Car Tape Deck
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A man thinks he may have inherited the first commercially produced automobile tape player in the U.S.
Even more fascinating is the possibility that the technology to produce this early tape player was stolen from the Nazis in a secret mission in the closing days of World War II.
Join History Detectives for a great American road trip, as they head to Alabama and Atlanta, Georgia to examine the clandestine world of high technology espionage and shed light on the little known story of how the U.S. gained the industrial upper hand following World War II.
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- Related Investigation Civil War Submarine Is this submarine an example of new technology developed by the Confederates during the Civil War?
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- Also with Tukufu Zuberi Independence Trumpet Is a Pennsylvania man's trumpet somehow tied to the Revolutionary War?
- Also with Tukufu Zuberi Vicksburg Map Could this mysterious map have been at the front lines of one of the most explosive battles of the Civil War?
- Also in this episode Birth Control Box Could this unusual wooden box be an early contraceptive device?
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