Nazi Mega Weapons

Ep. 3 | Eagle's Nest

This is the story of Hitler’s mountain power house – home to a Nazi elite, it became a labyrinth of underground tunnels, bunkers and secret escape routes, crowned by the awe inspiring Eagle’s Nest.

Air Date 1/10/17

In the quest for world domination, the Nazis built some of the biggest and deadliest pieces of military hardware and malevolent technology in history. With brilliant, dark minds and a legion of captive labor at their disposal, the Nazis believed the path to ultimate victory was to out-build and out-engineer their enemies. To them, bigger definitely meant better, and better meant more lethal. As Hitler's grip on Europe tightened, he ordered men like Wernher von Braun, Ferdinand Porsche and Alfried Krupp to build increasingly outlandish machines and structures to realize his master plan. This is World War II told from a new perspective. This series uncovers the engineering secrets of three iconic mega structures, tells the stories of the evil geniuses that designed them and reveals how these structures sparked a technological revolution that changed warfare forever.
Upcoming Air Dates
  • #102 — U-Boat Base |
    Thursday, Mar 23 at 9pm TPT 2
  • #102 — U-Boat Base |
    Friday, Mar 24 at 3am TPT 2
  • #105 — Jet Fighter Me262 |
    Thursday, Mar 30 at 9pm TPT 2
  • #105 — Jet Fighter Me262 |
    Friday, Mar 31 at 3am TPT 2
  • #102 — U-Boat Base
    To create a haven in port for their lethal U-boat submarines, the Nazis built massive, impenetrable concrete submarine pens. Structures too immense to be hidden, they were constructed to withstand direct hits from even the biggest Allied bombs. Such was their size and strength that these pens survive today, a testament to their engineering.
    Thursday, Mar 23 at 9pm TPT 2
    Friday, Mar 24 at 3am TPT 2
  • #105 — Jet Fighter Me262
    Explore the most technologically advanced plane of World War II, the Messerschmitt Me262, a fighter jet that inspired a revolution in aerial warfare. Learn the remarkable story of an awe-inspiring aircraft, the subterranean bat-cave where it was built and the battle for air supremacy that decided the fate of the war.
    Thursday, Mar 30 at 9pm TPT 2
    Friday, Mar 31 at 3am TPT 2
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