TV Schedule

  • 00:05

    20 May

    War Factories - Season 2

    Japan would create arguably the greatest fighter in WWII - the Mitsubishi Zero - but their failed war factories would ultimately reduce the Zero to a kamikaze plane.

  • 01:05

    20 May

    Secret Weapons: WWII - Season 1

    The struggle for victory necessitated development of gun technologies; new inventions would emerge on the battlefields and at times surprise soldiers on both sides of the fight.

  • 02:05

    20 May

    World War II - Battles for Europe - Season 1

    July 1944: American forces plan a major offensive named Operation Cobra. They would attack near St Lo, achieve a breakthrough, then unleash General Patton and the US Third Army to exploit the opening.

  • 02:55

    20 May

    Secret Nazi Science - Season 1

    Adolf Hitler was famously against using chemical and biological weapons, but chemistry and biological science still played an incredible role in the Nazis' unquenchable quest for power.

  • 03:45

    20 May

    Nazi Killing Fields

  • 04:40

    20 May

    Hitler's Power - Season 1

    Hitler had outwardly emphasised his will for peace, yet he committed his top commanders once he came to power to a war of extermination that would secure the German Reich's supremacy in Europe.

  • 05:35

    20 May

    Tombs of Egypt: Imhotep, The Pyramid Creator - Season 1

    Archaeologist Zahi Hawass hopes to discover the tomb of Imhotep, the architect of the Step Pyramid of Djoser, and aims to unearth the many secrets of the Egyptian mummies with his team.

  • 06:20

    20 May

    The Secrets of Hieroglyphics - Season 1

  • 07:15

    20 May

    The Secrets of Hieroglyphics - Season 1

  • 08:10

    20 May

    Rise and Fall: The Turning Points of World War II - Season 1

    This episode explores moments of the war where Allied forces started to push back: the relief of Leningrad, the liberation of Paris, D-Day and the liberation of the Nazi extermination camps.

  • 09:20

    20 May

    World War II - Battles for Europe - Season 1

    July 1944: American forces plan a major offensive named Operation Cobra. They would attack near St Lo, achieve a breakthrough, then unleash General Patton and the US Third Army to exploit the opening.

  • 10:25

    20 May

    Top Ten Warfare - Season 1

    The Mark 1 tank was first used in 1916 to give the Allies an advantage in the trenches; it changed how battles were fought and became the foundation of a century of innovation in armoured vehicles.

  • 11:30

    20 May

    Treasures with Bettany Hughes - Season 3

    Estonia has been fought over by many empires; Bettany sails to Saaremaa - Estonia's 'Viking Island' - visits its capital Tallinn, and investigates the island of Kihnu and 'the land of bogs' Soomaa.

  • 12:30

    20 May

    Vatican Secret Files Exposed: The Pope and the Devil - Season 1

    Hitler once said that the Pope was his personal enemy; he could finally carry out his revenge on Pius XII after the Nazi occupation of Italy, so he decided to invade the Vatican and kidnap the Pope.

  • 13:35

    20 May

    Vatican Secret Files Exposed: The Pope and the Devil - Season 1

    With the war over, thousands of Nazis were fleeing Europe with the help of members of the Vatican, but there was another man who declared himself an enemy of the Pope: Joseph Stalin.

  • 14:35

    20 May

    The Secrets of Hieroglyphics - Season 1

  • 15:35

    20 May

    The Secrets of Hieroglyphics - Season 1

  • 16:35

    20 May

    Pompeii: Buried Secrets of the Villa Giuliana

  • 17:40

    20 May

    Rise and Fall: The Turning Points of World War II - Season 1

    This episode explores moments of the war where Allied forces started to push back: the relief of Leningrad, the liberation of Paris, D-Day and the liberation of the Nazi extermination camps.

  • 18:45

    20 May

    World War II - Battles for Europe - Season 1

    July 1944: American forces plan a major offensive named Operation Cobra. They would attack near St Lo, achieve a breakthrough, then unleash General Patton and the US Third Army to exploit the opening.

  • 19:55

    20 May

    Secret Weapons: WWII - Season 1

    The struggle for victory necessitated development of gun technologies; new inventions would emerge on the battlefields and at times surprise soldiers on both sides of the fight.

  • 20:55

    20 May

    Working for the Enemy - Season 1

    1943: British and American bombers liberating Germany from the Nazis are also killing thousands of forced labourers. This final episode deals with the trauma of the labourers that survived.

  • 22:00

    20 May

    Secret Nazi Science - Season 1 New

    Adolf Hitler was famously against using chemical and biological weapons, but chemistry and biological science still played an incredible role in the Nazis' unquenchable quest for power.

  • 23:00

    20 May

    Nazi Killing Fields

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