The Ultimate History of the Messerschmitt
In this program we look at the development of the Bf 109 which flew in all theaters of conflict in which the Luftwaffe was involved. More Bf 109s were built than any other fighter of the era. After the war the Spanish Air Force continued to operate them but powered by the engine of its great wartime adversary the Spitfire's Rolls Royce Merlin. Also featured are the ME 262, Bf110, and ME 169 Komet.
The Vietnam War
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- Ch 354Helicopter WarfareIn the Vietnam War, flying into jungle produces a different kind of hazard. In a daring rescue mission a desperate pilot cuts his own landing zone in forty foot tall bamboo. They come under heavy fire as they return again and again to pick up more survivors from the bamboo circle.Great Greek Myths: The IliadThe chaos that reigns between Greeks and Trojans has now spread to Mount Olympus. Back on the battlefield, the Trojans have driven back the Greeks, and decide to build a long wall.