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  1. 7:00 PM
    Shootout : Iwo Jima: Fight to the Death.

    The Battle of Iwo Jima is best known for the famous flag-raising photograph taken on Mt. Suribachi, … TVPG V | CC

    Iwo Jima: Fight to the Death.

    The Battle of Iwo Jima is best known for the famous flag-raising photograph taken on Mt. Suribachi, but there's an untold story behind the picture. Just before the photo was snapped, there was a bloody shootout on the mountain crest. This is just one of the true stories told by veterans of one of the Pacific's bloodiest battlefields, where 70,000 US Marines fought 21,000 entrenched Japanese over eight square miles of death. Follow the men of the 5th Pioneer Battalion as they fight off a savage, last-ditch suicide attack in the waning days of the battle.

  2. 8:00 PM
    Premiere
    Deep Sea Detectives : Death by Human Torpedo

    During WWII's final stages, the U.S. established what it believed was safe anchorage in a Western Pa… TVPG | CC

    Death by Human Torpedo

    During WWII's final stages, the U.S. established what it believed was safe anchorage in a Western Pacific lagoon called Ulithi Atoll. But on the morning of November 20, 1944, an explosive attack by one of Japan's new secret weapons sent a refueling ship, the USS Mississinewa, to the bottom of the lagoon along with 53 sailors. By 2001, nearly every major U.S. WWII shipwreck had been found except for the Mississinewa. This is the story of the efforts to locate the last mystery shipwreck of WWII.

  3. 9:00 PM
    Premiere
    The Conquerors : General Howe: Conqueror of New York.

    As the American Revolution unfolded, English King George III sought to put down the rebellious colon… TVPG | CC

    General Howe: Conqueror of New York.

    As the American Revolution unfolded, English King George III sought to put down the rebellious colonies by sending one of his most talented and respected generals to fight and conquer the insurrectionists--General William Howe. Arriving in June 1776, Howe amassed his forces and then, in August, soundly defeated General George Washington at the Battle of Long Island in a brilliant tactical display. The victory provided England with the most strategically critical position in America--New York City. By controlling New York, Howe held the center of American finance, the largest port in the colonies, and the vital commercial gateway to the interior--the Hudson River. We'll see how Howe's success in New York served to strengthen the English cause and prolong the war.

  4. 10:00 PM
    Premiere
    The Conquerors : Andrew Jackson: Conqueror of Florida.

    We don't often think of US Presidents as conquerors, but the title fits Andrew Jackson. In 1817, Pre… TVPG | CC

    Andrew Jackson: Conqueror of Florida.

    We don't often think of US Presidents as conquerors, but the title fits Andrew Jackson. In 1817, President James Monroe ordered then-General Jackson to stop Seminole attacks in Georgia. Instructed not to violate Spanish-controlled Florida unless in hot pursuit, Jackson invaded anyway, overthrew the governor, seized the military post St. Marks, and executed two British citizens for inciting the Seminole. Along the way, he seized runaway slaves and destroyed the so-called "Negro Fort". Jackson's actions caused an international incident, and while some called for his head, demanding that he be removed from his post and brought to trial, Monroe backed him. Within two years, Spain ceded Florida to the US--and Jackson's conquest was complete. Join us for a balanced look at both sides of the conflict as we use location shooting and state-of-the-art animation to support our storytelling.

  5. 11:00 PM
    Shootout : Iwo Jima: Fight to the Death.

    The Battle of Iwo Jima is best known for the famous flag-raising photograph taken on Mt. Suribachi, … TVPG V | CC

    Iwo Jima: Fight to the Death.

    The Battle of Iwo Jima is best known for the famous flag-raising photograph taken on Mt. Suribachi, but there's an untold story behind the picture. Just before the photo was snapped, there was a bloody shootout on the mountain crest. This is just one of the true stories told by veterans of one of the Pacific's bloodiest battlefields, where 70,000 US Marines fought 21,000 entrenched Japanese over eight square miles of death. Follow the men of the 5th Pioneer Battalion as they fight off a savage, last-ditch suicide attack in the waning days of the battle.



Afternoon (pm)

Time Zone:
  1. 1:00 PM
    Premiere
    Mail Call : #80.

    Navy beach masters are known as the traffic cops of the beach and host R. Lee Ermey travels to Coron… TVPG L | CC

    #80.

    Navy beach masters are known as the traffic cops of the beach and host R. Lee Ermey travels to Coronado Naval Base to find out how they get the job done and checks out their gear, including the new LARC, a floating tow truck used for search and rescue. Next, Lee travels to the Defense Language Institute in Monterrey, California, where military personnel learn how to speak Afghani, Korean, Arabic, and other languages in a flash. In this installment of "GI Jargon", the Gunny explains origins of the word "hooch". And we get a tour of the Gunny's new digs--a state-of-the-art Eureka MPTGS Type 3 tent with internal arch configuration. Then, he takes us back to the end of WWII and the raid at Cabanatuan. Not a lot of people know about it, but this raid by Army Rangers, Alamo Scouts, and Filipino guerrillas saved the lives of more than 500 POWs in the Philippines. Then, Lee demonstrates the Arisaka rifle, the bolt-action rifle used by the Japanese Imperial Army.

  2. 1:30 PM
    Premiere
    Mail Call : DOD Firefighter/USMC Martial Arts Training/Little David: #82.

    Gunnery Sergeant R. Lee Ermey, dons the duds of a Department of Defense firefighter at their trainin… TVPG L | CC

    DOD Firefighter/USMC Martial Arts Training/Little David: #82.

    Gunnery Sergeant R. Lee Ermey, dons the duds of a Department of Defense firefighter at their training facility at March Air Reserve Base in Riverside, California. Highlighted is the DOD's new crash vehicle, a heavy-duty firefighting truck. Back at HQ, the Gunny provides a short history of Napalm--what it is and why we don't use it anymore. Next, Lee travels to Camp Pendleton, California for a demonstration of USMC martial arts training. Then, it's trigger time with the pistol favored by Japanese officers during WWII--the Nambu pistol. And, the Gunny shows some amazing archival footage of a secret US government project called Little David--a remote-controlled weapons platform that never made it out of the prototype stage. And along with Little David, is, of course, the story of Goliath--a WWII German remote-controlled tank bomb.

  3. 2:00 PM
    Premiere
    Hero Ships : USS New Jersey

    America's most decorated surviving warship, the USS New Jersey has fought in more battles than any o… TVPG | CC

    USS New Jersey

    America's most decorated surviving warship, the USS New Jersey has fought in more battles than any other fighting ship in US naval history. From WWII, to Korea and Vietnam, Lebanon and Syria, the USS New Jersey was on the front lines, lending support in every major engagement. This episode includes the emotionally stirring first reunion in three decades of two shipmates who served together on the USS New Jersey during Vietnam.

  4. 3:00 PM
    Premiere
    Wake Island: The Alamo of the Pacific.

    It's a story of survival on a desert island--and it helped change the course of WWII! Within hours o… TVPG L | CC

    Wake Island: The Alamo of the Pacific.

    It's a story of survival on a desert island--and it helped change the course of WWII! Within hours of the 1941 attack on Pearl Harbor, about 1,600 US marines and civilians found themselves under surprise attack from Japan on a tiny Pacific Island. In a 2-hour special, we take six survivors of the siege of Wake Island back to the scene of their heroic stand. They retrace those horrific days in which they suffered eventual capture, beatings, and imprisonment--yet survived to tell their stories.

  5. 5:00 PM
    Premiere
    X Day--The Invasion of Japan.

    By spring of 1942, Japan controlled the western Pacific, the Philippines, and large parts of Indochi… TVPG V | CC

    X Day--The Invasion of Japan.

    By spring of 1942, Japan controlled the western Pacific, the Philippines, and large parts of Indochina. America and her allies knew that final victory could only be achieved by unconditional surrender and that would involve occupation of the Japanese homeland. This is the story Operation Downfall, the plan to invade and occupy Japan that would dwarf the D-Day landings in Europe. According to the plan, on X-Day--November 1, `45--General MacArthur would lead an invasion force onto the beaches of Kyushu, the southern most of the Japanese Islands. Y-Day would follow six months later when the largest beach landing in military history would take Tokyo. Politicians and military strategists knew that Japanese resistance would be ferocious. Plans for the invasion continued throughout `45 until President Truman made the decision to drop the atom bomb. We trace the invasion plans from Pearl Harbor to Hiroshima and analyze why Truman chose the bomb over Operation Downfall.



Morning (am)

Time Zone:
  1. 1:00 AM
    Premiere
    Mail Call : #80.

    Navy beach masters are known as the traffic cops of the beach and host R. Lee Ermey travels to Coron… TVPG L | CC

    #80.

    Navy beach masters are known as the traffic cops of the beach and host R. Lee Ermey travels to Coronado Naval Base to find out how they get the job done and checks out their gear, including the new LARC, a floating tow truck used for search and rescue. Next, Lee travels to the Defense Language Institute in Monterrey, California, where military personnel learn how to speak Afghani, Korean, Arabic, and other languages in a flash. In this installment of "GI Jargon", the Gunny explains origins of the word "hooch". And we get a tour of the Gunny's new digs--a state-of-the-art Eureka MPTGS Type 3 tent with internal arch configuration. Then, he takes us back to the end of WWII and the raid at Cabanatuan. Not a lot of people know about it, but this raid by Army Rangers, Alamo Scouts, and Filipino guerrillas saved the lives of more than 500 POWs in the Philippines. Then, Lee demonstrates the Arisaka rifle, the bolt-action rifle used by the Japanese Imperial Army.

  2. 1:30 AM
    Premiere
    Mail Call : DOD Firefighter/USMC Martial Arts Training/Little David: #82.

    Gunnery Sergeant R. Lee Ermey, dons the duds of a Department of Defense firefighter at their trainin… TVPG L | CC

    DOD Firefighter/USMC Martial Arts Training/Little David: #82.

    Gunnery Sergeant R. Lee Ermey, dons the duds of a Department of Defense firefighter at their training facility at March Air Reserve Base in Riverside, California. Highlighted is the DOD's new crash vehicle, a heavy-duty firefighting truck. Back at HQ, the Gunny provides a short history of Napalm--what it is and why we don't use it anymore. Next, Lee travels to Camp Pendleton, California for a demonstration of USMC martial arts training. Then, it's trigger time with the pistol favored by Japanese officers during WWII--the Nambu pistol. And, the Gunny shows some amazing archival footage of a secret US government project called Little David--a remote-controlled weapons platform that never made it out of the prototype stage. And along with Little David, is, of course, the story of Goliath--a WWII German remote-controlled tank bomb.

  3. 2:00 AM
    Premiere
    Hero Ships : USS New Jersey

    America's most decorated surviving warship, the USS New Jersey has fought in more battles than any o… TVPG | CC

    USS New Jersey

    America's most decorated surviving warship, the USS New Jersey has fought in more battles than any other fighting ship in US naval history. From WWII, to Korea and Vietnam, Lebanon and Syria, the USS New Jersey was on the front lines, lending support in every major engagement. This episode includes the emotionally stirring first reunion in three decades of two shipmates who served together on the USS New Jersey during Vietnam.

  4. 3:00 AM
    Premiere
    Wake Island: The Alamo of the Pacific.

    It's a story of survival on a desert island--and it helped change the course of WWII! Within hours o… TVPG L | CC

    Wake Island: The Alamo of the Pacific.

    It's a story of survival on a desert island--and it helped change the course of WWII! Within hours of the 1941 attack on Pearl Harbor, about 1,600 US marines and civilians found themselves under surprise attack from Japan on a tiny Pacific Island. In a 2-hour special, we take six survivors of the siege of Wake Island back to the scene of their heroic stand. They retrace those horrific days in which they suffered eventual capture, beatings, and imprisonment--yet survived to tell their stories.

  5. 5:00 AM
    Premiere
    Sniper: Inside the Crosshairs

    The deadliest weapon on the battlefield is neither bullet nor gun; it's the lone sniper. Journey ins… TVPG | CC

    Sniper: Inside the Crosshairs

    The deadliest weapon on the battlefield is neither bullet nor gun; it's the lone sniper. Journey inside the science and psychology behind the greatest shots in military history, through the scope of the world's most extreme marksmen. Deconstruct the missions, ranging from Vietnam to Iraq to Afghanistan, presented by the men who were there and pulled the trigger. For the first time on American television Canadian sniper Robert Furlong, tells the story of his history-making shot in Afghanistan--striking a Taliban fighter from 1.5 miles away. Ballistics... Tactics... Weaponry... Stalking... This two-hour special examines these critical components in vivid detail, combining interviews with cinematic reenactments, CGI and present day shooting demonstrations to put the viewer squarely inside the crosshairs.

  6. 7:00 AM
    Premiere
    Mail Call : #80.

    Navy beach masters are known as the traffic cops of the beach and host R. Lee Ermey travels to Coron… TVPG L | CC

    #80.

    Navy beach masters are known as the traffic cops of the beach and host R. Lee Ermey travels to Coronado Naval Base to find out how they get the job done and checks out their gear, including the new LARC, a floating tow truck used for search and rescue. Next, Lee travels to the Defense Language Institute in Monterrey, California, where military personnel learn how to speak Afghani, Korean, Arabic, and other languages in a flash. In this installment of "GI Jargon", the Gunny explains origins of the word "hooch". And we get a tour of the Gunny's new digs--a state-of-the-art Eureka MPTGS Type 3 tent with internal arch configuration. Then, he takes us back to the end of WWII and the raid at Cabanatuan. Not a lot of people know about it, but this raid by Army Rangers, Alamo Scouts, and Filipino guerrillas saved the lives of more than 500 POWs in the Philippines. Then, Lee demonstrates the Arisaka rifle, the bolt-action rifle used by the Japanese Imperial Army.

  7. 7:30 AM
    Premiere
    Mail Call : DOD Firefighter/USMC Martial Arts Training/Little David: #82.

    Gunnery Sergeant R. Lee Ermey, dons the duds of a Department of Defense firefighter at their trainin… TVPG L | CC

    DOD Firefighter/USMC Martial Arts Training/Little David: #82.

    Gunnery Sergeant R. Lee Ermey, dons the duds of a Department of Defense firefighter at their training facility at March Air Reserve Base in Riverside, California. Highlighted is the DOD's new crash vehicle, a heavy-duty firefighting truck. Back at HQ, the Gunny provides a short history of Napalm--what it is and why we don't use it anymore. Next, Lee travels to Camp Pendleton, California for a demonstration of USMC martial arts training. Then, it's trigger time with the pistol favored by Japanese officers during WWII--the Nambu pistol. And, the Gunny shows some amazing archival footage of a secret US government project called Little David--a remote-controlled weapons platform that never made it out of the prototype stage. And along with Little David, is, of course, the story of Goliath--a WWII German remote-controlled tank bomb.

  8. 8:00 AM
    Premiere
    Hero Ships : USS New Jersey

    America's most decorated surviving warship, the USS New Jersey has fought in more battles than any o… TVPG | CC

    USS New Jersey

    America's most decorated surviving warship, the USS New Jersey has fought in more battles than any other fighting ship in US naval history. From WWII, to Korea and Vietnam, Lebanon and Syria, the USS New Jersey was on the front lines, lending support in every major engagement. This episode includes the emotionally stirring first reunion in three decades of two shipmates who served together on the USS New Jersey during Vietnam.

  9. 9:00 AM
    Premiere
    Wake Island: The Alamo of the Pacific.

    It's a story of survival on a desert island--and it helped change the course of WWII! Within hours o… TVPG L | CC

    Wake Island: The Alamo of the Pacific.

    It's a story of survival on a desert island--and it helped change the course of WWII! Within hours of the 1941 attack on Pearl Harbor, about 1,600 US marines and civilians found themselves under surprise attack from Japan on a tiny Pacific Island. In a 2-hour special, we take six survivors of the siege of Wake Island back to the scene of their heroic stand. They retrace those horrific days in which they suffered eventual capture, beatings, and imprisonment--yet survived to tell their stories.

  10. 11:00 AM
    Premiere
    Sniper: Inside the Crosshairs

    The deadliest weapon on the battlefield is neither bullet nor gun; it's the lone sniper. Journey ins… TVPG | CC

    Sniper: Inside the Crosshairs

    The deadliest weapon on the battlefield is neither bullet nor gun; it's the lone sniper. Journey inside the science and psychology behind the greatest shots in military history, through the scope of the world's most extreme marksmen. Deconstruct the missions, ranging from Vietnam to Iraq to Afghanistan, presented by the men who were there and pulled the trigger. For the first time on American television Canadian sniper Robert Furlong, tells the story of his history-making shot in Afghanistan--striking a Taliban fighter from 1.5 miles away. Ballistics... Tactics... Weaponry... Stalking... This two-hour special examines these critical components in vivid detail, combining interviews with cinematic reenactments, CGI and present day shooting demonstrations to put the viewer squarely inside the crosshairs.

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