a special train, under the code name "Amerika", that could transport him around safely and appease his growing paranoia.      Hitler had a few iconic pieces of…

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Spitfire
Spitfire
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Spitfire

Spitfire: an epic, sweeping tale of determination, vision and courage, this documentary is the story of an aircraft that was forged in competition, shaped as the war clouds gathered, and refined in the white heat of combat.     Told in the words…

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Apocalypse Stalin
Apocalypse Stalin
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Apocalypse Stalin

Apocalypse Stalin: Who was Stalin? The man who defeated Nazism? The 'Little Father of the Peoples'? Or the greatest criminal of his time?   Part 1: Demon     Episode covers Joseph Stalin's early life and his early political activities which resulted in…

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The Invasion – The Outbreak of World War II
The Invasion - The Outbreak of World War II
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The Invasion – The Outbreak of World War II

The Invasion - The Outbreak of World War II: On 1 September 1939, Hitler started the most fatal war in world history. With the invasion of Poland, he did not only aim at destroying the military force of the neighboring country but also…

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Vienna: Empire, Dynasty and Dream
Vienna: Empire, Dynasty and Dream
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Vienna: Empire, Dynasty and Dream

Vienna was the capital of the Habsburg dynasty and home to the Holy Roman Emperors. From here, they dominated middle Europe for nearly 1,000 years. In this series, historian Simon Sebag Montefiore describes how the Habsburgs transformed Vienna into a multi-national city of…

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