NETFLIX Genre: Military Documentaries



Netflix box art for Bomb Patrol: Afghanistan - Season 1 Bomb Patrol: Afghanistan - Season 1
2011 / 43
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This harrowing documentary series profiles the members of an Explosive Ordnance Disposal unit stationed in Afghanistan. Most people go through life hoping nothing blows up in their faces. For these guys, it's just part of the job.

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Netflix box art for Dirty Wars Dirty Wars
2013 / 82

A 2014 Oscar nominee for Best Documentary Feature, this film explores America's controversial covert operations around the globe. An investigative journalist exposes the casualties of war -- the ones the government doesn't want us to see.

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Netflix box art for Elles étaient en guerre (1914-1918) Elles étaient en guerre (1914-1918)
2014 / 93
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Trace the overlapping journeys of exceptional women swept up in World War I and hear their tales of bravery on history's front lines. In war-torn Europe, they formed an army of wives and mothers. But their greatest battles lay beyond the trenches.

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Netflix box art for Five Came Back - Season 1 Five Came Back - Season 1
2017 / 59
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Five acclaimed contemporary directors tell the story of five legendary Hollywood filmmakers who enlisted in the armed forces to document World War II. Capra. Ford. Huston. Stevens. Wyler. Armed with cameras, five directors risked their lives to boost morale through film.

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Netflix box art for Follow Me: The Yoni Netanyahu Story Follow Me: The Yoni Netanyahu Story
2012 / 3.5 / 87
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Personal letters, family, friends and fellow soldiers pay homage to Yonatan Netanyahu, fallen leader of the 1976 rescue at Uganda's Entebbe Airport.

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Netflix box art for Hiroshima: BBC History of World War II Hiroshima: BBC History of World War II
2005 / 89
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Blending archival film, dramatizations and special effects, this documentary recounts the world's first nuclear attack and examines the repercussions. Survivors of the world's first nuclear attack and participants in it tell their stories. The truth is still shocking.

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Netflix box art for Hitler's Bodyguard - Season 1 Hitler's Bodyguard - Season 1
2008 / 46

Via reenactments and first-person accounts, this documentary series details the many assassination plots that were launched against Hitler's life.

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Netflix box art for Ken Burns: The War - Season 1 Ken Burns: The War - Season 1
2007 / 142
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A seven-part series brings World War II to life through the harrowing personal accounts of soldiers and others from "typical" American towns. When boys become soldiers, life becomes history. A country prepares for a war that will mark every American.

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Netflix box art for Korengal Korengal
2014 / 84
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This follow-up to the Oscar-nominated documentary "Restrepo" delves into the experience of war and how it impacts those on the front lines. Some mechanics of war can be seen on the battlefield. The rest exists solely in the heart and mind.

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Netflix box art for The Land of the Enlightened Land of the Enlightened, The
2016 / 83
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In the rugged mountains of Afghanistan, armed bands of young boys survive by scavenging for old land mines, mining lapis lazuli and trading in opium.

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Netflix box art for Le train d'Hitler - La bête d'acier Le train d'Hitler - La bête d'acier
2017 / 53

Trace the history of Hitler's armored private train, a 15-car mobile headquarters boasting state-of-the-art communications and anti-aircraft cannons. It was like something out of a James Bond movie villain's arsenal. Yet Adolf Hitler's supertrain was all too real.

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Netflix box art for NOVA: Building Pharaoh's Chariot NOVA: Building Pharaoh's Chariot
2013 / 52
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Archaeologists, engineers, woodworkers and horse trainers team up to construct and test two exact replicas of royal Egyptian chariots. Tricked-out rides seem like a modern fad, but these ancient war machines were truly revolutionary.

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Netflix box art for Only the Dead Only the Dead
2015 / 76
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Given unprecedented access to soldiers and terrorists alike, journalist Michael Ware presents an epic, uncensored, intimate account of the Iraq War. A reporter embeds himself deep within the ranks of both sides. For him, there is no flinching from the horrors of war.

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Netflix box art for Restrepo Restrepo
2010 / 93
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Sebastian Junger and Tim Hetherington embed themselves with the Second Platoon in Afghanistan, chronicling the men's work, fear and brotherhood. A year-long odyssey through the depths of the war in Afghanistan. As seen through the eyes of the men who lived it.

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Netflix box art for Valkyrie: The Plot to Kill Hitler Valkyrie: The Plot to Kill Hitler
2008 / 114
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This companion documentary to the film "Valkyrie" details the true story behind the plot by renegade German army officers to assassinate Adolf Hitler. The most famous assassination plot of World War II. The target was Hitler; the plan was perfect. Plans can go wrong.

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Netflix box art for The West - Season 1 West - Season 1, The
2016 / 42
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No one person gets to write history in this blood-soaked docuseries that examines the Wild West -- and its many legendary figures -- from all angles.

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Netflix box art for World War II in Colour - Season 1 World War II in Colour - Season 1
2009 / 51

Footage of the most dramatic moments from World War II is restored in color and high definition for this historical documentary series. Color footage of World War II changes our conception of this catastrophe. Prepare to be shocked -- and moved.

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