The attack on Pearl Harbor brings America into World War. The war effort revitalizes the nation’s economy. American innovation and manufacturing might invigorate the Allies in Europe and in the Pacific. See more in Season 1, Episode 10, “WWII.”
America becomes a global superpower; the economy and population boom. In the jet age and the space age, pioneers conquer new frontiers and run headlong into Cold War, in Season 1, Episode 11, “Superpower.”
Skilled fighter pilots Paul Speer and Phil Wood, tackles the fierce North Vietnamese MiG over the killing skies of Vietnam. They fly the U.S. Navy’s top fighter, the F8 Crusader. Find out more in Season 1, Episode 7, “The Last Gunfighter.”
Dive to the bottom of the Adriatic Sea in search of the Tulsamerican, a B-24 bomber that crashed off the coast of Croatia during World War II. In 2010, divers located the plane. Now the Department of Defense, aided by the Croatian Navy and some of the world’s leading underwater […]
On August 15th, 1944, an invasion in Provence, France was organized by the Americans to support and protect allied troops marching to Berlin who had already landed in Normandy on June 6, 1944.After jumping over Provence during the night, three paratroopers who have to regroup with their fellow soldiers in […]
The Last Rescue – World War II: Shortly after D-Day, three American soldiers and two Army Corps nurses are stranded behind enemy lines. They take a high-ranking German officer as their prisoner and try to orchestrate an escape. 2015Stars: Brett Cullen, Cody Kasch, Gilles Marini
Point Man – Set in Vietnam in April 1968 – three months after the tide-turning Tet Offensive and one month after the assassination of Martin Luther King Jr. – Point Man is the story of a U.S. Army fire team fractured by racial tensions, moral crises, and the crushing pressures […]
SEAL Team VI – Inspired by actual events: This heroic saga depicts an elite counter-terrorism team’s black ops incursion into Iraq four days prior to Operation: Desert Shield and the harrowing consequences its members faced when their covert mission was compromised. 2008 Stars: Jeremy Davis, Ken Gamble, Zach McGowan
Ambushed – In the autumn of 1991, a small group of Croatian soldiers go on patrol in an improvised armored vehicle. Soon after that they would get ambushed and their vehicle would get destroyed, in that situation they were forced to hide in a nearby house. Whilst stationed in that […]
A Good Kill (Kamp Holland) – About young Dutch soldiers in Uruzgan, Afghanistan and the dilemmas they are confronted with in a war zone. 2016Stars: Matthijs van de Sande Bakhuyzen, Lourens van den Akker, Yannick van de Velde
Beyond The Line – It’s the close of World War II. Unwilling to surrender, rogue German forces shoot down a returning British squadron leaving Sydney Baker wounded and lost with the enemy closing in. He’s saved by American soldier and the duo must face their fears, both internal and external, […]
This documentary is about the Black Sea Fleet, in particular – the project 636.3 diesel-electric submarines and their development prospects. The film also shows the daily life of submariners. Submariners tells the story of submariners in the Russian Northern Fleet. It reveals the insides of nuclear missile submarines and illustrates […]
Here’s 5 Reasons No Nation Wants to Go to Fight with the U.S. Army The U.S. Army can bring an unprecedented amount of firepower onto any battlefield in the world. When it comes to lethal weapons, the U.S. Army has no shortage. Some may be too expensive, some too complex […]
25 Badass Military Vehicles at Work in the U.S. Armed Forces – M117 Guardian Stryker Combat Vehicle M1 Shredder M2 Bradley Fighting Vehicle AAv7 Amphibious Assault Vehicle M109A7 tank Avenger Weapon System Buffalo Clearance Vehicle Global HET Black Night Transformer M-ATV Assault M1A2 Abrams Main Battle Tank LVSR Wrecker Cougar […]
Desert Eagle This semi-automatic handgun contains the largest centerfire cartridge of any magazine-fed, self-loading pistol. The Desert Eagle was designed by Magnum Research, Inc. and is known for its regular appearance in movies, television shows, and video games. Smith & Wesson .500 When it comes to lethal handguns, the 50-caliber […]
At Forgotten Weapons I think the most interesting guns out there are the most obscure ones. I try to search out experimental and prototype weapons and show you how they work, in addition to more conventional guns that you may not have heard of before. You’re much more likely to […]
Hi everyone! Today we’ll talk about the firearms of the Wild West. Yeah! A cowboy and his trusty Colt 45… Although, Colt 45 – that’s kind of boring. How about a cowboy and his lead-spewing pepperbox! Add to that a killing harmonica, a revolver-shotgun combo, and a pullstring revolver. Them […]
Compilation with the AC-130 (AC-130H Spectre, AC-130U Spooky II, AC-130W Stinger II ) during conducting live fire missions during Exercise Emerald Warrior 2011 – 2016. ► Emerald Warrior is a U.S. Special Operations Command sponsored mission rehearsal exercise during which joint special operations forces train to respond to real and […]
They look like spaceships from a science fiction film: jets with stealth technology. Their design makes the stealth aircraft almost invisible to enemy location systems and thus gives them a decisive advantage. Even modern military ships such as the USS Zumwalt camouflage themselves in this way – their unusual shape […]
Today we’re taking a look at some pretty secretive technologies you may not have known about! I hope everyone enjoys today’s post.
When it comes to future military technology, researchers and developers of military equipment strive to create advanced devices that will deliver the cutting edge on the battlefield. There are many different top-secret weapons, vehicles, and aircraft that are currently being developed. Sometimes we get a glimpse of these weapons of […]
Modern warfare has given us some incredibly advanced technology. Everything from attack helicopters to heavy artillery. But when it comes to ground forces, the main battle tank is a crucial asset delivering heavy firepower, and providing support for infantry and other ground forces… Get ready to check out some incredible […]
America’s Lethal New B-21 vs. the B-2 Stealth Bomber With the U.S. Air Force revealing concept art and a designation for its shadowy Northrop Grumman B-21 Long Range Strike-Bomber (LRS-B) last week, there are many details that we can now glean about the new warplane. First and foremost, the new […]
We’ve seen those giant Helicarriers from the Marvel Universe or the Prydwen from Fallout 4… They can carry, launch, retrieve and support other smaller aircraft. But are there really plans to build a flying aircraft carrier like this? Both the Brits and the Americans were convinced to give constructing such […]
Technology today is progressing faster than ever. And, with it, military tech necessarily progresses and evolves too. Top-of-the-line aircraft from just a decade or two ago are miles behind new systems being built today. So it’s no surprise that many of the world’s dominant military forces are working on new, […]
The Golden Hour – US medics face a perpetual job of trying to keep casualties alive in the first vital hour after being wounded by the Taliban.
The first hydrogen bomb was tested in 1952, delivering a blast many times more powerful than any weapon used in World War II. This sparked a worldwide arms race to develop the most deadly weapons known to man. Check out the most awe-inducing explosions ever seen on this planet!
The steps the president has to take to fire a nuke are involved and complicated, but they work to safeguard against accidental launches and miscommunications. That said, the entire process could happen in just a few short minutes. The following is a transcription of the animation. It can take the […]
The face of nuclear terror has changed since the Cold War, but disaster-medicine expert Irwin Redlener reminds us the threat is still real. He looks at some of history’s farcical countermeasures and offers practical advice on how to survive an attack.
Hidden in America delves into the enduring human fascination with end-of-the-world scenarios, finds out what happens when apocalyptic predictions fail to materialise – and makes the alarming discovery that doomsday cults are not relegated to history.
We have been given a rare glimpse inside the United States’ Beale Air Force Base – home to America’s secret U-2 spy planes since the 1970s. First developed for the CIA in the 1950s, the Cold War-era aircraft is still in service 60 years later. We meet the men and […]
After more than four decades of forced silence, some of the last surviving atomic soldiers share their unfathomable experiences of the atomic bomb tests in the 1950s.
Thousands of cubic metres of radioactive waste lies buried under a concrete dome on the Enewetak Atoll in the Marshall Islands, the legacy of over a decade of US nuclear tests in the Pacific. Now rising sea levels are threatening to spill its contents into the sea.
Meet Richard Overton, America’s oldest veteran. In this lively short film by Matt Cooper and Rocky Conly, hear the whiskey-drinking, cigar-smoking supercentenarian reveal his secrets to a long life.