Nazi Megastructures

2018
43:54

Hitler's Siegfried Line

Expired 3.0 1 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
Episodes 2017
48:00

Super Tanks

Expired 3.0 8 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 3.0 1 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
47:59

The Atlantic Wall

Expired 3.0 14 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

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

Series 3 Episode 5 Japanese Superfortress

Expired 3.0 14 x
How the island of Okinawa was fortified with concealed bunkers, impenetrable artillery placements and miles of tunnels, creating a devastating killing zone through which the Americans advanced in 1945

Series 3 Episode 4 Hitler's Killer Subs

Expired 4.0 17 x
How Nazi Germany planned a submarine capable of unprecedented underwater speeds and phenomenal firepower, outperforming anything that had gone before: the streamlined, silent and deadly Type 21 U-Boat

Series 3 Episode 3 The Eagle's Nest

Expired 3.0 17 x
A look at Hitler's Alpine retreat in Obersalzberg, Bavaria - a fortified fiefdom that was home to a vast mansion called the Berghof and the Eagle's Nest, a lavish showpiece building on a mountain top

Series 3 Episode 2 Lightning War Machine

Expired 4.0 20 x
Exploring how Hitler's Germany crushed its enemies in a series of lightning offensives known as Blitzkrieg that employed new weapons and tactics, fuelled by the cutting-edge technology of the day
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