An Airman's 70-Year Wait for his Silver Star

Part Three: Survival and the Star

American Heroes Channel TV Schedule

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Thursday November 20

10:00 PM

60 min.

Hardcore Heroes

Battling the Elements

TV-PG CC

Fire and water are the most deadly of nature’s vital elements, especially when they rage out of control. Hardcore Heroes Jack Pritchard, a FDNY fire-fighting legend, and John Keller, a former recon Marine, come face to face with these ferocious elements.
 

11:00 PM

60 min.

Hardcore Heroes

Lone Wolves

TV-PG CC

In the death-defying tales of valor, there are the heroes who work with others to save lives. Then there are the hardcore heroes who operate as lone masterminds - and get the job done. Carlos Hathcock and Max Hardberger know how to get the job done.
 

Friday November 21

12:00 AM

60 min.

Hardcore Heroes

For a Greater Cause

TV-PG CC

Sometimes heroes are hunters, sometimes they are hunted. Hardcore hero, George Rowe goes undercover for the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms. And after WWII, brothers Joe and Radek Masin elude the biggest manhunt in Communist Soviet Union history.
 

1:00 AM

60 min.

Hardcore Heroes

Battling the Elements

TV-PG CC

Fire and water are the most deadly of nature’s vital elements, especially when they rage out of control. Hardcore Heroes Jack Pritchard, a FDNY fire-fighting legend, and John Keller, a former recon Marine, come face to face with these ferocious elements.
 

2:00 AM

60 min.

Hardcore Heroes

Warriors on the Frontlines

TV-PG CC

There are fair fights, unfair fights, and fights where the odds are so stacked against you that you should be obliterated. For two battlefield legends, Drew Dix and Viktor Leonov retreating from a superior army never occurs to them.
 

3:00 AM

60 min.

WWII's Greatest Raids

Hitler's Last Bridge

TV-PG CC

A brave band of regular GI’s are tasked with saving the last bridge and final gateway to the Third Reich. The bridge is bristling with German guns loaded with explosives. Worse, the enemy plan to destroy the bridge if the American unit assaults it.
 

4:00 AM

60 min.

WWII's Greatest Raids

Mountain Massacre

TV-PG CC

The Black Devils, a joint US-Canadian elite mountain warfare unit, are about to go into action. They must mount a do-or-die night-time assault up a treacherous mountain, in extreme weather, to take on heavily-entrenched battle hardened German defenses.
 

5:00 AM

60 min.

WWII's Greatest Raids

Rangers Lead The Way

TV-PG CC

US Army Rangers spearhead the biggest amphibious landing in history - the allied Invasion of France. They must conquer vertical cliffs before taking on the determined enemy. Then destroy the guns that threaten to blow the Allied fleet out of the water.
 

6:00 AM

60 min.

Triggers: Weapons That Changed the World

M1 Garand Rifle

TV-G CC

In combat, your rifle is your closest companion. Host Wil Willis gets into the trenches with an arsenal of historic rifles, to find out how the lowly musket evolved into a weapon that changed the world.
 

7:00 AM

60 min.

Triggers: Weapons That Changed the World

M1911 Pistol

TV-G CC

It's the most admired and influential pistol of the 20th Century: the Colt M1911. Former Army Ranger and Air Force Pararescueman Wil Willis puts this legendary weapon and its ground-breaking predecessors to the test.
 

8:00 AM

60 min.

Machines of Malice

Modern Devices

TV-PG CC

Modern Devices explores the sophisticated engineering of deadly machines from the French Revolution to the present day, including the Guillotine, the Electric Chair, and the Garrote.
 

9:00 AM

60 min.

Machines of Malice

Roman Machines

TV-PG CC

Deconstructs Roman death machines to prove that "overkill" is sometimes an understatement - including the Human Press, the Crank Wheel and the Tree Tearer.
 

10:00 AM

60 min.

Filthy Cities

Medieval London

TV-PG CC

Host Don Wildman gets down and dirty in medieval grime to find out the hard way how the London we know today was forged in the filth of the 14th century.
 

11:00 AM

60 min.

Filthy Cities

Revolutionary Paris

TV-14 CC

200 years ago, Paris was famously one of the foulest smelling cities in Europe. Host Don Wildman travels to the modern city to sniff out the story of the French Revolution.
 

12:00 PM

60 min.

Columbus: Secrets From the Grave

TV-G CC

Columbus kept the truth of his identity carefully hidden. Claimed by Italians as the son of Genoa, he has been claimed the son of a privateer, a pope and a Jew. Follow a descendant of Columbus on a quest to discover her famous ancestor's true origins.
 

1:00 PM

60 min.

Lost Temple to the Gods

TV-G CC

In 20 BC, the lost city of Heracleion was famous for its beaches, palatial villas, sexually charged rites and miracle cures. Its crowning jewel, the Temple of Hercules, lay at the gateway to Egypt's Nile River ruled by Egypt's last pharaoh, Cleopatra.
 

2:00 PM

120 min.

Rameses: Wrath of God or Man?

TV-PG CC

A team of international scientists and forensic archaeologists, led by Egyptologist Professor Kent Weeks, unravel the mystery that links the Old Testament, Egypt’s Pharaoh Rameses the Great and a skull found in the largest tomb ever unearthed in Egypt.
 

4:00 PM

60 min.

Egypt: What Lies Beneath (Curiosity)

TV-PG CC

Only 1% of Ancient Egypt has been discovered - 99% remains hidden. Now for the first time, we can reveal it. Using unique satellite archaeology to blow away the sands, this landmark film reveals Egypt’s ancient land as it was 4,000 years ago.
 

5:00 PM

60 min.

Bermuda Triangle Exposed

TV-G CC

Examine the Bermuda Triangle by layer to reveal what's beneath the 440,000 square miles of ocean in the deadly marine graveyard. Freak waves, magnetic anomalies, giant whirlpools and more have been blamed for its mysterious plane and boat disappearances.
 

6:00 PM

60 min.

Pompeii: Back from the Dead

TV-14 CC

As destruction rained on Pompeii, 74 men, women and children hid in a dark cellar. They clung to life as Vesuvius raged, only to become the last people to die in the disaster. Their bones reveal much about the way the people of Pompeii lived - and died
 

7:00 PM

60 min.

Atlantis Uncovered

TV-PG CC

For centuries, Atlantis has been a myth. But in the last decade archaeologists have uncovered new finds which could reveal the location of this ancient apocalypse. Mixing dramatic recreation with science, this story is told by "Lost" star, Terry O'Quinn.
 

8:00 PM

60 min.

Ancient Assassins

The Viking Berserkers

TV-PG CC

In 793 AD, Viking Long Ships roll up on a remote English beach. The ruthless attack that follows, on Lindisfarne’s monastery, will change the country forever.
 

9:00 PM

60 min.

Ancient Assassins

The Assassins

TV-PG CC

11th Century Persia, the country we know as Iran, is torn apart by the age old conflict between Shiite and Sunni Muslims. Hasan i Sabbah, the leader of the Ismailis, needs a survival strategy. Thus, the legend of the Assassins is born.
 

10:00 PM

60 min.

Ancient Assassins

The Spartans

TV-PG CC

The Spartans are bred for war, trained from youth to withstand pain and survive the harshest conditions. Their greatest warriors form an elite Special Forces unit, the Spartan 300. Their mission? Defeat the Persians.
 

11:00 PM

60 min.

Ancient Assassins

The Viking Berserkers

TV-PG CC

In 793 AD, Viking Long Ships roll up on a remote English beach. The ruthless attack that follows, on Lindisfarne’s monastery, will change the country forever.
 

Saturday November 22

12:00 AM

60 min.

Ancient Assassins

The Assassins

TV-PG CC

11th Century Persia, the country we know as Iran, is torn apart by the age old conflict between Shiite and Sunni Muslims. Hasan i Sabbah, the leader of the Ismailis, needs a survival strategy. Thus, the legend of the Assassins is born.
 

1:00 AM

60 min.

Ancient Assassins

The Spartans

TV-PG CC

The Spartans are bred for war, trained from youth to withstand pain and survive the harshest conditions. Their greatest warriors form an elite Special Forces unit, the Spartan 300. Their mission? Defeat the Persians.
 

2:00 AM

60 min.

Atlantis Uncovered

TV-PG CC

For centuries, Atlantis has been a myth. But in the last decade archaeologists have uncovered new finds which could reveal the location of this ancient apocalypse. Mixing dramatic recreation with science, this story is told by "Lost" star, Terry O'Quinn.
 

3:00 AM

60 min.

Pompeii: Back from the Dead

TV-14 CC

As destruction rained on Pompeii, 74 men, women and children hid in a dark cellar. They clung to life as Vesuvius raged, only to become the last people to die in the disaster. Their bones reveal much about the way the people of Pompeii lived - and died
 

4:00 AM

60 min.

Egypt: What Lies Beneath (Curiosity)

TV-PG CC

Only 1% of Ancient Egypt has been discovered - 99% remains hidden. Now for the first time, we can reveal it. Using unique satellite archaeology to blow away the sands, this landmark film reveals Egypt’s ancient land as it was 4,000 years ago.
 

5:00 AM

60 min.

Bermuda Triangle Exposed

TV-G CC

Examine the Bermuda Triangle by layer to reveal what's beneath the 440,000 square miles of ocean in the deadly marine graveyard. Freak waves, magnetic anomalies, giant whirlpools and more have been blamed for its mysterious plane and boat disappearances.
 

6:00 AM

120 min.

The Kennedy Detail

TV-PG CC

For years the men of President John F Kennedy's Secret Service detail have kept silent about that terrible day in Dallas, but now they've gathered back at the scene of the assassination, and are speaking out for the first time.
 

8:00 AM

60 min.

Capturing Oswald

TV-PG CC

Explore the assassination of President John F. Kennedy as it’s never been done before -- through the men who caught Lee Harvey Oswald, the officers of the Dallas Police Department. It was brilliant police work.
 

9:00 AM

60 min.

JFK: The Lost Tapes

TV-14 CC

This is the story of President Kennedy's assassination, now told through the unique perspective of newly released government tapes, audio recordings from the Dallas Police, and through the eyes and radio recordings of reporters who were there that day.
 

10:00 AM

60 min.

Did the Mob Kill JFK?

TV-PG CC

A riveting one-hour documentary that presents compelling evidence supporting the theory that the mob was behind JFK's assassination. The program features a never before seen interview with an FBI informant who shared a prison cell with a mafia kingpin.
 

11:00 AM

60 min.

Secret War

The Mafia Connection

TV-PG CC

With the fate of the free world in the balance, the US government turns to the head of the New York Mafia for help, and gets far more than they bargained for in return.
 

12:00 PM

60 min.

Secret War

Hitler's Atom Bomb

TV-PG CC

The untold story of Hitler's race to build the atomic bomb, and the special forces unit who risked everything to save the world from a Nazi nuclear armageddon.
 

1:00 PM

60 min.

Secret War

The Avenging Force

TV-PG CC

German Jews join British Special Forces to fight behind enemy lines, disguised as Nazi troops. They take on some of the War's most dangeous missions, dishing out their own brand of revenge on Hitler's Reich.
 

2:00 PM

60 min.

Nazi Hunters

The Jewish Avengers

TV-14 CC

After the war, a Jewish group called the Avengers were horrified by the number of known Nazis with blood on their hands who were simply allowed to resume their normal lives. They decided to hunt these Nazis down.
 

3:00 PM

60 min.

Nazi Hunters

Goering - The Star Exhibit

TV-14 CC

As it was not possible to try Hitler for crimes against humanity at Nuremberg the prosecutors turned to the next best thing; his deputy, Hermann Goering. Goering had founded the Gestapo, and commanded the Luftwaffe.
 

4:00 PM

60 min.

Nazi Hunters

Hunting Adolf Eichmann

TV-14 CC

Adolf Eichmann was the SS officer charged with the Final Solution, the man charged with transporting the Jews to the Nazi extermination camps. This he did with zeal and efficiency.
 

5:00 PM

60 min.

D-Day To Victory

D-Day

TV-PG CC

June 6, 1944, the biggest seaborne invasion in history. Allied soldiers from Britain, the US and Canada land on five Normandy beaches – Gold, Sword, Utah, Omaha and Juno. Encountering mines, machine gun fire, artillery and bunkers,
 

6:00 PM

60 min.

D-Day To Victory

The Battle for Caen

TV-PG CC

Allied soldiers push on to take their first objective, the city of Caen. They’re met by formidable Panzer forces determined to push the Allies back into the sea. For the next two months, a bloody battle of attrition is waged in the fields and villages.
 

7:00 PM

60 min.

D-Day To Victory

Breakout from Normandy

TV-PG CC

Hitler orders a massive counter-attack in an attempt to cut the Allies in two. But British and Canadian forces press in on Germans forces from the North while American troops close in from the South – creating what is known as the Falaise Pocket.
 

8:00 PM

60 min.

D-Day To Victory

The Scheldt and Arnhem

TV-14 CC

Seizing the Scheldt Estuary fell to the Canadians who fought a bloody victorious battle through mud, minefields and canals to secure the critical shipping supply route to the Allied troops waiting in Antwerp.
 

9:00 PM

60 min.

D-Day To Victory

Battle of the Bulge

TV-14 CC

In the dead of one of the coldest winters on record, under-armed and under-prepared US infantry divisions find themselves fighting off the best of the German army in the inaccessible hill and forest country of the Ardennes.
 

10:00 PM

60 min.

D-Day To Victory

Victory

TV-14

With only the Rhine River between the Allies and Hitler, each of the Allied Armies undertakes to cross the river in its own way. Soldiers tell the amazing story of capturing the Ludendorff Bridge in the town of Remagen.
 

11:00 PM

60 min.

D-Day To Victory

The Scheldt and Arnhem

TV-14 CC

Seizing the Scheldt Estuary fell to the Canadians who fought a bloody victorious battle through mud, minefields and canals to secure the critical shipping supply route to the Allied troops waiting in Antwerp.
 

Sunday November 23

12:00 AM

60 min.

D-Day To Victory

Battle of the Bulge

TV-14 CC

In the dead of one of the coldest winters on record, under-armed and under-prepared US infantry divisions find themselves fighting off the best of the German army in the inaccessible hill and forest country of the Ardennes.
 

1:00 AM

60 min.

D-Day To Victory

Victory

TV-14

With only the Rhine River between the Allies and Hitler, each of the Allied Armies undertakes to cross the river in its own way. Soldiers tell the amazing story of capturing the Ludendorff Bridge in the town of Remagen.
 

2:00 AM

60 min.

D-Day To Victory

D-Day

TV-PG CC

June 6, 1944, the biggest seaborne invasion in history. Allied soldiers from Britain, the US and Canada land on five Normandy beaches – Gold, Sword, Utah, Omaha and Juno. Encountering mines, machine gun fire, artillery and bunkers,
 

3:00 AM

60 min.

D-Day To Victory

The Battle for Caen

TV-PG CC

Allied soldiers push on to take their first objective, the city of Caen. They’re met by formidable Panzer forces determined to push the Allies back into the sea. For the next two months, a bloody battle of attrition is waged in the fields and villages.
 

4:00 AM

60 min.

D-Day To Victory

Breakout from Normandy

TV-PG CC

Hitler orders a massive counter-attack in an attempt to cut the Allies in two. But British and Canadian forces press in on Germans forces from the North while American troops close in from the South – creating what is known as the Falaise Pocket.
 

5:00 AM

60 min.

Nazi Hunters

Hunting Adolf Eichmann

TV-14 CC

Adolf Eichmann was the SS officer charged with the Final Solution, the man charged with transporting the Jews to the Nazi extermination camps. This he did with zeal and efficiency.
 

6:00 AM

60 min.

Solving History with Olly Steeds

Nazi Treasure

TV-PG CC

Olly travels Eastern Europe in search of the final hiding place of "The Amber Room", a quarter billion dollar piece of art made of amber, gems, and gold that was the pride of the Russian Czars before being looted by the Nazis in 1941.
 

7:00 AM

60 min.

Solving History with Olly Steeds

Hitler's Mummies

TV-PG CC

Journalist Olly Steeds goes deep into the inner workings of the Nazi propaganda machine as he examines the Third Reich's fascination with mummies.
 

8:00 AM

60 min.

Solving History with Olly Steeds

Ark of the Covenant

TV-PG CC

Journalist Olly Steeds tracks clues to remote monasteries, through Holy City tunnels, and across the Egyptian desert to test hands-on the theory that the actual Ark of the Covenant escaped Jerusalem and exists today in Ethiopia.
 

9:00 AM

60 min.

Myth Hunters

The Quest for Noah's Ark

TV-PG CC

For 2000 years, explorers have searched for the ancient boat that, according to The Bible, saved Noah from a great flood. But does the ark actually exist? Modern ark hunters believe it does. This is the dangerous story of the quest to find Noah's Ark.
 

10:00 AM

60 min.

Myth Hunters

The Search for the Crystal Skulls

TV-PG CC

Legend says that one day 13 crystal skulls will come together as one to solve the great mysteries of life. There is one in London, in Paris, and in Washington DC. Modern science can now reveal the shocking truth behind these crystal skulls.
 

11:00 AM

60 min.

Myth Hunters

The Hunt for the Book of Spells

TV-PG CC

The Book of Thoth, a five thousand year old book of magic and wisdom. It’s said to have inspired early Freemasons, to provide the wisdom behind the Tarot and to have stimulated 1960s hippes. Yet no one has ever found the orginal text.
 

12:00 PM

60 min.

Ancient Assassins

The Assassins

TV-PG CC

11th Century Persia, the country we know as Iran, is torn apart by the age old conflict between Shiite and Sunni Muslims. Hasan i Sabbah, the leader of the Ismailis, needs a survival strategy. Thus, the legend of the Assassins is born.
 

1:00 PM

60 min.

Ancient Assassins

The Viking Berserkers

TV-PG CC

In 793 AD, Viking Long Ships roll up on a remote English beach. The ruthless attack that follows, on Lindisfarne’s monastery, will change the country forever.
 

2:00 PM

120 min.

Egypt's Ten Greatest Discoveries

TV-PG CC

Dr Zahi Hawass and a team of leading archaeologists have selected the ten most important discoveries in Egypt. From major battles, to mega-construction, the discoveries uncover the amazing stories of the lives of kings, queens and ordinary people.
 

4:00 PM

60 min.

God's Wrath

TV-PG CC

The Bible contains some of the greatest stories of destruction to ever befall mankind, from Noah’s Flood to the Ten Plagues. While scientists believe they can explain the natural forces behind these tales, that doesn't mean the modern world is safe...
 

5:00 PM

60 min.

Who Was Jesus?

Childhood

TV-PG CC

The dramatic reality of the Age of Jesus. A journey through the Holy Land with three expert guides who investigate the latest archaeological and historical evidence to put together a portrait of the early years of Jesus and the forces that shaped his life
 

6:00 PM

60 min.

Who Was Jesus?

The Mission

TV-PG CC

Three experts unearth the reality of Jesus's life and times, and discover a world of starvation, injustice and desperation for salvation. Jesus was one of many miracle makers who sought to make their people free.
 

7:00 PM

60 min.

Who Was Jesus?

The Last Days

TV-PG CC

Jesus entered Jerusalem at the start of the final week of his life. Everything he did was a political challenge to the Roman authorities and the High Priest of the Temple. Three experts unearth the reality of his attempt to free his people from oppression
 

8:00 PM

60 min.

The Bible's Greatest Secrets

The Battle of Jericho

TV-PG CC

Travel back three thousand years in time to watch these momentous events come to life. Military analysts, acoustical engineers, audio experts and seismologists reveal that the story of the Battle of Jericho is remarkably credible.
 

9:00 PM

60 min.

The Bible's Greatest Secrets

David vs. Goliath

TV-PG CC

He was the shepherd boy who became a King: David, the celebrated founder of modern Israel. But now historians and archaeologists are stripping away centuries of mythmaking about this Biblical hero. Who was the real David?
 

10:00 PM

60 min.

The Bible's Greatest Secrets

Revelation: Visions of Armageddon

TV-PG CC

The visions of Armageddon, the Beast and the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse contained within the Book of Revelation have captivated and terrified Christians for 2000 years. And one of the greatest riddles of all –the date for the end of the world.
 

11:00 PM

60 min.

The Bible's Greatest Secrets

The Battle of Jericho

TV-PG CC

Travel back three thousand years in time to watch these momentous events come to life. Military analysts, acoustical engineers, audio experts and seismologists reveal that the story of the Battle of Jericho is remarkably credible.
 

Monday November 24

12:00 AM

60 min.

The Bible's Greatest Secrets

David vs. Goliath

TV-PG CC

He was the shepherd boy who became a King: David, the celebrated founder of modern Israel. But now historians and archaeologists are stripping away centuries of mythmaking about this Biblical hero. Who was the real David?
 

1:00 AM

60 min.

The Bible's Greatest Secrets

Revelation: Visions of Armageddon

TV-PG CC

The visions of Armageddon, the Beast and the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse contained within the Book of Revelation have captivated and terrified Christians for 2000 years. And one of the greatest riddles of all –the date for the end of the world.
 

2:00 AM

60 min.

Who Was Jesus?

Childhood

TV-PG CC

The dramatic reality of the Age of Jesus. A journey through the Holy Land with three expert guides who investigate the latest archaeological and historical evidence to put together a portrait of the early years of Jesus and the forces that shaped his life
 

3:00 AM

60 min.

Who Was Jesus?

The Mission

TV-PG CC

Three experts unearth the reality of Jesus's life and times, and discover a world of starvation, injustice and desperation for salvation. Jesus was one of many miracle makers who sought to make their people free.
 

4:00 AM

60 min.

Who Was Jesus?

The Last Days

TV-PG CC

Jesus entered Jerusalem at the start of the final week of his life. Everything he did was a political challenge to the Roman authorities and the High Priest of the Temple. Three experts unearth the reality of his attempt to free his people from oppression
 

5:00 AM

60 min.

God's Wrath

TV-PG CC

The Bible contains some of the greatest stories of destruction to ever befall mankind, from Noah’s Flood to the Ten Plagues. While scientists believe they can explain the natural forces behind these tales, that doesn't mean the modern world is safe...
 

6:00 AM

60 min.

Akhenaten and Nefertiti: The Royal Gods of Egypt

TV-PG CC

Lost among ruins for thousands of years, the story of Egypt's most controversial king and queen finally comes to light, and the secrets of the royal gods are revealed.
 

7:00 AM

60 min.

Colosseum: Rome's Arena of Death

TV-PG CC

In the Roman Colosseum, crowds and cruel tyrants are entertained by history's most brutal bloodsport. One gladiator takes on all challengers and becomes legendary.
 

8:00 AM

60 min.

Who Killed Ivan the Terrible?

TV-PG CC

Among world's most ruthless rulers, Ivan the Terrible left behind a legacy written in blood, and perhaps one of history's greatest murder mysteries.
 

9:00 AM

60 min.

Who Killed Stalin?

TV-PG CC

Soviet tyrant Joseph Stalin killed millions of his own people but his death is now the subject of intrigue, controversy and mystery.
 

10:00 AM

60 min.

Nazi Hunters

Who Killed Heinrich Himmler?

TV-14 CC

Heinrich Himmler was a street fighter who took control of one of Hitler's most feared terror machines - the 'Einsatzgruppen' tasked with depopulating Eastern Europe and Russia so that 'pure' Germans could take their place.
 

11:00 AM

60 min.

Nazi Hunters

The Hunt for Martin Bormann

TV-14 CC

Hitler's ruthless secretary Martin Borman disappeared during the final days of the Third Reich, triggering a world-wide manhunt for the most wanted of all Nazi war criminals.
 

12:00 PM

60 min.

Fatal Attraction of Adolf Hitler

Part One

TV-PG CC

How did Hitler win the support of the German people? Having fallen prey to his "fatal attraction," they were ready to support him in his road to war, genocide and an imperial German Reich that his propaganda machine claimed would reign for a 1,000-years.
 

1:00 PM

60 min.

Fatal Attraction of Adolf Hitler

Part Two

TV-PG CC

How did Hitler win the support of the German people? Having fallen prey to his "fatal attraction," they were ready to support him in his road to war, genocide and an imperial German Reich that his propaganda machine claimed would reign for a 1,000-years.
 

2:00 PM

60 min.

Secrets of World War II

The Corpse That Fooled the Axis

TV-PG CC

Little did the German's know that the body they discovered on the coast of Spain in 1943 was part of one of the most elaborate hoaxes of World War II.
 

3:00 PM

60 min.

Secrets of World War II

The Nazi Plundering of Europe

TV-PG CC

Throughout occupied Europe the Nazis systematically plundered the museums, galleries and private collections. At the War's end, a massive effort was mounted by the Allies to locate these missing treasures. But even today, many are still missing.
 

4:00 PM

60 min.

Secrets of World War II

Destroy the German Oil Fields

TV-PG CC

Amazing new footage has become available showing the raid by the U.S. Air Force against Ploesti oil fields in Romania that supplied 60 percent of Hitler's oil in 1943.
 

5:00 PM

60 min.

Secrets of World War II

When Hitler Invaded America

TV-PG CC

In June 1942 two German U-Boats landed secret agents on Long Island and at Jacksonville, Florida. Their aim was sabotage . . . but their methods left a lot to be desired.
 

6:00 PM

60 min.

Hitler's Bodyguard

The Inner Circle

TV-PG CC

In the 1920s, Hitler recruited street-fighting bullies to guard party meetings. They would soon become known as the SA. As Hitler's career evolved, the SA grew and their rival SS was created and competed for the powerful position of guarding Hitler.
 

7:00 PM

60 min.

Hitler's Bodyguard

Early Assassination Attempts

TV-PG CC

The rivalry between the SA and the SS heats up as Hitler's power grows. Hermann Goering and Ernst Roehm square off in their attempts to get closer to their rising leader. Hitler's near fatal revolt and subsequent arrest serve to promote his ambition.
 

8:00 PM

60 min.

Nazi Collaborators

The Devil's Due

TV-PG CC

The untold story of the man handpicked by the Nazi's to lead Greece. He would do Hitler's bidding, no matter what the cost and support the fueher, even in his darkest endeavors.
 

9:00 PM

60 min.

Nazi Collaborators

The Jew Who Fought for Hitler

TV-PG CC

The untold story of Jews who fight for Adolf Hitler, and rish their lives for a leader hellbent on the destruction of their own people.
 

10:00 PM

60 min.

Nazi Collaborators

The Great Deceivers

TV-PG CC

The untold story of the collaborator who use the Nazis for their own ends, only to turn on Hitler in his time of greatest need.
 

11:00 PM

60 min.

Nazi Collaborators

The Devil's Due

TV-PG CC

The untold story of the man handpicked by the Nazi's to lead Greece. He would do Hitler's bidding, no matter what the cost and support the fueher, even in his darkest endeavors.
 

Tuesday November 25

12:00 AM

60 min.

Nazi Collaborators

The Jew Who Fought for Hitler

TV-PG CC

The untold story of Jews who fight for Adolf Hitler, and rish their lives for a leader hellbent on the destruction of their own people.
 

1:00 AM

60 min.

Nazi Collaborators

The Great Deceivers

TV-PG CC

The untold story of the collaborator who use the Nazis for their own ends, only to turn on Hitler in his time of greatest need.
 

2:00 AM

60 min.

Hitler's Bodyguard

The Inner Circle

TV-PG CC

In the 1920s, Hitler recruited street-fighting bullies to guard party meetings. They would soon become known as the SA. As Hitler's career evolved, the SA grew and their rival SS was created and competed for the powerful position of guarding Hitler.
 

3:00 AM

60 min.

Hitler's Bodyguard

Early Assassination Attempts

TV-PG CC

The rivalry between the SA and the SS heats up as Hitler's power grows. Hermann Goering and Ernst Roehm square off in their attempts to get closer to their rising leader. Hitler's near fatal revolt and subsequent arrest serve to promote his ambition.
 

4:00 AM

60 min.

Secrets of World War II

Destroy the German Oil Fields

TV-PG CC

Amazing new footage has become available showing the raid by the U.S. Air Force against Ploesti oil fields in Romania that supplied 60 percent of Hitler's oil in 1943.
 

5:00 AM

60 min.

Secrets of World War II

When Hitler Invaded America

TV-PG CC

In June 1942 two German U-Boats landed secret agents on Long Island and at Jacksonville, Florida. Their aim was sabotage . . . but their methods left a lot to be desired.
 

6:00 AM

60 min.

How We Invented the World

Planes

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Every hour 24/7, a million of us are soaring higher than Mt. Everest, safe inside a metal tube. But without bicycling brothers, a pair of frozen eyeballs, and two nervous breakdowns, man’s age-old dream of flight might never have left the ground.
 

7:00 AM

60 min.

How We Invented the World

Cell Phones

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The Titanic disaster, Frankenstein’s monster, and actress Hedy Lamarr -- discover how these astonishing ingredients came together to connect the world, and put that smart phone in your pocket.
 

8:00 AM

60 min.

How We Invented the World

Skyscrapers

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Born from the ashes of the Chicago Fire, the skyscraper took root in America, and spread round the world. But without the horse drawn carriage, elevators that think, and a battle for the sun, we couldn’t colonize the sky.
 

9:00 AM

60 min.

How We Invented the World

Cars

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We have a love affair with our four wheeled freedom machines. But the car would’ve gone nowhere fast without a veterinarian’s birthday gift for his son, an inventor named Benz who had a willful wife, and an oil chemist who played with fire.
 

10:00 AM

60 min.

Codes and Conspiracies

Outlaw Bikers

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Outlaw Bikers. We are about to go inside their tightly guarded clubs to reveal the real story that hasn't been told - until now. Are they international crime syndicates, or social clubs for outcasts and nonconformists? Discover the truth.
 

11:00 AM

60 min.

Codes and Conspiracies

Alcatraz

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The world's most famous prison holds many secrets. We'll explore a conspiracy that helped three inmates escape, reveal the truth behind the dungeon of Alcatraz, and discover the remnants of a mysterious military outpost with links to Abraham Lincoln.
 

12:00 PM

60 min.

Codes and Conspiracies

Freemasons

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The most secret of secret societies, The Freemasons, are intertwined with American history. Most of the Founding Fathers and 14 Presidents were Freemasons. Some say Washington DC is laid out as a Masonic code. What other secrets are the Masons hiding?
 

1:00 PM

60 min.

Codes and Conspiracies

Brothels

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Discover the real story behind one of society's most clandestine institutions - brothels. Hidden within these bordellos are secrets about famous patrons, governments, and even religion. Find out why these sex dens have endured for thousands of years?
 

2:00 PM

60 min.

Gunslingers

Jesse James - The South's Last Rebel

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From the ashes of the Confederacy rises a bold rebel outlaw determined to get rich... and get even. Jesse James is seen by many as a modern day Robin Hood – a Southern gentlemen avenging the efforts of Northern businessmen to exploit his territory.
 

3:00 PM

60 min.

Gunslingers

Wild Bill - Marksman and Marked Man

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When the most famous man in the Old West outlives his legend, he becomes the target of gunslingers eager to make legends of their own – by shooting him dead.
 

4:00 PM

60 min.

Gunslingers

Tom Horn - Grim Reaper of the Rockies

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As the Wild West becomes settled, this mysterious hit man kills for men who want to preserve the old order – where violence rules all. But the law isn’t giving in this time.
 

5:00 PM

60 min.

Gunslingers

John Wesley Hardin - The Dark Heart of Texas

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In the turbulent aftermath of the Civil War, a volatile gunman wages a bloody crusade against anyone who stands between himself and his notions of freedom.
 

6:00 PM

60 min.

Gunslingers

Billy the Kid - The Phantom of Lincoln County

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On a bloodstained frontier where corruption is king, an unlikely hero becomes a crusader for justice... and revenge. By the time of his death at the age of 21, everyone in the country had heard of Billy the Kid.
 

7:00 PM

60 min.

Gunslingers

The Tombstone Vendetta

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When one of the frontier’s bravest men discovers the limits of the law in the most dangerous boomtown in the West, he exacts his own brand of justice on the cowboys who shot his brothers.
 

8:00 PM

30 min.

America: Facts vs. Fiction

The New World

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There is more to the explorers who discovered America than we have been told. On the next episode of America’s Facts Vs. Fiction learn Christopher Columbus never stepped foot in North America and Hernán Cortés didn’t defeat the Aztecs by himself.
 

8:30 PM

30 min.

America: Facts vs. Fiction

Pilgrims and Witches

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The roots of America can be traced to the first settlers that came there. In this episode of America’s Facts Vs. Fictions, learn that the Pilgrim “Thanksgiving” was about fasting and the only “witchcraft” in Salem was done by a group of young girls.
 

9:00 PM

30 min.

America: Facts vs. Fiction

Founding Fathers

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We think we know the true story of the birth of the United States but there is a whole other story. In this episode of America’s Facts Vs. Fiction, we learn who else rode with Paul Revere and that George Washington wasn’t really our first President.
 

9:30 PM

30 min.

America: Facts vs. Fiction (Season 2)

Booze and Bullets

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Our memories of the roaring twenties and lawless thirties are more myth than truth. Learn the shocking realities about prohibition and that rogue’s gallery of gangsters including John Dillinger and Bonnie and Clyde.
 

10:00 PM

30 min.

America: Facts vs. Fiction (Season 2)

Masters of Illusion

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Much of what we know about America’s showmen is myth, not truth. Discover how Harry Houdini didn’t die escaping from his famous torture cell - and how P.T. Barnum doubled his profits by manufacturing doubt about the authenticity of his own exhibits.
 

10:30 PM

30 min.

America: Facts vs. Fiction (Season 2)

Red, White and True?

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Myths and misconceptions surround our most revered patriotic symbols. Learn how the Statue of Liberty was originally intended to stand in Egypt, how the American Flag wasn’t designed by Betsy Ross, and that Mount Rushmore is actually uncompleted.
 

11:00 PM

30 min.

America: Facts vs. Fiction

The New World

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There is more to the explorers who discovered America than we have been told. On the next episode of America’s Facts Vs. Fiction learn Christopher Columbus never stepped foot in North America and Hernán Cortés didn’t defeat the Aztecs by himself.
 

11:30 PM

30 min.

America: Facts vs. Fiction

Pilgrims and Witches

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The roots of America can be traced to the first settlers that came there. In this episode of America’s Facts Vs. Fictions, learn that the Pilgrim “Thanksgiving” was about fasting and the only “witchcraft” in Salem was done by a group of young girls.
 

Wednesday November 26

12:00 AM

30 min.

America: Facts vs. Fiction

Founding Fathers

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We think we know the true story of the birth of the United States but there is a whole other story. In this episode of America’s Facts Vs. Fiction, we learn who else rode with Paul Revere and that George Washington wasn’t really our first President.
 

12:30 AM

30 min.

America: Facts vs. Fiction (Season 2)

Booze and Bullets

TV-PG CC

Our memories of the roaring twenties and lawless thirties are more myth than truth. Learn the shocking realities about prohibition and that rogue’s gallery of gangsters including John Dillinger and Bonnie and Clyde.
 

1:00 AM

30 min.

America: Facts vs. Fiction (Season 2)

Masters of Illusion

TV-PG

Much of what we know about America’s showmen is myth, not truth. Discover how Harry Houdini didn’t die escaping from his famous torture cell - and how P.T. Barnum doubled his profits by manufacturing doubt about the authenticity of his own exhibits.
 

1:30 AM

30 min.

America: Facts vs. Fiction (Season 2)

Red, White and True?

TV-PG CC

Myths and misconceptions surround our most revered patriotic symbols. Learn how the Statue of Liberty was originally intended to stand in Egypt, how the American Flag wasn’t designed by Betsy Ross, and that Mount Rushmore is actually uncompleted.
 

2:00 AM

60 min.

Gunslingers

The Tombstone Vendetta

TV-PG CC

When one of the frontier’s bravest men discovers the limits of the law in the most dangerous boomtown in the West, he exacts his own brand of justice on the cowboys who shot his brothers.
 

3:00 AM

60 min.

Gunslingers

Billy the Kid - The Phantom of Lincoln County

TV-PG CC

On a bloodstained frontier where corruption is king, an unlikely hero becomes a crusader for justice... and revenge. By the time of his death at the age of 21, everyone in the country had heard of Billy the Kid.
 

4:00 AM

60 min.

Gunslingers

John Wesley Hardin - The Dark Heart of Texas

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In the turbulent aftermath of the Civil War, a volatile gunman wages a bloody crusade against anyone who stands between himself and his notions of freedom.
 

5:00 AM

60 min.

Gunslingers

Tom Horn - Grim Reaper of the Rockies

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As the Wild West becomes settled, this mysterious hit man kills for men who want to preserve the old order – where violence rules all. But the law isn’t giving in this time.
 

6:00 AM

60 min.

HowStuffWorks

Aluminum

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A critical ingredient in everything from lasers to soda cans, airplanes to bulletproof glass, aluminum is still inspiring innovation even after decades of use.
 

7:00 AM

60 min.

HowStuffWorks

Beer

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We talk to the experts, brew masters and beer connoisseurs about how they're innovating new ways to make beer.
 

8:00 AM

60 min.

HowStuffWorks

Turkey

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From conception to processing, follow the complex and fascinating journey turkeys take to get to your table.
 

9:00 AM

60 min.

How Stuff Works (Season 2)

Cereal: Beyond the Bowl

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It's not just what's in the bowl. Did you know that cereal helped fight World War II, invented the modern bank, and even sparked an invasion from Mars? And that's just the beginning of cereal's story....
 

10:00 AM

60 min.

How Stuff Works (Season 2)

How Summer Changed the World

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From the pyramids to modern warfare, discover how our favorite season helped change the world as we reveal the science and surprising history behind summer.
 

11:00 AM

60 min.

How Stuff Works (Season 2)

How Whiskey Made America

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From saving the whales to putting a man on the moon, discover how whiskey helped change the world.
 

12:00 PM

60 min.

How Booze Built America

To the Moon!

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Mike Rowe is about to take you on a booze-fueled journey to the moon! Join the ultimate bar crawl through America’s beer and liquor filled past. We’ll find out how alcohol propelled the space race, how prohibition inspired our pastime, and who killed JFK.
 

1:00 PM

60 min.

How Booze Built America

America's Revolution

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Join Mike Rowe on the ultimate bar crawl through America’s beer and liquor filled past. Starting with the Pilgrim’s emergency beer run, we explore how booze shaped colonial life, caused the Boston Tea Party, and ultimately, led to the American Revolution.
 

2:00 PM

60 min.

How Booze Built America

Westward, Ho!

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Join Mike Rowe on the ultimate bar crawl through America’s booze filled past. We’ll show you how alcohol helped push this great nation west, where mountain men and Johnny Appleseed pave the way for liquored up cowboys to shoot each other at the OK Corral.
 

3:00 PM

60 min.

Wild West's Most Wanted

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Go beyond the Wanted posters. From Jesse James to Butch Cassidy, outlaws of the West have been immortalized in American mythology. Admired for their passion and lawlessness, these glorified masters of the quick draw were murderers, thieves and thugs.
 

4:00 PM

60 min.

Mafia's Greatest Hits

Lucky Luciano

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The story of crime boss Charlie `Lucky' Luciano, who used his Mafia connections to help the US government during the Second World War in return for his parole.
 

5:00 PM

60 min.

Mafia's Greatest Hits

Joe Colombo

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The story of mobster Joe Colombo, whose love of fame and money was matched by his determination to campaign against Italian-American harassment in the 1970s.
 

6:00 PM

60 min.

Mafia's Greatest Hits

The Killing Machine

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The story of Roy DeMeo, a member of the infamous Gambino family who was suspected of heading a crew that killed and dismembered dozens of people.
 

7:00 PM

60 min.

Inside the Gangster's Code

The Commandos

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Lou Ferrante heads to the Philippines to meet with one of the world's most ruthless prison gangs, The Commandos. He attends a gang initiation and goes behind the walls of Bilibid prison where 20,000 criminals are housed and divided by gang affiliation.
 

8:00 PM

60 min.

Inside the Gangster's Code

The Camorra

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Lou Ferrante heads to Naples, Italy, where he meets with The Camorra, one of the oldest and most powerful gangs in the world. This secretive mafia group was formed as a prison gang over 200 years ago and uses murder as tool of business.
 

9:00 PM

60 min.

Inside the Gangster's Code

18th Street

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Lou Ferrante heads to El Salvador to explore the 18th Street Gang, a ruthless criminal organization engaged in a bloody war with rival gang MS-13. He meets with their infamous leader inside a prison that holds 800 of the most violent gang members.
 

10:00 PM

60 min.

Inside the Gangster's Code

The Burquenos

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Lou Ferrante visits New Mexico to explore The Burqueños, one of the world’s newest and fastest growing prison gangs. He witnesses their violent and secret recruiting process and discovers how their power is threatening their blood rival gang,TCK.
 

11:00 PM

60 min.

Inside the Gangster's Code

The Camorra

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Lou Ferrante heads to Naples, Italy, where he meets with The Camorra, one of the oldest and most powerful gangs in the world. This secretive mafia group was formed as a prison gang over 200 years ago and uses murder as tool of business.
 

Thursday November 27

12:00 AM

60 min.

Inside the Gangster's Code

18th Street

TV-14 CC

Lou Ferrante heads to El Salvador to explore the 18th Street Gang, a ruthless criminal organization engaged in a bloody war with rival gang MS-13. He meets with their infamous leader inside a prison that holds 800 of the most violent gang members.
 

1:00 AM

60 min.

Inside the Gangster's Code

The Burquenos

TV-14 CC

Lou Ferrante visits New Mexico to explore The Burqueños, one of the world’s newest and fastest growing prison gangs. He witnesses their violent and secret recruiting process and discovers how their power is threatening their blood rival gang,TCK.
 

2:00 AM

60 min.

Inside the Gangster's Code

The Commandos

TV-14 CC

Lou Ferrante heads to the Philippines to meet with one of the world's most ruthless prison gangs, The Commandos. He attends a gang initiation and goes behind the walls of Bilibid prison where 20,000 criminals are housed and divided by gang affiliation.
 

3:00 AM

60 min.

Mafia's Greatest Hits

The Killing Machine

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The story of Roy DeMeo, a member of the infamous Gambino family who was suspected of heading a crew that killed and dismembered dozens of people.
 

4:00 AM

60 min.

Mafia's Greatest Hits

Joe Colombo

TV-PG CC

The story of mobster Joe Colombo, whose love of fame and money was matched by his determination to campaign against Italian-American harassment in the 1970s.
 

5:00 AM

60 min.

Mafia's Greatest Hits

Lucky Luciano

TV-PG CC

The story of crime boss Charlie `Lucky' Luciano, who used his Mafia connections to help the US government during the Second World War in return for his parole.
 

6:00 AM

60 min.

D-Day To Victory

D-Day

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June 6, 1944, the biggest seaborne invasion in history. Allied soldiers from Britain, the US and Canada land on five Normandy beaches – Gold, Sword, Utah, Omaha and Juno. Encountering mines, machine gun fire, artillery and bunkers,
 

7:00 AM

60 min.

D-Day To Victory

The Battle for Caen

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Allied soldiers push on to take their first objective, the city of Caen. They’re met by formidable Panzer forces determined to push the Allies back into the sea. For the next two months, a bloody battle of attrition is waged in the fields and villages.
 

8:00 AM

60 min.

D-Day To Victory

Breakout from Normandy

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Hitler orders a massive counter-attack in an attempt to cut the Allies in two. But British and Canadian forces press in on Germans forces from the North while American troops close in from the South – creating what is known as the Falaise Pocket.
 

9:00 AM

60 min.

D-Day To Victory

The Scheldt and Arnhem

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Seizing the Scheldt Estuary fell to the Canadians who fought a bloody victorious battle through mud, minefields and canals to secure the critical shipping supply route to the Allied troops waiting in Antwerp.
 

10:00 AM

60 min.

D-Day To Victory

Battle of the Bulge

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In the dead of one of the coldest winters on record, under-armed and under-prepared US infantry divisions find themselves fighting off the best of the German army in the inaccessible hill and forest country of the Ardennes.
 

11:00 AM

60 min.

D-Day To Victory

Victory

TV-14

With only the Rhine River between the Allies and Hitler, each of the Allied Armies undertakes to cross the river in its own way. Soldiers tell the amazing story of capturing the Ludendorff Bridge in the town of Remagen.
 

12:00 PM

60 min.

Greatest Tank Battles

The Battle of Tunisia

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By 1942, Rommel's Afrika Corps has been pushed back to Tunisia and the new US tank force lands in North Africa. This is the story of the final North African battles as two of history's most famed tank commanders - Patton and Rommel - go head to head.
 

1:00 PM

60 min.

Greatest Tank Battles

The Battle of France

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At the outset of WWII, the Germans pioneered a new form of mobile armored warfare. This is the story of how the Nazi's unleashed the blitzkrieg on Western Europe as thousands of Panzer tanks raced across rugged terrain and crushed Allied defenses.
 

2:00 PM

60 min.

Greatest Tank Battles

The Battle of Stalingrad

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By late 1942, the German offensive on the Eastern Front stalls and the Soviets make their stand in the city of Stalingrad. This is the story of the infamous battle where an entire German army is lost and the course of the war forever changed.
 

3:00 PM

60 min.

Greatest Tank Battles

The Battle for the Baltics

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By 1944, the Soviets have turned the tide of war in the East and are pursuing the Nazi army back through the Baltic States. This is the story of the German tankers who struggled to fight, even though they could not win the war.
 

4:00 PM

60 min.

Greatest Tank Battles

The Battle of Italy

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In 1943, tanks of the Canadian Armored Corps make their combat debut on the European mainland. This is the story of the Canadian tankers who fight their way up the Italian peninsula in the push to liberate Rome from Nazi occupation.
 

5:00 PM

60 min.

Greatest Tank Battles

The Battle of El Alamein

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In 1942, Rommel's Desert Afrika Corps faces off against Montgomery's Eighth Army. This is the story of the climax in the struggle for North Africa, which would change the course of the Second World War.
 

6:00 PM

60 min.

Greatest Tank Battles

The Battle of Kursk: Northern Front

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In the summer of 1943, Hitler launches a massive armoured offensive to regain the upper hand on the Eastern Front. This is the story of the formidable Russian defense that stalls a massive panzer onslaught on the Northern shoulder of the Kursk salient.
 

7:00 PM

60 min.

Greatest Tank Battles: War Monsters

The Battle of Normandy

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New reload edition with bonus footage and new information. This is the story of the 2nd Canadian Armoured Brigade as they fight their way inland against a stubborn and ruthless German defense in the battle of Normandy.
 

8:00 PM

60 min.

Greatest Tank Battles: War Monsters

The Battle of Arracourt

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New reload edition with bonus footage and new information. By September 1944, Patton's hard-charging Third Army threatens to breech the German border. This is the story of the largest tank-vs-tank clash of WWII.
 

9:00 PM

60 min.

Greatest Tank Battles: War Monsters

The Battle of the Bulge: Race to Bastogne

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New reload edition with bonus footage and new information. In December 1944, German forces launch a surprise attack through the Ardennes Forest in Belgium.This is the story of the American tankers who helped defend the American line.
 
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