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Historical Recreations | Watch the history of military service unfold through this special collection of documentaries and programs that reenact stories of courage, sacrifice and service among our nation's military over the decades. Select a film to start watching. And be sure to come back to check out new additions to this rotating collection. 

Take advantage of LiDAR imaging technology to re-create the landscape of D-Day.
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D-Day's Sunken Secrets

NOVA

D-Day's Sunken Secrets

Dive teams, submersibles, and robots explore a massive underwater WWII archeological site.

The War of 1812

The War of 1812

Relive the conflict that forged the destiny of a continent in The War of 1812.

Death and the Civil War

American Experience

Death and the Civil War

How the young United States dealt with the unprecedented and overwhelming number of dead in the Civil War. The Ric Burns film is based on the book "This Republic of Suffering" by Harvard President Drew Gilpin Faust.

The War

The War

THE WAR is the story of the Second World War through the personal accounts of a handful of men and women from four American towns. The war touched the lives of every family on every street in every town in America and demonstrated that in extraordinary times there are no ordinary lives.