Killer Subs & A Massive Battleship

Jul 26, 2017

NAZI MEGA WEAPONS - History - Explore how the Nazis built some of the biggest, deadliest pieces of military technology.

8pm HITLER'S KILLER SUBS - 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

9pm WORLD WAR II: THE PRICE OF EMPIRE - The history of the Second World War.

A THOUSAND SUNS - Berlin falls and the war in Europe ends, Okinawa falls with terrible losses, a new weapon ends the war in the east.

Berlin falls in a terrible conflagration and the war in Europe ends. Okinawa falls with terrible losses on both sides as each prepares for the invasion of the first of the major home islands. But a new weapon unleashes what one of its founding scientists, Robert J Oppenheimer, likens to “the light of a thousand suns”. Days later the war in the east is over. 

10pm WWII MEGA WEAPONS - History

BATTLESHIP YAMATO - In 1934 the Japanese begin designing The Yamato, the most powerful battleship in history. Japan is determined to retain control in the Pacific so builds a ship 30 percent larger than anything their enemies have. Constructed in absolute secrecy, the Japanese go to extraordinary lengths to ensure no detail is revealed.