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 Siegfried Line "

Wednesday, April 22 at 10pm on WGBH 2

Five times the length of Hadrian’s Wall, Hitler’s Siegfried Line was one of the greatest fortifications in the history of warfare. The campaign to breach it took six months and cost the American forces close to 140,000 casualties. This is the story of the men who built it and those who gave their lives fighting to defend and destroy it.

The Siegfried Line

The Siegfried Line

Nazi Mega Weapons

The Siegfried Line, a Nazi fortification system.

60 min.

Kamikaze

Kamikaze

Nazi Mega Weapons

Learn how kamikaze weapons were built and launched.

Hitler's Megaships

Hitler's Megaships

Nazi Mega Weapons

Nazi Germany's two Bismarck-class battleships.

60 min.

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.

Schedule

Wednesday
4/22/15 10:00 PM
WGBH 2
Thursday
4/23/15 3:00 AM
WGBX 44
Thursday
4/23/15 10:00 PM
WGBX 44
Friday
4/24/15 3:00 AM
WGBH 2
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