River Raiders
S3, EP8 "River Raiders"
On Demand
A look at riverine warfare from the Civil War to Vietnam and small but powerful combat ships that led important "brown water navy" missions.
Original Air Date: Apr 17, 2022 • Smithsonian Channel • 44m
The Fast and Furious
S3, EP7 "The Fast and Furious"
On Demand
A look at Naval warfare's fastest combat ships and how the advantage of speed determined the outcome of some of the great seas battles of the last 150 years.
Original Air Date: Apr 10, 2022 • Smithsonian Channel • 44m
Top Guns
S3, EP6 "Top Guns"
On Demand
A look at how navy weapons have evolved over the centuries, from cannons to gun turrets to nuclear missiles and beyond.
Original Air Date: Apr 03, 2022 • Smithsonian Channel • 44m
S3, EP5 "Sunk"
On Demand
New high-tech investigations uncover what sunk a World War I cruiser, a World War II submarine, a British destroyer from the Falklands War, and more.
Original Air Date: Mar 27, 2022 • Smithsonian Channel • 44m
Gulf War Warriors
S3, EP4 "Gulf War Warriors"
On Demand
A look at key naval battles that have taken place in the Persian Gulf over the last 50 years and the warships involved, from both sides of the conflicts.
Original Air Date: Mar 20, 2022 • Smithsonian Channel • 44m
The Battle of Incheon
S3, EP3 "The Battle of Incheon"
On Demand
A portrayal of a crucial September 1950 military operation that helped the UN and ROK gain the upper hand over North Korea in the Korean War.
Original Air Date: Mar 14, 2022 • Smithsonian Channel • 44m
The Battle of Trafalgar
S3, EP2 "The Battle of Trafalgar"
On Demand
Some of the greatest warships have gone on to shape the history of the world and have even pushed their crews into unbelievable and incredible acts of bravery. Take a look at the very first submarine which is rumored to have lurked beneath New York harbor during the Revolutionary War, the smaller ships that rescued thousands from Dunkirk, or the destroyer in the Cuban Missile Crisis. Over the years, conflicts and wars have prompted extreme advances to ship designs and now they are faster, stronger, and smarter than ever before.
Original Air Date: Mar 07, 2022 • Smithsonian Channel • 44m
Game Changers
S3, EP1 "Game Changers"
On Demand
A look at experimental ships and revolutionary designers that have changed the tide of war through the centuries.
Original Air Date: Feb 28, 2022 • Smithsonian Channel • 44m