You can find some of the best war documentaries on television every Tuesday night on WLRN - TV, starting at 8:00 p.m.
Nazi Mega Weapons: Jet Fighter Me262 (8:00 pm)
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.
Hannibal (9:00 pm)
Combining immersive drama with the latest historical research and CGI, Hannibal is brought to life for the first time, on an epic scale. From his exile in Spain, 26-year-old Hannibal Barca was the mastermind behind what is arguably the most audacious military move in history.
Montezuma (10:30 pm)
This documentary journeys to the ancient heart of Mexico in search of the lost civilization of the Aztecs and their last and greatest ruler, Montezuma II (1502-1520). Montezuma inherited an empire of five million people, stretching from present-day Mexico to Nicaragua, from his uncle. His rule was marked by incessant warfare.