Josh drives a tank at the Normandy Victory Museum in France.

Photo by: Aidan Bradbury-Aranda

Aidan Bradbury-Aranda

Josh drives a tank at the Normandy Victory Museum in France.

Expedition Unknown Kicks Off with a New Discovery About D-Day

In an epic, two-hour season premiere, Josh Gates travels to the D-Day battlefields and the beaches of Normandy where he joins investigators making history-changing discoveries about the Longest Day.

January 15, 2020

This season Josh will face his most daring expeditions yet, from searching for the only large U.S. commercial airliner to vanish off the face of the earth to a quest across Africa to unearth the many missing links between modern man and our earliest ancestors.

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Photo Gallery: Digging Into D-Day

Josh will begin this season in Normandy, exploring D-Day alongside military historians using cutting edge technology to uncover shocking secrets about the invasion. Included in his discovery is a never-before-discovered complex of Nazi bunkers as well as an unexploded bomb frozen in time in the waters off Normandy’s coast. Josh’s in-depth investigation reveals forgotten mysteries surrounding the most important battle in modern history.

Throughout the season, Gates will undertake numerous thrilling global adventures including a trek across the U.K. in the footsteps of a Celtic warrior queen and a journey to the islands of the Seychelles to decipher a cryptic code that may lead to lost pirate treasure. Finally, in a two-part season finale, Josh will sail into the enigma that is the Bermuda Triangle on a dangerous voyage of discovery.

Military Historian Gary Sterne and Josh find a WWII SS helmet in a lost bunker at Maisy Battery in France.

Photo by: Aidan Bradbury-Aranda

Aidan Bradbury-Aranda

Military Historian Gary Sterne and Josh find a WWII SS helmet in a lost bunker at Maisy Battery in France.

And get ready for Expedition X...

Beginning on February 12th, right out of Expedition Unknown, Josh will introduce scientist Phil Torres and paranormal researcher Jessica Chobot to investigate reports of supernatural encounters, mysterious creatures, and astonishing extraterrestrial phenomena in the brand-new series, Expedition X. Whether trekking through the remote jungles of Cambodia in search of a legendary ape-man or exploring the secrets of the world’s largest cave system right here in the United States, the Expedition X team is taking viewers to the stranger side of the unknown.

In the meantime, stream past episodes of Expedition Unknown on Discovery GO and join the conversation on social media by using the hashtag #ExpeditionUnknown.

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