War Stories

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  • 2010
  • 1 Season

These moving stories feature rare footage and personal accounts as well as a unique insight in to America's military history and the bravery of ordinary people asked to do extraordinary things.

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History in HD: The Last Bomb
9. History in HD: The Last Bomb
May 24, 2010
Get an unprecedented look at the strategy and sacrifice behind America's air raids on Japan in the final days of World War II. Explore the inside story via archival footage, all transferred to stunning HD, from General Lemay's planning stages to fighter action to final touch down back at Iwo Jima.
History in HD: Shooting Iwo Jima
8. History in HD: Shooting Iwo Jima
May 17, 2010
Meet forgotten hero Bill Genaust, who captured on film the flag-raising on Iwo Jima. Learn his story as told by his photo unit commander, the last living relative to remember him, and the photojournalist's own forceful, visceral footage of two of the fiercest battles in World War II.
Wings of Honor
7. Wings of Honor
January 20, 2011
Wings of Honor is the story of the men who fought during World War II and are now flown to Washington DC to visit a monument built in their honor... men like George Koogle, a Marine that stormed ashore on Saipan, nearly losing his life... E.J. Novotny, a SeaBee that saw the war from both sides... And Lee Phelps, a Navy Pharmacist's Mate charged with treating the wounded, and then witnessed the devastation that ended the violence.
Day of the Kamikaze
6. Day of the Kamikaze
February 18, 2008
The award-winning Day of the Kamikaze documents the origins of kamikaze battle and shares true, eye-witness accounts of the biggest and bloodiest suicide attack in history over two days in 1945 when the Japanese launched "Operation Heaven" against the allied fleet in the Pacific.
The Men Who Brought the Dawn
5. The Men Who Brought the Dawn
July 10, 2009
Much has been written about the destruction of Hiroshima and Nagasaki following the use of atomic bombs and the effect of the attack on civilian life in Japan. But what of the American servicemen commissioned to carry out this serious task? Now, the crewmen of the Enola Gay and the Bockscar speak out about what happened during those fateful days, and how the weight of their task has changed them forever.
Remembering Vietnam: The Wall at 25
4. Remembering Vietnam: The Wall at 25
November 11, 2007
History of the Vietnam Veterans' Memorial Wall in Washington, DC is chronicled. Controversial upon inception, today this American icon is the nation's most-visited monument and considered the most accurate listing of the 58,195 U.S. soldiers who fell or remain MIA.
Arlington: Call to Honor
3. Arlington: Call to Honor
November 7, 2007
Every graveyard tells a story but few can talk to the living like Arlington National Cemetery. It's here that America buries its war heroes, from the Revolutionary War to 9/11 and the current struggle in Iraq. The American flag flies at half-staff more often than not as more than 27 burials take place daily. Each section of the cemetery reflects a time in history and each stone tells a story.
Carrier at War: The USS Enterprise
2. Carrier at War: The USS Enterprise
May 31, 2007
The USS Enterprise is returning from war. Stationed in the Middle East for the last year, its pilots have seen heavy action in Afghanistan and Iraq, and now, finally, they're returning home. We go aboard to deconstruct how a carrier works in wartime. With amazing personal stories and real-time footage from missions we reveal the awesome power of what's often called "the most dangerous place on the planet", a major aircraft carrier. And best of all, we're there when our characters are reunited with their loved ones back in the U.S.
Uncommon Courage: Breakout at Chosin
1. Uncommon Courage: Breakout at Chosin
May 31, 2010
Before the Korean War, the idea of a Chinese-American leading a group of soldiers into battle would have been unthinkable. But the story of Chew-Een Lee is more than one of breaking barriers; it is a story of courage, grit and dogged determination, proving that bravery belongs to no single race.
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These moving stories feature rare footage and personal accounts as well as a unique insight in to America's military history and the bravery of ordinary people asked to do extraordinary things. War Stories is a series that is currently running and has 1 seasons (9 episodes). The series first aired on May 31, 2010.

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War Stories is available for streaming on the website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch War Stories on demand at Amazon Prime and Amazon.

  • Premiere Date
    May 31, 2010