Nazi Megastructures

2017
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Season 3 Episode 6 - Pacific Megaships

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In 1934, the Japanese begin designing the Yamato, the most powerful battleship in history. Japan's determined to retain control in the Pacific so builds a ship 30 per cent larger than anything their enemies have. Constructed in absolute secrecy, the Japanese go to extraordinary lengths to ensure no detail is revealed. As the threat to shipping changes, the Yamato is retrofitted with one hundred anti-aircraft guns as it sets off to battle at Okinawa in what ultimately becomes a suicide mission. ...
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Season 3 Episode 4 - Hitler's Killer Subs

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By Early 1943 Nazi Germany was losing the battle in the Atlantic. Hitler and Kriegsmarine High Command had been developing the world's most advanced submarine: Hitler's sea-daring super weapon. The submarine was capable of fast underwater speeds and phenomenal firepower that will outperform anything that had been seen before.
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Season 3 Episode 3 - The Eagle's Nest

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Once Hitler seizes power in 1933, he transforms his Alpine retreat in the sleepy district of Obersalzberg in Bavaria into a vast mansion called the Berghof. The area becomes a magnet for the most powerful Nazis and Hitler's Berghof a show piece for the Reich.
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Season 3 Episode 2 - Lightning War Machine

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In the first years of WWII, Hitler's Germany crushed its enemies in a series of lightning offensives. Extraordinary ruins scattered across Europe tell the story of a revolution in tactics and weapons which almost gives Hitler the chance to create his Thousand Year Reich.
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Season 3 Episode 1 - Hitler's Island Megafortress

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Nazi Megastructures returns with a third series that uncovers the hidden remains of some of Hitler’s most ambitious projects, telling the stories of the engineers that built them and revealing how these structures changed warfare forever. In June 1940, the Nazis set foot on British soil. The Channel Islands, a British territory since the 11th-century is now under German occupation. Hitler becomes obsessed with keeping control of this small corner of Britain and orders the construction of some o...
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Season 2 Episode 6 - Kamikaze Suicide Bombers

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As American forces close in on Japan in 1944, the Japanese turn to desperate new tactics: killer planes, rocket bombs, and super torpedoes guided not by machines, but by human pilots. Along Japans coast, the experts explore caves, overgrown bunkers, and top-secret bases that hide the secrets to how the shocking Kamikaze suicide bombers were built.
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Season 2 Episode 5 - Hitler's Megaships

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Hitler's Megaships - Germany is on the rise and Hitler has plans for world domination. He sees the battleship as the ultimate status symbol for his new Third Reich, and orders two vessels to be constructed that are bigger, more powerful, and more heavily armoured than anything else at sea. But the British will stop at nothing until Hitlers new mega-weapons are destroyed. (S.2 Ep.5) (From the US) (Documentary Series) PG CC
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Season 2 Episode 4 - Himmler's Ss

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Himmler's SS - As Hitler's power grows within Nazi Germany, so does that of the Schutzstaffel, or SS. The SS has humble beginnings in the 1920s as the Fuhrer's personal body guard, but it also engineers Hitler's vision for a new Germany and a pure Aryan race. By the start of the war it has power with politics, police and security and is responsible for the creation of the concentration camps that will become the sites of the worst atrocities the world has ever seen. Its power, influence and ter...
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Season 2 Episode 3 - The Wolf's Lair

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The Wolf's Lair - As European countries fall like dominoes to the all-conquering German armies, Hitler becomes convinced of his own military genius. He plans to invade Russia and orders the construction of a huge, heavily protected command complex of bunkers and buildings named the Wolfs Lair. But as he isolates himself in his concrete city the war begins to slip from his grasp, and a conspiracy is hatched to make the secret base his tomb. (S.2 Ep.3) (From the US) (Documentary Series) (Class. t...
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Season 2 Episode 2 - Hitler's Siegfried Line

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Hitler's Siegfried Line - More than 390 miles long, Hitler's Siegfried Line was one of the greatest fortifications in the history of warfare. The campaign to breach it took more than six months and cost the American forces 140,000 casualties. This is the story of the men who built it and gave their lives fighting to defend, and destroy it. (S.2 Ep.2) (From the US) (Documentary Series) (Class. tba) CC
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