The War of 1812

The War of 1812 - A war worth remembering a struggle that threatened the existence of Canada, then divided the United States so deeply that the nation almost broke apart. Some of its battles and heroes became legendary, yet its blunders and cowards were just as prominent.
The war of 1812 was the last war fought between America and Britian, the conflict envoloped Americans, Britians, canadian colonists, and Indians. The war was fought around the same time Napoleon invaded Russia and lasted from 1812 to 1814 killing thousands of solders, civilians, and untold destruction of property and damaging relations between America, Britain and canada to this very day.

In the years to come, the War of 1812 would be celebrated in some places and essentially forgotten in others. But it is a war worth remembering a struggle that threatened the existence of Canada, then divided the United States so deeply that the nation almost broke apart. Some of its battles and heroes became legendary, yet its blunders and cowards were just as prominent.

The Gun That Aims Itself

The Gun That Aims Itself - Precision-guided firearm, which is essentially a long-range laser-guided rifle.
In the spring of 2013 Texas-based startup, TrackingPoint, unveiled the first ever precision-guided firearm, which is essentially a long-range laser-guided rifle. They call it the gun off tomorrow. You don't have to be an experienced shooter, you don't have to be someone who's put thousands of rounds downrange, you can just come and pick this up and within minutes you'll be able to master the technology that allows you to shoot a target that is 3/4 of a mile away.

Sniper: Bulletproof - Special Military Unit

Sniper: Special Military Unit - Highly trained marksman who operates alone in war mission, in a pair, or with a sniper team to maintain close visual contact with the enemy and engage targets from concealed positions or distances exceeding the detection capabilities of enemy personnel.
A sniper is a highly trained marksman who operates alone in war mission, in a pair, or with a sniper team to maintain close visual contact with the enemy and engage targets from concealed positions or distances exceeding the detection capabilities of enemy personnel. These sniper teams operate independently, with little combat asset support from their miliraty units.

Snipers typically have highly selective and specialized military training and use high-precision/special application rifles and optics, and often have sophisticated communication assets to feed valuable combat information back to their parent units.

Benghazi Rising: The People Who Broke Gaddafi

Benghazi Rising: The People Who Broke Gaddafi
The conflict that erupted in Benghazi was as unexpected as it was cataclysmic, but at its heart lay years of hurt and political repression and develop into civil war.

Through personal stories told by the people of Benghazi, we trace the conflict from its beginnings in a small protest over one lawyers imprisonment, and capture the inspiring story of how the unarmed people of Libya rocked the titanium police state built by Gaddafi.

The War Tapes

The War Tapes: First documentary film of the 2003 invasion of Iraq to be produced by the soldiers themselves.
The War Tapes is the first documentary film of the 2003 invasion of Iraq to be produced by the soldiers themselves. The film (released commercially in 2006) follows three New Hampshire National Guard soldiers before, during, and after their deployment to Iraq about a year after the invasion. Their unit was Charlie Company, 3rd Battalion, 172nd Infantry Regiment (Mountain), which deployed from March 2004 to February 2005.

The three soldiers with cameras featured in the film are SPC Michael Moriarty who signed up in a burst of patriotism after 9/11 and asked to be shipped to Iraq. His colleagues are SGT Stephen Pink, who joined the National Guard to help pay for college, and SGT Zack Bazzi. Two other soldiers, SGT Duncan Domey and SPC Brandon Wilkins, also filmed their entire deployments for the film.

Saving South Sudan

Saving South Sudan
South Sudan's president, Salva Kiir, accused his former vice president, Riek Machar, of attempting a coup d'├ętat amid accusations of rampant corruption within the government. Infighting immediately broke out within the presidential guard, sparking what has now become a brutal tribal and civil war that has pitted Machar's ethnic Nuer loyalists against the majority Dinka, who have sided with Kiir. Machar narrowly escaped assassination, fleeing to the deep bush as Kiir's troops razed his home and killed his bodyguards. And now the world's newest sovereign nation is in imminent danger of becoming a failed state.

The War Game

The War Game
The War Game is a fictional, worst-case-scenario docu-drama about nuclear war and its aftermath in and around a typical English city. It was carefully researched and based on actual events which occurred in World War II during and after the mass allied raids on Germany and the atomic bombings of Japan.

It caused dismay within the BBC and in government and was withdrawn from television transmission. The effect of the film has been judged by the BBC to be too horrifying for the medium of broadcasting. It remained unshown in full on British television until 1985.

Warriors of the French Foreign Legion

Warriors of the French Foreign Legion
The Foreign Legion is today known as a unit whose training focuses not only on traditional military skills but also on its strong esprit de corps. As its men come from different countries with different cultures, this is a way to strengthen them enough to work as a team. Consequently, training is often described as not only physically challenging, but also very stressful psychologically.

Korean War in Colour

Korean War in Colour
The Story of the Korean War documents war-torn Korea the way the soldiers saw it - in full and shocking colour. This digitally re-mastered documentary presents a true picture of war-full of terror, chaos, blood and courage. Many of the images included here have never been seen by the general public before, having been kept top secret for decades by military officials for fear of a public backlash.