Nazi Mega Weapons Previous Broadcasts

V2 Rocket (Episode #103)

KQED 9: Wed, Jul 31, 2013 -- 11:00 PM

The first ever long-range rockets were designed and built by the Nazis in a network of top-secret research labs, underground silos and hi-tech launch pads. This is the story of how scientist Werner von Braun heralded the birth of ballistic missiles and laid the technological foundations for the space race.

U-Boat Base (Episode #102H)

KQED World: Sat, Jul 27, 2013 -- 11:00 PM

To create a haven in port for their lethal U-boat submarines, the Nazis built massive, impenetrable concrete submarine pens. Structures too immense to be hidden, they were constructed to withstand direct hits from even the biggest Allied bombs. Such was their size and strength that these pens survive today, a testament to their engineering.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Wed, Jul 31, 2013 -- 10:00 PM

Atlantic Wall (Episode #101)

KQED 9: Wed, Jul 17, 2013 -- 10:00 PM

To protect occupied Europe from an Allied invasion, Hitler demanded the construction of a defensive wall stretching thousands of kilometers from France in the south to Norway in the north. This is the story of how this vast engineering project sucked in huge quantities of raw materials and men from all over the Third Reich ... and faced its ultimate test on D-Day.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Fri, Jul 26, 2013 -- 12:00 PM
  • KQED World: Fri, Jul 26, 2013 -- 6:00 AM
  • KQED World: Sat, Jul 20, 2013 -- 11:00 PM
  • KQED Life: Sat, Jul 20, 2013 -- 2:00 AM
  • KQED Life: Fri, Jul 19, 2013 -- 8:00 PM
  • KQED 9: Thu, Jul 18, 2013 -- 4:00 AM
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