Ep.1 Tank; Gatling Gun; Samurai Sword
Air Date: 2002-08-04
Steering a World War II tank; Gatling gun's speed; power of the samurai sword.
Ep.2 Knight's Armor; WWI Backpack; Landmine
Air Date: 2002-08-11
Parts of 15th-century armor; World War I infantry backpack; ingredients of a land mine.
Ep.3 Flak Vest; Medieval Crossbow; WWI Pilots
Air Date: 2002-08-18
Body armor; accuracy of a medieval crossbow; how World War I pilots shot through their propellers.
Ep.4 Civil War Cannoneers; Night Vision; Clearing a Minefield
Air Date: 2002-08-25
Aiming Civil War artillery pieces; how night-vision technology works; how to clear a minefield.
Ep.5 Landing Craft, Air Cushion Hovercraft (LCAC); U.S. Cavalry Saddles; Gas Masks
Air Date: 2002-09-01
Operating the LCAC; cavalry saddles used in the Old West; how gas masks work.
Ep.6 Mortar; WWII GIs' Personal Items; Native-American Arrows
Air Date: 2002-09-08
Maneuverable artillery; musket; Navy airships; precision flying team; pirates; depth charges
Ep.7 Re-Fueling a Fighter Jet; Naval Signal Flags; GI Chow
Air Date: 2002-09-15
How to refuel a fighter jet in mid-air; how ships send messages using signal flags; what soldiers eat.
Ep.8 Revolutionary WarMusket; Jousting; Foxholes
Air Date: 2002-09-22
How fast a Revolutionary War soldier could fire a musket; jousting; how to dig a foxhole.
Ep.9 The Pilum; WWII Radios; First Rockets
Air Date: 2002-09-29
The ancient Roman pilum is designed to penetrate armor; World War II army radios; how rockets were first used on the battlefield.
Ep.10 Ninja Weapons; Flamethrower; Military Dogs
Air Date: 2002-10-05
The weapons of the Japanese Ninja; how flamethrowers work; what military dogs do.
Ep.11 Grenades; Dog Tags; Dinner in a Pouch
Air Date: 2002-10-07
Ep.12 The Jeep; HIMARS; Hurricanes
Air Date: 2002-10-21
Ep.13 Future Gear; Marine Camouflage; Army's New Armored Vehicle
Air Date: 2002-10-28
Possible gear for troops on tomorrow's battlefields; Marines design their new camouflage pattern; the Stryker.