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Welcome to the Unsolved History guide at TV Tome. Unsolved History is history the way it was! Through detailed examination of archaeological and forensic evidence, existing photographs, artifact examination, and carefully selected interviews from eyewitnesses and experts - events are reconstructed and historical questions are finally answered. Unsolved History, where forensic science puts history to the test.


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S01E01 Gettysburg: Pickett's Charge 09/10/2002 The two sides, Union and Confederacy, perceive the turning point in the Civil War very differently.
S01E02 The Death of the U.S.S. Maine 00/00/0000
S01E03 Inside Hitler's Bunker 00/00/0000 Using the original plans and the latest in virtual mapping technology, the bunker complex where Adolf Hitler lived and died is reconstructed.
S01E04 Forensics in the White House 00/00/0000 A team of Secret Service officers, historians and forensic scientists unravel the mysteries behind some of the most high-profile deaths and assassination attempts in the White House. The 1881 shooting of James Garfield prompted Alexander Graham Bell to invent a metal detector in order to locate the assassin's bullet and try to save his life. Zachary Taylor's body was exhumed to determine if he had been poisoned instead of dying from gastroenteritis. An assassination attempt on Franklin D. Roosevelt helped shape the function of today's Secret Service. And a plot to crash a passenger jet into the White House in order to assassinate Richard Nixon was foiled.
S01E05 Custer's Last Stand 00/00/0000
S01E06 The Alamo 00/00/0000
S01E07 The Iceman Mystery 00/00/0000 Scientists study the world's oldest mummy, a 5,300-year-old prehistoric man called ""Otzi"", discovered in the Alps in September 1991. The discovery of an arrowhead lodged in the mummy's back suggests that the Iceman may have been murdered. Forensic techniques are used to examine the various theories surrounding how and why the mummy died.
S01E08 Pearl Harbor: Death of the Arizona 00/00/0000 The destruction of the U.S.S. Arizona by the Japanese on December 7, 1941 was the defining moment for America's entry into World War II. Rarely-seen footage shows the entire sequence of events, and a National Park Service dive team explores the wreck.
S01E09 The Death of the Red Baron 18/12/2002 During World War One, on April 21, 1918, Germany's greatest fighter pilot - perhaps the best in the world - died as a result of one enemy bullet crashing through his torso while flying his legendary red Fokker Dr.I (Dreidecker) triplane, having just been in pursuit of an enemy plane. More than eight decades later the controversy over who fired the fatal shot still exists. This documentary carefully examines the stories of the four most likely to have downed Manfred von Richthofen. Scientific examination of the evidence reveals that, while most accounts credit Canadian pilot A. Roy Brown for the "kill", that is likely not the case. If not, then who is the hero?
S01E10 Shoot-Out at the O.K. Corral 00/00/0000
S01E11 The Boston Massacre 00/00/0000 On March 5, 1770, 5 people were killed by British soldiers in Boston. The most common theory is that the soldiers immediately used their muskets against the crowd. However, some experts think that there were other reasons behind this. What really happened? Did the soldiers just kill innocents or was the crowd actually putting in risk the soldiers' life?
S01E12 JFK: Death in Dealey Plaza 00/00/0000
S01E13 The Roman Colosseum 00/00/0000 The Roman Colosseum, completed in 80 A.D., was a showcase of gladiatorial contests, wild beast hunts, public executions and variety shows. The Colosseum is brought to life with a virtual reality simulation, based on a detailed study of the archaeological evidence. The rules of the gladiatorial games are examined and modern-day gladiators recreate the legendary battles. Scientists try to determine the truth behind the legend of the Naumachia, a mock naval battle which involved the flooding of the entire arena.
S01E14 Wilhelm Gustloff: World's Deadliest Sea Disaster 00/00/0000
S01E15 Who Killed Julius Caesar? 00/00/0000 Italian forensic investigator Luciano Garofano and Harvard criminologist Harold Bursztajn examine the death of Julius Caesar and theorize that his assassination may have been contrived by Caesar himself in order to hide a debilitating illness. Ancient documents and ruins are examined with 21st-century forensics, and Caesar's strange behavior, such as the dismissal of his bodyguard prior to the assassination, gives insight into the state of his mind.
S01E16 The Assassination of King Tut 00/00/0000
S01E17 Escapes from Alcatraz 00/00/0000
S01E18 JFK: Altered Statesman 00/00/0000 In the last ten years of his life, John F. Kennedy suffered from Addison's disease, a disorder in which the adrenal glands fail to produce the hormone cortisol, which helps the body respond to stress. While JFK denied allegations that he had the disease, one of its side effects was to give him a bronzed glow, which may have helped him look healthy in TV debates against Richard Nixon. JFK was taking the drug cortisone to treat the disease; the possibility is examined that he may have been overdosing on this drug, causing increased anxiety, panic attacks, insomnia and an increased sex drive. JFK also suffered from chronic back pain for which he took painkillers. ""Dr. Feelgood"" Max Jacobsen supplied JFK with amphetamines, but claimed they were vitamins, hormones and enzymes. Drug addiction may have played a role in the Cuban missile crisis, JFK's rumored infidelity, and even his own assassination.
S01E19 Death of Princess Diana 00/00/0000 On August 31, 1997, the world learned of the tragic death of Princess Diana. Her car hit a concrete pillar at high speed in the Pont De L'Alma tunnel in Paris. The driver, Henri Paul, had consumed alcohol, but what other factors lead to the accident?
S01E20 San Francisco Earthquake of 1906 00/00/0000
S02E01 Death of Marilyn Monroe 00/00/0000 In 1962, Marilyn Monroe was found dead in her California home. While the coroner ruled her death a probable suicide, there was minimal investigation and rumors of conspiracy and cover-up persist to this day. Find out how Marilyn Monroe really died.
S02E02 Roswell: Flying Saucers Over America 15/10/2003 UFO investigators attempt to determine what was reportedly found in the desert near Roswell, N.M., in 1947.
S02E03 Salem Witch Trials 00/00/0000 The Salem Witch trials of 1692 were one of the darkest periods in early American history. Over 100 people were imprisoned and 37 were killed because of their purported involvement with witchcraft. Find out what caused the hysteria.
S02E04 JFK: The Conspiracy Myths 00/00/0000 After 40 years, the assassination of President Kennedy remains unsolved. Government investigations have provided the American public with few answers. Dramatic demonstrations of the events in Dealey Plaza shed new light on the web of conspiracy theories.
S02E05 The Saint Valentine's Day Massacre 00/00/0000 On February 14, 1929, four men armed with submachine guns cut down seven mobsters in Chicago. Ironically, this famous mob event spawned the Chicago crime lab, introducing ballistics, polygraph, chemical analysis and forensic pathology to police work.
S02E06 Aztec Temple of Blood 00/00/0000 An Aztec sacrifice of 20,000 people over a period of four days in 1411 is examined. The sacrifice consisted of a sacrificial priest cutting the person's skin beneath the rib cage, reaching up and cutting the arteries and veins attached to their heart and pulling it out. Then the body was pushed down the stairs of the altar. After an examination, it is proven that this many people could be sacrificed in such a small amount of time.
S02E07 Myths of Pearl Harbor 00/00/0000
S02E08 The Plots to Kill Lincoln 00/00/0000 Before he was assassinated by John Wilkes Booth, President Lincoln was the target of at least five other assassination conspiracies. Using forensic analysis and reenactments, each of these forgotten plots are examined.
S02E09 Nostradamus 00/00/0000 Experts use forensic techniques to translate and verify what Nostradamus ""really"" predicted. Fact is separated from fiction as it relates to the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001.
S02E10 The Great Chicago Fire 00/00/0000
S02E11 Jack the Ripper 00/00/0000
S02E12 Killing Hitler 00/00/0000 On July 20, 1944, members of Hitler's General Staff detonated a bomb designed to kill their leader and his henchman. The bombing was to lead to the overthrow of Nazi Germany and an early end to the war. Find out why this famous coup failed.
S02E13 Robert F. Kennedy Assassination 00/00/0000 In 1968 as Senator Robert F. Kennedy left a political rally in a Los Angeles hotel, shots rang out leaving him mortally wounded. Who really fired the fatal shot that killed Senator Kennedy? Was it a lone gunman, a young Palestinian, named Sirhan Sirhan?
S02E14 Hunting Nazis 00/00/0000 After World War II almost 30,000 war criminals escaped from Europe. Was Dr. Mengele part of a Fourth Reich dedicated to evil plots to restore Nazi power? The truth is that Mengele, like many ex-Nazis, led a pathetic hunted animal existence after the war.
S02E15 The Trojan Horse 00/00/0000 An ancient story tells us that a mighty Greek armada of a thousand ships sailed across the Mediterranean Sea to wage war on Troy. Bent on vengeance for the abduction of the beautiful Helen by the Trojan prince Paris, the Greeks lay siege to the great city.
S02E16 Suicide Bombers 00/00/0000
S02E19 History Of The Ninja 00/00/0000
S02E20 In Search of D.B. Cooper 07/08/2004 Forensic techniques are used to examine the disappearance of D.B. Cooper, who parachuted from an airplane in 1971 with a stolen $200,000.
S02E21 Butch and Sundance 15/08/2004 The rumored survival of Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid from their famous 1908 shootout in Bolivia is investigated.
S02E22 The Bermuda Triangle 16/09/2004 The mysterious disappearances of boats and planes in the Bermuda Triangle are investigated.
S02E23 The Bermuda Triangle 00/00/0000 The mysterious disappearances of boats and planes in the Bermuda Triangle are investigated.
S03E01 American P.I.: The Case of O.J. Simpson 00/00/0000
S03E02 JFK: Beyond the Magic Bullet 00/00/0000
S03E03 American P.I.: The Son of Sam Case 00/00/0000
S03E04 The Hope Diamond 00/00/0000
S03E05 Area 51 00/00/0000 The Area 51 is a famous place of the USA due to the popular myths that say that there are hidden aliens in that place. However, is that true? Is there anything hidden in this place or they are just popular tales?
S03E06 Unstoppable Wave 00/00/0000
S03E07 Korean Airline Disaster 00/00/0000
S03E08 JFK: Inside the Target Car 00/00/0000
S03E09 JFK: The Ruby Connection 00/00/0000
S03E10 The Donner Party 00/00/0000
S00E01 Korean Airline Disaster 00/00/0000
S00E02 The Mystery of The Black Death 00/00/0000