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Armada: The Untold Story, Part 2, The Battle for England
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directed by Tim Dunn, fl. 1993; produced by Tim Dunn, fl. 1993 and Robin Dashwood, 1972-, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Armada: The Untold Story, Part 2 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2015), 53 mins
The Battle for England is part of the insightful BBC history series Armada: The Untold Story which examines the long lasting effects of this game-changing battle.
directed by Tim Dunn, fl. 1993; produced by Tim Dunn, fl. 1993 and Robin Dashwood, 1972-, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Armada: The Untold Story, Part 2 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2015), 53 mins
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Armada: The Untold Story, Part 3, Endgame
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directed by Simon Winchcombe, fl. 2008; produced by Simon Winchcombe, fl. 2008 and Robin Dashwood, 1972-, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Armada: The Untold Story, Part 3 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2015), 52 mins
Endgame is the final episode in the revelatory BBC history series Armada: The Untold Story which examines the wide reaching effects that the Armada had on European politics and history.
directed by Simon Winchcombe, fl. 2008; produced by Simon Winchcombe, fl. 2008 and Robin Dashwood, 1972-, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Armada: The Untold Story, Part 3 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2015), 52 mins
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Draft Memo by J. L. A. Simmons re: Troop Movements, Undated
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written by Sir John Lintorn Arabin Simmons, 1821-1903, in Records created or inherited by the Foreign Office Records of Private Office and Private Papers (FO). Simmons Papers (FO 358), of United Kingdom. National Archives at Kew (London, England - Kew) (1877), Simmons papers (described at item level). 1876-1880 , 2 page(s)
Two heavily edited handwritten pages by J.L.A. Simmons discussing how many days it would take an invading force to travel to the Danube River, cross the river, and cross the Balkans.
written by Sir John Lintorn Arabin Simmons, 1821-1903, in Records created or inherited by the Foreign Office Records of Private Office and Private Papers (FO). Simmons Papers (FO 358), of United Kingdom. National Archives at Kew (London, England - Kew) (1877), Simmons papers (described at item level). 1876-1880 , 2 page(s)
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Great Blunders in History, Suez Crisis
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directed by Jonathan Martin, fl. 1990-2010; produced by Jonathan Martin, fl. 1990-2010, in Great Blunders in History (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2000), 28 mins
This program examines the Suez Crisis, through which Britain and France were totally discredited and the career of British Prime Minister Anthony Eden was ruined.
directed by Jonathan Martin, fl. 1990-2010; produced by Jonathan Martin, fl. 1990-2010, in Great Blunders in History (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2000), 28 mins
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Napoleon, 3, Summit of Greatness
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directed by David Grubin, 1944-; produced by David Grubin, 1944-, in Napoleon, 3 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2000, originally published 2000), 52 mins
This documentary, by David Grubin, is the third in a series of four episodes and witnesses Napoleon conquer most of Europe in a series of brilliant triumphs, including his legendary victory at the Battle of Austerlitz. To sustain his rule, he must keep fighting. But when he invades Spain, he has begun to reach too...
directed by David Grubin, 1944-; produced by David Grubin, 1944-, in Napoleon, 3 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2000, originally published 2000), 52 mins
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Scotland: Rome's Final Frontier
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directed by Andy Twaddle, fl. 2009; produced by British Broadcasting Corporation (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2012), 59 mins
Were the ancient Scottish tribes too much for the Roman Empire? Or was Scotland simply not worth conquering? Archaeologist Dr Fraser Hunter looks back on three centuries of contact and conflict with the Roman invaders. The first Tay Bridge, the first depiction of tartan and forgotten Roman camps that once held thi...
directed by Andy Twaddle, fl. 2009; produced by British Broadcasting Corporation (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2012), 59 mins
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Search for Destiny, Part 2
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directed by Matthew Hall; produced by Mark Brightman, in Search for Destiny (Falls Church, VA: Landmark Media, 2001, originally published 2000), 53 mins
World War II saw the Arabs driven by British colonialism to support the Axis. Lebanon and Syria gained their independence from France during the war, but Britain sought to maintain its dominion over the Holy Land and other areas of the Middle East. The Haganah, Irgun, and Stern organizations sought successfully to...
directed by Matthew Hall; produced by Mark Brightman, in Search for Destiny (Falls Church, VA: Landmark Media, 2001, originally published 2000), 53 mins
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Search for Destiny, Part 5
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directed by Matthew Hall; produced by Mark Brightman, in Search for Destiny (Falls Church, VA: Landmark Media, 2001, originally published 2000), 53 mins
Israel gained additional land but multiplied its problems with the addition of a million Palestinian Arabs after the Six Day War of 1967. The Palestinian Liberation Organization under Arafat sought recognition and independence from Israel. Muslim fundamentalists assassinated Egypts Sadat. Iran threw out its hated...
directed by Matthew Hall; produced by Mark Brightman, in Search for Destiny (Falls Church, VA: Landmark Media, 2001, originally published 2000), 53 mins
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Warwick History, Mussolini And Fascism
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in Warwick History (Falls Church, VA: Landmark Media, 1995, originally published 1991), 33 mins
The story of Mussolini's origins and ascent to power-the nature of Fascism, the conquest of Abyssinia, the alignment with Nazi Germany, the invasion of Sicily in 1943 and its subsequent coup, and his execution at the end of the war he had so unwisely entered.
in Warwick History (Falls Church, VA: Landmark Media, 1995, originally published 1991), 33 mins
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World: A Television History, Season 1, Episode 5, Greece And Rome
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directed by Taylor Downing, fl. 1998; produced by Nicholas Barton, in World: A Television History, Season 1, Episode 5 (Falls Church, VA: Landmark Media, 1985, originally published 1983), 26 mins
The political evolution of Greece and the Greek colonization of the Aegean and Asia Minor. Alexander the Great's victories and subsequent over-shadowing by the empires of the east. The spread of Roman control over Italy, and the beginnings of the Roman Empire. The conquests of Spain, North Africa, Asia Minor, Egyp...
directed by Taylor Downing, fl. 1998; produced by Nicholas Barton, in World: A Television History, Season 1, Episode 5 (Falls Church, VA: Landmark Media, 1985, originally published 1983), 26 mins
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