Nazi Mega Weapons: Atlantic Wall

Nazi Mega Weapons: Atlantic Wall

Wednesday, July 17 at 10:00 p.m.

In a quest for world domination, the Nazis built some of the biggest and deadliest pieces of military hardware and malevolent technology in history.

The new three-part series, "Nazi Mega Weapons," recounts Germany’s engagement in World War II from a unique 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.

In part one, learn about the greatest fortification project of the 20th century, Hitler’s Atlantic Wall.

To protect occupied Europe from an Allied invasion, Hitler demanded the construction of a defensive wall stretching thousands of kilometers from France in the south to Norway in the north. This is the story of the vast engineering project that faced its ultimate test on D-Day.

Pictured: A scene from "Nazi Mega Weapons: Atlantic Wall."