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.
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    Thursday, Mar 30 at 9pm TPT 2
  • #105 — Jet Fighter Me262 |
    Friday, Mar 31 at 3am TPT 2
  • #304 — Hitler's Island Megafortress |
    New Tuesday, Apr 11 at 7pm TPT 2
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    New Thursday, Apr 20 at 8pm TPT 2
  • #103 — V2 Rocket
    The first ever long-range rockets were designed and built by the Nazis in a network of top-secret research labs, underground silos and hi-tech launch pads. This is the story of how scientist Werner von Braun heralded the birth of ballistic missiles and laid the technological foundations for the space race.
    New Thursday, Apr 20 at 8pm TPT 2
    New Friday, Apr 21 at 2am 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
  • #304 — Hitler's Island Megafortress
    In June 1940, the Nazis set foot on British soil. The Channel Islands, a British territory since the 11th century is now under German rule. Hitler becomes obsessed with holding onto this small corner of Britain and demands the construct of a network of extraordinary fortifications across the island. In his bid to hold on to the territory, the islands become one of the most heavily fortified pieces of land in the whole of Europe.
    New Tuesday, Apr 11 at 7pm TPT 2
    New Wednesday, Apr 12 at 1am TPT 2
    New Thursday, Apr 27 at 8pm TPT 2
    New Friday, Apr 28 at 2am TPT 2

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