Synopsis by Rose of Sharon Winter
This program is part of a series that examines some of the most unusual events and people that were part of the World War II experience. The stories are told using archival film footage, photographs, personal accounts, and scholarly commentary. This episode looks at Hitler's secret weapon, the V-2 Rocket. The first rocket with warhead capabilities to ever to be developed then became shrouded in mystery and controversy. Theories regarding the V-2 Rocket mystery are presented, along with frightening scenarios about what its use might have meant for the Allied forces.