Secrets of the Dead

Season 5 Episode 1

The Hunt for Nazi Scientists

Aired Monday 8:00 PM Oct 19, 2005 on PBS
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The Hunt for Nazi Scientists
Days after D-Day, Allied forces joined together for a different kind of mission. Through rare footage, eyewitness testimonies, and real-life accounts, the story is told of the race to capture the German physicists and other scientists and any secrets they may hold of advanced 'vengeance' weapons. Finding the scientists could mean gaining significant advantage in the looming Cold War.

Liev Schreiber narrates the story of the scientists' dramatic capture and the influences they have on wars today.moreless

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