Military/War

This category and its content are concerned with differentaspects of military, from service to its hierarchy and one of the oldestprovidences of mankind called war.

The first written record of the word military dates back to1585. The term itself at that time was spelled militarie and it is derived fromthe Latin word miles meaning solider. The present day term, as a noun,represents the armed forces of a country, while as an adjective it refers tosoldiers and the matters of soldiering. The term is also used to define certainassociation with the profession e.g. Royal Military Academy.

The commonly accepted contemporary definition of military isthat they are the armed forces of a state and their purpose is to protect theinterests of that state and its citizens by means of lethal force. Other thandefense, military forces are also used in the state of war against another countryin an offensive manner.

In a state of peace, as opposed to war, military forces mayprovide other services or engage in a number of activities within the state.These services and activities may include the promotion of a political agenda,protecting corporate economic interests, internal population control, construction,emergency services and various social ceremonies. Other civil related mattersin which military can participate are housing, schools, utilities, foodproduction and banking.

See the World War 2 through the eyes of the crew members ofthe infamous U-boats. The vessels that brought mayhem wherever they engaged inbattle have sailed across the world. Discover what their journey was like andsee the actual footage of certain battle scenes and the interviews with thesurviving members of the U-boat crews.

Observe the hardships of the recruits within a Marine bootcamp and witness their experiences. The documentary on this subject has nocentral character or narrative which gives you the chance to have a slightlydifferent perspective on the matter.

Uncover the truth behind the sexual offence issues in the USmilitary. The “Invisible War” documentary focuses on the position of women inthe US army.

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Military/War
British Special Forces SAS - Operation Barras
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Operation Barras was an SAS British Army operation that took place in Sierra Leone on 10th September 2000. The SAS were sent in by the British Government to rescue 5 British soldiers who had been capt...

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History
The Weight of Chains
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The Weight of Chains (2010) is a Canadian history documentary about the breakup of Yugoslavia and the role of the European Union, United States and NATO in it. The director Boris Malagurski stocked th...

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The Ground Truth
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This is a 2006 documentary and it is concerned with the war in Iraq and the soldiers who participated in it. The focus is also on the aftermath of these events and the life of veterans. The director a...

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Standing Army
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This documentary was released in 2010 and is looking into the military base complex of the U.S. Army and the impact that they have on the local communities in which they are based in. The directors of...

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The Nazi Plan
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The Nazi Plan (1945) is an American World War documentary directed by Academy Award winner George Stevens. Largely based on the works of the German director Leni Riefenstahl, the film is a compilation...

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ISIS Sex - Slave Raping & Selling Girls
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This shocking documentary uncovers the criminal activities underpinning the ISIS movement. Hear the accounts of people who lived under the ISIS regime and the troubling things they are reporting. Many...

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The Conscientious Objector
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The Conscientious Objector (2004) is a war documentary telling the story of World War II medic and The Medal of Honor winner Desmond Doss. In 1945, Doss was situated in Okinawa and...

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The Notorious Mr Bout
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This documentary tells the extraordinary story of Viktor Bout, the man whose story served the basis of the film Lord of War featuring Nicholas Cage.Amazingly, Viktor Bout himself o...

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The War on Democracy is a 2007 narrative film coordinated bythe British movie producers Christopher Martin and John Pilger, who likewisecomposed the portrayal. Concentrating on...

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Dubious history specialist Professor Niall Ferguson contendsthat in the most recent century there were not actually two World Wars and aCold War, yet a solitary Hundred Years' ...

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