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DISASTER VIDEOS

  • 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)
  • The German's enter Belgium show

    The German's enter Belgium

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

    (03:11)
  • Hitler's decoy works show

    Hitler's 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)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • Swamp-hattan show

    Swamp-hattan

    New York City is flooded after the storm. Man's historical efforts to build over swamp can be quickly crippled by Mother Nature.

    (01:47)
  • Tornado Warning show

    Tornado Warning

    Witness the raw, devastating power of a tornado in this incredible home video.

    (03:00)
  • Powerless show

    Powerless

    A first-hand account of the Brooklyn streets when the storm knocked the power out.

    (02:18)
  • Alive in the Andes show

    Alive in the Andes

    When a small plane crashed in the Andes, the survivors were forced to turn to cannibalism to stay alive.

    (00:45)
  • Hitler helps out Mussolini show

    Hitler helps out Mussolini

    To rescue Mussolini from disaster, Hitler dispatches one of his best generals, Rommel, along with his armoured division, the...

    (03:10)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • Germans invade Soviet Union show

    Germans invade Soviet Union

    Hitler's deputy Rudolph Hess bails out of a Messerschmitt over Glasgow, in an effort to make peace with Great Britain. The...

    (03:09)
  • Berlin 1945 and 1932 show

    Berlin 1945 and 1932

    German women recount stories of rape by Russian soldiers and reflect on the decadent Berlin of 1932.

    (03:12)
  • Earthquake show

    Earthquake

    Half the world's population lives in striking distance of a major fault line. Ultimate Disaster examines key earthquakes of...

    (00:54)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • 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)