This moving historical documentary explores the remarkable spirit and faith of the Volga German people. These German nationals emigrated to the Volga region of Russia during the time of Catherine the Great in pursuit of a dream… the promise of freedom and local self-government in their newly adopted homeland.
Nora Lam's story is wrapped up within one of the most incredible marvels in all world history: how the Christian church survived under repressive atheistic communism in China. But it did more than survive. It thrived and multiplied. We can better understand these heroic Chinese Christians through Sung Neng Yee's (Nora Lam) story.
Eric Liddell lived for the glory of God as an Olympic athlete, a husband and father, a missionary to China, and even as a prisoner in an internment camp.
A look at the accomplishments of this remarkable 100-plus-year-old man.
T. N. Mohan, producer and director of the award-winning documentary on Dietrich Bonhoeffer, "Hanged on a Twisted Cross," presents a well-researched and documented story of how Hodges, armed only with his wits and a Red Cross badge, made over 15 solo journeys into German lines at Lorient and St. Nazaire in Brittany, France, and secured freedom for the POWs. It was "a unique event" in World War II.
Biblical theologian Dietrich Bonhoeffer was executed by the Nazis just days before the Allies defeated Germany in World War II. This gripping documentary narrated by Ed Asner captures the life, times, and thought of Bonhoeffer. Using rare archival footage, documents, and visits to original locations, we get an intimate portrait of a man whose life and writings grow in their influence and speak powerfully to issues of our own day some 50 years later. How does a man of peace come to assist violence in combating unrestrained evil?
During World War II the residents of a remote region of France resisted the Nazis and their collaborators thus saving the lives of thousands of Jews and other refugees. Hear the heroic stories of bravery and mercy from those who were there.
Navajo Code Talkers of WWII provides viewers with highly personal insights from a group of Native American war heroes regarding their service on behalf of the United States and the Navajo Nation.
Narrated by Stuart Burgess, this inspiring docu-drama features animated maps, original war-time film footage and insightful interviews. All new reenactment scenes dramatically bring to life the emotion of the famous Dunkirk evacuation, which was code named "Operation Dynamo."
Overlord: A Mighty Host looks back sixty years on the greatest military operation in history when 150,000 Allied troops landed on the beaches of northern France. This awesome military event is examined from the point of view of those who survived that extraordinary conflict.
With World War 2 raging about her and soldiers closing in, the wounded missionary Gladys Aylward sets out on the most difficult journey of her life -- a 100-mile trek with 100 orphans to a safe haven.
Valor looks at the heroic acts of several Medal of Honor recipients from World War II, the Korean Conflict, and the Vietnam War. These veterans tell their incredible stories of patriotism and courage including their personal stories of faith in God in the midst of battle and beyond. All are men of faith... honor... Valor.
We Were There captures the voices of America’s greatest generation, as they share their stories of duty, service, and responsibility during World War II. While the tumultuous global events of the early 1940’s provide the backdrop for this film, it is the men and women recalling their personal stories who take center stage. The lives and experiences of these veterans from every branch of the service quickly become the heart of this riveting independent documentary. Color and B&W.
A gripping, true story of faith on the high seas from World War II. A liner carrying 144 missionaries, bound for mission work in Africa, was mistakenly shelled and sunk by a Nazi warship off the coast of South Africa.
Robert Carlyle plays Adolf Hitler, the most feared figure of his time and the focus of this Emmy-winning miniseries. Accompanied by an all-star cast, Carlyle embodies a pure evil that no history book could ever describe…deep hatred rooted in the soul of a dangerous man.
The Dawn of War: The Early Battles of WWII takes viewers to the front lines of the European, the Pacific, and the African theatres of the deadliest conflict in human history. Entire hours are devoted to the rise of the Axis powers, the horrific battle over Stalingrad, the diplomatic pleas and military ambushes that would unite the Allies, and much more.
This comprehensive 10-part series chronicles the second half of this global military conflict in a masterfully scripted presentation filled with rare and authentic archive footage produced by internationally acclaimed documentarians, Pacific Media.
An eight-year-old boy is willing to do whatever it takes to end World War II so he can bring his father home. This story reveals the indescribable love a father has for his little boy and the love a son has for his father. Rated PG-13.
For young Joanne, an American living with her grandparents (including Rosemary Harris) in Holland, the war seems worlds away. But when the Germans start crossing over the border, and her mother is killed in Rotterdam, Joanne is thrown headlong into the restrictions and rules of Nazi occupation.
Louis Zamperini: Captured by Grace tells the story of life after returning home a hero. Through the power of the Gospel—and his experience at the 1949 Billy Graham Crusade in Los Angeles — Zamperini overcame alcoholism, night terrors and a failing marriage to live a full and joyous Christ-centered life.
In WWII Holland, Corrie ten Boom leads a secret resistance army of untrained university students who navigate a deadly labyrinth of hijackings, rescue missions, and underground networks to save and transport over 880 Jewish people in their panicked exodus from death. Watch this harrowing true tale of ordinary students who dare to resist one of history’s cruelest tyrants, risk their lives for total strangers, and prove that a handful of devoted young people can change the course of history.