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Bombing Hitler's Supergun

Season 43 Episode 14 | 53m 49s | Video has closed captioning.

Spring 1943. World War II is slowly beginning to turn in favor of the Allied forces. But, growing desperate, Hitler hatches plans for a diabolical weapon: a bank of “superguns" housed in a massive underground complex in Nazi-occupied northern France. Together the guns would be able to pump 300 heavy high explosive shells into downtown London every hour—a target 100 miles away.

Aired: 05/11/16

Expires: 05/10/26

Rating: NR

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