Recalling the movement of items during large-scale military operations. Included: using elephants to carry men and cargo during Hannibal's 218 B.C. crossing of the Alps; building two harbors prior to the Normandy Invasion of World War II; using cargo planes to transport supply-carrying Army helicopters following a devastating earthquake in Pakistan in 2005.
Recalling ocean salvage operations to recover sunken ships and bring them to the surface. Included: the 16th century English warship, the Mary Rose; the Swedish warship Vasa, which sank in 1628; and the French ocean liner Normandie, which capsized in 1942.
Submarine-salvage operations are examined. Included: the Russian nuclear sub Kursk, which sank in August 2000 in the Barents Sea; the Confederate submarine H.L. Hunley, in Charleston Harbor; and HMS Holland 1, the Royal Navy's first submarine.
Following salvage operations for four World War II aircraft, including a P-38 that's embedded in a glacier; a Nazi Focke-Wulf 190 at the bottom of the North Sea; a B-24 at the top of a cliff on an island; and a P-61 “Black Widow“ in a jungle.