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Military & War documentaries

Salam Neighbor

Salam Neighbor, an award-winning documentary made by American filmmakers Chris Temple and Zach Ingrasc who stay in a Syrian refugee camp to reveal the true stories about those who live there.   Salam Neighbor was made in 2015, at the height of the Syrian refugee crisis. And while many new[...]

Nazi Collaborators

Nazi Collaborators, a 13-part war documentary series hosted by Alastair Simpson which tells the stories of some of those who collaborated with Nazi Germany during World War 2.   Many, many people, companies and other groups decided to collaborate with Adolf Hitler and the Nazi regime lead[...]

World War II Behind Closed Doors: Stalin, the Nazis and the West

World War II Behind Closed Doors: Stalin, the Nazis and the West, a six-part documentary narrated by British actor Samuel West which looks into the Soviet-German relations around the time of World War 2.   The film, which was created by historian Laurence Rees and writer Andrew Williams f[...]

Royal Marines: Behind the Lines

Military & War Presenter Ian Wooldridge 1985 Unrated

Royal Marines: Behind the Lines, a 1985 documentary series following 25 prospective elite Royal Marines as they go through the tough training process that will push them to the edge.

Battlefield Britain

HistoryMilitary & War Presenter Dan Snow 2004 Unrated

Battlefield Britain, an 8-part documentary series presented by Dan Snow and his father Peter Snow that looks into many famous battles that helped shape the Great Britain we know today.   Peter talks through the setting of each battle and the military tactics that were used, while Dan goes[...]

Third Reich: The Rise & Fall

Military & War Presenter Tony Call 2010 Unrated

Third Reich: The Rise & Fall, a 2010 documentary which features painstakingly researched rare archive footage and unheard interviews with people who were inside Hitlers Germany.   There are many documentaries about World War 2, but this documentary takes viewers directly into Germany[...]

The Vietnam War

Military & War Presenter Peter Coyote 2017 Unrated

The Vietnam War, a 17-and-a-quarter-hour long documentary series which explores in great detail many of the most significant events that happened during The Vietnam War.   The series was written by Geoffrey C. Ward and directed by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick. It includes more than 79 witnes[...]

Tell Spring Not to Come This Year

Tell Spring Not to Come This Year, a 2015 documentary about the Afghanistan war by Saeed Taji Farouky and Michael McEvoy.  It is a story told through the eyes of the Afghan people.   Many documentaries about the war in Afghanistan are shown from the point of view of the American and[...]

McCullin

McCullin, a 2013 biographical documentary directed by David Morris and Jacqui Morris about Don McCullin who is considered to be the greatest war photographer alive.   More than just a film about Don, this doc is a journey into the history of photojournalism through the eyes of McCullin. T[...]

Point and Shoot

Point and Shoot, a 2014 biographical war documentary about Matthew Vandyke, a 26-year-old man who decided to set out on an extraordinary 35,000-mile motorbike journey across South Africa and the Middle East.   The plan was to develop his sense of manhood and enjoy an adventure but hi[...]

The Kill Team

CrimeMilitary & War Presenter Dan Krauss 2013 Unrated

The Kill Team is a 2013 documentary by American director Dan Krauss about the Maywand District murders during the war in Afghanistan.   THE KILL TEAM goes behind closed doors to tell the riveting story of Specialist Adam Winfield, a 21-year-old infantryman in Afghanistan who attempted w[...]

Inside Combat Rescue

Military & War Presenter 2013 Unrated

Inside Combat Rescue, a 2013 military documentary series which follows an elite combat rescue team of the US Air Force as they save Allied and American forces who are in danger.   Some of the action on the documentary is from the front lines in Afghanistan and in Eastern Europe for Operat[...]

Only the Dead

Only the Dead, a 2015 biographical war documentary following the experiences of Australian journalist Michael Ware beginning from his time as a rookie correspondent in the early days of the Iraq war.   The film captures the horrific violence Michael witnessed while reporting from the epic[...]

World War II In Colour

World War II In Colour is an epic thirteen-part war documentary series covering the 20th centuries second greatest war in high quality remastered footage.   All of the episodes in this series are narrated by English actor Robert Powell (The Italian Job - 1969), who opens with an explanati[...]

A collection of military and war documentaries which are available to watch for free online. Browse, watch, review and rate these documentaries. These documentary films cover a wide range of subjects from ancient wars to modern warfare as well as military armament and tactics.