Marcus Luttrell and his team set out on a mission to capture or kill notorious Taliban leader Ahmad Shah, in late June 2005. Marcus and his team are left to fight for their lives in one of the most valiant efforts of modern warfare.
While subjected to the horrors of World War II Germany, young Liesel finds solace by stealing books and sharing them with others. In the basement of her home, a Jewish refugee is being sheltered by her adoptive parents.
Eric Lomax was one of thousands of Allied prisoners of war forced to work on the construction of the Thai/Burma railway during WW2. His experiences left him traumatised and shut off from the world. Based on Eric Lomax’s best-selling memoir, The Railway Man is an extraordinary and inspiring true story of heroism, humanity and the redeeming power of love.
When rumours emerge of Canadian snipers possibly mutilating Afghan corpses, Luke, a hardened war correspondent, knows it will be the story of his career... but when his editor throws the story out, Luke is more determined than ever to return to Afghanistan to uncover the truth... With Tom, his drop-out buddy in tow, they soon find the country is more dangerous than ever - with drug-fuelled lawless
A German soldier is found dead near a village. Ten of the most prominent townspeople, including the priest, must find the culprit, or they will all be shot by the Nazis the following morning. There’s only one way to find the guilty one.
It’s the closing stages of WWII, and Sergeant Dolokhov a member of Russia’s elite Special Forces, is leading his men in an ambush on a German convoy in Eastern Europe. Unearthing some ghastly intelligence, their victory is only short lived as they are taken prisoner.
In the summer of 1683,300,000 warriors of the Ottoman Empire began the siege of Vienna. The fall of the city would have opened the way to conquer Europe. On September 11. was the main battle between the Polish cavalry and the Turks.
After being cut off from the rest of the Chinese military while defending their borders, General Yang is trapped behind enemy lines by his northern Khitan enemy whose leader has sworn to kill Yang and his seven sons.
For nearly 70 years the raid on the French port of Dieppe was one of the biggest mysteries of the Second World War. Military Historian, Professor David O’Keefe unravels the truth behind the clandestine mission.
Inspired by true events, a gripping tale of love and honour forged between fierce enemies of war, Emperor tells the story of the bold and secret moves that won the peace in the shadows of post-war Japan.
Take an intimate look at personal wartime experiences from the perspective of a wide array of veterans and citizens who endured the front line's bloody conflicts day by day, hour by hour, and second by seconds. Using compelling graphics and colour archival footage this three-part documentary shows the combat, despair, and destruction of the deadliest conflict in human history.