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DISASTER VIDEOS

  • Ocean Emergency show

    Ocean Emergency

    The race-against-time rescue story of a Norwegian cargo ship stranded in the North Atlantic in the path of a fierce tornado.

    (00:59)
  • Downed Pilot show

    Downed Pilot

    A US fighter pilot was blown out of the air by a missile over Bosnia. He came down behind enemy lines and had to dodge Serbian...

    (02:24)
  • Volcano show

    Volcano

    Experts look at the history and power of volcanoes and ask if modern cities face annihilation in a mega-eruption.

    (00:54)
  • Andrew McGongile show

    Andrew McGongile

    Andrew McGonigle - Rolex Awards For Enterprise 2008

    (00:59)
  • Elsa Zaldivar show

    Elsa Zaldivar

    Elsa Zaldívar - Rolex Awards For Enterprise 2008

    (00:59)
  • New Carissa show

    New Carissa

    Many of the world's best salvage teams have tried and failed to move the 'wreck that will not die' off the Oregon coast. Meet...

    (02:54)
  • The Haven show

    The Haven

    Genoa, Italy. In 1991 the oil tanker The Haven caught fire and 1 million barrels of oil burned for three days. View the...

    (02:43)
  • The Jane show

    The Jane

    Stricken Russian coal carrier the Jane lies beached off the Japanese coast. The elite salvage team undertake the dangerous job...

    (01:17)
  • Teaser show

    Teaser

    Take a closer look at one of the most dangerous jobs in the world.

    (00:29)
  • Dangerous Jobs: Marine Salvage Diver show

    Dangerous Jobs: Marine Salvage Diver

    Marine salvage is one of the most dangerous jobs in the world. Find out more as we speak to a real-life marine salvage diver.

    (03:15)
  • American aid sunk in the Atlantic show

    American aid sunk in the Atlantic

    Great Britain’s cities have been devastated by German bombs. But the country stands firm around Churchill, and with the...

    (03:10)
  • Churchill strikes out at his former ally show

    Churchill strikes out at his former ally

    A British naval force sails to one of France’s biggest naval bases, Mers-el-Kebir in Algeria, and opens fire when they...

    (03:12)
  • Hitler exacts his revenge on the French show

    Hitler exacts his revenge on the French

    Three dates prove to be decisive in determining French fate. The Germans celebrate the capitulation of France whilst General...

    (03:10)
  • Luftwaffe bombs French tanks show

    Luftwaffe bombs French tanks

    The Germans neutralise the French artillery, the Blitzkreig doesn't give the allied forces time to react. The Luftwaffe...

    (03:10)
  • The Germans enter Belgium show

    The Germans enter Belgium

    The Germans enter Belgium, unleashing their aerial offensive. Cities in eastern and northern France are bombed and Winston...

    (03:11)
  • Hitlers decoy works show

    Hitlers decoy works

    The Germans pretend they are going to attack France through neutral Belgium, whilst their paratroopers are dropped into...

    (03:10)
  • France prepares for German attack show

    France prepares for German attack

    France prepares to defend itself against German attack through Belgium, whilst Nazi sympathisers are held to account in the US...

    (03:11)
  • The Polish army surrenders show

    The Polish army surrenders

    The Polish army surrenders to the Germans and the Soviets. Stalin orders the execution of 20,000 Polish prisoners and 4,500...

    (03:12)
  • Germans sign treaty with USSR show

    Germans sign treaty with USSR

    Hitler, who swore to destroy Communism has a history-making treaty signed with his worst enemy, the USSR.

    (03:09)
  • Hitler declares war on jews show

    Hitler declares war on jews

    Hitler hammers home his simplistic nationalist slogans. He wants to make Germany the world power.

    (03:09)