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A series exploring successes and failures in military technology throughout history features archival footage and profiles of inventors.
Season 1, Episode 6
September 18, 2012
Cold War spy technology is developed to wage a war of espionage between the U.S. and the Soviet Union.
Season 1, Episode 5
September 4, 2012
A look at the race during the Cold War to develop a seaplane capable of transporting troops and armored vehicles, and evading enemy radar.
Season 1, Episode 4
August 28, 2012
A look at Nazi plans during World War II to develop a number of revolutionary weapons, including massive artillery and tanks, a "flying wing" and the use of rocket power.
Season 1, Episode 3
August 21, 2012
An examination of the U.S. Army's efforts to give individual soldiers the ability to fly, including the use of rotor blades, rocket packs and jet engines.
Season 1, Episode 2
August 14, 2012
A look at Allied weapons designed to overcome German defenses on the beaches of Normandy on June 6, 1944.
Season 1, Episode 1
A series exploring successes and failures in military technology throughout history begins with the quest to develop guided bombs during World War II, including ideas to use cats, bats and pigeons.
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