Nazi Megastructures


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

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

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

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

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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