World War 2 From Above

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World War 2 From Above

Using cutting edge drone technology, experts revisit some of the key sites across the former Third Reich to understand how the Nazi war machine operated.

Series 1
For the first time, the theatre of war takes place mainly in the air. From the invention of radar to Hitler's "Wonder Weapons", all means are good to bring the enemy down.
Experts uncover a WWII German trench system revealing a daring commando raid to capture it. And, the sunken remains of a tank show how dangerous preparations for D-Day were.
Equipped with cutting edge drone technology, a team of battlefield experts set out to scan the site of one of the longest and bloodiest campaigns of World War II.
Few know the involvement of African American troops in the Battle of the Bulge. Experts tell the story of those who fought a war against racism in a segregated army.
The fate of the island of Malta hung by a thread during the war. Using drones, experts explore the defences of Malta to understand how the island survived.