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Nazi Mega Weapons

Uncover the engineering secrets that sparked a technological revolution.

In a quest for world domination, the Nazis built some of the biggest and deadliest pieces of military hardware and malevolent technology in history. This new six-part series recounts World War II from a unique new perspective, uncovering the engineering secrets of iconic megastructures, telling the stories of the engineers who designed them and revealing how these structures sparked a technological revolution that changed warfare forever. Watch Wednesdays, July 17-31 at 10pm on WMHT TV.

Atlantic Wall | Wednesday, July 17, 2013 at 10pm
This is the story of the greatest fortification project of the 20th century, Hitler’s ambitious Atlantic Wall, and the ultimate test it faced on D-Day.

U-Boat Pens | Wednesday, July 24, 2013 at 10pm
 This episode describes the immense and impenetrable concrete and steel submarine pens that the Nazis built to protect their precious and deadly U-boats from Allied attacks. 

V2 Rocket | Wednesday, July 31, 2013 at 10pm
This episode relates the development of the first ever space missiles used by the Nazis as destructive wonder-weapons to bomb the Allies into resignation and the rocket engineer who set the groundwork for the moon landing.

The monumental building that was supposed to last forever was destroyed after 53 years.

New York NOW: Education & History

New teachers union President wants to increase union's political potency

There’s a big change at state’s largest teacher’s union, New York State United Teachers, as members elected new leadership after months of unrest over the state’s flawed roll out of the new Common ...

POV Documentary Blog

Entering the Edit With Karen Schmeer Fellow Colin Nusbaum

Get started with POV's new series delving into the craft of documentary editing with 2014 Karen Schmeer Film Editing Fellow Colin Nusbaum.

American Masters

A Fierce Green Fire: Online Sneak Peak Screening with American Masters and The Sierra Club

Join Sierra Club conservationist Bruce Hamilton for a special sneak preview screening of American Masters: A Fierce Green Fire. We'll gather together to watch the first 20 minutes of the film, chat...

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