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24 hours later

More than 60 million years ago, a giant meteorite destroyed almost its entire life on Earth. At a speed of 65,000 kilometers per hour, it fell into the ocean, leaving a crater wide and deep tens of kilometers deep. He has many times overcome the strongest earthquake and the explosion of a nuclear bomb with his power and irreversibly changed the face of our planet.

24 hours later

More than 60 million years ago, a giant meteorite destroyed almost its entire life on Earth. At a speed of 65,000 kilometers per hour, it fell into the ocean, leaving a crater wide and deep tens of kilometers deep. He has many times overcome the strongest earthquake and the explosion of a nuclear bomb with his power and irreversibly changed the face of our planet.

Aboard the Normandy

Normandy. Luxury ocean liner and pride throughout France. A huge, and at the same time incredibly fast steamer, which before the Second World War managed to repeatedly grab the prestigious Blue Ribbon for the land of the Gallic rooster.

Air Fighters in Combat - Death of the Japanese Fleet

During World War II, aircraft proved to be able to send any ship hundreds of kilometers away before it came within range of its cannons. The aircraft carriers thus pushed the massive battleships out of their hitherto unshakable post of queens of the seas. But what if aircraft carriers find themselves in front of the barrels of heavy surface units?

Air Fighters in Combat - Famous Aces

The art of air combat did not arise by itself. Creating basic, generally valid rules of how to be successful cost a lot of blood and lives. There is a special group of fighter pilots that managed to shoot down more opponents than anyone else. Those who shot down five opponents had the proud title of fighter ace.

Air Fighters in Combat - Hell over Hanoi

Every fighter pilot's dream is to become an ace. To obtain this title, it is necessary to shoot down at least five enemy aircraft. Shooting down five planes and staying alive alone is not easy. Moreover, in modern times, there are fewer and fewer large-scale fights and it is increasingly difficult to get wiped off. American pilots had the last great opportunity in the skies of North Vietnam.

Air Fighters in Combat - Hunt for Bismarck

Hitler wanted to return the status of a naval power to Germany. He looted financial reserves and brought the German economy to the brink of collapse so that he could fulfill another of his crazy dreams - to build a strong surface fleet. But the reaction of the British Admiralty quickly brought him back to earth.

Air Fighters in Combat - Middle East

The history of the state of Israel is a history full of wars to defend its own independence. Since its inception, the small state has been a thorn in the side of the surrounding Arab states, which have continued to try to erase it from the world map once and for all. Therefore, he had to fight many times, which was a struggle for survival. And the situation has not changed to this day.

Battle for skies over Britain 3/4

The Battle of Heaven over Britain is one of the most important moments of World War II. If Hitler wanted to conquer Albion, he must first paralyze his air force.

Battle for skies over Britain 4/4

When Hitler realized he would not conquer England, and out of anger that the British had dared to bomb his beloved Berlin, he decided to level London.

Battle over the ocean

During the Cold War, pilots of Soviet long-range aircraft and American fighters met over the ocean. Both opponents carried sharp ammunition - often nuclear ammunition. Although international regulations forbade both sides from pretending to attack - there were no witnesses over the ocean. And where there are no witnesses, there are no prosecutors.

Body as a weapon: Eskrima

Jason Chambers and Bill Duff. A professional mixed martial arts fighter and former wrestling player. This remarkable couple cruises the world to experience firsthand how much martial arts hurts.

Body as a weapon: Judo

Jason Chambers and Bill Duff. A professional mixed martial arts fighter and former wrestling player. This remarkable couple cruises the world to experience firsthand how much martial arts hurts.

Body as a weapon: Karate

Jason Chambers and Bill Duff. A professional fighter and former American football player who has started wrestling. A remarkable couple cruises the world to experience firsthand how much martial arts hurts.

Body as a weapon: Krav maga

Jason Chambers and Bill Duff. A professional fighter and former American football player who has started wrestling. A remarkable couple cruises the world to experience firsthand how much martial arts hurts.

Body as a weapon: Kung fu

Jason Chambers and Bill Duff. A professional fighter and former American football player who has started wrestling. A remarkable couple cruises the world to experience firsthand how much martial arts hurts.

Body as a weapon: MCMAP

Jason Chambers and Bill Duff. A professional fighter and former American football player who has started wrestling. A remarkable couple cruises the world to experience firsthand how much martial arts hurts.

Body as a weapon: MMA

Jason Chambers and Bill Duff. A professional fighter and former American football player who has started wrestling. A remarkable couple cruises the world to experience firsthand how much martial arts hurts.

Body as a weapon: Pankration

Jason Chambers and Bill Duff. A professional fighter and former American football player who has started wrestling. A remarkable couple cruises the world to experience firsthand how much martial arts hurts.

Body as a weapon: Pradal Serey

Jason Chambers and Bill Duff. A professional fighter and former American football player who has started wrestling. A remarkable couple cruises the world to experience firsthand how much martial arts hurts. Their amazing adventure begins in Cambodia, where the martial art of pradal serey was born.

Body as a weapon: Sambo

Jason Chambers and Bill Duff. A professional fighter and former American football player who has started wrestling. A remarkable couple cruises the world to experience firsthand how much martial arts hurts.

Body as a weapon: Savate

Jason Chambers and Bill Duff. A professional fighter and former American football player who has started wrestling. A remarkable couple cruises the world to experience firsthand how much martial arts hurts.

Body as a weapon: Taekwondo

Jason Chambers and Bill Duff. A professional fighter and former American football player who has started wrestling. A remarkable couple cruises the world to experience firsthand how much martial arts hurts.

Code Navajo

We recently visited the long-awaited film Windtalkers, in Czech translation of the Navajo Code.

Cold peace

In the spring of 2007, Russia resumes strategic flights in the Arctic. Its bombers are also beginning to snoop in the dangerous vicinity of Norway, which is responding to increased military activity.

Dogfights

Dogfights have always attracted attention. Since the First World War, their participants have been considered heroes, stories have been written about nothing, and they have become idols of generations. However, the reality of air combat is much more prosaic. Whatever the motivation of the pilots to fight, there was always a winner on one side and a loser on the other in a crippled or burning plane falling to the ground. This series deals with the struggle from their beginning to the modern age, when the sky is steadily ruled by jet engines.

Don't tell my mother ... 2/5

Drugs, weapons and kidnappings. Colombia is definitely not a safe place that attracts tourists. And that's why she attracted the attention of Diego Buñuel.

Don't tell my mother ... 3/5

Congo. A promised land of suffering. A place plagued by a protracted war. A war in which global economic interests prevail and a fierce struggle for vast mineral wealth.

Don't tell my mother ... 4/5

At the border, they took good care of his personal belongings, then housed him in a well-guarded hotel, and finally provided him with two attentive guides.

Don't tell my mother ... 5/5

Even more than sixty years full of wars and intifads were not enough to make Israel a peaceful place. There is still gunfire, the show is covered with missiles and he is still terrified by suicide bombers.

Escape from North Korea

Attempting to flee the country is one of the most serious crimes in North Korea, as is criticism of the state apparatus and belief in God. Yet thousands of people flee to China every year.

Fighting machines - A-10 Thunderbolt II

His official combat name is Thunderbolt II, but because of what he looks like, everyone calls him Warthog. During his time on various battlefields around the world, he earned another nickname Tank buster - a nutcracker for tanks. It is not an elegant, fast aircraft - it is slow and ugly, but it carries enough ammunition to destroy more than ten tanks.

Fighting machines - B-26 Marauder

He had a varied history. At first he had a very bad reputation,… that he was not safe and that he could not be flown. The initial experience was so bad that he earned the unflattering nickname The Widowmaker - widow maker. After modifications, it became one of the most effective medium bombers. Nevertheless, he never got rid of his unflattering stickers - it was a Martin B-26 Marauder.

Fighting machines - B-52 BUFF

A giant plane has been wading the sky for more than half a century. The type that dropped more conventional bombs than any other bomber in the world… Originally intended to drop nuclear bombs, dnas is the main weapon of guided missiles and ammunition with accurate guidance. which the crews call BUFF (Big Ugly fat Fella).

Fighting machines - Destroyer Fletcher

One category of ships was permanently deployed during the bloody fighting in the Pacific in the most demanding actions. They protected large ships, bombed enemy units, submerged submarines, fought the threat of kamikaze and picked up shot down pilots. They were the target of the fiercest Japanese attacks - and yet they won. They were the eyes and ears of the US Navy. They were destroyers.

Fighting machines - F-15 Eagle

One aircraft has made history in the Air Force with extraordinary performance. It rises to the height of Mount Everest in 60 seconds. It can maneuver any enemy. He holds one incredible record - in thirty years of active service, he has more than 100 shot down enemy aircraft, without a single loss of his own.

Fighting machines - F4U Corsair

The angled wings and long bow formed the unmistakable silhouette of the F4U Corsair, a US Navy fighter. It was one of the fastest propeller fighters. The Corsairs have earned the reputation of a versatile aircraft - a dangerous fighter and a fighter-bomber, at a time when the US Marines were fighting their way through the Pacific. The Japanese called him a whistling death.

Fighting machines - Messerschmitt Me 262

Even before the Second World War, the development of jet engines was started in Britain and Germany, independently of each other. But there is a long way from the engine to the operationally usable aircraft. The race for the first jet fighter began. Who will win?

Fighting machines - P-38 Lightning

He was beautiful, but also dangerous. It was the aircraft on which the largest American aces flew. It gained an excellent reputation as the most universal and efficient aircraft of its time. Lockheed P-38 Lightning.

Fighting machines - UH-60 Black Hawk

October 3, 1993, afternoon. A group of Black Hawk helicopters were transporting a Ranger unit to a busy market in the suburbs of Mogadishu. Their task was to capture two leaders of a clan of self-proclaimed Somali leader Mohamed Aidid. The events of those days became a legend. As well as the performance of the UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter, which was the main protagonist.

Fury - Iron Heart

Ideals are Peaceful, History is Violent! On November 13, 2014, the long-awaited war film Iron Heart comes to theaters. In the article you will find a competition for 5 pairs of tickets for this film!

Heroes of SAS 3/4

Oman is entering a seventh decade of the last century through a coup. The backward country is gaining a pro-Western ruler who is asking the British government for help in fighting the communist insurgents. The elite SAS units are heading for the action again.

Heroes of SAS 4/4

Late summer of 2000. West Africa, Sierra Leone. The UN peacekeeping patrol ends in the hands of the rebels.

Hunt for the Nazis

Simon Wiesenthal and the Klarsfelds. Legends among Nazi hunters. Their experience with the Nazi regime was too strong to forget.

Immortal Beaver

De Havilland Canada DHC-2 Beaver. A legendary Canadian plane with the characteristics of a bulldog, thanks to which people got to previously inaccessible places.

In restricted zone: Air Force One

Boeing VC-25A. Luxuriously modified Jumbo Jet, which is flown by the presidents of the United States. A massive machine with the call sign Air Force One, with which the captain of the aircraft announces that he is currently hosting the most powerful man in the world.

K-19: the unknown story

The K-19 was the first Soviet nuclear-powered submarine armed with ballistic missiles. Almost everyone knows the story of the crash of her nuclear reactor, thanks to a Hollywood film starring Harrison Ford. Virtually no one knows about the tragedy that occurred 11 years later. At the same time, more than three times as many sailors were killed.

Lancaster: Combat deployment

Avro Lancaster. A legendary four-engine bomber that spoke significantly into World War II. From 1942, these machines belonged to the backbone of the British Bomber Command and by the end of the war had made over 150,000 combat sorties.

Liberty Ships 2/2

World War II created several symbols that far exceeded its duration. Undoubtedly, these include the legendary American Freight Ships. They made a significant contribution to the Allied victory and the post-war reconstruction of the world.

Lost evidence: Alemain

World War II has a lot of famous battles that were influenced by wrong decisions. It started, for example, with the bad work of military reporters, a humorous cover-up maneuver of the enemy or a wrongly chosen tactic.

Lost evidence: North Africa

World War II has a lot of famous battles that were influenced by wrong decisions. It started, for example, with the bad work of military reporters, a humorous cover-up maneuver of the enemy or a wrongly chosen tactic.

Lost evidence: The Battle of Britain

World War II has a lot of famous battles that were influenced by wrong decisions. It started, for example, with the bad work of military correspondents or a humorous cover-up maneuver by the enemy.

May 8, 1945

On May 8, 1945, the world celebrated the defeat of Nazi Germany. Thousands of refugees, released prisoners and released prisoners wandered the roads of Europe.

Mega-repairs 02 Aircraft repair

When something is very big and very broken, there is Sean Riley with the TV crew to show you how to fix it. At Charles de Gaulle Airport, the driver of a tractor with a Boeing 767 backed into the exhaust gas reflector. A seemingly small crack in the fuselage cover resulted in a punctured overpressure bulkhead that needed to be replaced. Are you interested in how the three-week repair for EUR 21 million is going? Look.

Mega-repairs 03 Nuclear power plant

When something is very big and very broken, there is Sean Riley with the TV crew to show you how to fix it. This time, the turbine rotor of the Susquehanna nuclear power plant in the state of Pennsylvania served. It is a small repair, weighing 70 tons per rotor - and only the direct costs associated with the repair amount to EUR 3 million. Wondering how to fit a 70-ton monster to your hair exactly? Look.

Mega-repairs 05 High voltage

When something is very big and very broken, there is Sean Riley with the TV crew to show you how to fix it. Electricity can serve, but also kill. 500,000 Volts will spoil you in a fraction of a second. Nevertheless, it is possible to touch wires with such a high voltage by hand. But it must be known. Definitely don't try it at home.

Mega-repairs 07 Highway overpass

When something is very big and very broken, there is Sean Riley with the TV crew to show you how to fix it. Are you tired of endless repairs of road bridges and highway overpasses? You are not alone. Road workers say it can't be fixed faster. Don't trust them! Replacement of the five-lane bridge deck of the motorway overpass in 5 days. Four overpasses per month.

Mega-repairs 08 TV transmitter

When something is very big and very broken, there is Sean Riley with the TV crew to show you how to fix it. This time it is necessary to replace the antenna of the TV transmitter. It is not too heavy alone… without accessories it weighs 3.2 tons. It is only located 600 meters above the ground, on a pole that resembles a built stick. If you do not feel dizzy - watch.

Metro under fire

The terrorist attacks on the London Underground on 7 July 2005 shocked all of Britain. Three underground explosions, accompanied by a fourth explosion on a city bus, killed more than 50 people and injured more than 300.

Occupational killer without claim to question mark

Such is the title of the film ( almost one and a half hours long ) about Karel Vaš, a monster who died a few weeks ago. He lived to the glorious age of 96 years, in stark contrast to the fate of the many whose lives he shortened - in the role of informant, investigator, torturer, prosecutor, judge, de facto executioner, to the last breath of a rock-solid communist fanatic, without a doubt about the correctness of all his doing.

Patriot games

Marines. The elite of the US military. They reverently describe war films about them, and even ordinary Americans cannot afford them.

Phantom of the fleet

Between 1946 and 1958, the United States conducted a series of atomic explosions at the Pacific atolls of Bikini and Eniwetok. As part of one of the largest scientific experiments in the world, they detonated a total of 67 bombs, which sent the entire naval fleet to the bottom.

Project Huemul

The end of World War II is approaching, and Hitler still lacks the key weapon to reverse it. He drove out Einstein, and his engineers simply can't build an atomic bomb.

Sarajevo tunnel

During the war in the Balkans, Bosnia's Bosnia survived a siege of almost four years. All the while, the lives of more than three hundred thousand people depended on one tunnel.

Sniper

One shot, one dead. This is the credo of the sniper, the most accurate shooter on the battlefield. For hours he can watch a wide area and keep away even a numerically stronger opponent.

Special Forces

The beginnings of special units of the French army date back to World War II, when they were formed under the supervision of the British SAS.

Strange weapons

Bombs and bullets have long been one of the most feared weapons. Modern armed forces have adopted far more sophisticated weapon systems that do not primarily have to kill but make movement difficult.

Thanks to Z1 TV

During the last year, you have become accustomed to seeing announcements for Z1 TV documentaries at this place. Unfortunately, with the decision of the investor, this television ended its activities on January 25, 2011 and it unleashed a wave of comments and media responses, which precedes how someone "long ago" knew what was wrong with this television. Let's leave these comments aside, the finances are relentless and the investor's decision is understandable. Nevertheless, I think that the Czech market has lost a very promising project, and if I can speak for myself, thank you especially for the new documents that have not yet been seen on other Czech dubbed television, but also a number of interesting news and analyzes from the world of finance. In conclusion, I would like to thank the entire Z1 TV team, led by Mr. Šámal, the cooperation with them has always been not only fully commercially correct, but especially joyful and relaxed, and I really appreciate that. So I wish a better tomorrow to all employees and I hope that we will have the honor to work together again in the future.

The death row

The sleepy town of Huntsville, Texas. United States Death Zone. Since 1982, the authorities have executed hundreds of people sentenced to death here. Most in the whole country.

The last cruise of Columbus 1/2

When the luxury steamer Columbus left the port of Bremen on June 20, 1939, no one knew that six months later his voyage in the Atlantic would end in a devastating fire.

The secret of the Vilnius ghetto

"I know they'll shoot me tomorrow. I could leave, run, hide, but you won't run away from yourself. May forgive me those I had to sacrifice." The words of Jakob Gens - chief of the Vilnius ghetto. A man who had to send hundreds of compatriots to his immediate death. Men, women, children ... A man who, on the other hand, tried to save hundreds of lives. Was he a savior or a murderer? Lets have a look.

Tiger squadron

The history of the Tiger Squadron begins at the beginning of World War II. At that time, a handful of volunteers from America operated in China under the leadership of Claire Lee Chennault, who managed to cause the Japanese big troubles.

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