Military and War Archive

The Islamic State

The Islamic State (IS), formerly known as the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), permitted filmmaker and Vice News journalist Medyan Dairieh to have exclusive access to their operations for three weeks, allowing viewers insight into the horrifying inner world of jihadist militant

Soviet Storm: WW2 in the East: Operation Barbarossa

Operation Barbarossa (German: Fall Barbarossa, literally “Case Barbarossa”), beginning 22 June 1941, was the code name for Germany‘s invasion of the Soviet Union during World War II.  Over the course of the operation, about four million soldiers of the Axis powers invaded the USSR along a 2,900 km (1,800 mi) front, the largest invasion in the history of

The Crimean War

The Crimean War (October 1853 – February 1856) was a conflict between the Russian Empire and an alliance of the French Empire, the British Empire, the Ottoman Empire. The war was part of a long-running contest between major European powers for influence over territories

My Neighbor, My Enemy

Syria Street in North Tripoli, Lebanon is home to a decades-old sectarian conflict between the local Sunni Muslim and Alawite communities. The Alawite inhabitants of the Jabal Mohsen neighborhood primarily support the Assad regime of Damascus, whereas the Sunnis living in Bab al Tabbaneh

The Red Baron

Manfred Von Richthofen, WWI’s premier ace, raised German fighter tactic to a deadly science. As feats of the new flying machine became glorified in World War I, young men left the swashbuckling cavalry to seek romance, action, adventure and opportunities for glorious achievement in

Night Bombers

This is the full documentary edited from the film featuring Bob Chandler, or Flight Lieutenant Harris, as he is called here, who piloted the Lancaster ‘V Victor’ from RAF Hemswell. This is a rare color film produced from actual bombing raids over Germany in