Real Clear History Video

The Latest History Videos

Daring Doolittle Raid Shocks Japan

Wartime archival footage of the Doolittle Raid, launched on April 18, 1942. Jimmy Doolittle led 16 B-25 Mitchell Bombers off the deck of the aircraft carrier Hornet and dropped bombs on Tokyo and other Japanese installations before crash landing in China (one in Soviet Union)....

More >>

More Videos

Life and Career of Gen. Douglas MacArthur

A documentary chornicling Gen. Douglas MacArthur, from early childhood, West Point, World War II and the Korean War to his farewell speech to Congress on April 19, 1951 after he was relieved of duty by President Truman....

More >>

Jackie Robinson: Breaking the Color Barrier

A biography of Jackie Robinson, the player who changed the face of American baseball. Robinson became the first modern black major league baseball player when he made his debut with the Brooklyn Dodgers on April 15, 1947....

More >>

Theatrical Version of Katyn Massacre

The Katyn massacre was a mass murder of thousands of Polish prisoners of war (primarily military officers), intellectuals, policemen, and other public servants by the Soviet NKVD, based on a proposal from Lavrentiy Beria to execute all members of the...

More >>

Building the Titanic in Belfast

The entire photographic story of the Titanic, from construction, maiden voyage, and sinking and how the shipyard where she was built looks like today....

More >>

Hank Aaron's Historic Home Run No. 715

Hank Aaron, at 39, hit 40 home runs in 1973, ending just one behind Babe Ruth's 714 and setting up a winter of anticipation and the magic evening on April 8, 1974, when he broke baseball's most hallowed record....

More >>

Moonlight Over Sarajevo

The Siege of Sarajevo was the longest siege in the history of modern warfare, lasting from April 5, 1992, to February 29, 1996. It is estimated that more than 12,000 people were killed and 50,000 wounded during the siege, 85...

More >>

20th Century Battlefields: Falklands

The Falklands War, began on April 2, 1982, lasted 74 days and ended with the Argentine surrender on June 14, 1982, which returned the islands to British control. A total of 649 Argentine military personnel, 255 British military personnel and...

More >>

Video Archives - April 2014