Black Ops (2014): S02E08 – The Japanese Embassy Siege

Introduction Stories of operations by special forces with reenactments, archival footage, narration, and interviews with those who took part. Some operations are famous while others are lesser known. Outline of Series 02, Episode 08 A raid by Peruvian commandos to free hostages taken by Marxist rebels at the Japanese embassy ends a four-month siege in… Read More

Black Ops (2014): S02E07 – Operation Fire Magic

Introduction Stories of operations by special forces with reenactments, archival footage, narration, and interviews with those who took part. Some operations are famous while others are lesser known. Outline of Series 02, Episode 07 West German Special Forces attempt to rescue hostages aboard hijacked Lufthansa Flight 181 at a Somalian airport in October 1977. Black… Read More

Black Ops (2014): S02E06 – Crisis in Malaya

Introduction Stories of operations by special forces with reenactments, archival footage, narration, and interviews with those who took part. Some operations are famous while others are lesser known. Outline of Series 02, Episode 06 The Malayan Emergency in 1948 draws the British Special Air Service into the fight against communist forces. Black Ops Series A… Read More

Black Ops (2014): S02E05 – The Killing of Abu Jihad

Introduction Stories of operations by special forces with reenactments, archival footage, narration, and interviews with those who took part. Some operations are famous while others are lesser known. Outline of Series 02, Episode 05 A 1988 mission by Israeli commandos to assassinate Palestinian leader Khalil all-Wazir is examined. Black Ops Series A full index of… Read More

Black Ops (2014): S02E04 – Afghan Hostage Rescue

Introduction Stories of operations by special forces with reenactments, archival footage, narration, and interviews with those who took part. Some operations are famous while others are lesser known. Outline of Series 02, Episode 04 Kidnapped aid workers in Afghanistan present a difficult rescue mission for US Navy SEAL’s and Britain’s Special Air Service. Black Ops… Read More

Black Ops (2014): S02E03 – The Strike on Syria

Introduction Stories of operations by special forces with reenactments, archival footage, narration, and interviews with those who took part. Some operations are famous while others are lesser known. Outline of Series 02, Episode 03 Sayeret Matkal, Israel’s elite black ops unit, have to foil Syria’s plans to develop a nuclear bomb. Black Ops Series A… Read More

Black Ops (2014): S02E02 – Operation Viking Hammer

Introduction Stories of operations by special forces with reenactments, archival footage, narration, and interviews with those who took part. Some operations are famous while others are lesser known. Outline of Series 02, Episode 02 Go behind enemy lines and discover how the Green Berets teamed up with rebel Kurds to target Islamist insurgents who were… Read More

Black Ops (2014): S02E01 – The Real Black Hawk Down

Introduction Stories of operations by special forces with reenactments, archival footage, narration, and interviews with those who took part. Some operations are famous while others are lesser known. Outline of Series 02, Episode 01 A Special Forces mission turns into a battle for survival after disaster strikes in Mogadishu, Somalia. Black Ops Series A full… Read More

Black Ops (2012): S01E06 – Operation Certain Death

Introduction Stories of operations by special forces with reenactments, archival footage, narration, and interviews with those who took part. Some operations are famous while others are lesser known. Outline of Series 01, Episode 06 25 August 2000: Sierra Leone, West Africa. The Royal Irish Regiment, a unit of the British Army, takes a wrong turn… Read More

Black Ops (2012): S01E05 – Operation Thunderbolt

Introduction Stories of operations by special forces with reenactments, archival footage, narration, and interviews with those who took part. Some operations are famous while others are lesser known. Outline of Series 01, Episode 05 27 June 1976 Four terrorists hijack a flight bound for Paris. Forcing the plane to land in Entebbe Uganda they move… Read More