Nazi Mega Weapons

In a quest for world domination, the Nazis built some of the biggest and deadliest pieces of military hardware and malevolent technology in history. Now in its second season, this series recounts World War II from a unique new perspective, uncovering the engineering secrets of iconic megastructures, telling the stories of the engineers who designed them and revealing how these structures sparked a technological revolution that changed warfare forever.

Nazi Mega Weapons: "The SS"

As Hitler’s power grows within Nazi Germany, so does that of the SS. From its humble beginnings as Hitler’s personal body guard, the SS, under the leadership of Heinrich Himmler, becomes a terrifying cult that engineers Hitler’s vision for a new Germany. By the start of the war, the SS holds sway in politics, police and security and is responsible for the creation of the concentration camps. Its power, influence and terror spread with the creation of a military wing: the Waffen SS. By the end of the war, the SS has grown into a machine that controls every aspect of the Third Reich and brutally disposes of any opposition to Hitler.

The SS

The SS

Nazi Mega Weapons

Learn how Hitler’s body guard grows into a machine that controls of every aspect of the Third Reich.

60 min.

The Wolf's Lair

The Wolf's Lair

Nazi Mega Weapons

Hitler's command center on the Eastern Front.

60 min.

V1: Hitler's Vengeance Missile

V1: Hitler's Vengeance Missile

Nazi Mega Weapons

Investigate the development of a Nazi terror machine: the world’s first cruise missile.

60 min.

U-Boat Base

U-Boat Base

Nazi Mega Weapons

Nazi concrete submarine pens built to protect U-boats.

60 min.

Jet Fighter Me 262

Jet Fighter Me 262

Nazi Mega Weapons

Explore the most technologically advanced plane of WWII, the Messerschmitt Me262 fighter jet.

60 min.

Super Tanks

Super Tanks

Nazi Mega Weapons

Recalling German tanks of World War II.

60 min.

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