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THE HISTORY CHANNEL brings history's most incredible wartime feats, scientific mysteries, and turbulent periods back to life in top-rated programs.Tech Effect is a series that is currently running and has 1 seasons (8 episodes). The series first aired on June 20, 2004.

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1 Season, 8 Episodes
June 20, 2004
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Tech Effect Full Episode Guide

  • Due to an incorrect map, 9 miners broke into an abandoned mine-filled with water-where they were trapped 230-feet below surface, for 77 hours. Examine the innovations that brought their safe return.

  • After a dry Chicago summer-already plagued by fires-a cow kicked over a lantern & set the city on fire. Examine the Chicago Fire Department's methods & discover what went wrong on that fateful day.

  • After the sneak attack on Pearl Harbor in 1941, a formerly "neutral" and severely crippled U.S. entered WWII. But Japan brought specialized technology with them to Pearl Harbor.

  • St. Valentine's Day, 1929. While many Chicagoans enjoyed a romantic evening, a brutal scene ensued at SMC Cartage Company Garage.

  • Take a closer look at the many technologies needed for the United States' U-2 spy plane and the Soviets' SA-2 surface-to-air missile to meet on May Day 1960.

  • On an icy Christmas night in 1776, General George Washington leads his troops across the treacherous Delaware River -- a decision that will become a turning point in the American Revolution.

  • In 1942, under extraordinary secrecy, the U.S. government brings top scientists together to work on the Manhattan Project. Three years of technological advancements explode over Hiroshima.

  • Look back at the technological advancements that allowed the U.S. to meet President Kennedy's 1961 challenge to put a man on the moon in just eight years.