Secrets of the Dead

Uncover the untold stories and secrets of iconic historical moments to rewrite history.


  • Magellan’s Crossing

    Ferdinand Magellan’s expedition resulted in the first circumnavigation of the globe.
  • Gangster's Gold

    Join treasure hunters searching for the lost treasure of gangster Dutch Schultz.
  • Abandoning the Titanic

    Learn about the captain of a “mystery ship” who turned away from the "unsinkable" Titanic.
  • Viking Warrior Queen

    Join archaeologists examining the history-changing DNA of a female Viking warrior.
  • Building Notre Dame

    Follow an in-depth investigation into the centuries-long construction of Notre Dame.
  • Bombing Auschwitz

    Would an Allied attack on Auschwitz have stopped future atrocities?
  • Galileo's Moon

    Join experts as they examine an alleged proof copy of Galileo’s “Sidereus Nuncius.”
  • World War Speed

    Follow historian James Holland as he unearths the truth about amphetamine use in World War


About Secrets of the Dead

Secrets of the Dead is part detective story, part true-life drama that unearths evidence from around the world, challenging prevailing ideas and throwing fresh light on unexplained events.