8pm NAZI MEGA WEAPONS: The SS
In a quest for world domination, the Nazis built some of the biggest and deadliest pieces of military hardware and malevolent technology in history. The series, Nazi Mega Weapons, tells the story of Germany’s engagement in World War II from a unique perspective, uncovering the engineering secrets of iconic megastructures, telling the stories of the engineers who designed them and revealing how these structures sparked a technological revolution that changed warfare forever.
About The SS - One of the most terrifying cults the world has seen, the SS has humble beginnings as Hitler’s personal body guard. But under the leadership of it Heinrich Himmler it becomes a terrifying cult that engineers Hitler’s vision for a new Germany and an Aryan race. The SS is responsible for the creation of the concentration camps that will become the sites of mass murder.
9pm WORLD WAR II: The Price of Empire - History
Stalemate - Germany seeks to neutralize British strength from the air, "the Battle of France is over" Churchill broadcasts, "the Battle of Britain has begun." It is a victory for the Allies, the only one with almost the whole of the European continent now under Nazi control and Germany, moving to reinforce the Italians, beginning to turn the tide in favor of the Axis in North Africa where Rommel arrives and drives the Allies back. In China Imperial Japanese forces control most of the eastern coastal area but suffer heavy casualties.
10pm ANGLE OF ATTACK - History of Naval Aviation
ANGEL OF ATTACK chronicles the 100-year history of Naval aviation — from wobbly gliders and the first shipboard landing in 1911 to modern supersonic jets and unmanned aerial vehicles. The two-hour documentary deftly interweaves archival footage, interviews with historical and military experts, contemporary footage of cutting-edge aircraft and insights from today's "Top Gun" fighter pilots in the Marine Corps and Navy.