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Take a Sneak Peak at Season 2 - The SS

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Nazi Mega Weapons
PBS


Flip through photos from Season 2 – The SS. Learn about the history of the sinister and terrifying Nazi cult. Airs Wednesday, January 21 at 10 pm ET. Continue


Season 2 - The SS

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Nazi Mega Weapons
PBS


As Hitler’s power grows within Nazi Germany, so does the SS. This terrifying cult has humble beginnings as Hitler’s personal body guard, but under the leadership of Heinrich Himmler, it becomes the sinister force that engineers Hitler’s vision for a new Germany and an Aryan race. Continue


Season 2 Preview - The SS

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Nazi Mega Weapons
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As Hitler’s power grows within Nazi Germany, so does the SS — the most sinister force in Nazi Germany and one of the most terrifying cults the world has ever seen. Airs 1/21 at 10 pm ET. Check local listings. Continue


Season 2 Preview

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Nazi Mega Weapons
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In a quest for world domination, the Nazis built some of the biggest and deadliest pieces of military hardware and malevolent technology in history. The new season continues to explore Germany’s engagement in World War II from a unique perspective, uncovering the engineering secrets of iconic structures and weapons. Season 2 premieres 1/7 at 10 pm ET. Check local listings. Continue


Scenes from Season 2 – V1: Hitler’s Vengeance Missile

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Nazi Mega Weapons
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In retaliation for devastating Allied bombing raids on German cities, Hitler orders the development of a ground breaking weapon: the world's first cruise missile, the V1. This is the story of one of the most ambitious projects of the Third Reich. Continue


Rickover: The Birth of Nuclear Power - Preview

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Rickover: The Birth of Nuclear Power
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Admiral Hyman G. Rickover transformed the Navy, helped win the Cold War and changed the course of America's technological development with his quest to create the first nuclear-powered submarine, aircraft carrier and power plant. Continue


Helping and Hurting the Navy

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Rickover: The Birth of Nuclear Power
PBS


Admiral Hyman G. Rickover was a flamboyant maverick, a unique American hero. Unafraid to buck the system, he alienated Navy brass in his quest to create the first nuclear-powered submarine, aircraft carrier and power plant. Continue


The Admiral's Interview Techniques

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Rickover: The Birth of Nuclear Power
PBS


Combative, provocative and searingly blunt, Admiral Hyman G. Rickover used techniques like cutting off pieces of the front legs of a chair to make interviewees slide forward while talking. Continue


Full Episode

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Navy SEALs – Their Untold Story
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Recount the ticking-clock missions of the “Commandos of the Deep” through firsthand accounts — including that of a D-Day demolition team member — and through never-before-seen footage, home movies and personal mementoes. Admirals, master chiefs, clandestine operators, demolitioneers and snipers reveal how US Navy SEALs morphed into the world's most admired commandos. Continue


First Air War

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NOVA
PBS


How did fighter planes evolve from rickety biplanes into deadly machines during WWI? Continue


Season 2 - The Wolf's Lair

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Nazi Mega Weapons
PBS


As European countries fall like dominoes to the German armies, Hitler becomes convinced of his own military genius. He plans to invade Russia and orders the construction of a huge, heavily protected command complex — the Wolf’s Lair. But as he isolates himself in his concrete city, the war begins to slip from his grasp, and a conspiracy is hatched to make the secret base his tomb. Continue


Season 2 - The V1: Hitler's Vengeance Missile

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Nazi Mega Weapons
PBS


In retaliation for devastating Allied bombing raids on German cities, Hitler orders the development of a ground breaking weapon — the V1. Despite being ready too late to make a difference to the outcome of the war, its legacy is the cruise missile: A weapon that changed the face of war forever. Continue


Season 2 Preview - The Wolf's Lair

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Nazi Mega Weapons
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As Europe falls to German armies, Hitler becomes convinced of his own military genius. He orders the construction of the Wolf's Lair — a huge, heavily protected command complex of bunkers and buildings. Continue


Scenes from Season 2 – The SS

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Nazi Mega Weapons
PBS


As Hitler’s power grows within Nazi Germany, so does the SS — the most sinister force in Nazi Germany and one of the most terrifying cults the world has ever seen. Engineered to oppress a state, the SS, led by Heinrich Himmler, controls an empire through terror and brutality. Continue


Scenes from Season 2 - The Wolf's Lair

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Nazi Mega Weapons
PBS


As European countries fall like dominoes to the all-conquering German armies, Hitler becomes convinced of his own military genius. He orders the construction of a huge, heavily protected command complex of bunkers and buildings named the Wolf’s Lair. Continue


Who was Rickover?

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Rickover: The Birth of Nuclear Power
PBS


Combative, provocative and blunt, Admiral Hyman G. Rickover was a unique American hero. Unafraid to buck the system, he alienated Navy brass in his quest to create the first nuclear-powered submarine, aircraft carrier and power plant. However, few contested that he transformed the Navy, helped win the Cold War and changed the course of America’s technological development. Continue


Under the Pole

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Rickover: The Birth of Nuclear Power
PBS


When few thought it possible, Rickover undertook a quest to harness the power of the atom to drive the first nuclear-powered submarine, the USS Nautilus, whose trip under the polar ice pack was one of the great adventure stories of the 1950s. Continue


Emperor's Ghost Army

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NOVA
PBS


Explore the buried clay warriors, chariots, and bronze weapons of China’s first emperor. Continue


Strange Captain Strange

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NOVA
PBS


A pilot transforms how airplanes fight during WWI, but nearly plummets and dies trying. Continue


Why Planes Vanish

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NOVA
PBS


Can new technology prevent aircraft like Flight MH370 from disappearing without a trace? Airing October 8 at 9 pm on PBS Please be advised The Boeing Company is a funder of the NOVA series. Please note, however, that no funds from Boeing were applied to this specific episode. Continue


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