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  • 2019-03-20T02:00:00+00:00 on History
  • 43 mins
  • 5 hours, 22 mins (8 episodes)
  • United States
  • English
  • Documentary

Investigators and engineers use the latest technology to search for a treasure rumored to have been buried in the Philippines by General Tomoyuki Yamashita in the closing months of World War II.

8 episodes

1x01 Death on the Mountain

  • Series Premiere

    2019-03-20T02:00:00+00:00 — 41 mins

A team of Americans explores a mountain in the Philippines to search for a treasure rumored to have been buried by Gen. Tomoyuki Yamashita in the closing months of World War II.

1x02 X Marks the Spot

  • 2019-03-27T02:00:00+00:00 — 41 mins

Digging continues at Breach-6, but when the team unearths a possible water trap the excavation is put on hold; the team conducts a LiDAR scan that reveals a cave, perhaps used by Japanese soldiers during the war.

1x03 Dead Giveaway

  • 2019-04-03T03:00:00+01:00 — 41 mins

After discovering a bomb marker, the team brings in an explosives expert to search a cave that may have been a headquarters of Gen. Yamashita during the war; a potential booby trap and the first hint of treasure.

1x04 What Lies Beneath

  • 2019-04-10T03:00:00+01:00 — 41 mins

The team triggers a possible water trap in the cave and is forced to stop digging; Martin Flagg believes the Story Rock indicates a tunnel behind a waterfall, and the team brings in a diver to explore the plunge pools for an entrance.

1x05 The Backdoor

  • 2019-04-17T03:00:00+01:00 — 40 mins

Unable to find a tunnel at the waterfall, the team is guided by an animal marker to a boulder carved in the shape of a turtle, which leads them to a golden lily symbol indicating a secret backdoor entrance.

1x06 Nazi Concrete

  • 2019-04-24T03:00:00+01:00 — 40 mins

The team attempts to prove if a tunnel exists behind a unique formation of rocks they believe is a secret backdoor entrance into the mountain.

1x07 Blood & Conspiracy

  • 2019-05-08T03:00:00+01:00 — 39 mins

As the team zeroes in on a tunnel that may be part of the treasure labyrinth, Bingo learns that part of dictator Ferdinand Marcos' fortune may have been stolen from Yamashita's treasure and uncovers a possible link to a CIA conspiracy.

1x08 Tunnel Found

  • 2019-05-15T03:00:00+01:00 — 39 mins

Peter meets with a man who warns of the deathly risks in searching for Yamashita's treasure; the team clears the last obstacles and finds a secret tunnel directly into the mountain.