Secret Wars Uncovered (2020): S01E03 – Somalia

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 October 1993, an elite battle unit of the US Army began a straight-forward mission in Mogadishu. But within… Read More

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

Britain’s Bloody Crown (2016): S01E04 – A Mother’s Love

Introduction Historian Dan Jones tells the story of the War of the Roses. Outline For almost three decades, Margaret Beaufort took control of her destiny to protect herself and her son from the anarchy that consumed England. She arranged smart marriages, swapped sides, and did whatever it took to remain safe and put her son,… Read More

Britain’s Bloody Crown (2016): S01E03 – the Princes Must Die

Introduction Historian Dan Jones tells the story of the War of the Roses. Outline One of the most famous events of the Wars of the Roses was the killing of 12-year-old King Edward V and his younger brother, Richard: the so-called “Princes in the Tower.”Their deaths were almost certainly orchestrated by their uncle, Richard III.… Read More

Britain’s Bloody Crown (2016): S01E02 – The Kingmaker Must Die

Introduction Historian Dan Jones tells the story of the War of the Roses. Outline Edward of York becomes King Edward IV in 1461, after wresting power from Henry VI, but must subsequently deal with his ally, Warwick the Kingmaker. In 1465, Edward marries the beautiful but lowborn Elizabeth Woodville. Britain’s Bloody Crown Series You can… Read More

Britain’s Bloody Crown (2016): S01E01 – The Mad King

Introduction Historian Dan Jones tells the story of the War of the Roses. Outline After the death of the Duke of Suffolk in 1450, various factions compete for control over the feeble-minded King Henry VI. Richard of York struggles with Henry’s French wife, Margaret of Anjou, and her favourite, Edmund, Duke of Somerset. Britain’s Bloody… Read More