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  • The Best Nose Art of WW2 - Episode 1

    In this series Nose Art Stories (Episode 1), we will be looking at some of the best aircraft nose art from World War II and telling their incredible stories. In this first episode, we will cover "The Blond Angel", "Little Lady", "Big Dick", "In the Mood", and "Shoo Shoo Shoo Baby".

  • Apollo Program

    1 season

  • Hex Hollow

    Movie

    A documentary film investigating the 1928 murder of a Pennsylvania farmer and the allegations of witchcraft that shocked the nation.

  • The Greatest Female Pilots of all time- Night Witches

    The Night Witches were an all-female fighter group created by Marina Roskova. They launched deadly attacks on German troops is famous night attacks from their Po-2 biplanes.

  • How a Luftwaffe Ace Actually Tricks the Allies

    This is the story of Erich Hartmann's battle against American and Soviet fighters in World War II, where he tricked American P-51 Mustangs and Yak Fighters into turning on each other.

  • Floating Horses
    Movie + 1 extra

    Floating Horses

    Movie + 1 extra

    American cowboy Casey Tibbs, a nine-time world champion who left home at the age of 13 in 1942 due to his father's disdain of rodeo, had a rags-to-riches life after his groundbreaking spurring lick was developed and he was launched to stardom. Akin to riding a wild bronc in competition, his unpre...

  • The Legless Ace - Douglas Bader - RAF Fighter Pilot

    Douglas Bader was one of the most famous pilots of World War II, and what makes him even more incredible is that he lost both legs in a flying accident. Yet, after he was fitted with prosthetics, he flew Hawker Hurricanes and Spitfires and was one of the top RAF aces in the conflict.

  • WW1: Battle of the Somme

    This is the story of the first day of the Somme Offensive, 1 July 1916 - the single bloodiest day in British military history. 57,000 British soldiers became casualties, most within a few hours of the initial attack. The offensive was part of a doomed attempt to break the deadlock of trench warfa...

  • Rocket

    This Student Academy Award® winning short film takes you behind the wheel of 1950's dirt track racing. With a legacy traditionally passed down from father to son, Annie (Lizzie Clarke) builds a destiny all her own.

  • The Kamikaze Killer - Jeremiah O'Keefe

    This is the story of Jeremiah O'Keefe, the United States Corsair pilot in WWII who took down five Japanese Kamikaze bombers in a single day at the Battle of Okinawa.

  • Lost Battalion

    Movie

    The legendary World War I story of American soldiers who rush to war and are swept up by crushing forces beyond their control. An enduring tale of war, heroes, and the scars left behind.

  • Henry Erwin's Medal of Honor

    This is the story of Henry E. Erwin, an American airmen on board a B-29 Superfortress when a phosphorous bomb detonated inside the aircraft. He would be awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor when he would save his entire crew from certain death.

  • Dear Rosa

    Movie

    Set during the Normandy Campaign, the incredibly strenuous journey shows Sgt Garcia, portrayed by Moud Sabra, as he takes command and leads his crew through a surviving another day at the front, Fighting not only the Germans but his prejudiced superiors.

  • An Allied Prisoner who Stole a German Bomber

    When Mikhail Devyataev was captured and put into a concentration camp, instead of sitting by, he conspired to actually steal a German He-111 bomber from his camp commander in one of the most amazing stories of World War II.

  • Ace in a Day - The True Story of Chuck Yeager

    Chuck Yeager, the famous pilot broke the sound barrier, also was a hero in the second World War. Flying his P-51 Mustang, Glamorous Glenn, he downed an astounding five German Bf-109s in a single mission in October of 1944, making him an ace in a single day.

  • The Mind Blowing Escape of WW2

    This is the story of legendary German fighter ace Franz Von Werra and how he would become the only Axis pilot in World War II to escape being a prisoner and return to the skies.

  • The 1967 Ford Mark IV: Legend of Le Mans

    Few auto racing efforts were as ambitious as Ford’s quest to beat Ferrari at the 24 Hours of Le Mans, the world’s most important sports car race, in the 1960s. Ford’s dedication paid off, first in 1966 when GT40s finished 1-2-3 at the French endurance race, and then again in 1967 with an all-Amer...

  • Test Driving the First Mustang

    It's an old auto industry cliche -- "you can't sell a young man an old man's car, but you can sell an old man a young man's car." It's also true. The sporty Mustang was a young man's -- and woman's -- car. The under-30 crowd loved it. But older people also bought them, often as a second car. The ...

  • Home Front Heroes Women in World War II

    During World War II, American women made enormous contributions to the war effort. Yet, much of their "fighting" took place not on the battlefront, but on the home front. Their home front activities offered challenges and opportunities never available before to women -- even everyday tasks took o...

  • Getting a '60s Era Concept Car in Running Condition

    Our conservation team is hard at work with our Budd XR-400 Concept Car.

    The Budd XR-400 Concept Car has been in artifact storage for 10 years, and conservator Cuong Nguyen shows us what it takes to get it back in running condition and other necessary conservation maintenance practices.

    The Budd...

  • Through the Years with Hallmark Ornaments

    Already known for its greeting cards, Hallmark introduced a line of Christmas ornaments in 1973. The company's annual release of an increasing array of ornaments revolutionized Christmas decorating, appealing to customers' interest in reliving memories, remembering special people and events, and ...