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World History - 1900-1945

Row upon row of grayish white stone crosses in a military cemetery. Caption. 1914-1918, World War I.
25 minutes
Grade Level: 10 - 12
4 people, 3 men and 1 woman, stand next to each other on a city street looking off in one direction.
56 minutes 13 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Man in a black Nazi uniform stands in front and addresses another man seated at a desk. Caption. But not all are as quick as you, even in the Party.
1 hours 44 minutes 8 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Animation of a battleship at Dunkirk with soldiers onboard. Caption. And will determine the course of the Second World War.
Butterfly Effect
Season 2 / Ep 9
25 minutes 59 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Animation of World War 2 Soviet commanders speaking in front of a battlefield map to a crowded room of officers. Caption. To fortify the Kursk region and to wait.
Butterfly Effect
Season 3 / Ep 13
26 minutes
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Digital map titled "Battle of Britain." Germany and its occupied countries and territories are shaded red with a Nazi flag and text that reads, "Germany." The United Kingdom is shaded beige with a U, K flag below text that reads, "Britain."
Command Decisions
Episode 2
20 minutes 28 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Digital map titled "Battle of Iwo Jima" with 3 red arrows pointing from the Pacific Northwest towards Japan and its occupied territories.
Command Decisions
Episode 7
20 minutes 9 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Digital map titled "Battle of Stalingrad." Germany and its occupied territories are green with red swastikas. The U, S, S, R is yellow with 2 red stars with yellow arrows pointing towards Germany's eastern fronts.
Command Decisions
Episode 10
20 minutes 25 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Digital map titled "Battle of the Bulge." France, Belgium, and Paris are yellow. Blue rectangles appear on German border with 2 blue stars in France and another in Belgium. Germany and occupied northern Italy are red and labeled, "Germany." Swastikas are visible north of Italy and in Germany near eastern Belgium.
Command Decisions
Episode 11
20 minutes 27 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Black and white family photo of Nicholas II, his wife Alexandra, and 4 daughters. Caption. Thus ends 300 years of czarist rule.
10 minutes 20 seconds
Grade Level: 5 - 12
Man stands in command hatch of a green army tank among row of tanks. Caption. A war which illustrates how appeasing a bully can fail.
11 minutes 10 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Black and white frame shows a middle-aged man in a white shirt and dark vest leaning to one side and looking down. Caption. You were born in Wurttemberg and I in Paris. But that doesn't stop us from being pals.
1 hours 53 minutes 14 seconds
Grade Level: 12 -
Rustic wooden house next to a haystack. Caption. Elie Wiesel was born on September 30, 1928.
29 minutes 37 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Black and white closeup photo of Marie Curie with hair pulled back in a bun. She looks directly into camera.
26 minutes
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Color photo of Adolf Hitler standing in a black convertible raising one hand in a seig heil a large crowd of people in the background.
54 minutes
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Black and white photograph of an early plane with a person standing next to it. Caption: That first motorized flight lasts only 12 seconds,
Inventions That Shook The World
Season 1 / Ep 1
44 minutes 7 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Graphic of a large ocean liner moving towards an iceberg. Caption: will reveal how far away the object is.
Inventions That Shook The World
Season 1 / Ep 2
44 minutes 4 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
A man watching fire come out of a cylinder. Caption: Goddard thinks he finally has his fuel.
Inventions That Shook The World
Season 1 / Ep 3
44 minutes 6 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
A clear glass tube with a flat object inside. On the bottom it is encased in metal with prongs so that it can plug into something. Caption: Through trial and error, he creates one small vacuum tube
Inventions That Shook The World
Season 1 / Ep 4
43 minutes 55 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Forklift with a pallet carrying bags of Tidy Cat in a warehouse full of similar pallets. Caption: Soon he's exporting Kitty Litter all around the world.
Inventions That Shook The World
Season 1 / Ep 5
43 minutes 56 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Black and white photo of men wearing dress military clothing with plumed hats riding horses. Caption. Militarism, wars of conquest.
19 minutes 56 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Men dressed as Napoleon-era French soldiers stand at attention in line. Text. Marshal Michel ney. Caption. Is sent with a brigade of French soldiers.
26 minutes 53 seconds
Grade Level: 6 - 12
Computer graphic of a map of Europe, with the country of Russia in deep red, surrounding countries in light gray, and the ocean in black. The words "Imperio Ruso" are on screen. Spanish caption. Y el Imperio ruso está comprometido.
Revolutions (Spanish)
Season 0 / Ep 5
13 minutes 14 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Black and white still of men in turbans crowded together. Caption. Promises of Arab independence are never mentioned.
Search For Destiny: The Middle East
Episode 1
52 minutes 42 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Black and white image of rows of men in suits looking down, some at papers. Long desk in front is labeled with the names of various countries. Caption. The U, N brokered frequent truces.
Search For Destiny: The Middle East
Episode 2
52 minutes 10 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Black and white closeup of newspapers scattered on top of 1 another. Caption. For the first time, the power of the Arab countries.
Search For Destiny: The Middle East
Episode 3
52 minutes 1 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Black and white still of a procession of men in military uniform, some playing drums and other instruments. Caption. And so did tension with the Arab population.
Search For Destiny: The Middle East
Episode 4
52 minutes 44 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Poster of Ayatollah Khomeini with a long beard and wearing a turban. His image is being held up in a crowded outdoor setting. Caption. The Iranians seized U, S diplomats as hostages.
Search For Destiny: The Middle East
Episode 5
52 minutes 42 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Black and white photo of a smiling senior woman gazing into the distance. Title card reads, "Surviving Birkenau, The Dr. Susan Spatz story."
1 hours 10 minutes 31 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Map compares 1914 Europe with present day. A white line crosses France from the French, Belgian border on the North Sea to the French, Swiss border at Geneva. An overlay sepia toned photo of a crowd has text that reads, "1917. America declares war."
Talking Maps
Episode 1
8 minutes 32 seconds
Grade Level: 5 - 12
World War 2 map of the Philippines showing the islands of Corregidor, Luzon, Mindoro and Leyte.  A red dot for the capital, Manilla, appears on Luzon. A U, S, flag image appears over southern islands. Text on screen reads, "Philippines."
Talking Maps
Episode 2
14 minutes 56 seconds
Grade Level: 5 - 12
Teenage girl sits and looks directly at the camera while speaking. She appears to be in a teenage bedroom setting with bookcases filled with books, sports gear, and decorative items behind her.
Teen Kids News
Episode 1610
21 minutes 30 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Black and white film still. Throngs of men in uniform hold up signs in Russian. Caption. In March 1917, the czar was forced to resign."
100 Years, 100 Events
Episode 1
49 minutes 56 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Black and white film still. Closeup of 3 barrels extending from a large tank. Caption. The Balkan area was the fuse on Europe's gunpowder barrel.
100 Years, 100 Events
Episode 2
1 hours 6 minutes 38 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Black and white image of a small airplane flying above a blurry landscape. Caption. Narrator. The flight along the coast went smoothly.
100 Years, 100 Events
Episode 3
1 hours 22 minutes 56 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Black and white image with bird's eye view of figures in white milling about a field. Caption. In India, the Crown could not maintain its respect.
100 Years, 100 Events
Episode 4
1 hours 31 minutes 12 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Colorized image of men in army green fatigues and helmets milling about on the beach. Equipment and supply bags are piled around and jeeps in background. Caption. D-day, the beginning of the end.
100 Years, 100 Events
Episode 5
1 hours 47 minutes 8 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Black and white photo of a group of Armenian people, 4 adults and 8 children, dressed in warm clothing and standing outside with snow in the background.
25 minutes
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Woman in glasses smiles at camera. She stands in the doorway of a room lined with old bookcases that are full of books and animal statues. Caption. As long as we've had curiosity.
The Brain Scoop
Episode 57
9 minutes 43 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Close up of tugboat guiding Titanic from port. Caption. The Titanic leaves for New York on its maiden voyage.
9 minutes 59 seconds
Grade Level: 5 - 8
Girl leans to the side with her hands clasped on her stomach and lips parted mid-speech. Stacks of brightly colored blocks fill the background. Caption. Billy did a great job greeting his friends.
59 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Exterior daytime shot of the United Nations headquarters with a row of flag poles, all flying flags from different countries.
25 minutes
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Painting of a man wearing a long white tunic and white pants walking down a narrow, empty 17th century London street. Caption. Over 3,500 of its citizens lost their lives.
Timeblazers
Season 3 / Ep 12
24 minutes 20 seconds
Grade Level: 4 - 9
Black and white photo of a panel of men below a photograph of Theodor Herzl. 2 Stars of David on banners to the sides of the photo. Caption. Of a Jewish state in the Land of Israel, a State of Israel.
29 minutes 43 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Black and white image of a mushroom cloud after impact in the distant background. Caption. In the New Mexico desert in 1945.
53 minutes 16 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
The Hindenburg zeppelin airship crashed on the ground, engulfed in flames. Caption. It's bursting into flames and falling on the mooring pad!
53 minutes 29 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Black and white frame of a deserted landscape with a banner that reads, "Domingo 4 de Diciembre." Bird hovers by text that reads, "Xochimilco, 1914."
4 minutes 39 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12