Secret Wars Uncovered (2020): S01E02 – Yemen

Introduction Secret Wars Uncovered peels back the curtain to illuminate some of the most controversial and important military operations since the Second World War and reveals the facts behind battles we know barely anything about. Outline In March 2019, reports arise of UK Special Boat Service troops killed in Yemen. But they should not have… Read More

Secret Wars Uncovered (2020): S01E01 – Crimea

Introduction Secret Wars Uncovered peels back the curtain to illuminate some of the most controversial and important military operations since the Second World War and reveals the facts behind battles we know barely anything about. Outline The annexation of Crimea by Russia in 2014 was the biggest in Europe since WWII – but how did… Read More

Secret Wars Uncovered Documentary Series Overview

Introduction Secret Wars Uncovered peels back the curtain to illuminate some of the most controversial and important military operations since the Second World War and reveals the facts behind battles we know barely anything about. Outline Sky History peels back the curtain to illuminate some of the most controversial and important military operations since the… Read More

War at Sea: Scotland’s Story (2015): S01E02 – The Battle of the U-Boats

Introduction Two-part documentary telling the story of the battle for control of the North Sea during the First World War. Also known as Scotland’s War at Sea. Part 01: The Dreadnoughts of Scapa Flow. Outline In April 1917, German U-boats were sinking a dozen British ships every day. The first sea lord, Jellicoe, warned that… Read More

War at Sea: Scotland’s Story (2015): S01E01 – The Dreadnoughts of Scapa Flow

Introduction Two-part documentary telling the story of the battle for control of the North Sea during the First World War. Also known as Scotland’s War at Sea. Part 02: The Battle of the U-Boats. Outline As the Great War began, the Royal Navy rushed to Orkney’s great natural harbour, Scapa Flow. David Hayman uncovers the… Read More

Walking Britain’s Roman Roads (2020): S01E06 – Stane Street

Introduction Historian Dan Jones tells the story of Roman Britain though six walks along the roads they built – from the point of their invasion to the farthest edge of their empire. Outline Dan Jones travels along Stane Street, which runs 67 miles from London to Chichester, and discovers what lead the Romans to abandon… Read More

Walking Britain’s Roman Roads (2020): S01E05 – Ermin Way

Introduction Historian Dan Jones tells the story of Roman Britain though six walks along the roads they built – from the point of their invasion to the farthest edge of their empire. Outline Dan Jones travels the historic Roman road of Ermin Way, which links the two Roman towns of Calleva Atrebatum and Glevum, now… Read More