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  1. 7:00 PM
    Premiere
    Tactical To Practical : 05 - Navy SEALs Dive Gear/Food Tech/Robots

    Navy SEALs take Hunter Ellis aboard the latest SDV (SEAL Delivery Vehicle), and he learns that much … TVPG | CC

    05 - Navy SEALs Dive Gear/Food Tech/Robots

    Navy SEALs take Hunter Ellis aboard the latest SDV (SEAL Delivery Vehicle), and he learns that much of their equipment is now available to civilian divers, including the latest in dive computers, dry suits, rebreathers, and underwater cameras. Hunter explores a shipwreck using the scuba phone--first developed by the Navy. Next, he sees how military food innovations changed the way we eat and live. Then, he tracks the crossover of robots from military to civilian use.

  2. 8:00 PM
    Dogfights : 11 - Dogfights of the Middle East

    The sound of jet combat reverberates above the tombs of the Pharaohs as the small Israeli Air Force … TVPG | CC

    11 - Dogfights of the Middle East

    The sound of jet combat reverberates above the tombs of the Pharaohs as the small Israeli Air Force delivers a knock-out punch to the Egyptians in the 1967 Six Day War. Fly in the Mirage III with the IAF's first jet ace Giora Romm as he chases down two MiG-17s over the Suez Canal at dusk. Be in the cockpit with 119 Squadron Commander and ace Ran Ronen as he flies into hostile Jordan for a top secret rendezvous--arranged by the Israeli Mossad, and later as he speeds deep into enemy territory for a bombing mission that ends up as a swirling dogfight directly over the Egyptian base. Witness the first combat engagement of the McDonnell Douglas F-15, and how Major Moshe Melnik draws first blood for the Eagle in the skies over Lebanon in 1979. Learn how the Israeli Air Force of today hones its capabilities with cutting edge technology that makes it the most feared opposition in the sky.

  3. 9:00 PM
    The Color Of War : Fueling the Fire.

    During WWII, the leaders of the US military challenged themselves to create the most advanced supply… TVPG | CC

    Fueling the Fire.

    During WWII, the leaders of the US military challenged themselves to create the most advanced supply system in the history of warfare. The servicemen who fought the supply war played a critical, and under-appreciated, role in achieving victory. Without them the Allied war machine would have ground to a halt. Peter Coyote narrates this compelling journey into WWII through the eyes of those who lived it, using color film and photographs unearthed from archives and personal collections.

  4. 10:00 PM
    The Last Days of WWII : April 15-21.

    The Red Army's assault on Berlin begins. Meanwhile, Hitler, sealed away in his bunker, marks his 56t… TVPG V | CC

    April 15-21.

    The Red Army's assault on Berlin begins. Meanwhile, Hitler, sealed away in his bunker, marks his 56th birthday. US General Alexander Patch's 7th Army captures the city of Nuremberg in southern Germany. In the East, the Soviet Government and the Provisional Communist Government of Poland conclude a treaty of mutual assistance. In the Pacific, fierce fighting continues on Okinawa. American soldiers are finding the Japanese to be a savvy and tenacious enemy. Ernie Pyle, one of World War Two's most distinguished and revered correspondents, is fatally wounded on Okinawa. US forces complete the capture of the islands in Manila Bay. Join us for a week-by-week detailed look at the last days of World War Two.

  5. 11:00 PM
    Japanese War Crimes & Trials: Murder under the Sun.

    Though most people have heard of the Nuremberg War Crimes Trials, few know that Japanese officers we… TVPG | CC

    Japanese War Crimes & Trials: Murder under the Sun.

    Though most people have heard of the Nuremberg War Crimes Trials, few know that Japanese officers were also tried for crimes against humanity. This program deals with the horrific stories of those held captive, and the trials of those held responsible for the greatest crimes during WWII.



Afternoon (pm)

Time Zone:
  1. 12:00 PM
    Modern Marvels : More Military Movers

    Soldiers, machines, and supplies are only effective if they arrive at the battlefield in time. Explo… TVPG | CC

    More Military Movers

    Soldiers, machines, and supplies are only effective if they arrive at the battlefield in time. Explore the history and the technology behind the machines that do the heavy moving in times of war. The V-22 Osprey is designed to combine the best qualities of a helicopter with the best qualities of a fixed-wing aircraft. For all of its ingenuity and promise, the Osprey has had a tumultuous development period. These controversies will be examined as Osprey advocates explain how the aircraft's shortcomings have been worked out. Take a look at the Boeing CH-47 Chinook helicopter--a versatile, twin engine, tandem rotor, heavy lift copter that is a major military workhorse. Also spotlighted are LMSRs, which are some of the largest non-combatant ships in the military. Reaching nearly a thousand feet in length, they are capable of carrying an entire U.S. Army task force.

  2. 1:00 PM
    Premiere
    Deep Sea Detectives : U-352: False Pride

    With war raging on two oceans and much of the Pacific fleet sunk or damaged at Pearl Harbor, the Nav… TVPG | CC

    U-352: False Pride

    With war raging on two oceans and much of the Pacific fleet sunk or damaged at Pearl Harbor, the Navy reeled as 1942 began. And in January, German submarines began a concentrated assault against East Coast shipping and sank hundreds of cargo ships. Yet one U-boat surfaced and surrendered with nary a fight. John Chatterton and Richie Kohler dive the wreck of the U-352, and while attempting to learn more about her crew, discover a German survivor who shares insight into the Captain's personality.

  3. 2:00 PM
    Premiere
    Stalin: Man of Steel.

    During almost three decades in power, Joseph Stalin--self-named Man of Steel--transformed his countr… TV14 | CC

    Stalin: Man of Steel.

    During almost three decades in power, Joseph Stalin--self-named Man of Steel--transformed his country from peasant society to nuclear superpower. It was a brutal, murderous journey filled with intrigue and assassination. Along the way, 20-million Russians died--victims of one of the 20th century's towering figures, and one of history's greatest tyrants. Features rare archive film and accounts from Stalin's bodyguard, cameraman, victims, secret police, Gulag wardens, and surviving members of his family.

  4. 4:00 PM
    Premiere
    Shot from the Sky.

    On June 14, 1944, pilot Roy Allen and the 10-man crew of his B-17 embarked on a mission over Nazi-oc… TVPG V | CC

    Shot from the Sky.

    On June 14, 1944, pilot Roy Allen and the 10-man crew of his B-17 embarked on a mission over Nazi-occupied France that was supposed to be a milk run. Instead, it proved more dangerous than anything they ever imagined. Blasted by flak, Roy was forced to parachute into France. Trapped behind enemy lines, a 21-year-old schoolteacher-- French Resistance patriot Colette Florin--saved his life. On his way back to England, a traitor within the Resistance betrayed Roy. Captured by the Gestapo, tortured, imprisoned, and labeled a terrorist by the Nazis, he became one of 168 Allied airmen transported across Europe on a nightmare rail journey to Buchenwald Concentration Camp. In the heart of the Nazi empire, the only thing that kept them alive was each other. It's a human story of courage and loss, determination and sacrifice by ordinary people whose lives were profoundly altered by war.

  5. 6:00 PM
    Premiere
    Battlefield Detectives : The Mexican-American War: Battle of Palo Alto.

    On May 8, 1846, Mexico and the United States met in battle at a place called Palo Alto, near Brownsv… TVPG | CC

    The Mexican-American War: Battle of Palo Alto.

    On May 8, 1846, Mexico and the United States met in battle at a place called Palo Alto, near Brownsville, deep in Southern Texas. The two countries had been anticipating war since the annexation of Texas in 1845. The future President, General Zachary Taylor led the Americans--among his officers, 51 future generals, including Ulysses S. Grant and George Meade. But for over 150 years, what really happened has remained obscure. The official contemporaneous sketches implied the battle ended in a draw. Yet by day's end, the Mexican army was in full retreat. Now, battlefield archaeology is working on the hidden story of Palo Alto. Archaeologists, forensic scientists, and historians join forces, and aided by tests at the US Army's Yuma Missile Proving Ground, are cracking this military mystery.



Morning (am)

Time Zone:
  1. 12:00 AM
    Modern Marvels : More Military Movers

    Soldiers, machines, and supplies are only effective if they arrive at the battlefield in time. Explo… TVPG | CC

    More Military Movers

    Soldiers, machines, and supplies are only effective if they arrive at the battlefield in time. Explore the history and the technology behind the machines that do the heavy moving in times of war. The V-22 Osprey is designed to combine the best qualities of a helicopter with the best qualities of a fixed-wing aircraft. For all of its ingenuity and promise, the Osprey has had a tumultuous development period. These controversies will be examined as Osprey advocates explain how the aircraft's shortcomings have been worked out. Take a look at the Boeing CH-47 Chinook helicopter--a versatile, twin engine, tandem rotor, heavy lift copter that is a major military workhorse. Also spotlighted are LMSRs, which are some of the largest non-combatant ships in the military. Reaching nearly a thousand feet in length, they are capable of carrying an entire U.S. Army task force.

  2. 1:00 AM
    Premiere
    Deep Sea Detectives : U-352: False Pride

    With war raging on two oceans and much of the Pacific fleet sunk or damaged at Pearl Harbor, the Nav… TVPG | CC

    U-352: False Pride

    With war raging on two oceans and much of the Pacific fleet sunk or damaged at Pearl Harbor, the Navy reeled as 1942 began. And in January, German submarines began a concentrated assault against East Coast shipping and sank hundreds of cargo ships. Yet one U-boat surfaced and surrendered with nary a fight. John Chatterton and Richie Kohler dive the wreck of the U-352, and while attempting to learn more about her crew, discover a German survivor who shares insight into the Captain's personality.

  3. 2:00 AM
    Premiere
    Stalin: Man of Steel.

    During almost three decades in power, Joseph Stalin--self-named Man of Steel--transformed his countr… TV14 | CC

    Stalin: Man of Steel.

    During almost three decades in power, Joseph Stalin--self-named Man of Steel--transformed his country from peasant society to nuclear superpower. It was a brutal, murderous journey filled with intrigue and assassination. Along the way, 20-million Russians died--victims of one of the 20th century's towering figures, and one of history's greatest tyrants. Features rare archive film and accounts from Stalin's bodyguard, cameraman, victims, secret police, Gulag wardens, and surviving members of his family.

  4. 4:00 AM
    Premiere
    Shot from the Sky.

    On June 14, 1944, pilot Roy Allen and the 10-man crew of his B-17 embarked on a mission over Nazi-oc… TVPG V | CC

    Shot from the Sky.

    On June 14, 1944, pilot Roy Allen and the 10-man crew of his B-17 embarked on a mission over Nazi-occupied France that was supposed to be a milk run. Instead, it proved more dangerous than anything they ever imagined. Blasted by flak, Roy was forced to parachute into France. Trapped behind enemy lines, a 21-year-old schoolteacher-- French Resistance patriot Colette Florin--saved his life. On his way back to England, a traitor within the Resistance betrayed Roy. Captured by the Gestapo, tortured, imprisoned, and labeled a terrorist by the Nazis, he became one of 168 Allied airmen transported across Europe on a nightmare rail journey to Buchenwald Concentration Camp. In the heart of the Nazi empire, the only thing that kept them alive was each other. It's a human story of courage and loss, determination and sacrifice by ordinary people whose lives were profoundly altered by war.

  5. 6:00 AM
    Modern Marvels : More Military Movers

    Soldiers, machines, and supplies are only effective if they arrive at the battlefield in time. Explo… TVPG | CC

    More Military Movers

    Soldiers, machines, and supplies are only effective if they arrive at the battlefield in time. Explore the history and the technology behind the machines that do the heavy moving in times of war. The V-22 Osprey is designed to combine the best qualities of a helicopter with the best qualities of a fixed-wing aircraft. For all of its ingenuity and promise, the Osprey has had a tumultuous development period. These controversies will be examined as Osprey advocates explain how the aircraft's shortcomings have been worked out. Take a look at the Boeing CH-47 Chinook helicopter--a versatile, twin engine, tandem rotor, heavy lift copter that is a major military workhorse. Also spotlighted are LMSRs, which are some of the largest non-combatant ships in the military. Reaching nearly a thousand feet in length, they are capable of carrying an entire U.S. Army task force.

  6. 7:00 AM
    Premiere
    Deep Sea Detectives : U-352: False Pride

    With war raging on two oceans and much of the Pacific fleet sunk or damaged at Pearl Harbor, the Nav… TVPG | CC

    U-352: False Pride

    With war raging on two oceans and much of the Pacific fleet sunk or damaged at Pearl Harbor, the Navy reeled as 1942 began. And in January, German submarines began a concentrated assault against East Coast shipping and sank hundreds of cargo ships. Yet one U-boat surfaced and surrendered with nary a fight. John Chatterton and Richie Kohler dive the wreck of the U-352, and while attempting to learn more about her crew, discover a German survivor who shares insight into the Captain's personality.

  7. 8:00 AM
    Premiere
    Stalin: Man of Steel.

    During almost three decades in power, Joseph Stalin--self-named Man of Steel--transformed his countr… TV14 | CC

    Stalin: Man of Steel.

    During almost three decades in power, Joseph Stalin--self-named Man of Steel--transformed his country from peasant society to nuclear superpower. It was a brutal, murderous journey filled with intrigue and assassination. Along the way, 20-million Russians died--victims of one of the 20th century's towering figures, and one of history's greatest tyrants. Features rare archive film and accounts from Stalin's bodyguard, cameraman, victims, secret police, Gulag wardens, and surviving members of his family.

  8. 10:00 AM
    Premiere
    Shot from the Sky.

    On June 14, 1944, pilot Roy Allen and the 10-man crew of his B-17 embarked on a mission over Nazi-oc… TVPG V | CC

    Shot from the Sky.

    On June 14, 1944, pilot Roy Allen and the 10-man crew of his B-17 embarked on a mission over Nazi-occupied France that was supposed to be a milk run. Instead, it proved more dangerous than anything they ever imagined. Blasted by flak, Roy was forced to parachute into France. Trapped behind enemy lines, a 21-year-old schoolteacher-- French Resistance patriot Colette Florin--saved his life. On his way back to England, a traitor within the Resistance betrayed Roy. Captured by the Gestapo, tortured, imprisoned, and labeled a terrorist by the Nazis, he became one of 168 Allied airmen transported across Europe on a nightmare rail journey to Buchenwald Concentration Camp. In the heart of the Nazi empire, the only thing that kept them alive was each other. It's a human story of courage and loss, determination and sacrifice by ordinary people whose lives were profoundly altered by war.

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