The History of Naval Aviation

Jun 10, 2018

8pm ANGLE OF ATTACK - Historical Documentary 

A chronicle of 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.

9pm WORLD WAR II: Price of Empire - History of the second world war.

Barbarossa - The war in Europe is transformed when Hitler unleashes Operation Barbarossa and invades the Soviet Union. The war in Europe is transformed when, on 22 nd June 1941, Hitler unleashes Operation Barbarossa – four million soldiers, 600,000 vehicles, 750,000 horses on an almost 3,000 kilometer front ­ the invasion of The Soviet Union.

10pm NAZI MEGA WEAPONS - History - This series uncovers the engineering feats that sparked a technological revolution and changed warfare forever.

 


JET FIGHTER Me262 - Explore the most technologically advanced plane of World War II, the Messerschmitt Me262, a fighter jet that inspired a revolution in aerial warfare. Learn the remarkable story of an awe-inspiring aircraft, the subterranean bat-cave where it was built and the battle for air supremacy that decided the fate of the war.

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