Experience the full force of coalition forces in Iraq and live life on the frontlines. The Devil Dog Diaries provides a rare, inside look at life in wartime from the perspective of the young men in a battalion of the 1st Marine Expeditionary Force. With veteran filmmaker Gary Scurka in tow, the marines encounter ambushes and fire fights, engage in dangerous missions in cities along the way, endure sniper fire and sandstorms and lead the charge into Baghdad. Yet despite their feats, most of these Marines are young cadets straight out of high school, shipped to a far off desert to engage in a war for reasons they may not fully understand.
POWs OF THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION details how thousands of patriots died in unthinkable conditions aboard British prison ships moored in New York's harbor. The victims' bones are still being found, their shallow graves exposed on modern-day Brooklyn shores. Drawing on memoirs and letters written by the doomed prisoners, this riveting special documents the appalling conditions they endured. Insight from leading naval historians, medical experts and other specialists helps reveal the many facets of this 18th-century atrocity.
WWII Burma...Six paratroopers undertake an extremely dangerous mission against the Japanese. It will ultimately cost them their lives, except for one "lucky" survivor.
The nurse Helga meets Baltic nobleman Arno when he's wounded in the Russo-Finnish war. They have a short but passionate affair before Arno is called back to the front and dies. Helga has a daughter, Dorli, as a result of the affair and they have to struggle to survive after the Red Army wins the war.
A Marine officer reported as killed in Vietnam but was actually a POW returns home. Instead of being welcomed home, however, he discovers that his father has died, his wife has remarried, his daughter has been adopted, his business has been sold and his life has completely changed.
A short drama directed by Lennart Ruff.
A Royal Air Force (RAF) airman who dies during a mission has left a letter to be sent to his mother upon his death.
This British espionage thriller stars Terence Stamp as David Audley, former Oxford professor turned intelligence agent.
Eight fighter pilots hold off constant Japanese attacks during the construction of an airstrip in New Guinea.
After Fred von Bergen, a German immigrant in America, is forced from his job by anti-German hysteria before the first world war, he and his friend Bob Wilson leave America and join the German air force. There, both men fall in love with ambulance driver Alida Hoffman. When America enters the war, Bob is caught between loyalty to his home country and the threat of execution for desertion and treason to Germany. It remains for his friend Fred to extricate him from the dilemma - but at what cost?
Documentary examining the sketches and paintings done secretly by three artists, Jan Komski, Dinah Gottliebová and Felix Nussbaum, who lived inside the walls of Nazi death camps.
Hilltribes in the Golden Triangle region have different customs and beliefs. This is about the war between 2 such tribes a long time ago. The son of the headman of one tribe is trained in the art of war and the courage to fight the opposing tribe that has stolen their cattle, crops and opium. Once trained the war begins.
With a screenplay adapted by Lillian Hellman from her own play, director William Dieterle's 1946 drama stars Robert Young as a U.S. ambassador in Europe in the years before WW2.
Set in the Ayutthaya Kingdom of the 16th century, King Chakra is going about his usual palace duties, granting audiences to his advisers, including his Lord Chamberlain, who is keen to see the king fulfill his royal duty of taking 366 wives, including, hopefully among them, the chamberlain's own daughter. Based on a novel and produced by Pridi Banomyong and released before Thailand's involvement in World War II, the English-language film carried a propaganda message from anti-war interests in Thailand, that Thailand should remain neutral, and only go to war to defend its sovereignty against foreign invaders.
The American army sends a group of unscrupulous convicts on a life or death mission to locate and destroy a radio station in the heart of the Vietcong.
After the fall of Saigon, a stranded group of US soldiers tries to make it through Cambodia to safety in Thailand. While taking refuge in an ancient abandoned temple, the men find a gold statue worth millions of dollars.