Combat Machines (2018): S01E08 – The Arms Race

Introduction A documentary series on the machines of war, in particular the machines of the 20th century. Covers such diverse topics as tanks, bombs, espionage equipment, nuclear weapons and aircraft. Outline The Arms Race: A look at the origins of the arms race, from the first use of nuclear weapons that ended WW2 through the… Read More

Combat Machines (2018): S01E07 – Vietnam War

Introduction A documentary series on the machines of war, in particular the machines of the 20th century. Covers such diverse topics as tanks, bombs, espionage equipment, nuclear weapons and aircraft. Outline Vietnam War: The Vietnam War pitted technology against sheer determination, as the American forces used superior firepower, but were scuppered by North Vietnamese ingenuity.… Read More

Combat Machines (2018): S01E06 – Nuclear Near Miss

Introduction A documentary series on the machines of war, in particular the machines of the 20th century. Covers such diverse topics as tanks, bombs, espionage equipment, nuclear weapons and aircraft. Outline Nuclear Near Miss: Machines that would have been used had a stand-off resulted in all-out nuclear war, from the smallest tactical nuke to an… Read More

Combat Machines (2018): S01E05 – Spy Game

Introduction A documentary series on the machines of war, in particular the machines of the 20th century. Covers such diverse topics as tanks, bombs, espionage equipment, nuclear weapons and aircraft. Outline Spy Game: Exploring the machines that hide in the shadows, capturing, transmitting and analysing vital combat information. Combat Machines Series You can find a… Read More

Combat Machines (2018): S01E04 – Bombs, Bridges and Tunnels

Introduction A documentary series on the machines of war, in particular the machines of the 20th century. Covers such diverse topics as tanks, bombs, espionage equipment, nuclear weapons and aircraft. Outline Bombs, Bridges and Tunnels: We examine the robot that defused bombs both on foreign battlefields and British streets, and an astonishing Gulf War minelayer.… Read More

Combat Machines (2018): S01E03 – Vehicles That Liberated Europe

Introduction A documentary series on the machines of war, in particular the machines of the 20th century. Covers such diverse topics as tanks, bombs, espionage equipment, nuclear weapons and aircraft. Outline Vehicles That Liberated Europe: The story of one American GI and how he and his Harley motorbike became a legend. Combat Machines Series You… Read More

Combat Machines (2018): S01E02 – The Desert Rats

Introduction A documentary series on the machines of war, in particular the machines of the 20th century. Covers such diverse topics as tanks, bombs, espionage equipment, nuclear weapons and aircraft. Outline The Desert Rats: Examining the machines used by the iconic military unit “The Desert Rats” in the North African desert campaign of World War… Read More

Combat Machines (2018): S01E01 – WW1 – Rise of the Machines

Introduction A documentary series on the machines of war, in particular the machines of the 20th century. Covers such diverse topics as tanks, bombs, espionage equipment, nuclear weapons and aircraft. Outline Examines moments of engineering ingenuity which made the difference between triumph and disaster on the battlefield – beginning with World War I. Combat Machines… Read More

Combat Machines Documentary Series Overview (2018)

Introduction A documentary series on the machines of war, in particular the machines of the 20th century. Covers such diverse topics as tanks, bombs, espionage equipment, nuclear weapons and aircraft. Outline Examining moments of engineering ingenuity which made the difference between triumph and disaster on the battlefield. Combat Machines Series Episode 01: WW1 – Rise… Read More