The Best Netflix History Documentaries Streaming Now

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War Documentaries

Medal of Honor

Sir! No Sir!

Age of Tanks

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Five Came Back

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Greatest Events of WWII In Color

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Hitler's Circle of Evil

Holocaust Documentaries

Final Account

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Misha and the Wolves

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Steal a Pencil for Me

Anne Frank Parallel Stories

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Einsatzgruppen

The Devil Next Door

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American History Documentaries

Turning Point: 9/11 and the War on Terror

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Out of Many, One

I Am Not Your Negro

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The Sons of Sam

Challenger: The Final Flight

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European History Documentaries

Vendetta: Truth, Lies and The Mafia

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The Royal House of Windsor

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The Russian Revolution

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Secrets of Great British Castles

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Rise of Empires: Ottoman

South American History Documentaries

Magical Andes

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Patria

Nisman

Biographical Documentaries

Bob Ross: Happy Accidents, Betrayal, and Greed

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Audrey

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JFK: The Making of a President

Who Killed Malcolm X?

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Jackie: A Tale of Two Sisters

The Death and Life of Marsha P. Johnson

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Bobby Kennedy for President

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Conspiracy Documentaries

Conspiracies

Social & Cultural Documentaries

We Steal Secrets: The Story of WikiLeaks

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The Movies That Made Us

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Pray Away

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This is Pop

High on the Hog

This is a Robbery: The World’s Biggest Art Heist

Studio 54

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Myths & Monsters

The History of Swear Words

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Good Hair

They’ve Gotta Have Us

Science Documentaries

Secrets of the Saqqara Tomb

Black Holes: The Edge of All We Know

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Coded Bias

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Life in Color with David Attenborough

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Coronavirus, Explained

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