Between 1939 and 1945, the world was locked in a nightmarish and ferocious military struggle.
When the acrid smoke of the Second World War cleared, bizarre stories of extraordinary armaments began to emerge.
In a world gone mad, nothing had seemed too strange to try. This programme uncovers far fetched weaponry dreamed up by inventive Allied and Axis scientists.
From a battleship made of ice, to a fleet of pigeon-guided missiles, we comprehensively examine the weird weapons of WWII.