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Thank You For Your Service - The Reality of War Inflicted Mental Illnesses
The U.S. military faces a mental health crisis of historic proportions. THANK YOU FOR YOUR SERVICE takes aim at our superficial understanding of war trauma and the failed policies that result. Director Tom Donahue (Casting By) interweaves the stories of…
Almost Sunrise - Two Iraq Veterans Confront their PTSD on a Cross-Country Journey
This moving documentary follows two Iraq veterans, Tom Voss and Anthony Anderson, both tormented by depression for years after they returned home and pushed to the edge of suicide. The two embark on an extraordinary journey - a 2,700 mile…
Above and Beyond - The Birth of the Israeli Air Force
Would you risk everything - your future, your citizenship, even your life - to help a brother in need? In 1948, just three years after the liberation of Nazi death camps, a group of Jewish American pilots answered a call…
Emperor's Naked Army Marches On - A Japanese WWII Veteran Accuses Former Military Officers of War Crimes
This absorbing documentary follows Kenzo Okuzaki, a Japanese veteran of World War II, as he attempts to seek justice -- and vengeance -- for the unexplained deaths of several soldiers within his unit. Through meticulous research, he tracks down former…
Where Soldiers Come From - An Intimate Look at Young Men in the Military
Winner of an Emmy and the Independent Spirit Award, WHERE SOLDIERS COME FROM is an intimate look at the young men who fight our wars and the families and town they come from. Returning to her hometown, Director Heather Courtney…
The Oddest War - When a Canadian Led a Turkish Army
Part of the Series: Forgotten Corners of Military History
The war between the Russian Empire and a mainly British/ French/ Turkish alliance (1853 to 1856) has been called the "Crimean War", yet hostilities were worldwide, from the Baltic to the Pacific. Russians fought Turks in Romania until separated by…
When War Comes Home - American Veterans Adjust to Life Back Home
Three soldiers suffering from post-traumatic stress (PTS) and traumatic brain injury (TBI) share their stories of coping with these devastating invisible wounds of war. Now back home from Iraq and Afghanistan, they face the toughest battle of their lives -…
The Crater: A Vietnam War Story
A very personal story of one man's tour of duty in Vietnam and his obsessive search to locate 42 former enemy soldiers he saw Killed in Action so that their bodies can be returned to their families and their spirits…
Honor and Sacrifice - A Japanese-American War Hero's Family During WWII
Honor and Sacrifice tells the complex story of a Japanese immigrant family ripped apart by WWII. The Matsumoto family included five sons; two who fought for the Americans and three who fought for the Japanese. The eldest, Hiroshi (Roy), became…
Michael & His Dragon - A U.S. Marine's Battle with PTSD
Michael Ergo looks like a typical guy in his early 20s but one thing sets him apart, only a few years before he was fighting insurgents in the Iraq war. Cleverly told through the story of Michael's tattoos - tattoos…
Brothers In Arms - A Vietnam War Story
In the early months of 1969, six men met on a swift boat on the Mekong Delta during some of the worst fighting of the Vietnam War. Five of the men were crewmates - Tommy, Mike, Gene, David, Del -…
My Father's Vietnam - The Psychological Burdens of War
A personal documentary about a public subject, My Father's Vietnam personifies the connections made and unmade by the Vietnam War. Featuring never-before-seen photographs and 8mm footage of the era, My Father's Vietnam is the story of three soldiers, only one…
Day of Days: June 6, 1944 - American Soldier's Remember D-Day
They were the best the United States had to offer and on June 6, 1944 their nation sent them through the gates of Hell in Normandy, France. The 70th anniversary of which will be recognized this June. They fought inland…
The American St. Nick - The True Story of American GIs
The occupying Germans had been forced out of Wiltz, Luxembourg by advancing American troops. It had been almost five years since the townspeople of Wiltz had been able to celebrate their annual tradition of Saint Nicolas Day. The Nazi's had…
Vietnam Experience
This "Vietnam Experience" series from the Veteran Documentary Corps includes interviews and profiles of a number of American military personnel who were engaged in the Vietnam war. Through their accounts on their experiences, we get an appreciation for what it…
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D-Day: The Price of Freedom
Five D-Day veterans return to Normandy and re-visit the locations they landed on June 6, 1944, sharing their own very personal stories of war. New England region Emmy Awards for writing and photography.
Winning World War I
WINNING WORLD WAR I is a moving dramatisation of the landmark book, The Western Front Diaries , written by historian Dr Jonathan King to commemorate the 90th Anniversary of the end of World War I. Dr King presents this little-known…
God And Country: Untold Stories Of The American Military
American troops have a long and noble tradition of humanitarian service. From distributing candy bars and care packages to street children, to offering medical and dental care to the poor, to building churches and orphanages in third world countries, these…
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…
On Two Fronts - Latinos and Vietnam
PBS
This program examines the Latino experience during a war that placed its heaviest burden on working class youth and their communities. Framing the documentary are memoirs of two siblings, Everett and Delia Alvarez, who stood on opposite sides of the…