Nazi Megastructures: Season 2
In their quest for world domination, the Nazis built some of the biggest pieces of military hardware and malevolent technology in history, and created one of the most brutal paramilitary organisations the world has ever known. Over six unforgettable episodes, we examine the impact and uncover the hidden remains of Hitlers most ambitious megastructures hi-tech megaships, secret headquarters and weapons of mass destruction and we watch the unfolding horror of the SS and of Japans kamikaze suicide pilots. Witness the stories of the men and machines that changed warfare forever in the Nazi quest to conquer the world.
Part 1: V1: Hitler’s Vengeance Missile
In retaliation for Allied bombing raids, Hitler ordered the development of the V1. The first cruise missile, it changed the face of war forever.
Part 2: Hitler’s Siegfried Line
The campaign to breach Hitler’s 400 mile-long Siegfried Line took more than six months and cost the American forces 140,000 casualties.
Part 3: The Wolf’s Lair
A secret headquarters of concrete and steel is the heart of Hitlers plans for domination and the key to a Nazi conspiracy – the Wolfs Lair.
Part 4: Himmler’s SS
In a quest for world domination, the Nazis built some of the biggest, deadliest pieces of military hardware and malevolent technology in history.
Part 5: Hitler’s Megaships
The Bismarck and Tirpitz were battleships of record breaking proportions, ultimate status symbols of the Third Reich and hunted by the Allies.
Part 6: Kamikaze Suicide Bombers
As America closes in on Japan in 1944, the Japanese turn to desperate new tactics: killer planes and super torpedoes guided by human pilots.