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Season 3 / Episode 1 and airs on 04 January 2018 03:00
The FBI declassified over 700 pages of secret documents suggesting the possibility that Adolf Hitler may have survived and fled to South America after the fall of Nazi Germany. A recently unearthed memo from legendary FBI Director J. Edgar Hoover states, "American Army officials in Germany have not located Hitler's body nor is there any reliable source that will say definitely that Hitler is dead". HISTORY'S new eight-part series Hunting Hitler follows a team of renowned investigators as they reopen the world's most famous cold case in a definitive search to discover if one of history's most notorious war criminals, Adolf Hitler, actually survived World War II.
The FBI discovers the possibility that Hitler may have escaped to South America; classified intelligence provides new clues to the mystery surrounding the death of the biggest criminal of all time. Armed with 700 pages of recently declassified FBI documents, twenty-one year CIA veteran Bob Baer and war crimes investigator Dr. John Cencich begin a worldwide investigation into what happened to Adolf Hitler at the end of WWII. First stop on their hunt is a small town in Argentina with mysterious Nazi ties where an FBI report places Hitler residing three-and-a-half months after he was believed dead.
Tim Kennedy, US Army Special Forces, joins archeologists Philip Kiernan and Daniel Schavelzon to explore a mysterious Nazi complex deep in the jungles of Argentina. The three-building site yields a trove of Nazi artifacts as well as evidence of a structure of unexplained opulence. Lenny DePaul, former US Marshall, begins an investigation in Berlin to determine if Hitler could have faked his death.
Bob Baer and Dr. John Cencich expand their investigation as to how Adolf Hitler could have escaped Berlin under siege. One of the world's foremost death claims investigator Steven Rambam and Nazi profiler and historian Gerrard Williams join Tim Kennedy to investigate a site that the FBI reported that Hitler used to disembark from a U-boat in Argentina. Lenny DePaul uncovers an escape route from Hitler's bunker in Berlin to nearby Tempelhof Airport, where multiple Nazi airplanes took off under the cover of darkness.
Bob Baer and Dr. John Cencich continue their investigation into the death of Adolf Hitler by sending teams into three countries: Germany, Spain, and Argentina. Lenny DePaul and Sascha Keil find a never before discovered tunnel leading from Hitler's bunker directly to Tempelhof Airport where Hitler's personal plane awaited. Tim Kennedy joins a team of elite marine archeologists to search for a possible German U-Boat off the coast of Argentina. Lenny joins Gerrard Williams to investigate if Hitler could have arrived in Spain and remained hidden with the help of Spanish dictator Francisco Franco. The team investigates a secret U-boat docking station that could have aided Hitler's escape from Europe; also discovered is a sunken sub near Caleta de Loros.
Bob Baer and Dr. John Cencich send Lenny DePaul and Gerrard Williams to Spain, where they investigate a remote monastery that could have been a hiding place for Nazis and uncover an eyewitness that places Hitler living within those very walls. Further investigation leads the team to a mysterious German plane landing and nearby Nazi communication devices deep in Spain. Tim Kennedy prepares to dive for what could be a sunken German U-Boat off the coast of Argentina. Ultimately the team is led to the Canary Islands, where they uncover a possible Enigma machine and tunnels used to supply German U-boats with torpedoes.
The manhunt for Adolf Hitler finds Lenny DePaul and Gerrard Williams deep in the Canary Islands, where secret tunnels and a massive German compound may have supplied everything from weapons to a medical facility along Hitler's potential journey to South America. As the investigation pushes further into Argentina, Tim Kennedy infiltrates a German town known for harboring Nazis after the war. When Gerrard uncovers a mysterious, isolated mansion that could have housed Hitler, the team devises a stealth recon mission with high consequences for failure.
Bob Baer and Dr. John Cencich discover Hitler's potential next moves in Argentina, where a close confidant of the Fuhrer operated a mysterious hotel. The team investigates the now-defunct resort and finds an eyewitness placing Hitler at the location as well as mysterious hidden passageways. Tim Kennedy and Gerrard Williams travel to a small coastal town in Brazil, where the FBI files reported Hitler and Eva Braun attended an exclusive ballet performance near a mysterious high-tech communications tower.
After tracking Hitler's attempts to return to power through wealthy supporters in Argentina and Brazil, Bob Baer and Dr. John Cencich hit the ground in South America to tackle their biggest lead yet. An FBI report places Hitler in Bogota, Colombia after unloading from a plane. Bob and John identify the marsh where they believe this plane was hidden, and gain unprecedented access to use state-of-the-art side-scan sonar to locate what could be the Nazi plane that shuttled Hitler to within 2,000 miles of the United States.
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