The BEST episodes of Lost Gold of World War II

Every episode of Lost Gold of World War II ever, ranked from best to worst by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The best episodes of Lost Gold of World War II!

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.

Last Updated: 3/6/2024Network: HistoryStatus: Ended
The Breakthrough
112 votes

#1 - The Breakthrough

Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired 6/16/2020

In the season finale, the team finally reaches the void space under the waterfall, giving them a glimpse of what lies inside. But excitement is short lived when unexpected visitors get in the way. Meanwhile, the team investigates leads for other possible Yamashita treasure sites throughout the Philippines, uncovering evidence that any one of their 25 new treasure maps could lead them to the Lost Gold of WWII.

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All Over the Maps
106 votes

#2 - All Over the Maps

Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired 6/2/2020

Breach 6 reveals its first piece of treasure; Levi and Geo come up with a creative solution to get past a mysterious collapse in the tunnel; while drilling toward a possible treasure vault, John and Rob make a startling discovery.

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Tunnel Found
120 votes

#3 - Tunnel Found

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired 5/14/2019

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.

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Mud & Blood
107 votes

#4 - Mud & Blood

Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired 5/5/2020

With new evidence suggesting the location of a possible treasure vault beneath the waterfall, John is determined to find a way in, but Mother Nature is wreaking havoc on his plans; information is revealed about the knife that was found.

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An Explosive Discovery
111 votes

#5 - An Explosive Discovery

Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired 5/12/2020

Another promising clue at Breach 6 leads Rick to believe they're on the right track; John hits a roadblock on his search for a tunnel entrance near the waterfall, Bingo makes an incredible discovery that could lead him to Golden Lily treasure maps.

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Dead Ends And New Beginnings
97 votes

#6 - Dead Ends And New Beginnings

Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired 6/16/2020

When a dead end in the tunnel threatens to close the door on exploration, a back door opens. Using their recently decoded Golden Lily map, the team discovers new access points, hoping to get under the waterfall by any means necessary.

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A Bone to Pick
102 votes

#7 - A Bone to Pick

Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired 5/19/2020

John plans to drill across the mountain; Rick finds an artifact at Breach 6 that could confirm Japanese military presence; Levi and Geo make a grim discovery in the tunnel; Bingo meets someone with rare and valuable knowledge.

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Nazi Concrete
131 votes

#8 - Nazi Concrete

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired 4/23/2019

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.

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Dead Giveaway
137 votes

#9 - Dead Giveaway

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired 4/2/2019

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.

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We're Not Alone
108 votes

#10 - We're Not Alone

Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired 6/9/2020

As the team finally gets to the bottom of Breach 6, startling new evidence suggests they might be too late; the miners trigger a hazard in the tunnel, which threatens their safety; Bingo unearths alarming evidence a little too close to home.

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The Backdoor
139 votes

#11 - The Backdoor

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired 4/16/2019

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.

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A Dying Declaration
105 votes

#12 - A Dying Declaration

Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired 4/28/2020

An advanced satellite scan of the mountain reveals metal deposits underground; the team targets three sites believed to be the access points to Yamashita's gold: a waterfall, a crater known as Breach 6, and a camouflaged tunnel.

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Death on the Mountain
151 votes

#13 - Death on the Mountain

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 3/19/2019

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.

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Blood & Conspiracy
122 votes

#14 - Blood & Conspiracy

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired 5/7/2019

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.

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What Lies Beneath
135 votes

#15 - What Lies Beneath

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired 4/9/2019

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.

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X Marks the Spot
138 votes

#16 - X Marks the Spot

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 3/26/2019

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.

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