Lost Worlds: Secret A-Bomb Factories (2007)

History Channel

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Uncover secrets of very recent history with this insightful exploration of Cold War sites and relics.

  • Unique access to some of the most important strategic sites in America.
  • Ravishing computer reconstructions show ruins in their original glory.
  • See how, practically beneath our feet, our nation laid the foundation for Armageddon.

LOST WORLDS journeys through time to relive some of the most crucial events in world history within the walls where they occurred. In each revealing episode, discover secrets of the past with a team of historical detectives using evidence from recent excavations, state-of-the-art scientific studies, and historical documents. History comes alive before your eyes.

The end of the World War II heralded The Cold War, a war of paranoia and potential nuclear catastrophe. While the fear and panic were widespread, few citizens knew the extent of America's preparation for the worst.

From fifteen-meter concrete walls to airtight steel doors and massive nuclear production plants, this episode reveals the awesome, secret engineering that took place across America. LOST WORLDS picks through the wreckages of missile sites, secret cities and crumbling nuclear facilities to find clues to how this "war" was played out. See how the structures were constructed in secret and how they were meant to arm the nation against attack.

In this all-access episode, tour the SECRET A-BOMB FACTORIES to see where the tools of "mutually assured destruction" were created.


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