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This series unveils the engineering secrets of various iconic megastructures that went on to spark a technological revolution, ultimately changing warfare forever. The Nazis built some of the biggest and deadliest pieces of military hardware in history. Adolf Hitler hired men like Wernher von Braun, Ferdinand Porsche and Alfred Krupp to build huge terror machines, high-tech superguns and weapons of mass destruction.

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An examination of Adolf Hitler's invasion of Russia, an attack for which he assembled the biggest invasion force in military history; on the shores of Sevastopol, the Germans meet their match.
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The Nazi occupation and fortification of Norway.
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The railways serve as the lifeblood of the Nazi empire and a crucial factor in facilitating the Final Solution.
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Some of the biggest and deadliest weapons built by the Nazis changed the face of modern warfare.
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A closer look at the secret preparation and torpedo technology that was behind Japan's devastating surprise attack on Pearl Harbor in 1941.
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Japanese soldiers construct an island-wide structure on Peleliu in 1944, creating a killing zone that results in the deaths of thousands.
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Hitler makes a final attempt to win the war with a surprise winter attack, and the resulting war crimes against American forces.
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As a deadly battle threatens to bring the United State's B-29 bomber in reach of Japan, the Japanese bank on a mighty weapon of their own to bring them victory.
aired 214 days ago
The Nazis use propaganda to motivate ordinary citizens to fight.
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Japan and the U.S. vie for control of Guadalcanal in the Pacific; whoever controls Guadalcanal will potentially win World War II.
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Japanese force Allied POWS and Asian laborers to lay 258 miles of track to build the Burma Railway in support of their armed forces during the Burma Campaign.
aired 263 days ago
The Nazi war machine reaches the English Channel in May 1940; Hitler plans to destroy Britain's air power and land troops in southern England.
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Following a humiliating defeat at Stalingrad, Adolf Hitler demands a switch to Total War before launching arguably the biggest tank battle in history.
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The Luftwaffe, a revolutionary German air force, serves to annihilate the enemy from the skies.
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A look at the engineering secrets of various iconic megastructures that went on to spark a technological revolution, ultimately changing warfare forever.
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A look at how Hitler's vast network of railways became the lifeblood of the Nazi empire, spreading Hitler's ambition and control across Europe and beyond.
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The story of the Nazis' fighting retreat from the Baltic to the heart of Berlin.

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