Commemorate the 70th anniversary of the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki in The Day They Dropped the Bomb. Discover the remarkable story of how NASA teams saved the lives of three astronauts following an oxygen leak on 13 Factors that Saved Apollo 13. Plus mark the 54th anniverary of the Berlin Wall being erected in Berlin Wall: The Night the Iron Curtain Closed.
Explore the great stories, legends and characters associated with the most beautiful, notorious and historical castles across Ireland. Presented by award winning actor Simon Delaney (BBC’s The Fall, Sky’s Moone Boy and CBS’s The Good Wife), the series takes in magnificent stone structures and the stories contained within their walls are brought to life .
The provocative and sweeping The Sixties explores the most transformative years of the modern era in America and beyond, examining how and why this decade became a period of such consequence and fascination.
Our programmer at HISTORY makes his selection of documentaries to look out for this August.
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