Buried Secrets of WWII: Series 1
Remote sensing techniques tell the stories of WWII battles and campaigns, the details of which have been lost in the fog of war, misinterpreted or overtaken by the landscape.
Part 1: Pearl Harbor
The Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor changed the world. Now new technology is revealing hidden traces of that attack, on the land and underwater.
Part 2: Hitler’s Killer Rocket
In 1944, the Nazis launched the world’s most advanced weapon. Pete Kelsey and Marty Morgan uncover the awful truth behind Hitler’s Vengeance rockets.
Part 3: America’s Bloodiest Battle
The team investigates the Hurtgen Forest in Germany to uncover the hidden traces of the longest and bloodiest single battle in US army history.
Part 4: Island under Siege
In 1940, the Axis besieged the Mediterranean island of Malta. Pete Kelsey and Marty Morgan uncover how the most bombed place on Earth fought back.
Part 5: The Battle that Won the Pacific War
Between the volcanoes, jungles and swamps of Papua New Guinea, the team hunts for clues as to how Allied troops dismantled the Japanese war machine.
Part 6: Bloody Road to Rome
The Allied advance to Rome ground to a halt in Italy’s mountainous heartland. Pete and Marty investigate why this route cost so much human life.