This episode covers the history of the tank, starting with its introduction in World War 1, then developments and improvements seen in World War 2 and the Cold War battles onwards. The episode also covers anti-tank weapons that were developed in response to the tank.
The helicopter gunship emerged in World War 2 and was further development through the post-war years.
This episode covers the history of the stealth bomber. The idea of a plane that dropped bombs first emerged in World War 1, and was particularly effective in the Gulf War.
The Spitfire plane in World War Two played a pivotal role in World War 2. This episode looks at the history and developments of the fighter plane.
Stalin referred to artillery as the God of War, and Napoleon also thought it was pivotal to his successes. Most casualties in the 20th Century battlegrounds were caused by artillery and so this episode looks at the developments of canons, mortars and the like.
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