Battleground: Famous Generals

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  • 2005
  • 1 Season

Battlegrounds: Famous Generals is a television program that aired in 2005. The show highlights famous military generals from the past (and present) and different aspects of warfare from the Colonial Era to the 20th century. Walter Matthau hosted the program when it was being televised. Battleground was periodically broadcast from 2004 to 2012 before being cancelled.

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Famous Generals: General George C. Marshall
8. Famous Generals: General George C. Marshall
April 15, 2011
Highlights the career of Gen George C Marshall leading his army through Germany, France, and Italy, negotiating peace in China as a diplomat, and his promotion to President Truman's Chief of Staff.
Famous Generals: General George S Patton
7. Famous Generals: General George S Patton
October 8, 2005
Highlights the career of Gen George S Patton and his victories in WWII across North Africa, Italy, and France
Famous Generals: General Joseph W Stilwell
6. Famous Generals: General Joseph W Stilwell
March 14, 2011
Highlights the career of Gen Joseph W Stilwell and the efforts to retake China from Japanese forces.
Famous Generals: General John J. Pershing
5. Famous Generals: General John J. Pershing
July 27, 2011
Highlights the career of Gen John Joseph Pershing, the Indian Wars, the beginning of World War 1, and the liberation of France against the German army.
Famous Generals: General Omar Nelson Bradley
4. Famous Generals: General Omar Nelson Bradley
March 16, 2011
Highlights the career of General Omar Nelson Bradley during WWII, the invasion on Normandy and the Battle of the Bulge.
Famous Generals: General Dwight D Eisenhower
3. Famous Generals: General Dwight D Eisenhower
September 10, 2005
Highlights the career of Dwight D Eisenhower during World War I and WWII, the victories in North Africa and the liberation of France.
Famous Generals: General MacArthur
2. Famous Generals: General MacArthur
September 3, 2005
Highlights the career of Gen Douglas MacArthur during World War II, his time at West Point, his retirement, and the events leading to the Korean War.
Arnold
1. Arnold
August 27, 2005
On this episode we feature the career of Gen Henry "Hap" Arnold during World War II.
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Battlegrounds: Famous Generals is a television program that aired in 2005. The show highlights famous military generals from the past (and present) and different aspects of warfare from the Colonial Era to the 20th century. Walter Matthau hosted the program when it was being televised. Battleground was periodically broadcast from 2004 to 2012 before being cancelled.

  • Premiere Date
    August 27, 2005