Dangerous Missions

Dangerous Missions

2001 - 2007, War, History, Other
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Episode Guide

  • Dangerous Missions - Volcanologists (Season 1 Episode 49)
    Season 1 Episode 49:

    Volcanologists

    Volcanologists search for data in fields of molten rock.

  • Dangerous Missions - Special Ops: Recondo School (Season 1 Episode 48)
    Season 1 Episode 48:

    Special Ops: Recondo School

    The 5th U.S. Special Forces Group establishes the Military Assistance Command Vietnam Recondo School.

  • Dangerous Missions - Special Ops: Operation Desert Storm (Season 1 Episode 47)
    Season 1 Episode 47:

    Special Ops: Operation Desert Storm

    Navy SEALs, Green Berets and Army Rangers help to win Desert Storm.

  • Dangerous Missions - Special Ops: Silent Heroes: LRRPs (Season 1 Episode 46)
    Season 1 Episode 46:

    Special Ops: Silent Heroes: LRRPs

    The Long Range Reconnaissance Patrols spy on the enemy in his own back yard.

  • Dangerous Missions - Special Ops: Mike Force (Season 1 Episode 45)
    Season 1 Episode 45:

    Special Ops: Mike Force

    The Mobile Strike Force functions as a roving SWAT team during the Vietnam War.

  • Dangerous Missions - Silent Wing Warriors (Season 1 Episode 44)
    Season 1 Episode 44:

    Silent Wing Warriors

    World War II glider pilots breach German defenses.

  • Dangerous Missions - Sandhogs (Season 1 Episode 43)
    Season 1 Episode 43:

    Sandhogs

    Sandhogs drive tunnels through solid rock and sinking mud.

  • Dangerous Missions - Winter Warriors (Season 1 Episode 42)
    Season 1 Episode 42:

    Winter Warriors

    The U.S. Army's 10th Mountain Division helps to win the war in Italy.

  • Dangerous Missions - Space Flight (Season 1 Episode 41)
    Season 1 Episode 41:

    Space Flight

    The dangers of space flight.

  • Dangerous Missions - The Luftwaffe (Season 1 Episode 38)
    Season 1 Episode 38:

    The Luftwaffe

    Hermann Goering's well-trained fliers rain terror upon Europe's great capitals.

  • Dangerous Missions - Icebreakers (Season 1 Episode 37)
    Season 1 Episode 37:

    Icebreakers

    Ice-breaking ships plow headlong into one of nature's most formidable barriers.

  • Dangerous Missions - Hostage Negotiators (Season 1 Episode 36)
    Season 1 Episode 36:

    Hostage Negotiators

    Hostage negotiators fight for the lives of the innocent.

  • Dangerous Missions - Assault on Iwo Jima (Season 1 Episode 35)
    Season 1 Episode 35:

    Assault on Iwo Jima

    The bloodiest battle in U.S. Marine Corps history goes on for 36 days.

  • Dangerous Missions - Commandos (Season 1 Episode 34)
    Season 1 Episode 34:

    Commandos

    The green beret of the British Commando becomes a symbol for the toughest, smartest and bravest soldiers.

  • Dangerous Missions - Seabees (Season 1 Episode 33)
    Season 1 Episode 33:

    Seabees

    U.S. Navy Seabees build and fight.

  • Dangerous Missions - SWAT (Season 1 Episode 32)
    Season 1 Episode 32:

    SWAT

    Special weapons and tactics originates in the mid-1960s.

  • Dangerous Missions - Forward Air Controllers (Season 1 Episode 31)
    Season 1 Episode 31:

    Forward Air Controllers

    Vietnam War forward-air controllers direct jet bombers toward target.

  • Dangerous Missions - Merrill's Marauders (Season 1 Episode 30)
    Season 1 Episode 30:

    Merrill's Marauders

    Merrill's Marauders fight the Japanese in Burma without tank or heavy artillery support.

  • Dangerous Missions - Army Ranger School (Season 1 Episode 29)
    Season 1 Episode 29:

    Army Ranger School

    Soldiers train to join the ranks of America's elite commando force.

  • Dangerous Missions - Rescue Swimmer (Season 1 Episode 28)
    Season 1 Episode 28:

    Rescue Swimmer

    The Rescue Swimmers of the U.S. Coast Guard and Navy save people from raging waters.

  • Dangerous Missions - Fish & Wildlife (Season 1 Episode 27)
    Season 1 Episode 27:

    Fish & Wildlife

    The law-enforcement division of the Fish and Wildlife Service is a small but dedicated group.

  • Dangerous Missions - Suicide Missions of D-Day (Season 1 Episode 26)
    Season 1 Episode 26:

    Suicide Missions of D-Day

    Specially trained soldiers and sailors are given secret, dangerous missions at the vanguard of the D-Day assault.

  • Dangerous Missions - Ice Road Truckers (Season 1 Episode 25)
    Season 1 Episode 25:

    Ice Road Truckers

    Long-haul truckers drive rigs over hundreds of miles of frozen Canadian lakes.

  • Dangerous Missions - SOG: Warriors Behind the Lines (Season 1 Episode 24)
    Season 1 Episode 24:

    SOG: Warriors Behind the Lines

    Classified covert operations of the Vietnam War.

  • Dangerous Missions - Army Rangers (Season 1 Episode 23)
    Season 1 Episode 23:

    Army Rangers

    Army Rangers use quick-strike tactics and an unshakable esprit de corps to brave withering fire and seize vital targets.

  • Dangerous Missions - Combat Medics (Season 1 Episode 22)
    Season 1 Episode 22:

    Combat Medics

    Combat medics perform one of the most dangerous jobs in war.

  • Dangerous Missions - U-Boats (Season 1 Episode 21)
    Season 1 Episode 21:

    U-Boats

    World War II German submarines held a stranglehold on Allied shipping in the Atlantic until the development of sonar.

  • Dangerous Missions - Miners (Season 1 Episode 20)
    Season 1 Episode 20:

    Miners

    Mining was once the most dangerous profession.

  • Dangerous Missions - Storm Chasers (Season 1 Episode 19)
    Season 1 Episode 19:

    Storm Chasers

    Daring enthusiasts track harrowing storms and witness conditions first-hand.

  • Dangerous Missions - Skywalkers (Season 1 Episode 18)
    Season 1 Episode 18:

    Skywalkers

    High-steel ironworkers raise skyscrapers and bridges.

  • Dangerous Missions - Counter-Terrorism Teams (Season 1 Episode 17)
    Season 1 Episode 17:

    Counter-Terrorism Teams

    The international community organizes special teams designed to confront and defeat terrorists on any playing field.

  • Dangerous Missions - Military Police (Season 1 Episode 16)
    Season 1 Episode 16:

    Military Police

    The military police protect justice in both war and peace.

  • Dangerous Missions - Ball Turret Gunners (Season 1 Episode 15)
    Season 1 Episode 15:

    Ball Turret Gunners

    Fearless airmen man B-17s' belly guns.

  • Dangerous Missions - Wild Weasels (Season 1 Episode 14)
    Season 1 Episode 14:

    Wild Weasels

    Fighter pilots destroy enemy radar and missile sites.

  • Dangerous Missions - Pathfinders (Season 1 Episode 13)
    Season 1 Episode 13:

    Pathfinders

    How the Pathfinders factored into D-Day and other battles of World War II, including North Africa and the Battle of the Bulge.

  • Dangerous Missions - Snipers (Season 1 Episode 12)
    Season 1 Episode 12:

    Snipers

    Silent assassins can kill with a single shot from miles away.

  • Dangerous Missions - Timber! (Season 1 Episode 11)
    Season 1 Episode 11:

    Timber!

    Lumbermen make the building of the nation possible.

  • Dangerous Missions - High Voltage (Season 1 Episode 10)
    Season 1 Episode 10:

    High Voltage

    Linemen erect, string and repair electrical transmission towers.

  • Dangerous Missions - Tunnel Rats (Season 1 Episode 9)
    Season 1 Episode 9:

    Tunnel Rats

    Infantry soldiers whose job it was to search for, find and destroy a subterranean network of enemy tunnels in Vietnam.

  • Dangerous Missions - ATF (Season 1 Episode 8)
    Season 1 Episode 8:

    ATF

    The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms is charged with enforcing some of the most politically volatile laws in U.S. history.

  • Dangerous Missions - Deep Sea Divers (Season 1 Episode 7)
    Season 1 Episode 7:

    Deep Sea Divers

    The U.S. Navy's deep sea divers experiment with extremes of depth and time.

  • Dangerous Missions - Minesweepers (Season 1 Episode 6)
    Season 1 Episode 6:

    Minesweepers

    Detecting and neutralizing landmines carries a high price.

  • Dangerous Missions - Forward Observers (Season 1 Episode 5)
    Season 1 Episode 5:

    Forward Observers

    Forward observers gather information on enemy position and strength.

  • Dangerous Missions - The Black Devils (Season 1 Episode 4)
    Season 1 Episode 4:

    The Black Devils

    The First Special Service Force is one of the best-kept Allied secrets of World War II.

  • Dangerous Missions - Wild Animal Handlers (Season 1 Episode 3)
    Season 1 Episode 3:

    Wild Animal Handlers

    People place themselves in harm's way by working with earth's most fearsome creatures.

  • Dangerous Missions - Tank Crews (Season 1 Episode 2)
    Season 1 Episode 2:

    Tank Crews

    American tanks battle with Nazi panzers.

  • Dangerous Missions - Marine Raiders (Season 1 Episode 1)
    Season 1 Episode 1:

    Marine Raiders

    The U.S. Marine Raiders help to destroy Japanese supremacy.