The Hornet's Nest is a groundbreaking and immersive feature film, using unprecedented real footage to tell the story of an elite group of U. S. troops sent on a dangerous mission deep inside one of Afghanistan's most hostile valleys. What was planned as a single day strike turned into nine intense days of combat against an invisible, hostile enemy in terrain where troops had never dared go before.
ONCE A MARINE (DOCUMENTARY, 2020) Marine combat veterans of the War in Afghanistan battle demons after returning home and discuss what they endured - candidly revealing the unfiltered and corrosive truth about combat, civilian life afterwards, and the psychological toll of fighting in America's longest war.
The Nazi invasion of Russia. It was the biggest, bloodiest & bitterest battle ever fought. It cost the lives of at least 20 million people. Archive material and film footage from both sides are put together with rare interviews with participants such as Albert Speer, Hitler's close confidant. View Hitler's grand failure to defeat the Russians which ultimately lead to the end of the Third Reich.
An gritty look at the world's oldest recorded professions and those who risk it all fishing for a living. Adventurer Chad Crawford sets out to meet the men and women who work tirelessly to pull nourishment from the depths below.
Summiting Mount Everest is a grueling and dangerous endeavor for even the most experienced climber. The world's highest mountain is known to torture the mind, body, and soul of those who dare to do what few have ever achieved. When a 68-year-old great grandfather attempts to become the oldest American to summit the peak, what ensued was the worst disaster in mountaineering history.
This film is the official documentary report compiled from over 80,000 feet of film shot by Allied military photogs in the German concentration camps immediately after liberation. The footage is a camp-by-camp record taken in order to provide lasting objective proof of the horrors the liberators witnessed. Some emphasis is also placed on the humanitarian work done in camps by the liberators.
The Third Reich had Arabal. The Allies had Garbo. They were the most influential spies during WWII. Arabal disappeared after the war, Garbo died of malaria. But they were both one single man: Joan Pujol, who 30 years later, was alive and well in Venezuela.
In a remote part of the World, an unmanned aircraft flies undetected over a small village, believed to be a terrorist stronghold. Using advanced sensors, the UAV scans the terrain. Images are beamed simultaneously via global satellite to the US forward command post, to a network command and control vehicle 15 km away, as well as central command thousands of km away. A battle plan is drawn.
Sam Kiley and a Dispatches team report from a besieged town in the heart of the war in Congo. They meet the warlords presiding over a battlefield where rape, slaughter and cannibalism are a reality - and the civilians who're struggling to survive.
In the shady campgrounds of Yosemite, climbers carved out a counterculture of dumpster-diving and wild parties that clashed with the conservative values of the National Park Service. "Valley Uprising" is the riveting, unforgettable tale of this bold rock climbing tradition: half a century of struggle against the laws of gravity and society. Featuring Alex Honnold with narration by Peter Sarsgaard.
In 1914 Sir Ernest Shackleton's Imperial Trans Antarctic Expedition headed for the South Pole and disaster. Shackleton's Captain reveals the truth behind the survival of all the crew and shows how one man's extra-ordinary skill and unsung heroism made it possible; Frank Worsley, Captain of the expedition ship, Endurance.
The day was April 27, 1813. The War of 1812 between America and England raged in the shadow of the Napoleonic Wars in Europe. American forces defeated the British in the Battle of York in present-day Toronto. It was to be a launching point for an offensive against the British navy. Then, a powerful explosion changed the course of the war. Archeological evidence sheds a new light on these events.
In 1964 the Razorback gunship platoon was created in South Vietnam. For eight years they were in combat in support of U.S. Army and ARVN ground troops. Twenty-two pilots and crew members reflect the changing face of the war as it progressed, the exhilaration and tragedy of battle and the friendships that endured over the years.
In the darkest days of World War II in the Pacific, an elite British military team sought to facilitate espionage and sabotage behind enemy lines. This now famous group, the British Special Operations Executive or MI6, faced a critical obstacle. How could they infiltrate the Japanese occupied territories and establish links with the Chinese resistance without sticking out like a sore thumb?
This compilation of rare, vintage footage, is filmed proof that there is no shortage of crazy ideas in this world! You will see thrilling stunts, demonstrations of wacky new machines, flagpole sitting, an early voice simulator, a golf pro machine, the giant harmonica, a matchbox house, hand and mouth players, self-launching lifeboats, rocket airplanes, winged humans, yo-yo experts, and much more!
This 2 part film is a rare look at one of the worst horror stories in the long infamous history of warfare. Featuring captured German and Russian film footage, much of which has never been seen before.