A 100 year History of Naval Aviation

Sep 30, 2018

8pm ANGLE OF ATTACK - History - A two part documentary exploring the development of naval aviation in the United States.  

ANGEL OF ATTACK chronicles the 100-year history of Naval aviation — from wobbly gliders and the first shipboard landing in 1911 to modern supersonic jets and unmanned aerial vehicles. The two-hour documentary deftly interweaves archival footage, interviews with historical and military experts, contemporary footage of cutting-edge aircraft and insights from today's "Top Gun" fighter pilots in the Marine Corps and Navy.

9pm WORLD WAR II: Price of Empire - History of the Second World War


Turning Point - Japan has escalated a War in the East, but has roused the might of the United States. Japan’s escalation of the War in the East is devastatingly effective – Malaya and Singapore fall and the myth of European superiority, on which centuries of Empire have been constructed, comes crashing down. But despite Japan’s success it is possible to see, from the start, the inevitability of her defeat – she has roused the might of the United States and the battles of Midway and the Coral Sea foretell the inevitable outcome.

10pm NAZI MEGA WEAPONS History - This series uncovers the engineering feats that sparked a technological revolution and changed warfare forever.

JET FIGHTER Me262 - Explore the most technologically advanced plane of World War II, the Messerschmitt Me262, a fighter jet that inspired a revolution in aerial warfare. Learn the remarkable story of an awe-inspiring aircraft, the subterranean bat-cave where it was built and the battle for air supremacy that decided the fate of the war.