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Nazi Art Theft

Nazi Art Theft logoAn epic story of the theft, destruction and miraculous survival of Europe’s art treasures during the Third Reich and World War II. In a journey through seven countries, Nazi Art Theft will take you into the violent whirlwind of fanaticism, greed, and warfare that threatened to wipe out the artistic heritage of Europe. For twelve long years, the Nazis looted and destroyed art on a scale unprecedented in history. But heroic young art historians and curators from America and across Europe fought back with an extraordinary campaign to rescue and return the millions of lost, hidden and stolen treasures. Now, more than sixty years later, the legacy of this tragic history continues to play out as families of looted collectors recover major works of art, conservators repair battle damage, and na...

Nazi Hunters

Nazi Hunters logoNazi Hunters tells the tale of a tenacious group of people who have painstakingly hunted down some of the most hated and reviled people in history. After the list of atrocities was compiled and the names of the perpetrators were circulated, the work to hunt them down began in earnest. The Nazi Hunters were chasing men whose war crimes were so horrendous that they demanded retribution from the whole world. And there was no shortage of people prepared to pursue the perpetrators until justice was done – from Churchill and the SAS to the strategists who planned the D-Day landings and Mossad. These stories of pursuit reveal the secret plot involving a future president of Israel and a famous poet to poison six million Germans; how the most famous Nazi hunter of them all took the credit for ...

Nazi Hunters (2011)

Nazi Hunters (2011) logoIt’s one of the greatest true detective stories ever. Nazi Hunters tells how a select band of secret agents hunted down some of the most evil men in history…and finally brought them to justice. Intense, visceral, and narrated by real-life Nazi hunters, each spellbinding episode focuses on one electrifying mission. And, from Klaus Barbie’s dramatic pursuit in Bolivia, to the audacious Mossad operation to kidnap Adolf Eichmann in Buenos Aires, recounts how the Nazis finally met their nemesis.

Nomads

Nomads logoIn places as diverse as Mongolia, Tibet, and Iran, people who live where the environment does not allow for sufficient agricultural production may be nomadic—moving throughout the year—and rely on animal herds for their food, clothing, housing, and trade. They move their homes and herds from time to time to follow sources of food for their herds rather than depend on crops. For these people, the boundaries of home change regularly. They do not wander aimlessly, however, but generally follow a route that allows them to maintain their herds from season to season. This exercise explores the way humans have adapted to regions that do not sustain communities through agriculture and the influence this has on how they live and view the boundaries of their home.
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Outbreak Investigation

Outbreak Investigation logoOutbreak Investigation is a series of six fiercely compelling scientific detective stories: of pathogens that come from nowhere; of innocent people caught up in the nightmare of contagious disease; of highly-trained virus hunters who chase microscopic killers across villages, cities, and whole countries if need be, all the while putting their own lives at risk. Entirely based on 100% real life events, Outbreak Investigation is an unprecedented exploration of the world's most baffling outbreaks of disease, containing twists and turns that Hollywood blockbusters would struggle to conceive.

Planet Mechanics

Planet Mechanics logoPlanet Mechanics features Dick Strawbridge and Jem Stansfield – two eco-engineers who use ingenuity, resourcefulness and humour to confront ecological challenges head on. Travelling around the U.K. and Europe to help people lower their energy consumption with the environmentally-friendly technology of the future. From catapulting themselves on the first registered air-propelled motorbike to taming a fuel guzzling grain dryer with cow manure, this dynamic duo shows how a little creativity can go a long way in helping our world.

Prehistoric Predators

Prehistoric Predators logoStep back in time to one of the most amazing eras in the history of planet earth and meet terrifying ancient predators. Long before humans evolved, our planet was home to some of the most vicious predators ever to have lived. With stunning animation Prehistoric Predators takes us back in time to bring these ancient killers back to life.

Python Hunters

Python Hunters logoA national television film crew followed the lives of three real-life Burmese python hunters as they hiked through the Everglades in search of the non-native constrictor snakes that can weigh up to 200 pounds and extend up to 23 feet in length.

Really Wild Animals

Really Wild Animals logoan animated globe named Spin™ whisks kids around the world, teaching them about animals and their habitats via original music videos, amazing images, and more. Award-winning wildlife cinematography and magical music videos tell the stories that surround regions of the world and the animals that inhabit them.

Rebuilding the Titanic

Rebuilding the Titanic logoA five-part series. In Rebuilding The Titanic a charismatic team of four experts recreate sections of history's most famous ship. Using 100 year-old methods they uncover the lives of those who built before them and reveal secrets about a ship that was once thought to be unsinkable
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