Next Episode of Nazi Megastructures is
Season 5 / Episode 1 and airs on 29 June 2018 19:00
Did you know, in the quest for world domination, the Nazis built some of the biggest and deadliest pieces of military hardware and malevolent technology in history?Creating huge terror machines, hi-tech superguns and some of the original weapons of mass destruction, their aim was to control a nation, conquer a continent and win the war!Nazi Megastructures uncovers the hidden remains of Hitler's most ambitious Megastructures, telling the stories of the engineering geniuses that designed them and revealing how these structures sparked a technological revolution that changed warfare forever.
Hitler transformed his Alpine retreat in Bavaria into a fortified fiefdom, home to 2,000 SS troops and protected by a high level security system.
It's June 1940 and the Nazis have taken the Channel Islands, where Hitler orders some of the most fortified structures in the Third Reich.
Ruins across Europe tell the story of Blitzkrieg, a revolution in warfare which almost gave Hitler the chance to create his Thousand Year Reich.
Hitler planned a submarine to outperform all others. The Type 21 was the world's most advanced submarine: Hitler's sea-faring super weapon
In the 1930s the Japanese begin designing the Yamato, the world's most powerful battleship, 30 per cent larger than anything their enemies have..
In 1945 Japanese generals construct a network of defensive lines on Okinawa, creating a devastating killing ground for American troops.
Investigate Hitler's mountain power house - home to a Nazi elite.
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