True War Stories

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  • 2015
  • 1 Season

Go behind the lines of engagement to hear the true stories of war from the men and women who lived it! This insightful series is not the story of a single war but the stories of five generations of warriors, what they had in common and what was unique to their time and mission. These interviews collectively illuminate the dramatic and ongoing effects of the war on those who participated.

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Battle of the Hills
39. Battle of the Hills
May 5, 2015
Dealing with the North Vietnamese Army, snipers, Hanoi Hannah and harsh combat conditions are some of the items recalled by our storytellers.
Frozen Chosin
38. Frozen Chosin
May 5, 2015
Further true-life stories involving the battles fought on the Korean peninsula by brave soldiers far from their homeland.
Police Action
37. Police Action
May 5, 2015
Korean War veterans recall their impressions of preparing for deployment and their combat experiences during this 'Police Action'.
Operation Joint Endeavor
36. Operation Joint Endeavor
May 5, 2015
Ethnic cleansing becomes an international concern when troops are deployed during the war in Bosnia & Herzegovina
Jungle Tracks
35. Jungle Tracks
May 5, 2015
Armored warfare in Southeast Asia is recounted by those who fought the battles on the extreme terrain found in Vietnam.
Confessions of a Fighter Pilot
34. Confessions of a Fighter Pilot
May 5, 2015
Merrill McPeak, US Air Force Chief of Staff (Ret.), recounts his experiences during his nearly 40 years of military service.
I Want To Be A Warrior
33. I Want To Be A Warrior
May 5, 2015
Enlistment stories, the rationale behind their military branch choices and basic training tales are retold by these veterans from many wars.
Fighter Pilots
32. Fighter Pilots
May 5, 2015
Retired pilots speak about their experiences in flight training, in air show performances and in combat situations.
In Country
31. In Country
May 5, 2015
Stories of the first impressions of their area of combat are told by the soldiers who set foot into a hostile and taxing environment.
Breaking News
30. Breaking News
May 5, 2015
Veterans and experts recount their personal reflections regarding the tragic and horrific events of September 11, 2011.
Band of Sisters
29. Band of Sisters
May 5, 2015
Women who were in the military recount their experiences during WWII, the Vietnam War and Iraqi Freedom.
Resistance
28. Resistance
May 5, 2015
Dealing with the uncertainty of the Iraqi people's allegiances and the resistance fighters battling coalition forces cause great concern with our troops.
Arrival
27. Arrival
May 5, 2015
American armored troops face a new enemy in conditions never seen before by our military forces.
Support Our Own
26. Support Our Own
May 5, 2015
Former helicopter & fighter pilots speak of their training for and their missions over Southeast Asia.
I'll Have My Wings
25. I'll Have My Wings
May 5, 2015
Tales of paratrooper training and deployment over Normandy are featured in this episode.
Chaos Begins
24. Chaos Begins
May 5, 2015
The stories of soldiers and sailors who lived through a 'date which will live in infamy' are retold by some brave American survivors of the sneak attack.
Rising Sun
23. Rising Sun
May 5, 2015
Surprise attacks and fierce battles test a sailor's and soldier's resolve as recounted by those who lived through the experience.
Not Bothering
22. Not Bothering
May 5, 2015
Sometimes the bravest thing a soldier can do is hold fire, here the fascinating stories about the hard decisions made when faced with conflict or constrain.
No Idea
21. No Idea
May 5, 2015
Unpredictable outcomes are discussed by the POW's held by the enemy in Germany, North Korea and Japan.
Wet Noodle
20. Wet Noodle
May 5, 2015
Discover the captivating truth about how the brave men of WWII survived when thrown into enemy territory.
Thank You, Lord
19. Thank You, Lord
May 5, 2015
Miracles, luck and endurance are discussed by the veterans who defied the odds during miscalculated military operations.
New Guy
18. New Guy
May 5, 2015
Go behind the lines of engagement and hear the stories of first time combat and other gruesome initiatives of war.
No Heroes
17. No Heroes
May 5, 2015
Hear the stories from the men who survived the unimaginable horrors that plagued fought against the most terrifying regimes of the 20th Century.
Shoe Shine, GI?
16. Shoe Shine, GI?
May 5, 2015
From culture shock to the descriptions of the villages and people affected by the tragic warfare methods of search and destroy operations.
Our Place
15. Our Place
May 5, 2015
Witness the courage of the soldiers who put their lives on the line in Vietnam and how the young men coped with the resistance.
Boom Boom Boom
14. Boom Boom Boom
May 5, 2015
POW's and the founder of Families of American Vietnam Prisoners of Wars discuss in great detail their haunting experiences.
Intestinal Fortitude
13. Intestinal Fortitude
May 5, 2015
Hear the stories about entering the military and the significant events that drove these soldiers to do so.
The Horror Of War
12. The Horror Of War
May 5, 2015
From the fear of the kamikaze to the feeling of fighting someone else's war, the physical and mental effects of combat are shared by the men and women who lived it.
Getting There
11. Getting There
May 5, 2015
Travel to the frontlines and discover the various methods and stories about how the troops arrived for battle, be it air, land, sea or foot.
Karma
10. Karma
May 5, 2015
Discover the unique stories of survival and healing as you hear soldiers describe their experiences of meeting strangers in a strange land.
Stories Of Basic Training
9. Stories Of Basic Training
May 5, 2015
Hear the captivating interviews from Veterans of different branches as they describe their introduction to the US Military
Stories Of Surrender
8. Stories Of Surrender
May 5, 2015
From prisoner camps to the events leading up to surrender, discover the epic struggles of the brave POWs of WWII.
The Big One
7. The Big One
May 5, 2015
D-day was the greatest military operation of all time, hear the fascinating stories from the brave soldiers that stormed the beaches of Normandy and survived the German resistance.
Dust Off
6. Dust Off
May 5, 2015
Take off with the Helicopter Pilots, Army Nurses and Combat Medics that felt first-hand the heartbreaking realism of jungle warfare
For Those Coming Behind Us
5. For Those Coming Behind Us
May 5, 2015
From the oppression and hardship to the milestones that propelled American Americans in the military, these are the stories of the men that rose above prejudice in order to serve the country that they loved.
What In The Hell Am I Gonna Tell My Girlfriend?
4. What In The Hell Am I Gonna Tell My Girlfriend?
May 5, 2015
Follow the chaos and heroism of the veterans who served in Italy, Paris, Austria and Pearl Harbor during the most epic times in the 20th Century.
The Lie
3. The Lie
May 5, 2015
From the beginning battles of the Vietnam Conflict through the eyes of a Platoon Commander to the dramatic days in Italy 1943, these are the combat zones that changed the course of history.
Now Is The Time For All Good Men
2. Now Is The Time For All Good Men
May 5, 2015
Discover the courage of the brave servicemen who joined the crusade in the Pacific and in Europe during the deadliest combat operations of WWII.
Darkness
1. Darkness
May 5, 2015
From the beginning battles of the Vietnam Conflict through the eyes of a Platoon Commander to the dramatic days in Italy 1943, these are the combat zones that changed the course of history.
Description

Go behind the lines of engagement to hear the true stories of war from the men and women who lived it! This insightful series is not the story of a single war but the stories of five generations of warriors, what they had in common and what was unique to their time and mission. These interviews collectively illuminate the dramatic and ongoing effects of the war on those who participated.

True War Stories is a series that is currently running and has 1 seasons (39 episodes). The series first aired on May 5, 2015.

Where to Watch True War Stories

True War Stories is available for streaming on the Mill Creek Entertainment website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch True War Stories on demand at Amazon Prime, Amazon, Vudu and Tubi TV.

  • Premiere Date
    May 5, 2015