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Day of Days

On June 6, 1944 thousands of Allied servicemen landed on the shores of northern France, with a mission to free Western Europe from Nazi tyranny. Some came by air, parachuting behind enemy lines....

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Lessons of the Blood

On the outskirts of Harbin, China, lies an abandoned, desolate building. It’s here that the infamous Epidemic Prevention and Water Purification Corp, otherwise known as Unit 731, was based. Here that...

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All the Way

'All the Way with LBJ' was a slogan that came to haunt the Australian Government after it hitched its wagon to America during the Vietnam War. Taking its name from a part of this catchcry, this frank...

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Australian Story - Girl From Boryslaw, The (Sabina Wolanskis)

This program is about a woman who transfixed a nation with her story of courage and humanity. She's Sabina Wolanski and when she addressed a gathering of state dignitaries in Berlin in 2005, she...

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Empires of Division (ABC Radio)

Race seems such an obvious, natural part of human life. But where does the idea come from? How has it come to be weighed down with the baggage of hatred, prejudice and fear? Is human difference, in...

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Mystery of Remote Ancestors, The

Covering over a century of scientific detective work by a combination of eminent Chinese, French and American archaeologists and paleoanthropologists, The Mystery of Remote Ancestors tells the story...

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Last Emperor, The

The life of the last Emperor of China, Puyi, has fascinated film makers and historians alike. Set against a backdrop of one of the most tumultuous periods of Chinese history, Puyi was both a...

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Houses of the Finnish Gods

For almost their entire history the Finnish people experienced foreign occupation, first by the Swedes, and then by the Russians. The effect of these long centuries of occupation - which only ended...

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All Points of the Compass

While the Vietnam War raged, senior political leader Charles Tran Van Lam recorded his family's domestic life on his Super 8 camera. As his sons dressed up in cowboy suits and his daughters...

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10 Days to D Day

Follow 10 characters, including Dacre Smyth, a 21-year-old Australian Gunnery Control Officer, through the dramatic 10-day countdown to D-Day and the beginning of the end of World War II. D-Day on...

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