History Documentaries on Netflix

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Five Came Back (2017)

Steven Spielberg, Francis Ford Coppola, Lawrence Kasdan, Paul Greengrass, and Guillermo del Toro look at the wartime propaganda work done by filmmakers William Wyler, John Huston, George Stevens, John Ford, and Frank Capra.

Bobby Kennedy for President (2018)

Robert Kennedy's run for President of the United States, so fabled and yet shocking for how it ended, is the focus of this documentary show.

Fear City: New York vs The Mafia (2020)

This show looks at the five crime "families" than ran New York City, examining their direct impact and what they just happened to influence.

Challenger: The Final Flight (2020)

The many NASA teams and the families of the crew narrate their experiences of the infamous 1986 Challenger Disaster in this docuseries.

World War II: From the Frontlines (2023)

Restored film captured by combat cameramen is presented in the form of a narrative in this John Boyega-narrated docuseries.

Testament: The Story of Moses (2024)

This new show mixes interviews with enactments to tell the fabled tale of Moses, the prince who became a prophet.

Hitler and the Nazis (2024)

This new show by Netflix follows the birth of Nazism and the rise of Adolf Hitler through to the defeat of Nazi Germany.

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