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1942 Midway—Four Minutes Change Everything
The advent of aircraft carriers brought a significant new era in naval warfare. Witness the most dramatic and pivotal of the "carrier versus carrier" battles, where the events of a short span of minutes permanently tilted the balance of power in the Pacific to the United States.
FUBAR
Part of the Series: Ken Burns: The War
By September 1944, in Europe at least, the Allies seem to be moving steadily toward victory. "Militarily," General Dwight Eisenhower's chief of staff tells the press, "this war is over." But in the coming months, on both sides of the world, a generation of young men will learn a lesson…
Falcon Field (Air Museum); Fighter Combat International
Part of the Series: Arizona Backroads Series
During WW II Phoenix changed from a farming center into an industrial city with mass production of military supplies, which gave rise to the Williams and Falcon airfields in Mesa. For years, Falcon Field was home to the Champlin Fighter Museum, which contained a large number of planes from WW…
Flyboys
Part of the Series: WWI: The War to End all Wars
This episode talks about the use of aircraft during the war and the development of aircraft and air corps on both sides of the conflict.
Warbirds Over the Trenches
This is the story of the beginning of war in the sky! Discover the legendary aircrafts and thrilling aerial battles that marked many historic achievements and advances for pilots, engineers and our military. Through captivating final interviews with some of the men who flew in the Great War, incredible archival…
Eric Brown: A Pilot's Story
Captain Eric Brown is the greatest aviator alive. Now aged 96, in this film he tells the amazing story of his life - one in which he should have been the first man to break the sound barrier. It's a story that, from the 1930s, moves between Brown's native Britain…
Turf Soaring School; Kemmeries Light Flying Center
Part of the Series: Arizona Backroads Series
Flying a glider, a single pair of wings etched against a distant sky, a cliff or cloud, soaring in the wind, seems a remote and beautiful dream. But thanks to the Turf Soaring School, located just north of Phoenix in Peoria, Arizona, where nearby desert fields and mountains make for…
Where is Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370?
Part of the Series: Horizon
Horizon tells the inside story of the search for Malaysia Airlines flight MH370. With access to the key players on the frontline in the southern Indian Ocean and the British satellite engineers who tracked the plane's final hours, Horizon breaks open the biggest mystery in aviation history. The film reveals…
Road to Thunder - A Million Biker Meeting
In this heartfelt and patriotic documentary, we follow twelve veterans on their motorcycles as they make a very special journey from Sacramento, CA to Washington D.C.. Through wrong turns, terrible weather and horrific accidents, the bikers ride on, each with their own reasons for heading to the nation's capital for…
Neighbours at War - Conflict in North America
The peoples of the United States and Canada are today good friends and neighbours. Yet, during one 3-year period, the United States invaded Canada on ten occasions. Soldiers on both sides fought bravely for their principles and there were numerous hard-contested battles. It was called the War of 1812 (yet…
The Success of Twin-Engine Aircraft
Part of the Series: The Amazing World of Aviation
Increasing passenger loads created greater demand on the world's most popular air lines, especially across the Atlantic. Traditionally, regulators had insisted that all passenger aircraft be powered by at least three engines, but the development of more sophisticated airplanes eventually made twin-engine, long-distance travel feasible. A new standard was introduced,…
New Colonial Masters: The Philippines 1900-1902
The United States defeated the Spanish Empire during the short war of 1898. After Commodore Dewey's victory at the Battle of Manila Bay, the Americans landed in Manila and occupied the city with the help of nationalists. The nationalists expected the US to support the independence of their country, but…