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On King Island, he examines the worst maritime disaster in the history of Australia before swinging back onto the mainland for a round of golf on a legendary links course. Where is the most beautiful coastal golf course you've played at?

New episode of Coast Australia Season 3, tomorrow at 7:30pm AEDT, on HISTORY (AU, NZ). #coastaustralia
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Some of America's most defining moments have been forged on the battlefield. To tell this incredible tale, we are immersed inside six of the most significant battles Bull Run; Antietam; Chancellorsville; Gettysburg; Battle of Atlanta; and Petersburg.

Blood and Fury: America’s Civil War premieres Wednesday at 7:30pm AEDT on HISTORY.
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One of the central figures of the devastating American Civil War was Robert E. Lee, a native of Virginia, who began the War as General of the Confederate Army of North Virginia and ended it as General in Chief of the entire Confederate Army.

Blood and Fury: America’s Civil War premieres Wednesday at 7:30pm AEDT on HISTORY.

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yesterday at 01:00. Facebook
Rome rules the Mediterranean with an iron fist and embarks on a strategy of domination through expansion, conquering and enslaving barbarians from every new territory it claims. But the larger it grows, the more enemies it brings within its borders — a vast, dormant barbarian army, waiting for its leader to rise.

Barbarians Rising screens tonight at 8:30pm AEDT on HISTORY.

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02/17/2017 at 05:30. Facebook
Neil collects some of the cleanest air in the world in the name of science.

New episode of Coast Australia Season 3, Monday at 7:30pm AEDT, on HISTORY. #coastaustralia
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02/16/2017 at 23:00. Facebook
Do you remember your first interaction with a computer?
They were once 2­-ton machines that sat in research labs and university tech centers, inaccessible to the public. But not for long. In the 1980s, the race was on to see who could bring the world's personal computer to the masses. Genius looks at the fierce battle between Steve Jobs and Bill Gates and how it changed our lives...
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02/16/2017 at 08:30. Facebook
Neil and the team examine creativity and the art of reinvention along Tasmania’s northern coast and offshore islands.

New episode of Coast Australia Season 3, Monday at 7:30pm AEDT, on HISTORY. #coastaustralia
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02/16/2017 at 05:55. Facebook
The endless quest to conclusively connect man with the ape seemed to have come to an end in the year 1912 with the discovery of a skull and jawbone in a quarry near the small village of Piltdown in Sussex. The scientific and academic world went into a frenzy.

It was not until 1953 that they were proved to a cleverly aged human skull, the jawbone of orang-utan and the teeth of a chimpanzee....
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02/16/2017 at 00:49. Facebook
#ThisDayInHistory in 1923, Howard Carter and his team opened the doorway and entered the room that had been sealed for more than 3000 years – the fabulous tomb of Tutankhamun, Pharaoh of Egypt around 1330 BC.

The tomb was a veritable treasure trove that had remained largely intact down the centuries. The 5398 individual items within included a solid gold death mask, jewellery, wooden thrones,...
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02/15/2017 at 07:08. Facebook
New episode of Genius tonight at 8:30pm AEDT on HISTORY.
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02/15/2017 at 05:17. Facebook
This landmark docudrama series chronicles the definitive story of one of the most extraordinary and bloodiest chapters in American history.

Blood and Fury: America’s Civil War premieres next Wednesday at 7:30pm AEDT on HISTORY.
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02/14/2017 at 06:20. Facebook
The stories of how people lived in Pompeii are underpinned by archaeological research and access to the very latest 3D terrain mapping of the ancient city. Even down to the ingredients used for makeup on somebody of aspiring status.

The women of Pompeii wore the traditional stola, or plaited dress, with the wealthier also using extensive makeup and elaborate hairstyles. Colourful jewellery...
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02/13/2017 at 23:48. Facebook
#ThisDayInHistory in 1477, the world’s first known valentine was sent in Norfolk, England. It was addressed, “To my right welbelovyd Voluntyne.”

The valentine was written in Norfolk, England, from Margery Brews to her fiance, John Paston. In the message, Brews tells Paston she asked her mother to pressure her father to increase her dowry, and said that if he still loves her, Paston should...
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02/13/2017 at 02:00. Facebook
Explore the industry, ingenuity and beauty of the coastline south of Sydney to the Shoalhaven on the new episode of Coast Australia Season 3, tonight at 7:30pm AEDT, on HISTORY. #coastaustralia
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02/12/2017 at 23:48. Facebook
Valentine’s Day is celebrated as a day of love around the world on the 14 February each year, but contrary to popular opinion is not a modern event.

In fact it has roots in ancient Rome and is believed to have originated from Papal recognition of Christian martyrs nearly 2000 years ago. In those days it was known at St. Valentines Day.

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02/12/2017 at 05:00. Facebook
Buerk takes viewers through 24 hours in the city of Pompeii – from the commute to work in the morning, to brutal sports at noon and a plenitude of vices by night.

Raising Pompeii premieres Tuesday at 7:30pm AEDT on HISTORY.
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02/11/2017. Facebook
To commemorate the 50th Anniversary of the death of J. Robert Oppenheimer – we will be screening the Genius episode featuring Oppenheimer v. Heisenberg.

As millions fight and die on the battlefield during World War II, another war is being fought in the laboratory. The U.S. military selects J. Robert Oppenheimer to develop the world’s first nuclear bomb, but Oppenheimer is in a race against...
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02/11/2017. Facebook
The Carthaginian military commander Hannibal Barca (247 – 181 BC) is recognised as one of the great military leaders of history.

His campaign in leading Carthage against Rome during the period 218 to 204 BC consisted of a series of brilliantly led operations that brought him and his army to the gates of Rome.

Barbarians Rising, tonight at 8:30pm AEDT, on HISTORY.

A Brilliant Commander – Hannibal Barca of Carthage ⋆ History Channel

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02/11/2017. Facebook
Sex was woven into the very fabric of the city of Pompeii. Find out what the phallus really symbolized for the Romans.

Raising Pompeii premieres Tuesday at 7:30pm AEDT on HISTORY.
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02/10/2017. Facebook
The celebration of Valentine’s Day on February 14 is not a modern phenomenon, but is instead a celebration that has roots in ancient Rome.

The day only came to be associated with romance much later on in medieval England through the efforts of the great poet Geoffrey Chaucer.

Three part series, Treasures of Ancient Rome, starts today at 5:30pm AEDT on HISTORY.

A History of Romance ⋆ History Channel

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