Military and War - 7

Yugoslavia: The Avoidable War

Yugoslavia: The Avoidable War

If anyone doubts that it is time for a clear and critical look at Western intervention in the Balkans, consider this: The forces that the US supported in Bosnia and Kosovo were and are closely allied with Osama Bin Laden’s al-Qaeda network. Bin Laden, himself, was a...

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Ghosts of Rwanda

Ghosts of Rwanda

When the United Nations sent peacekeepers to this small, Central African nation -- with the full support of the U.S. government -- most of the policy-makers involved believed it would be a straightforward mission that would help restore the U.N.'s battered reputation...

8.60

Lock 'N Load

Lock 'N Load

Lock N' Load with R. Lee Ermey is a militainment television program on The History Channel that discusses the development of military weaponry throughout the centuries. It is hosted by R. Lee Ermey. In a typical episode, Ermey focuses on one specific type of weapon or...

5.60

Battle Tank

Battle Tank

The three traditional factors determining a tank's effectiveness in battle are its firepower, protection, and mobility. Since the Second World War, the economics of tank production governed by the ease of manufacture and cost, and the impact of a given tank design on...

8.07

SAS Survival Secrets

SAS Survival Secrets

From surviving torture to storming a hostage situation, SAS Survival Secrets presents a fascinating look into covert operating techniques and strategies needed to survive the world's toughest and most respected military force. Former SAS Sergeant Eddie Stone and his...

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The Art of War

The Art of War

Although accounts differ over the Sun Tzu’s origins, according to a biography written by a 2nd century BC historian he was a general who lived in the state of Wu in 6th century BC. Sun Tzu is most famous for the Art of War, praised as the definitive work on military...

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Daylight Robbery

Daylight Robbery

Panorama investigates claims that as much as $23bn (£11.75bn) may have been lost, stolen or not properly accounted for in Iraq. When the US goes to war, corporate America goes too. There are contracts for caterers, tanker drivers, security guards and even...

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Guns For Hire (Afghanistan)

Guns For Hire (Afghanistan)

Documentary about the secretive world of private military companies. Included is a unique interview in Kabul’s Polecharki jail with the infamous American prisoner Jack Idema – an ex Marine Special Forces soldier who turned rouge. Jack was hunting for Bin Laden in...

6.15

Life and Death in the War Zone

Life and Death in the War Zone

Medical personnel more accustomed to treating patients than handling weapons prepare to head to Iraq. The 21st CSH (cash), or Combat Support Hospital, sets up a full-service mobile hospital at an airbase in Balad, northwest of Baghdad. The first patients, both American...

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Body of War

Body of War

Body of War is an intimate and transformational feature documentary about the true face of war today. Meet Tomas Young, 25 years old, paralyzed from a bullet to his spine - wounded after serving in Iraq for less than a week. Body of War is Tomas' coming home story as...

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