Missions That Changed the War

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  • 2010
  • 4 Seasons

This series takes a closer look at missions and actions that changed the course of World War II. The viewer gets to see these operations such as The Doolittle Raid, and get to learn more information about The Flying Tigers.

Missions That Changed the War
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The Mission
2. The Mission
January 29, 2012
Theodore Â'DutchÂ' Van Kirk, the navigator of the Enola Gay, the B-29 that dropped the first atomic bomb used as a weapon of war on Hiroshima, Japan, offers his first-person account of historic mission, flown on August 6, 1945.
SuperFortress
1. SuperFortress
January 29, 2012
Theodore Â'DutchÂ' Van Kirk, the last remaining crew member of the B-29 Superfortress that delivered the atomic bomb to Hiroshima, gives an original first-person account of the airplane, crew and target selection, as well as the training for the historic m
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This series takes a closer look at missions and actions that changed the course of World War II. The viewer gets to see these operations such as The Doolittle Raid, and get to learn more information about The Flying Tigers.

  • Premiere Date
    October 26, 2010