Tony Robinson: WWII By Drone

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Season 1

Season 1, Episode 6 - Nazi War Machine

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Using cutting edge drone technology, experts revisit some of the key sites across the former Third Reich to understand how the Nazi war machine operated. The indoctrination system that led hundreds of thousands to accept and comply to the horror of Nazi ideology seems inexplicable. Whether it was the grand architecture of ...

Season 1, Episode 5 - Battle For The Skies

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For the first time, the theatre of war takes place mainly in the air. Control of the skies means control of the conflict and so the race to outsmart the enemy begins. From the invention of radar to Hitler’s 'Wonder Weapons', all means are good to bring down the enemy.

Season 1, Episode 4 - D-Day

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Using drone mounted radar, archaeologists uncover a Second World War German trench system that reveals a daring commando raid to secure the D-Day beaches of Normandy. While out at sea, underwater drone operators explore the sunken remains of a tank that shows just how dangerous the allied preparations for the invasion real...

Season 1, Episode 3 - The Siege Of Malta

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From the intricate underground tunnel network built by the Maltese people to shelter from the intense bombing to the incredible story of the vessel that saved the island from starvation, the fate of Malta hung by a thread during the war. Using aerial and underwater drones, experts explore the defences of Malta to understan...

Season 1, Episode 2 - The Fight For Italy

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From July 1943, to May 1945, the Allies launched a series of beach landings and land battles from Sicily and southern Italy up the Italian mainland towards Nazi Germany. By creating a 3D model of the area, geologists explore the landscape to understand the key sites of the long and bloody Italian campaign, including the ab...

Season 1, Episode 1 - Battle Of The Bulge

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Using the latest drone radar technology, conflict archaeologists set out to uncover the hidden remains of The Battle of the Bulge, one of World War II's deadliest battles. Nearly 20,000 US soldiers were killed in the battle, including many often-forgotten African American front-line troops. By retracing the journey of the ...