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New facts about the 9/11 attacks and more on DStv this week.

From incredible new details of 9/11 to rainforests around the world, there’s so much to discover with DStv’s wide range of doccies. 

Remembering 9/11 this September

Many of us remember exactly where we were on 11 September 2001.  The terrorist attack on the United States undoubtedly shook the world, impacting societies and industries globally.

This month, The History Channel (DStv 186) has compiled some incredible documentaries that shed light on what happened on that fateful day 19 years ago. Set your reminders to watch them throughout September.

9/11: Inside Air Force One

Start your week with a documentary that shares the reality of being on Air Force One after the planes crashed into the Twin Towers. Featuring incredible interviews with President George W. Bush, Vice-President Dick Cheney and other key players, this is a unique vantage point that has been rarely shared.

Sunday 13 September on History (DStv 186) at 20:15

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9/11: The Pentagon

As the world watched the Twin Towers burn, American Airlines Flight 77 was on its way to Washington D.C. with another mission of terror. Combining new information, interviews and dramatic visualisations, get ready to learn more about how the crash into the Pentagon was meant to be even deadlier.

Sunday 20 September on History (DStv 186) at 20:15

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9/11: The Final Minutes of Flight 93

The only plane to not reach its intended target, United 93 hijackers did not expect passengers to make the ultimate sacrifice. Piecing together final voicemails left to loved ones, secret service documents and air traffic control transmissions, this documentary reveals the story of heroism in unlikely places.

Sunday 20 September on History (DStv 186) at 21:15

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Undiscovered worlds await

Greatest Treasures of the Ancient World S1

If you enjoyed watching Professor Bettany Hughes’ passionate investigation in The Nile: Egypt’s Great River series, then you are in for a real treat. Join her as she travels across Egypt and counts down her top 10 treasures of one of the world’s greatest civilisations. Her amazing storytelling and enthusiasm will turn anyone into an aspiring Egyptologist.

Friday 11 September on National Geographic (DStv 181) at 20:00

Animal Instincts: Rainforest Home

Continuing with the same awesome style of last week’s Lions – Power of the Pride, make sure to hit record so you can watch this special again. Travelling across the world, you’ll be introduced to the richest habitats on earth. The dramatic footage teeming with plants and animals found within this dense, diverse space will leave you in awe.

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Hidden Spain

As a crossroad between the Mediterranean and the Atlantic, Spain is a popular tourist destination. But with diverse landscapes and ancient cultures, there’s a lot more to discover beyond the usual resorts. From majestic mountains and forests to quaint farming communities and dramatic wildlife, experience Spain like never before – all from the comfort of your couch.

Wednesday 16 September on Curiosity Channel (DStv 185) at 21:00

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Still a Mystery S5

There are many closed cases that still leave questions unanswered. This series returns for another fantastic season to re-examines cases that may have a verdict but not a resolution. This chilling mid-week drama sees investigators share their experience of working on these mysterious and tragic events – and will leave you sleepless.

Wednesday 16 September on Investigation Discovery (DStv 171) at 21:00

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