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Title:
Bombing Hitler's supergun
Author:
Shepard, Paul, editor.
Publication Information:
[Arlington, VA] : PBS, [2016]

©2016
Physical Description:
1 videodisc (60 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Summary:
In 1943, Hitler hatches a diabolical weapon: a bank of "superguns" housed in a massive underground complex in Nazi-occupied northern France. Together, the guns would be able to pump 600 high explosive shells 100 miles to London each hour, spelling doom for the Allies. Engineers, archaeologists, and WWII historians investigate this fearsome weapon and two audacious missions designed to destroy it.
General Note:
Title from container.

Originally produced as an episode of Nova in 2016.
Language:
English
Contents:
Preview -- Uncovering the world's biggest gun -- The Allied avengers -- The world's first drone -- A flaw in the design -- A Kennedy tragedy and silver lining.
Reading Level:
Rating: TVPG.
Added Uniform Title:
Nova (Television program)
ISBN:
9781627897105
UPC:
841887028479
Format :
DVD

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In 1943, Hitler hatches a diabolical weapon: a bank of 'superguns' housed in a massive underground complex in Nazi-occupied northern France. Together, the guns would be able to pump 600 high explosive shells 100 miles to London each hour, spelling doom for the Allies. Engineers, archaeologists, and WWII historians investigate this fearsome weapon and two audacious missions designed to destroy it.