Secrets of the Dead

World War Speed

Season 17 Episode 5 | 55m 41s Video has closed captioning.

Follow historian James Holland on his quest to understand how the use of amphetamines affected the course of World War II and unleashed the first pharmacological arms race.

Aired: 06/25/19

Expires: 10/31/20

Rating: TV-PG

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