World War 2

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  • Dear Rosa

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    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.

  • 5 Things You Never Knew About the Focke-Wulf 190

  • 5 Things You Never Knew About the P-47 Thunderbolt

  • 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.

  • 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...

  • The Best Nose Art of WW2 - Episode 2

  • 5 WW2 Aviation Facts

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  • 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 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 5 Things You Never Knew About the SBD "Dauntless" Dive Bomber

  • Tribute to Our Nation's Veterans

    Meet five veterans and learn their stories of service to our nation in conflicts from World War II, Korea, Vietnam, Desert Storm, and Afghanistan. Tour Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery and learn about its history and its mission to serve America’s veterans.

  • The Battle Aachen - The American Stalingrad

    Amidst the closing stages of World War II, the Battle of Aachen unfolds as a critical urban showdown, where American forces clash with determined German defenders in the heart of the ancient city.

  • The Rear Gunner

    "The Rear Gunner" is a propaganda and training films produced under the auspices of the Office of War Information during World War II. It stars Burgess Meredith and Ronald Reagan. Enjoy this piece of history here - upscaled to HD with audio improved and Close Captions provided for HistoryFix.

  • 5 More Facts about WWII US Aircraft Carriers

  • Ships for Liberty

    Meet Ships for Liberty, which were vital to supplying the allied effort in World War 2. In the same program, meet the men and women who built them, two Georgia shipyards where they were made, as well as the men who sailed and defended them.”

  • The House I Live In

    Made to oppose anti-Semitism at the end of World War II, it received an Honorary Academy Award and a special Golden Globe Award in 1946. This ten-minute short film written by Albert Maltz, produced by Frank Ross and Mervyn LeRoy, and starring Frank Sinatra.

  • 12:15 Sunday - Short Film Documentary

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    January 1945 - With his plane falling from the sky, B-17 navigator John Jenkins parachuted down onto Nazi Germany farmland.  He was alone in the cold with no food or water. With no immediate aid, his chances of escaping back to Ally territory appeared grim.  In this documentary, John retells the ...

  • Famous Banned WWII US Navy Nose Art

  • Shot Down: Howard Snyder, his Crew and the Susan Ruth

    This award winning documentary short is based on the award winning book SHOT DOWN: The true story of pilot Howard Snyder and the crew of the B-17 Susan Ruth written by Steve Snyder. After being shot down by by German fighters over occupied Belgium on February 8, 1944, Steve's father Howard was mi...

  • Education For Death 1943 - The Making of the Nazi

    Education for Death: The Making of the Nazi is a thought-provoking animated propaganda short film created by Walt Disney Productions, released on January 15, 1943, through RKO Radio Pictures.
    The storyline follows Hans, a young boy born and raised in Nazi Germany, his indoctrination into the Hit...

  • The Tank Hunter: Major Cain VC

    Major Robert Henry Cain was the only man awarded the Victoria Cross during Operation Market Garden that survived the battle.

    Cain reportedly destroyed 6 German tanks as well as a number of other vehicles and scores of infantry using any weapon system he could get his hands on and in this video ...