Diplomat Raoul Wallenberg uses his authority to issue Swedish immunity passes for as many as 100,000 Jews in Nazi-occupied Budapest.
The Red Orchestra provides accurate information about Nazi secrets.
An anonymous author reveals information about Germany's advanced technical prowess to the British.
The Allies' mysterious Y Service coordinated electronic surveillance of the enemy during World War II.
M19 aided Allies caught behind enemy lines during World War II, including spies, downed airmen and escaped prisoners.
Italy and Germany attempt to wrest control of the Suez Canal from Britain.
As Hitler advances across Europe, gold from defeated countries and prisoners is shipped to Germany to fund the war machine.
German U-boats roam the Atlantic, hunting down their prey.
Lucky Luciano claims that the Mafia struck a protection deal with the U.S. government during World War II.
Germany's Rudolph Hess, Adolf Hitler's deputy fuhrer, parachuted into Scotland in 1941 in hope of ending the war with Great Britain.
U.S. intelligence gathering develops during World War II through the Office of Strategic Services and the Allied Intelligence Bureau.
While Adolf Hitler and Joseph Goebbels kill themselves, some Nazis attempt to escape during the fall of Berlin to Soviet forces.
A corpse with a briefcase full of Allied battle plans chained to it washes up on the 1943 Spanish coast.
Allied scientists and mathematicians work around the clock to crack the code of Nazi Germany's early radar system.
Ernst Roehm was one of Adolf Hitler's best friends and helped bring the Nazi leader to power, but he was ordered killed in 1934.
An analysis of the many unsuccessful attempts to assassinate Adolf Hitler.
Hitler's elite special forces carry out some of the most daring raids of World War II, including the rescue of Italian dictator Benito Mussolini from his mountaintop prison.
By teaming up with the Japanese, Hitler plans to launch an atomic attack on San Francisco on August 17, 1945.
The Allies devise an elaborate system of hoax and deception to trick the Nazis into thinking that the invasion would take place at Pas de Calais, rather than at Normandy.
In the last years of World War II, Hitler's war machine turns in desperation to some of the strangest weapons ever devised in warfare: the Messerschmitt Me-262, the V-1 flying bomb, and the V-2 ballistic missile.
Nazi war criminals escape to South America, where many use their deadly training to support militaristic regimes.
Gestapo chief Reinhard Heydrich is shot in an ambush.
Historians painstakingly reconstruct some of the most famous mysteries of recent history.
The lives of all aboard are lost as the HMS Dasher sinks to the murky depths on March 23, 1943.
Bandleader Glenn Miller's aircraft vanishes on a flight across the English Channel.
The aircraft carrying the Prime Minister of the Polish Government-in-Exile plunges nose-first into the sea.
U.S. fighters shoot down an aircraft carrying the chief architect of the attack on Pearl Harbor.
Joe Kennedy Jr.'s aircraft explodes.