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Charlton Heston narrates this episode of Secrets of War that looks into the special weapons developed by the Third Reich during World War II. Viewers will discover that Germany created the first ballistic missile, operational jet plane, wire-guided missile, guided smart bomb, rocket plane, submarine-launched missile, and other weapons capable of causing major destruction. Sir Harry Hinsley, Ian Hogg, Bruce Quarry, and other experts discuss why these weapons failed to help Germany win the war. Special footage showing the Nazis actually running tests on these weapons is included. ~ Elizabeth Smith, Rovi