Season 2, Episode 8 War From the Air

First Aired: January 5, 1975

The history of the strategic bomber is traced The documentary focuses on an early advocate of aerial bombing, Italian general Giulio Douhet. His ideas formed the basis of World War II's devastating air raids and the dropping of atom bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki.

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  • Premiered: March 3, 1974
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  • Premise: PBS's premier science-documentary series, which has won six Peabody Awards and more than 20 Emmys (four in 2002 alone) since its 1974 debut. `Nova' clearly, and often engagingly, `demystifies' a vast range of science, technology and history topics---past a… (more)

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