From World War II to today, men and women have undertaken roles that involve overwhelming peril, seemingly unbeatable odds, and almost certain death all for the greater good of countries or communities. THE DANGEROUS MISSIONS COLLECTION introduces these heroes and the harrowing missions they take on, often as volunteers. From lumberjacks in remote forests to truckers on a road made of ice to tank crews and pathfinders in war zones and other professions, HISTORY accompanies these brave men and women on some of the most dangerous missions in the world. You will witness terrifying assignments as paratroopers land behind enemy lines, Navy demolition units clear obstacles before D-Day, British battalions take out German gun batteries, and much more. These 16 heart-pounding episodes bring to life people who put their lives on the line to make the world a better, safer place for the rest of us. Professions include: BATTLEFIELD SCOUTS, COAST GUARD RESCUE SWIMMERS, FIGHTER PILOTS, HOSTAGE NEGOTIATORS, ICE ROAD TRUCKERS, LUMBERJACKS, MINESWEEPERS, SUBMARINE COMMANDERS, TRAPEZE ARTISTS, VIETNAM WAR SOLDIERS, WWII SOLDIERS
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