Videos Tagged: war
Explore Video Tags
4,980 Views 0 Comments 34:06
The slaughter of Nanking, commonly known as the Rape of Nanking, was an infamous genocidal war crime committed by the Japanese army in Nanjing, then capital of the Republic of China, after it fell to Imperial Japanese Army on December 13, 1937.The duration of the slaughter is not clearly defined, although the violence lasted well into the next six weeks, until early February 1938.During the occupation of Nanjing, the Japanese army committed numerous atrocities, including rape, looting, arson and the execution of prisoners of war and civilians.Although the executions began under the pretext of eliminating Chinese soldiers disguised as civilians, it is stated that a large number of innocent men were intentionally identified as enemy combatants and executed-or simply killed outright-as the slaughter gathered momentum.A large number of women and children were also killed, as rape and murder became more widespread.Watch the second part of this documentary here.
3,507 Views 0 Comments 05:50:47
This is a potentially controversial docu-drama about Adolf Hitler, showing his life growing up, and his reign of Germany through WW2.Most historical documentaries show Hitler as the mad leader behind the slaughter of countless people, and while that part is true, the story behind his life, through defeat in the trenches WW1, his desire to be an artist, and his upbringing is rarely told.During World War 1, which is a turning point in the life of Adolf Hitler, he reportedly loved the trench warfare, even volunteering for hazardous duty, and was actually awarded the Iron Cross 2nd Class for Bravery.The film also goes into Hitler’s book, Mein Kampf, one of the worlds best selling books, which gives not only his political and social views, but also talks about boxing, Syphilis and other seemingly random topics.Using historical footage and re-created scenes, this documentary may not change your opinions of the most talked about German Leaders in history, but should at least give you more insight into his life and why he did what he did.This film is broken into parts, starting with the trailer.Be sure to see the filmmaker’s website at: http://thegreateststorynevertold.tv/
1,482 Views 0 Comments 46:20
Both the United States and the Soviet Union drifted apart after the Russian Revolution of 1917, the Russian Civil War and the Paris Peace Conference. Diplomatic and extensive trading relationships were established under Roosevelt, but relations soured following the Soviet occupation of the Baltic States and eastern Poland. After Hitler broke the Molotov–Ribbentrop Pact the Western powers worked closely with the Soviet Union during the Second World War. Distrust reemerged as Stalin's plans for placing Eastern Europe in the Soviet Union's sphere of influence became apparent towards the war's end, and came to the fore at the Potsdam Conference, just before the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. Interviewees include George F. Kennan, Zoya Zarubina, Hugh Lunghi and George Elsey.
972 Views 0 Comments 01:47:05
This is a documentary about the secretary of defense, Robery McNamara. This documentary gives us some great insight into the Kennedy Administration during the Cuban Missile Crisis. It also shows us how the policy greatly changed after the administration changed.This is merely a trailer for this recognised exceptional documentary film…it is not possible to present the full edition at this moment but it is certainly worth considering purchasing this documentary to understand exactly what McNamara has to say on the whole events of this time. Within the playlist you can see a debate/interview which gives some very interesting insights.You can find more on this subject at this address … http://www.foreignpolicy.com/articles/2012/08/08/fog_of_war Further related documentaries can be found here … http://www.documentarytube.com/category/military-war/
812 Views 0 Comments 15:00
Throughout World War 2, U-boats were the supreme stealth attack vessel of the armies, wreaking havoc as they sailed all around the world. This historical documentary gives an in-depth look at the way submarines were used in the war, including actual original footage of battle scenes and interviews with crew members. This film is a combination of three films: Sea Wolves, Attack America and Iron Coffins.
731 Views 0 Comments 47:12
Days after 9/11 terrorism acts, the US government highlighted that 'the gloves were coming off' in the war against al-Qaeda. In the first of three films on the aftermath of 9/11, we examine the highs and lows of the intelligence war.
726 Views 0 Comments 03:14
The Bin Laden Conspiracy: Dead or Alive is a documentary that takes up questions like Whatever happened to the hunt for Bin Laden and How has he continually evaded capture, despite the claims and promises made by George Bush that he will hunt Bin laden and will not “rest until we find him.”In this controversial and fascinating documentary, many important personnel who were closely involved in the search speak out.The answer to the question Was Osama Bin Laden responsible for 9/11, given by the Bush Administration is an overwhelming yes. It cites a badly-edited videotape that surfaced in December, 2001. The tape shows a fat guy who vaguely resembles Bin Laden chortles about the success of the 9/11 attacks.It is also known that in earlier interviews, Bin Laden had denied responsibility for 9/11. He had once even deplored the loss of civilian life in the attacks and saw the attacks as un-Islamic.
707 Views 0 Comments 01:37:36
The Invisible War is a 2012 documentary film written and directed by Kirby Dick and produced by Amy Ziering and Tanner King Barklow about sexual assault in the United States military. It premiered at the 2012 Sundance Film Festival, where it received the U.S. Documentary Audience Award. The film has been lauded by advocates, lawmakers, and journalists for its influence on government policies to reduce the prevalence of rape in the armed forces. (Wikipedia)
695 Views 0 Comments 01:21:01
"Tears of Gaza" is a 2010 anti-war Norwegian documentary concerning the Gaza War from the perspective of Palestinian kids. The director of this film is Vibeke Løkkeberg. The documentary is composed of the footage taken by the people in Gaza during the war, with some extra material from a number of journalists from abroad who were there during the war. Løkkeberg was not in Gaza during the conflict. The documentary received a number of critics from Israel and the association "Israel For Peace" (MIFF) in light due to the fact that the film is seen as a propaganda for Palestine. It has been contended that the film was just made to criticize Israel, and that it has been created to depict Israel as the world's most severe military force. In 2011 the film was screened in Jerusalem Film Festival. Tears of Gaza got the Gold Award under the Gaza Film Festival and the profit was given to the Palestinian kids participated in the documentary. The film got the Human Rights Award (Public Liberties and Human Rights Award) for best gimmick film in Al Jazeera International Documentary Festival in Doha in April 2010. If you want to watch more war related videos, click here.
651 Views 0 Comments 01:35:43
The Vietnam Veterans Against the War, or VVAW, launched a media campaign from January 31st, 1971 to February 2nd, 1971 in order to inform the public and raise awareness of the atrocities and war crimes committed by the US Army in the Vietnam War. The VVAW presented evidence of these crimes and directly linked the military policy and the crimes committed in Vietnam.The gathering was organized in Detroit, Michigan and it lasted for three days. Among the participants were 109 Vietnam veterans, around 20 civilians, academics and medical personnel. They openly spoke about the war crimes that they either committed or witnessed between 1963 and 1970.The event did not get the expected media coverage, but a number of journalists from Detroit recorded the gathering and the testimonials which were later used in the making of this documentary in 1972. The transcript of this documentary was entered by Senator Mark Hatfield into the Congressional Record. The content of records was discussed at the Fulbright Hearings in April and May 1971, with Senator J. William Fulbright in the chair of the United States Senate Committee on Foreign Relations.If you enjoyed this documentary and would like to watch more war videos, click here.
604 Views 0 Comments 01:27:49
"Sniper: Inside The Crosshairs brings us the psychological and strategic thinking behind one of the battlefield’s most notorious weapon: the sniper. Learning from some of the best marksmen in the industry, they destruct previous missions, showing the planning and mentality involved."
575 Views 0 Comments 01:25:21
This documentary is concerned with the civil war in Darfur, Sudan. The reason for the conflict was the oppression of the non-Arabs conducted by the government of Sudan. The opposing forces of this regime were the Justice and Equality movement and the Sudan Liberation Army.The root of the conflict in the region of Darfur lies in the combination of a number of issues. They include the agricultural and herding dispute, the battle for the water sources and the government ethnic cleansing campaign against the non-Arabic population. In 2003 there was an armed uprising against the government of Sudan led by the Justice and Equality movement and the Sudan Liberation Army. The military response of the Sudanese government will result in genocide and a total death toll of over several hundred thousand human casualties.This conflict forced millions of people out of their homes and into refugee camps. A number of people died due to the starvation and disease caused by the poor living conditions. In this documentary, Brian Steidle, a former U.S. Marine Captain, shares his personal story along with the one he recorded in Darfur, working as an official military observer. Watch this emotional and shocking tale of the suffering and hardships of the people in Sudan.
569 Views 0 Comments 44:09
A ninja or shinobi was a mercenary warrior class that originates from 15th century Japan. Some of the basic operations of the ninja included infiltration, espionage, sabotage, assassination and also open combat if needed. In the troubled times of the Sengoku period, between 15th and 17th century, a class of mercenaries and spies for hire emerged in the Province of Iga and the surrounding area of the village of Kōga. The contemporary knowledge that we have on ninjas is provided from the clan records of these two areas. The figure of the ninja poses a central character in a number of folklore tales and legends, and as a consequence it is often difficult to tell the difference between historical fact and myth. Among the extraordinary abilities attributed to the ninja were the control over the elements in nature, invisibility and the ability to walk on water. That, in turn, twisted the perception of the ninja in western popular culture in the 20th century. The view on these warriors of the night is ever so often based on various legends and folklore rather than on the historical facts about them.Watch this documentary and see the truth behind the legends of the ninja warriors. Discover the mindset of people that devoted themselves to such a lifestyle of danger and discipline.
554 Views 0 Comments 06:42
This is simply a must see demonstration by one eloquent young girl explaining to the UN how things are in the world. This was totally unexpected from someone so young and you can see and sense the disbelieve and then the full realisation by those she was addressing. With millions of viewings on youtube this is a must see with a message.Representing a children’s Environmental organisation she and her 13 yr old friends travelled 5000 miles at their own expense to present their case.She is here to speak for generations to come; here to speak for the helpless and yet she is afraid because of so many global issues and she addresses the following and more:global warmingozone layerdepletion extinction of speciesRiver polutionDeforestationWarPovertyBehaviourRespectGreed“I am only a child but this is how I feel!”Her final words epitomise the speech..“You are what you do not what you say…well what you do makes me cry at night.I challenge you…make your actions reflect your words.”This is truly a griping short 7 minute video which should be held as an iconic address and reflected upon by those in “power”
534 Views 0 Comments 09:40
When we think of evil men one person usually comes up, Hitler. However throughout history there have been just as “evil” or perhaps even more evil men. Through a series of programs this documentary series shows us the most evil men in history. From Vlad the Impaler to Pol Pot the most evil disgusting men of history are shown.
532 Views 0 Comments 01:40:05
Re-investigating Dreamland: Secrets of Area 51 is a documentary program which attempts to expose the explosive cover up of the infamous Area 51. The area is also called Dreamland. The term stands for the air forces flight limits in the skies above Area 51. If one enters the Dreamland they can be shot down immediately without any warning whatsoever.Such measures are taken on a daily at the so-called non-existent base which has supposedly been non-existent since 1997.The documentary suggests that such claims are not true. This is a very startling new evidential study into the events and also the projects that are occurring at the secret base of Area 51 in the Groom Lake dry lake bed. As per the evidences uncovered, the base is growing every day in proportion. Besides, there are former employees who are staking their reputation and revealing to the world the different realities associated with the secret programs that are carried out at the base.From what is known from such sources there are supposedly a few underground facilities located underneath the base. These facilities are interconnected with a larger base all across the planet. The majority of the bases are controlled and run by FEMA(Federal Emergency Management Agency).
521 Views 0 Comments 50:12
The fate of prisoners of war and missing in action is one of the darkest chapters of the Cold War. Tens of thousands of American soldiers and European survivors were sent to unknown destinations during World War II, the Korean War, and the Vietnam War. This short documentary examines what happened and why.
520 Views 0 Comments 40:34
The slaughter of Nanking, commonly known as the Rape of Nanking, was an infamous genocidal war crime committed by the Japanese army in Nanjing, then capital of the Republic of China, after it fell to Imperial Japanese Army on December 13, 1937.The duration of the slaughter is not clearly defined, although the violence lasted well into the next six weeks, until early February 1938.During the occupation of Nanjing, the Japanese army committed numerous atrocities, including rape, looting, arson and the execution of prisoners of war and civilians.Although the executions began under the pretext of eliminating Chinese soldiers disguised as civilians, it is stated that a large number of innocent men were intentionally identified as enemy combatants and executed-or simply killed outright-as the slaughter gathered momentum.A large number of women and children were also killed, as rape and murder became more widespread.
507 Views 0 Comments 09:01
The Wests intervention in the Balkan wars of the 1990s was extremely controversial at the time and now through the lens of history perhaps more controversial. Yugoslavia: The Avoidable War takes the position that the war in Yugoslavia was an avoidable war, and was created by Western countries, due to their backing of separatist groups. An intriguing film about the geopolitical structure of the 1990s.
469 Views 0 Comments 01:41:14
In August of 1966, in South Vietnam, 106 young Australian soldiers were surrounded by 2500 Viet Cong and North Vietnamese soldiers, fighting for their lives. This documentary, narrated by Sam Worthington, The Battle of Long Tan is a tribute to the men of the D Company, 6th Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment who stood their ground and came out victorious in a battle that helped defeat the Viet Cong.
445 Views 0 Comments 59:05
This documentary is revolving around the forgotten heroes of World War II. In 1943 two men, a 24-year-old math student and a GPO engineer merged their intellectual capacity in order to crack the personal super-code machine of Hitler himself. This system was far more powerful than Enigma, and Hitler referred to it as his writer of secrets.Their success in this endeavor has turned the tides in the Battle of Kursk, contributed to the D-day landing and played a crucial role in the end of the conflict in Europe. The fact that their achievements were used in the Cold War as well would mean only one thing; they will never be rewarded or acknowledged for their ground breaking work.Finally the time has come for these unsung heroes to receive the credits for their extraordinary work. The acknowledgement came in the form of this documentary, directed and produced by Julian Carey. It premiered on October 25th, 2011 in the UK.Watch this amazing documentary and discover the efforts of two people in order to better the odds against the enemy and the astonishing result that this collaboration yielded. If you enjoyed this documentary and would like to see more war videos, click here.
433 Views 0 Comments 01:22:57
This documentary is a part of a film series with the purpose of encouraging and convincing American soldiers to participate and maximize their efforts in the battle against the Axis Powers in the course of World War II. The name of the series is ‘Why We Fight’ and it represents the directorial debut of Frank Capra. These documentaries were issued by the Office of War Information or OWI in collaboration with George C. Marshall. Before the public release an edit was added to the film in a form of a comment by Henry L. Stimson, who was the Secretary of War, where he states that “the purpose of these films is to give factual information as to the causes, the events leading up to our entry into the war and the principles for which we are fighting”.The Battle of Russia is the fifth film of Frank Capra's Why We Fight series, and the longest film of the arrangement, comprising of two parts. The film was made as a team effort with Anatole Litvak as essential executive under Capra's watch. Litvak gave the film its "shape and introduction," and the film had seven authors with voice portrayal by Walter Huston. The score was carried out by Russian-conceived Hollywood writer, Dimitri Tiomkin, and drew vigorously on Tchaikovsky alongside conventional Russian society tunes and numbers.If you enjoyed this documentary and would like to watch more war videos, click here.
424 Views 0 Comments 41:06
This documentary is a part of a film series with the purpose of encouraging and convincing American soldiers to participate and maximize their efforts in the battle against the Axis Powers in the course of World War II. The name of the series is ‘Why We Fight’ and it represents the directorial debut of Frank Capra. These documentaries were issued by the Office of War Information or OWI in collaboration with George C. Marshall. Before the public release an edit was added to the film in a form of a comment by Henry L. Stimson, who was the Secretary of War, where he states that “the purpose of these films is to give factual information as to the causes, the events leading up to our entry into the war and the principles for which we are fighting”.The Nazis Strike was the second film of Frank Capra's Why We Fight propaganda film series. It portrays Germany as a nation whose aggressive ambitions began in 1863 with Otto von Bismarck and with the Nazis as their latest incarnation.If you enjoyed this documentary and would like to watch more war videos, click here.
416 Views 0 Comments 53:31
This is no ordinary travel documentary; this is total “Hell on Earth”. Warlords, cannibalism, child soldiers on heroin, squalor and total madness. General Bin Laden, General Butnaked, General Mosquito…just imagine the scene in Baboon town. This is a black humorous look at what is a comical yet deadly situation…amazing!What Andy Capper, Editor Vice UK, is said about the film: We came to Liberia with a small team of three and quickly found a local journalist who would be our guide and fixer. Our first shoot location was the prestigious West Point, home to 80,000 people living in that redefine squalor. Thousands of rotting garbage around the neighborhood, which has no sewage system.Almost everyone – including local government officials – defecate and urinate in the open. Drugs, prostitution and armed robbery are the main industries. We got to know some of the residents of West Point, they told us their stories as he smoked heroin and cocaine and we asked for money.Then we visited a local brothel. Women who lived there spoke to us about the UN peacekeepers who have sex with child prostitutes and beat older women, and then not pay.But perhaps the most revealing parts of our trip to Liberia came to the meeting of the main leaders of the nation’s civil wars. There is a tradition in the Liberian militias outrageous noms de guerre assumed. Therefore, our subjects Bin Laden named General, General Rambo and General Butt Naked. The latter, in particular, was one of the Liberian warlords, most famous. He claims to have personally killed 20,000 people, including babies, and sometimes have cannibalized his victims.Today, General Butt Naked is on his birth name, which is Joshua. During our time together, we said that Liberia will surely implode into civil war when the UN leaves again next year. But in the meantime, Joshua wants to redeem himself. He offered us a vision of Liberia that wants to establish, and we are growing for him. He took us to his church, which rehabilitates child soldiers. We watched as he preached his way through Monrovia on a Sunday.Is there a possibility that successful mission, and the civil war still can be avoided in this country so desperately? That’s one of the many questions that arose with our safe return of Liberia. View our documentary about our stay there and see what you think.
412 Views 0 Comments 01:31:23
A film unfinished is a powerful documentary which is focused on another documentary produced by the Nazis, titled “Das Ghetto” and it was about the Warsaw Ghetto. The film was discovered after the war and it was unfinished and had no soundtrack, and only one copy of the Nazi propaganda film shot by the Nazis in Warsaw Ghetto in May 1942, the footage was only one year before the uprising, the duration of the film was 60 minutes and it was labeled “Ghetto”.Yael Hersonski, the maker of “A Film Unfinished”, will show you the interviews with Willy Wist, the only cinematographer who was identified, working on the production of “Das Ghetto”, and he will show the film to the people who lived there while it has been filmed. They filmed the lives of poor and rich Jewish people and how they move and what they do, it was all a Nazi propaganda filming and tons of video materials were burned, but this one was untouched in the East German archive. This film was supported by the Joan S. Constantier Fund for Jewish and Holocaust Film.
411 Views 0 Comments 01:00:00
‘History of World War II: Hiroshima’ is a drama-documentary that attempts to show what it is like to live through a nuclear explosion.It encapsulates the three weeks from the test explosion in New Mexico to the dropping of the bomb on Hiroshima and Nagasaki.It takes the viewers into the room where the crucial political decisions are made; on board the Enola Gay; inside the bomb as it explodes; and on the streets of Hiroshima.This film recounts the chain of events that led to this terrible moment. For six months, the United States had made use of intense strategic fire-bombing of 67 Japanese cities. Together with the United Kingdom, and the Republic of China the United States called for a surrender of Japan in the Potsdam Declaration. When the Japanese government ignored this ultimatum, by executive order of President Harry S. Truman, the U.S. dropped the nuclear weapon Little Boy on the city of Hiroshima on Monday, August 6, 1945, followed by the detonation of Fat Man over Nagasaki on August 9. The target of Hiroshima was a city of considerable military importance, containing Japan’s Second Army Headquarters, as well as being a communications center and storage depot.These two events are the only active deployments of nuclear weapons in war and one of the defining moments of the 20th Century.
404 Views 0 Comments 09:47
Auschwitz was the site of the largest mass murder the world has ever seen. This milestone, 6-piece set of charts the evolution of the field and the mentality of the perpetrators, and shows how the place in relation to the Nazi extermination campaign in general.Written and produced by award winning filmmaker Laurence Rees, and the use of new research, the series offers a unique perspective on the field in which more than one million people were killed mercilessly. The first episode, “Beginnings amazing,” says the first day of camp and the way it was originally intended for a very different purpose than the murder of the Jews.This film does a great job in investigating this part fascinating, disgusting and important in our history. What happened in Nazi Germany is not a story for Jews. It’s a story for all citizens of the world. This series of films gives an in depth view of what happened in Nazi Germany and exactly what happened.
400 Views 0 Comments 01:17:45
This documentary is primarily made for the German television broadcasting purpose. The director and writer of this film is Werner Herzog and the production credit goes to Werner Herzog Filmproduktion. Herzog also made a movie called “Rescue Dawn” that is based on the real events portrayed in this documentary.The story is revolved around the Vietnam veteran and a Navy pilot, Dieter Dengler, with whom Herzog could identify and relate to. The life of Dengler is full of hardships, from the childhood in the war devastated Germany, to the frustration caused by the struggle for the pilot position in the aviation forces to the crash landing of his plane and capture in Laos. Herzog and Dengler collaborate on this project and together they travel to Vietnam, which was a very emotional trip for Dengler due to his traumatic experiences as a captive. The goal of Herzog is to try and record, as accurately as possible, the life and the ordeals of Dengler. The Hollywood version of this extraordinary and emotional documentary is released on July 24th in 2007 and the role of Dieter Dengler was played by Christian Bale.If you enjoyed this documentary and would like to see more war documentaries, click here.
399 Views 0 Comments 01:55:52
This is a 2008 documentary which investigates the significance of the photos taken by the military police of the U.S. at the prison in Abu Ghraib at the end of 2003. These photographs uncovered the torment and misuse of its detainees by U.S. troopers and therefore brought about an open embarrassment. The director of this documentary is Errol Morris. Remarking on the relationship of his film to the infamous photos, Morris has said his plan was to reveal these perpetrators as the ones who were supposed to serve as scapegoats. It was awfully convenient to proclaim them as the only responsible ones due to the fact that they were in the photos. Photographs don't let us know who the genuine guilty parties may be. They can likewise serve as a cover-up and be highly misleading. Photographs uncover and hide, serve both as confession and concealment. This is an examination of the expected outcomes of the Iraqi war with an attention on occasions at Abu Ghraib jail which started to show up in worldwide media in 2004. The jail rapidly got to be famous for the photographs of the misuse of dread suspects, their youngsters, and the innocent citizens by military personnel. If you want to watch more war documentaries, click here.
377 Views 0 Comments 50:18
On November 8th, 1965, the 173rd Airborne Brigade on Operation Hump, War Zone D in Vietnam were ambushed by over 1200 V.C. Forty-eight American soldiers lost their lives that day. Severely wounded and risking his own life, Lawrence Joll, a medic, was the first living black man since the Spanish-American War to receive the United States Medal of Honor for saving so many lives in the midst of battle that day. Our friend, Nialls Harris, retired 25 years, United States Army (the guy who gave Big Kenny his top hat) was one of the wounded who lived. This song is his story. Caught in the action of 'kill or be killed' - 'greater love hath no man to lay down his life for a friend.'
375 Views 0 Comments 08:33
This documentary analyzes the historical accuracy of the 2001 movieBlack Hawk Down. The truth about those two fateful days in Mogadishu are more interesting then the fictionalized Hollywood version!On October 3, 1993, 120 Delta Force commandos and Army Rangers were dropped in the center of Mogadishu, Somalia. His mission was a daylight fast attack to kidnap terrorist carrying Mohammed Farrah Aidid, who had been killing the UN workers providing food to starving Somalis. Aidid objective was control of the country by controlling all the food.The U.S. raid went with clockwork precision, until the unexpected happened. Two U.S. helicopters Black Hawk, the soldiers of air transportation, were shot down. The mission changed abruptly to a rescue operation. Surrounded by Somali militia, a fierce firefight ensued, leaving U.S. troops trapped and fighting for their lives. The test left 18 American men killed, 70 wounded, with 3,000 Somali casualties.This brilliant documentary tells the story of the truth “Black Hawk Down” through the memories and voices of survivors of the Special Forces. Also included are Somali militiamen when they tell their harrowing experiences of the battle.The True Story of Black Hawk is a reminder of the courage and determination of our armed forces and their faith and commitment to never leave a man behind.
374 Views 0 Comments 55:18
In the early sixteenth century, Japan is a warlike society led by samurai and their daimyo warlords. At the point when Portuguese vendors touch base in 1543, they are the first Europeans to set foot in Japan. Preachers rapidly set out to change over the country to Christianity. In that year, a samurai kid named Tokugawa Ieyasu is destined to a low positioning daimyo gang. To demonstrate his family's dependability to their decision warlord, Ieyasu is given as a prisoner where he stays for the greater part of his adolescence. When he is at long last liberated, he recovers his family's space and partners himself with the most influential rulers in Japan: Oda Nobunaga, and his successor, Toyotomi Hideyoshi. Hideyoshi honors him a little angling town named Edo, later to be known as Tokyo, and gives him an incomprehensible range to run the show. However Hideyoshi and Ieyasu are uneasy associates. Watch more history documentaries here.
365 Views 0 Comments 01:31:36
At some point of our lives we considered the life on other planets rather than earth. Every person has a different view and theories about their appearance, behaviour or abilities. But what if that life stood against us? Would we be able to win this extraordinary war? Do we even stand a chance? There's alot of unanswered questions which bother even the greatest planet minds. 'National Geographic – When Aliens Attack' is a documentary created in 2011 with intentions of answering these questions. One thing to remember is that these speculations are just theories created by greatest minds. None of us knows the truth and what's behind outer space life.
361 Views 0 Comments 01:41:54
This documentary, produced by Charles H. Ferguson, is concerned with the first American invasion on Iraq. It is mainly composed of interviews with the military personal involved with the organization and execution of the primary occupation of Iraq. It was first screened on 22nd January in 2007 at the Sundance Film Festival, followed by the DVD release on the same year.Since May 1st 2003, when the former US president George W. Bush declared victory, there have been a total of 3000 deaths and over 20,000 wounded American soldiers on the Iraqi soil in the course of the following four years. It is estimated that over 600,000 Iraqi civilians lost their lives in this conflict. The question at hand is who is responsible for this shocking death toll? The answer to this question, according to some of the participants in this documentary, is the inadequate administration apparatus of the former president Bush. Watch this spine chilling documentary and witness firsthand the situation on the streets of Baghdad. Discover what the major mistakes were in the planning and the execution of this campaign which, in turn, caused a staggering death toll and a total collapse of the campaign itself.
361 Views 1 Comments 01:26:31
This documentary is focused on the media coverage of the US invasion of Iraq in 2003 and onwards. You will have a chance to see firsthand the efforts that the Qatar`s Al-Jazeera network has put into a thorough coverage of the ongoing conflict between the US and the Iraqi forces. Other issues of concern are the truth behind media coverage of this conflict. The focus is on the Qatar`s Al-Jazeera network and their approach in the coverage of the war in comparison with the heavily filtered news coming from Pentagon. Among the interviewed parties in this documentary, from the US side were the press officer from US Central Command Lieutenant Josh Rushing and correspondents from NBC and CNN, David Shuster and Tom Mintier. The parties involved from Al-Jazeera were a Sudanese journalist Hassan Ibrahim, a Syrian producer and a journalist Dima Khatib and Al-Jazeera`s editor Samir Khader.How free and unbiased the media is in today’s society? Is the information that they convey to the public valid and how well do they reflect the reality of the situation at hand? Watch this documentary and find the answer for these questions.
351 Views 0 Comments 01:33:42
This documentary is concerned with the war in Afghanistan and the aftermath of certain operations that were executed by the US military forces. The directors of this film are Sebastian Junger, an American journalist and Tim Hetherington, a British-American photojournalist.In a timeframe of one year which they spent in Afghanistan, Hetherington and Junger documented their experiences. They were stationed in the Korangal Valley with the Second Platoon of the Infantry Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team of the U.S. Army.The duo will try to capture the hardships of people, in what was described by National Geographic as the deadliest place on Earth. Throughout the film you will have a chance to see the outcome of missions such as Operation Rock Avalanche and the consequences for all parties that were involved in this tragic conflict. For the outstanding efforts in the operation Rock Avalanche, Staff Sergeant Salvatore Giunta received the Medal of Honor, thus becoming the first living person, since the Vietnam War, to receive this prestigious medal. If you enjoyed this war documentary and would like to see more, click here.
325 Views 0 Comments 11:27
Sight, hearing, smell, taste and touch are the tools most of us rely on perceiving the world. However, some people say it also can perceive things beyond the reach of conventional senses, through some other channel for which there is no anatomical or neurological explanation. Scientists who study the skills as we call extrasensory perception (ESP), but lay people often refer to them as the sixth sense.Any of the terms is actually a generic term for a variety of different skills course vary from person to person. Some people claim that the power of telepathy – that is, the ability to perceive the thoughts of others without having to communicate verbally or in writing. Others say they have the power of clairvoyance, which is the ability to perceive events and objects that are hidden from view because of barriers or distance. Still others claim to be gifted with precognition, which allows them to look ahead and envision what has not happened yet.The belief in ESP or sixth sense can be traced back thousands of years. The Greek historian Herodotus wrote that Croesus, who ruled a kingdom in what is now Turkey in the sixth century BC, consult oracles – that is, groups of priests claimed to be able to predict the future – before going to war. In ancient India, Hindu holy men are believed to possess the power to see and hear at a distance, and communicate through telepathy.In late 1700, the Viennese physician Franz Mesmer claimed that he could give people powers ESP hypnotizing them. Just before his assassination in 1865, President Abraham Lincoln told his friends that he had dreamed of his own body lying in state at the White House. In the 20th century, Edgar Cayce and Jean Dixon attracted wide fans, claiming they could predict future events. During the Cold War, U.S. the military and intelligence agencies, driven by reports that the Soviets had at their disposal psychic even tried to use clairvoyants who claimed power to remote viewing for espionage purposes. List of all episodes here: through the hole.
315 Views 0 Comments 02:39:00
"War on Our World from Dominoes Falling Productions, is a feature length documentary via a combination of assorted material.This picture scrutinizes war, domination and some of the reasons and aftereffects of this, with an individual examination of the Military-Industrial complex. The goal of the film is to assist and encourage peace.The film starts off with a succession from the picture American History X and resumes with lines from a milestone discourse furnished by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. named Beyond Vietnam.I arrive to this splendid house of worship tonight for the reason that my conscience leaves me no other choice. A true revolution of morals will lay hand on the globe order and say of war, ‘this way of settling differences is not just.'This occupation of burning human beings with napalm, of filling our nation’s homes with orphans and widows, of injecting poisonous drugs of hate into the veins of peoples normally humane, of sending men home from dark and bloody battlefields physically handicapped and psychologically deranged, cannot be reconciled with wisdom, justice, and love."
315 Views 0 Comments 01:27
This documentary fascinating but academically presented uses recently declassified military documents and scenes never seen by the public to provide a detailed chronicle of the history of the atomic bomb.The film was made to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. The creation of technology and the Cold War that followed are graphically represented.One scene shows Russians particularly vexing challenge the nuclear test ban and trigger the largest atomic explosion in history.The film also includes interviews with designers bomb survivors and also shows rare images of interesting devices for launching bombs and exploded them scenes in space. Some of the scenes come from the latest special effects technology.
303 Views 0 Comments 01:46:58
War/Dance is a 2007 American documentary composed and directed by Sean Fine and Andrea Nix Fine. The producer is Susan MacLaury, a teacher at Kean University along with Albie Hecht. It received nomination for the 2008 Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature and won the Emmy Award for Best Documentary and Best Cinematography in 2010. The story follows three kids, Nancy, a 13-year-old choir member, Rose, a 14-year-old dance student and Dominic, a 14-year-old xylophonist. They are individuals from the group of Acholi ethnics, residing in the far north of Uganda, placed in a refugee camp of Patongo, which is guarded by the Lord's Resistance Army, a terrorist amass that has been opposing the government for as long as two decades. In 2005, the camp's grade school won its provincial music rivalry and headed to Kampala to take part in the yearly National Music Competition. War/Dance concentrates on three of the eight classifications: Western choral execution, instrumental music, and conventional move, where the understudies perform the Bwola, the move of the Acholi. Throughout the span of three months, the film's imaginative group watches the three adolescents as they get ready for the occasion and increase their certainty enough to have them talk about the loathings they have encountered and express their individual reasons for alarm, trusts, and dreams.If you want to watch more social documentaries, click here.
300 Views 0 Comments 26:00
In the poorest areas of South Thailand, political unrest has resulted in militant groups targeting people in brutal attacks, with a total of more than 5000 people murdered since 2004. In this predominantly Buddhist nation, there is still resistance against the government by what looks to be Malay-Muslims. The violence in these areas is now on many other country’s watch lists, as it continues to escalate.This short documentary by Al Jazeera talks to two widows of slain militants, who call their husbands martyrs for their cause.
297 Views 0 Comments 01:25:43
This documentary is concerned with the letters from American soldiers, fighting in Vietnam, addressed to their beloved ones. It is directed by Bill Couturie in 1987 and was given the prestigious awards such as Grammy and the Special Jury Prize at the Sundance Film festival.The letters from this documentary were written between 1954 and 1975 and are addressed to the family members, friends and sweethearts. A number of actors participated in this documentary by reading these letters thus creating an emotional narrative. It is accompanied by a slideshow of archived footage of that period.Among the actors that contributed to this documentary were Tom Berenger, Ellen Burstyn, J. Kenneth Campbell, Richard Chaves, Josh Cruze, Willem Dafoe, Robert De Niro, Brian Dennehy, Matt Dillon, Robert Downey Jr., Michael J. Fox, Mark Harmon and Elizabeth McGovern.The documentary gives us a profound insight into the experiences of the American soldiers that participated in the Vietnam War. They conveyed these emotions into these letters and expressed their thoughts on war, family, life, love and peace to their loved ones.If you enjoyed this documentary and would like to watch more war videos, click here.
288 Views 0 Comments 01:25:06
On June 25th 2010 was the 60th anniversary of the start of an armed conflict that threatened to bring the entire world to a nuclear war. This conflict has traumatized an entire nation so profoundly that it is still the cause for a bitter divide.This documentary was brought to you by the same people that are behind the extraordinary ‘In-Colour’ genre of documentary films, Adrian Wood and Stewart Binns. This film is presented using the trademark elements of Wood and Binns production, such as powerful imagery in terms of color, highly emotional musical background and a dramatized soundscape.The original color material, much of it was only recently exposed to the light of day, was transferred directly from the source film to HD. The materials were originally made with the 35mm camera and include, among other things, the access to the North Korean Archives in Pyongyang which is otherwise highly inaccessible. This documentary gives the viewers a unique insight into the conflict of the East and the West, communism against the liberal democracy and Korean fighting each other in a one of the bloodiest civil wars ever to happen.If you enjoyed this documentary and would like to watch more war videos, click here.
278 Views 0 Comments 45:02
Highest homicide rate in the world for a country not officially at war. Ross visits Kingston, the most violent area of Jamaica and directed all members of the band there.A study by A. Harriott shows that Jamaica’s homicide rate is four times the global rate, with the city of Kingston has the highest rate in the world at 109/100, 000, followed by Washington D. More C. To 67/100, 000. According to this researcher, there is a direct relationship between the rate of murders and other violent crime rates, theft, rape, etc. In Jamaica, historically, most of the killings were crimes of passion.In 1963, 64% of murder cases, victims were known to the offender, and domestic violence accounted for 28% of homicides, while in 1993, but fell to 16%. This does not mean that cases of domestic violence are declining, it means that the homicide rate – especially since the increase in the number of illegal weapons on the island – is increasing.Ross discovers the extent to which the Nazis, or National Socialist groups are gaining power in Russia would seem that maybe the police turn a blind eye to racism, at worst actively approve it. And Ross meets one Member of Parliament who openly promotes Nazi ideology. Ross joins a Neo Nazi group during their training and through a series of tests, including what is on fire – you gain their trust. We invite you back to their secret headquarters where he meets some seriously disturbing and discover the heart of their violent organization.Orange County, California, considered the birthplace of American skinheads.The recent merger of the various factions has led to the creation of the Orange County Skinheads where Ross gets to grips with the impact of a community group in question.In Poland, it is neo-Nazi football hooligans who have become one of the most feared gangs in Europe. Young men with few prospects use violence as a means of escape, and Ross experiences first hand how dangerous it can be when the tear gas in a football match.
275 Views 0 Comments 01:07:26
With the suicide rate on the rise among active military personnel and war veterans, the HBO has launched a campaign to raise awareness about this issue and also filmed this documentary to bring the much needed attention to the wounds of war which are not visible. The executive producers of this documentary are Sheila Nevins and James Gandolfini. The duo this amazing film in order to focus the public eye on the soldiers who are suffering of post-traumatic stress and mental illness due to their service on the front. Drawing on personal stories of American soldiers whose lives and psyches were torn asunder by the horrors of battle and PTSD, the documentary chronicles the lingering effects of combat stress and post-traumatic stress on military personnel and their families throughout American history, from the Civil War through today's conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan.Watch this extraordinary documentary and discover the gravity of the situation in this particular issue. There are soldiers who risked their lives so that we could enjoy ours. Now they need our help and we all are morally and ethically obliged to provide it.If you want to see more war documentaries, click here.
274 Views 0 Comments 02:30:39
The documentary discusses medical madness which is cloaked in bioterrorism preparedness. This monumental film exposes the agents and agencies behind which comprise Hollywood films and the media which is responsible for creating a profitable culture of bioterrorism; the “War on Terrorism” used to control populations; the most lucrative war in history-the “War on Cancer”.This documentary explores the “War on AIDS” triggered by contaminated vaccines; sales of toxic drugs, deadly vaccines, the onslaught of dozens of new immunological diseases and deadly flues; the anthrax mailings resulting in restricted freedoms.The film exposes health officials, directed by the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), for conducting a “War of Terror” that is killing millions of unwitting Americans.
274 Views 0 Comments 01:24:20
The rebels who started the civil war in Sierra Leone 15 years ago wanted only one thing: to reclaim the richness of the country from foreign corporations in order to end the exploitation of its people. In response, the international community decided to wage a war on this country, with bombs, executions, torture, rigged elections and manipulation of the international media. This created one of the worst humanitarian disasters of the 20th century.
271 Views 0 Comments 01:31:11
The Panama Deception is a 1992 American narrative film that won the Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature. The film is condemning of the activities of the US military amid the 1989 intrusion of Panama by the United States, covering the clashing purposes behind the attack and portraying the US media as one-sided. It additionally highlighted media inclination, demonstrating occasions that were unreported or distorted in the news. It was coordinated by Barbara Trent of the Empowerment Project and was described by on-screen character Elizabeth Montgomery. The film declares that the U.S. government attacked Panama essentially to renegotiate the terms of the Torrijos–Carter Treaties. An alternate claim made by the film is that the United States tried some manifestation of laser or vitality weapon amid the attack. This documentary incorporates footage of mass graves revealed after the US troops had withdrawn, torched neighborhoods, and additionally delineations of a portion of the 20,000 displaced people who fled the battleground. Watch more war documentaries here.
269 Views 0 Comments 43:25
They were dreaded forces on the outskirts of civilization, the bloodthirsty warriors who defied the Roman legions and terrorized the population of Europe. They were barbarians, and their names still evoke images of cruelty and chaos.But what we really know about these legendary warriors? From the frigid North Sea to the Russian steppes, this ambitious series tells the fascinating stories of four of the most legendary fighters in history, tracing 1,000 years of conquest and adventure through inspired scholarship and some representations largest ever filmed. Mongols Genghis Khan rides and their descendants, as the sweep from Asia to the heart of modern Germany in a frenzy of expansion.They came in waves from outside the dark forests of Europe and in the course of a millennium that drove a mighty empire to its knees. Relentless and merciless united only in their hatred of Rome each of the warring tribes had their own agenda of violent rites and wild dark secret weapons tactics.This documentary follows eight of the most feared tribes in history: Goths, Mongols, Huns, Vikings, Vandals, Saxons, Franks and Lombards, as it cut a swath of destruction across the world. BARBARIANS recreates the world of these invaders through even more intense scenes on a large scale battle reenactments and a whistle fast paced exciting narrative.The hatchet and screen noise sound in the ears of the spectators as these four programs to bring the clash of civilizations era to life like never before.