TV Schedule

  • 00:15

    23 Mar

    WWII - Women on the Frontline - Season 1

    This episode explores the remarkable stories of women who fought Nazi invaders behind enemy lines in occupied Europe and those who infiltrated Allied territory to spy for the Nazis.

  • 01:15

    23 Mar

    Forgotten Frontlines - Season 1

    Six Horsa gliders dropped from the skies near Cabourg in a surprise attack to take Pegasus Bridge; securing the bridge was a crucial step in protecting the north flank invasion of D-Day.

  • 02:20

    23 Mar

    World War II - Battles for Europe - Season 1

    December 1944: Hitler has picked the Ardennes sector for a major offensive. The surprise attack, spearheaded by elite divisions, initially sends American units reeling.

  • 03:10

    23 Mar

    Mummies Unwrapped - Season 1

    Could an exhibit from an oddities museum in Niagara Falls be a genuine long-lost pharaoh from Egypt's most iconic dynasty? A team of leading Egyptologists and scientists re-examine the evidence.

  • 04:00

    23 Mar

    Crime Scene: Antiquity - Season 1

    We take a closer look at the murder of the world-famous glacier mummy Ötzi, a conspiracy against the Macedonian King Philip II, and the assassination of the first emperor of China.

  • 04:50

    23 Mar

    Murderous History - Season 1

    When workmen find a woman's body in a burnt-out London church, they initially assume she died in an air-raid until they realise one horrific truth... her head wasn't attached to her body.

  • 05:40

    23 Mar

    Cursed Bloodlines - Season 1

    The story of how Persia morphed into Iran is very much the story of one family, the Pahlavis. Their reign would prove short-lived for a dynasty, but it was the most tumultuous in the nation's history.

  • 06:05

    23 Mar

    Cursed Bloodlines - Season 1

    The story of how Persia morphed into Iran is very much the story of one family, the Pahlavis. Their reign would prove short-lived for a dynasty, but it was the most tumultuous in the nation's history.

  • 06:35

    23 Mar

    Forbidden History - Season 7

    The location of King Solomon's Mines has been a mystery for hundreds of years; new evidence has led to an amazing discovery. Might Solomon's wealth have come from the copper mines of southern Israel?

  • 07:30

    23 Mar

    Secrets of the Nazi War Machine - Season 1

    James Holland explores the U-boat fleet - from one-man torpedoes to the Type XXI - and uncovers how Hitler's failure to understand maritime warfare held the key to the outcome of World War II.

  • 08:30

    23 Mar

    Secrets of the Nazi War Machine - Season 1

    From Lugers to MG42 machine guns and the Pak40 anti-tank gun, James Holland uncovers how the craftsmanship of German weapons engineering was totally unsuited to fighting a long attritional war.

  • 09:30

    23 Mar

    The World War: 1914-1945 - Season 1

    In June 1914, the first steps towards war were made when Archduke Franz Ferdinand, from the house of Habsburg, was assassinated by Slav nationalist Gavrilo Princip.

  • 10:30

    23 Mar

    The World War: 1914-1945 - Season 1

    During WWI, men had to endure combat and extreme conditions; civilians dealt with food shortages and raids. The insidiousness of ethnic cleansing raised its head, and a young Adolf Hitler took note.

  • 11:30

    23 Mar

    The World War: 1914-1945 - Season 1

    Stalin rises as the leader of the Bolsheviks, and in Munich, the German Workers Party takes a new name: Nationalsozialistische Deutsche Arbeiter, or 'Nazi' as it would come to be called.

  • 12:35

    23 Mar

    The World War: 1914-1945 - Season 1

    Hitler and Stalin begin to shape the course of history. President Roosevelt attempts to raise his country out of the Depression, and the world teeters on the brink of yet another World War.

  • 13:35

    23 Mar

    The World War: 1914-1945 - Season 1

    Hitler's invasion of the Rhineland was a gamble that paid off as his push west remained unchecked; while the leaders of Europe attempt 'peace', Kristallnacht signalled the horrors yet to come to many.

  • 14:35

    23 Mar

    The World War: 1914-1945 - Season 1

    After a snub in Munich, the Soviets make a pact with the Germans; with the invasion of Poland, the pretence of peace is gone as France and the UK declare war on Germany.

  • 15:35

    23 Mar

    The World War: 1914-1945 - Season 1

    Operation Barbarossa's endgame does not come to fruition; with the world distracted, Japan launch their attack on Pearl Harbor, forcing American isolationists to join the war in earnest.

  • 16:40

    23 Mar

    The World War: 1914-1945 - Season 1

    War in Europe ends with Soviet and American troops surrounding the German army; in the Pacific, it takes the devastating nuclear bombs of Hiroshima and Nagasaki to force the Japanese surrender.

  • 17:40

    23 Mar

    Real Life of a Roman Soldier - Season 1

    Two sites are emblematic of legionary life in Ancient Roman times: the fort of Vindolanda and the garrison of Lugdunum. Excavations have unearthed objects that shed light on the life of these sites.

  • 18:50

    23 Mar

    Real Life of a Roman Soldier - Season 1

    Recent excavations in the city of Lyon shed light on the daily lives of Roman soldiers; numerous artefacts have been unearthed such as 1st-century A.D. / C.E. weapons and toiletry and leisure items.

  • 19:55

    23 Mar

    Pompeii: Buried Secrets of the Villa Giuliana

  • 21:00

    23 Mar

    Hitler vs Stalin - Season 1

  • 22:05

    23 Mar

    Hitler vs Stalin - Season 1

  • 23:15

    23 Mar

    Bismarck: 24 Hours to Doom

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