Military and War - 4

Attack of the Drones

Attack of the Drones

The US government's growing reliance on aerial drones to pursue its war on al-Qaeda and the Taliban in Yemen, Afghanistan and elsewhere is proving controversial – as evidenced by the international reaction to recent drone missile attacks along the border with Pakistan. But...

8.57

The Manhattan Project

The Manhattan Project

The Moment in Time documents the uncertain days of the beginning of World War II when it was feared the Nazis were developing the atomic bomb. The history of the bomb's development is traced through recollections of those who worked on what was...

8.11

Soldier Child

Soldier Child

Since 1990, the people of Northern Uganda have watched in horror as tens of thousands of children have been kidnapped from their homes, marched to Sudan, and then trained as child soldiers in a rebel army. Acholi rebel-leader and religious fanatic Joseph Kony...

8.68

Guarding the Queen

Guarding the Queen

For the very first time cameras have been allowed behind the scenes at the royal palaces to see the historic and hidden world of the Grenadier Guards. The Grenadier Guards are the most senior infantry regiment in the British Army. They are are...

8.25

The Alpha Diaries

The Alpha Diaries

An unprecedented, groundbreaking and voyeuristic look into military reserve life in Israel, this film was shot over a 5 year period in director and reserve soldier Yaniv Berman's life. A soldier in the Israeli army reserves, Alpha Company, Berman had unparalleled access and...

8.00

Balochistan: Pakistan's Other War

Balochistan: Pakistan's Other War

The ongoing conflict in the remote province of Balochistan is often called Pakistan's "dirty war". Ethnic Balochi politicians and leaders share their vision of self-determination and freedom from Pakistani rule. Far from the bustling cities of Lahore, Karachi and Islamabad, this remote region...

6.35

Vietnam: American Holocaust

Vietnam: American Holocaust

Vietnam: American Holocaust exposes one of the worst cases of sustained mass slaughter in history, carefully planned and executed by presidents of both parties. US dedicated generals and foot soldiers, knowingly or unknowingly, killed nearly 5 million people, on an almost unimaginable scale,...

8.54

Mission Accomplished

Mission Accomplished

Sean Langan's documentary Mission Accomplished is comprised primarily of Langan's travels through Iraq a few months after President Bush declared that the end of major combat operations had been reached. Langan includes footage of firefights and suicide bombers, as well as interviews with...

8.50

The Secret Iraq Files

The Secret Iraq Files

In the biggest leak of military secrets in history, WikiLeaks, the whistleblower website, has released 400,000 secret US files detailing every aspect of the war in Iraq, copies of which have been obtained by Al Jazeera. The sheer magnitude of data contained in...

7.65

The Wehrmacht

The Wehrmacht

Hitler's army thundered through Europe from 1939 to 1945 and brought needless death and destruction to the continent. What was it like to serve in this army? To conduct one of the bloodiest wars in history? To occupy half of Europe and yet...

8.17

Tears of Gaza

Tears of Gaza

In a rough style, by way of unique footage, the brutal consequences of modern wars are exposed. The film also depicts the ability of women and children to handle their everyday life after a dramatic war experience. Many of them live in tents...

8.50

Sri Lanka's Killing Fields

Sri Lanka's Killing Fields

One of the most graphic television documentaries ever shown in the United Kingdom, this documentary outlines some of the atrocities that were committed during the final months of the Sri Lankan civil war and features amateur video footage from the conflict zone filmed...

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