Documentary

Lancaster Bomber takes to the sky after years of restoration

Aug 9th, 2014 | By
lancaster

One of two that still fly, over 7000 of them were built. The workhorse of the Allies bombing effort. Details for Lancaster Length: 69ft 4in (21.08m)Wingspan: 102ft 0in (31.00m)Height: 20ft 6in (6.23m)Maximum Speed: 287mph (462km/h)Cruising Speed: 200mph (322km/h)Ceiling: 19,000ft (5,793m)Range: 2,530 miles (4,072km) with 7,000lb (3,178kg) bomb load.Powerplant: Four Rolls Royce Merlin XX, 22 or 24 of
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World War II: Strange Allied Weapons (full documentary) HD

Jun 23rd, 2014 | By
rocketwheel

I watched this documentary the other day, some very interesting weapons here. You may have heard of some before such as the bat bomb but not the exact details on how they would work. It also mentions some I hadn’t heard of before such as an aircraft carrier made from ice and a penjandrum which was
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Normandy: Surviving D-Day (full documentary)

Jun 7th, 2014 | By
d-dayfeature

Five years into World War II, the future of Europe hangs in the balance, as 34,000 US soldiers embark on a mission to launch the biggest attack ever from sea. This fascinating documentary, interviews the soldiers who fought at Omaha, recalling their experiences as they approached the shore line under intense cross fire. Using CGI
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Hell in the Pacific (2001) Documentary

Jun 2nd, 2014 | By
Hell In The Pacific (2009)

This four-part documentary series was released in 2001 and aired on Channel4 in the UK. It focuses on the Pacific Theater in WWII. This documentary follows the combat in the Pacific Theater and features interviews with American servicemen and historians (Eugene Sledge, Studs Terkel), British, Scottish, and Australian participants. Definitely worth watching. Inferno - Dec, 7th
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