Nazi Megastructures

July 2019

Series 4 Episode 4 Hitler's Italian Fortress

4.0 2 x
Nazi fortifications in Italy - used to slow the Allied advance and transform the landscape into a death trap - included concealed bunkers, lethal gun placements and an impregnable monastery

Series 4 Episode 3 Hitler's Luftwaffe

4.0 0 x
Created and developed in secret and fast-tracked by Hitler, Germany's Luftwaffe pushed innovation and technology to new heights and became the most effective combat air force of the Second World War
June 2019

Series 4 Episode 2 Hitler's Railways of Death

Expired 4.0 7 x
How Nazi Germany's railway system helped facilitate history's worst atrocity. It was used to transport people to their deaths as six million Jews were murdered by a regime that was evil to its core.

Series 4 Episode 1 Hitler's War Trains

Expired 3.0 4 x
Hitler's railways were the lifeblood of the Nazi empire. The Nazi elite ran WWII from a fleet of personal trains and the power of steel and steam drove the German war machine with ruthless efficiency.
May 2018
43:54

Hitler's Siegfried Line

Expired 3.0 8 x
How the campaign to breach Hitler's 400-mile-long Siegfried Line, one of the most formidable fortifications in the history of warfare, took over six months and cost American forces heavy casualties
48:00

Super Tanks

Expired 3.0 9 x
Following the story of the Nazi engineers who were tasked with fulfilling Hitler's megalomaniac demand for the construction of a land battleship or super tank weighing 1000 tonnes
48:00

V2 Rocket Bases

Expired 4.0 4 x
Exploring how the work of Nazi scientist Wernher von Braun heralded the birth of ballistic missiles and how the V2 rocket programme laid the technological foundations for the space race
47:44

U-Boat Base

Expired 3.0 4 x
Discover how the Nazis built massive, impenetrable submarine pens that still survive to this day in order to create a safe haven in port for their lethal U-boats
April 2017
47:59

The Atlantic Wall

Expired 3.0 18 x
A look at the story behind The Atlantic Wall, the defensive structure stretching thousands of kilometres that the Third Reich built to protect themselves from the Allies
March 2017

Series 3 Episode 6 Pacific Megaships

Expired 3.0 29 x
How Japanese battleship the Yamato was designed in absolute secrecy to be the most powerful floating fortress in history and outgun all Allied shipping during the Second World War
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