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Results for «Cold War»

A Walk in the Sun

1h 56m

During WWII, a platoon of American soldiers trudge through the Italian countryside in search of a bridge they have been ordered to blow up, encountering danger and destruction along the way.

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War Machines - S01 E06 - Total Destruction

50m 07s

Since the turn of the 20th century, technology has developed exponentially... along with mankind's ability to kill on a devastating scale. Be they robotic, chemical, atomic, or nuclear, these are the ultimate killing machines showcased as they appeared throughout the last century in the final episode of the series. From chemicals so horrific their use in war today is banned to the most destructive weapons ever employed in combat… and those that thankfully have not.

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A Farewell to Arms

1h 15m

An American serving in WW1 falls in love with a very spirited nurse. On the Italy-Austrian front of World War I, Lt. Frederic Henry (Gary Cooper) is serving as an ambulance driver in the Italian army when he meets British nurse Catherine Barkley (Helen Hayes). He is a later wounded during an artillery barrage and is brought to a hospital in Milan where Barkley is assigned. They fall in love; their relationship is blessed post-facto by an Italian army chaplain.

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Abilene Town

1h 28m

In the years following the Civil War, the town of Abilene, Kansas is poised on the brink of an explosive confrontation. A line has been drawn down the center of the town where the homesteaders and the cattlemen have come to a very uneasy truce.

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Monsieur Mayonnaise

58m 01s

Australian artist and film-maker, Philippe Mora, investigates his father’s clandestine role in the French Résistance in WWII and his mother’s miraculous escape en route to Auschwitz. Philippe, a Hollywood cult-horror movie director and pop-artist, adopts a Film Noir persona to tell his family’s story.

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Galahad

46m 28s

On the 8th June 1982, at the height of the Falklands War, 53 men lost their lives and hundreds were injured in Argentine air attacks on British ships Sir Galahad and Sir Tristram. 32 of those men were Welsh Guards - some of them no more than boys.

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Highwaymen, Pirates and Rogues Episode 1

59m 22s

In the 17th century, as the smoke cleared from the battlefields of the civil war, the first celebrity criminals emerged. Mounted soldiers from the losing royalist armies turned to a life of crime on the roads, becoming the horseback robbers known as Highwaymen. They brought with them their weaponry, their horseback skills - and their politics. Most notorious of all was "Captain" James Hind.

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The Battle of Britain

51m 27s

By the end of June 1940 Britain stood alone in the war against Nazi Germany. Ahead lay a long hot summer as a battle for national survival was fought in the skies over Britain in full view of the population. Not only did Britain’s fate depend on the outcome of the battle but also the freedom of the rest of Europe and, ultimately, the outcome of the Second World War. Today the Battle of Britain stands as one of the pivotal moments in Britain’s long history

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Black Sunday

42m 08s

A detailed report of the Holocaust in Romania. During World War II, two trains were loaded with Jews. Where they will be taken? To their deaths. Four survivors of Romanian Holocaust tell us what happened in Iasi during the Pogrom, a horror which took place on June 29, 1941. Over 13,000 people died in that single day, a day which has become known as Black Sunday in remembrance of those who lost their lives.

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War Matters

50m 08s

War Matters is a character driven documentary by London based production company CY Film Productions. The film chronicles 10 years of anti-war protest in the city of London through the story of Brian Haw, a veteran peace campaigner who challenged the UK Government's Middle East policy for over 10 years. The documentary also examines the British arms trade and the repercussions of the Iraq and Afghanistan wars around the world.

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Great British Aircraft

1h 09m

Britain has always played a very important role in the aeronautic industry, from Sir George Cayley who designed the first actual model of an aeroplane to Sir Frank Whittle who is credited with single handedly inventing the turbojet engine.

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History of Tanks

51m 22s

Documenting the changing face of tank warfare over the past 100 years, this fascinating documentary is not to be missed by those with an interest in military history and weapon development.

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Climate change and wine

51m 54s

Global warming could drastically alter the world wine map. Temperatures are expected to rise from 3° to 5°C by 2050, accompanied by a decrease in summertime precipitation, much more frequent heat waves (over 35°C) that are fatal to grapevines, increased soil erosion and irrigation problems. This investigative documentary surveys the research carried out and the decisions made by both vineyard owners and scientists to tackle the question of global warming.

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I am Your Father

1h 21m

In this documentary, the directors will find some clues about the difficult relationship between David Prowse and Lucasfilm. The reason for their differences was an article published by a British newspaper during the filming of "The Return of the Jedi." Was the article the only reason David Prowse has been ostracized all these years? It's time to find out the truth about this, as we try to convince David Prowse to play, for the last time, the most well-known villain of all time.

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