The Reich Underground Part 2
After securing special permission, a team of highly qualified experts explore the sprawling tunnel systems, finding their way into manmade caverns unseen for decades. The film also documents the horrors faced by forced laborers, compelled to construct the tunnel system under the most inhuman conditions.
World War II
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- Ch 354The Great War: 1914-19181915 was to see warfare take on a new dimension with the bombing of British cities by Zeppelin airships. Germany also began U-Boat attacks on neutral shipping, a policy that would contribute to the United States entering the war. Gas was also used for the first time by the Germans.The Great War: 1914-1918Using new 'Storm Trooper' tactics, the Germans launched attacks against the British with devastating results. In just three weeks the Allies lost 400,000 men. Completely overwhelmed, General Haig issued his famous 'Backs to the Wall' message to the troops. However, the lack of resources caused by naval blockades and the first appearance of 'Spanish Influenza' meant that the German forces halted.