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DISASTER VIDEOS

  • Tornado show

    Tornado

    Discover the science behind these natural phenomena, and experience the effect an F5 tornado would have on a major city.

    (00:54)
  • 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)
  • The Adriyatik show

    The Adriyatik

    Cargo ferry the Adriyatik lies aflame in the Adriatic hopelessly out of control - as she drifts towards the Croatian coastline...

    (01:09)
  • 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 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)
  • Duel In The Desert Top 2 Minutes show

    Duel In The Desert Top 2 Minutes

    The war on Saddam Hussein. A British attack helicopter is trapped in the gun-sights of an enemy tank. The hunter becomes the...

    (00:58)
  • 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)
  • Ice Shove show

    Ice Shove

    A pleasant lakeside home is threatened by a massive wave of ice on the move.

    (03:05)
  • Minnesota Ice Shove show

    Minnesota Ice Shove

    Mille Lacs, Minnesota, experiences a strange but destructive force of nature known as an ice shove.

    (02:10)
  • Chelyabinsk Meteor Shockwave show

    Chelyabinsk Meteor Shockwave

    When a meteor struck near Chelyabinsk, Russia in 2013, the shockwave from the impact rocked the city.

    (02:57)
  • Chelyabinsk Meteor Caught on Tape show

    Chelyabinsk Meteor Caught on Tape

    When a meteor breached the Earth’s atmosphere near Chelyabinsk, Russia, footage of the event was captured on many recording...

    (02:38)