History Detectives

Episode Guide


Season 7


Episode #707

An instrument panel is investigated to find if it is from the horrifying crash of the Hindenburg.

Episode #706

Amelia Earhart Plane - John Ott believes he may have a piece of Amelia Earhart's airplane, the ...

Episode #705

Tokyo Rose Recording - A HISTORY DETECTIVES viewer has a recording he thinks holds evidence used in ...

Episode #704

A photo album of silent movie stars sheds light on an enormous film studio empire in Philadelphia.

Episode #703

A shotgun is researched for clues that one of Al Capone's men fired it in a Chicago gang massacre.

Episode #702

A plan to hide atomic secrets in plain sight and carved beeswax from a shipwreck are investigated.

Episode #701

PsychoPhone - A couple in Cincinnati acquired a peculiar phonograph at an antiques auction. The ...

Season 6


Episode #603

Japanese Balloon Bomb - The granddaughter of a World War II veteran from Austin, Texas, has a ...

Episode #602

Red Hand Flag - During her last active duty posting with the Army at Ft. Jackson, a Desert Storm ...

Episode #601

WWII Diary - A man in Lexington, North Carolina, has a poignant diary written by a World War II ...

Season 4


Lou Gehrig Autograph/Cleveland Electric Car/Philad (#410)

Lou Gehrig Autograph - An Oregon man has a baseball ticket that bears a "Lou Gehrig" autograph and ...

Orphan Film Reel/Chinese Opium Scale/Hermann Goeri (#406)

ORPHAN FILM REEL: A contributor from Elsmere, KY was searching his grandfather's Ohio attic when he ...

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