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The WarFUBAR: Autumn 1944. Allied commanders gamble on a plan to drop troops behind enemy lines. The mission fails, and it becomes clear that the war in Europe will not end before winter. (Part 9 of 14)Thu, Jun 20, 4:00 pmPBS America60 mins
The WarFUBAR: Autumn 1944. Allied commanders gamble on a plan to drop troops behind enemy lines. The mission fails, and it becomes clear that the war in Europe will not end before winter. (Part 9 of 14)Thu, Jun 20, 8:35 pmPBS America65 mins
The WarLife's Accidents: Autumn 1944. In the late autumn of 1944 American soldiers suffer terrible losses when they are ordered into fiercely defended terrain. (Part 10 of 14)Fri, Jun 21, 3:55 pmPBS America65 mins
The WarLife's Accidents: Autumn 1944. In the late autumn of 1944 American soldiers suffer terrible losses when they are ordered into fiercely defended terrain. (Part 10 of 14)Fri, Jun 21, 8:40 pmPBS America70 mins
The WarA Deadly Calling: January 1944 to June 1944. Allied troops are pinned down at Anzio, while elsewhere the killing goes on. African-Americans put pressure on the military. (Part 6 of 14)Sun, Jun 23, 1:30 pmPBS America70 mins
The WarPride of Our Nation: 6 June 1944: D-Day. In the early hours of 6 June 1944, the invasion of France begins. It is the bloodiest day in American history since the Civil War. (Part 7 of 14)Sun, Jun 23, 2:40 pmPBS America70 mins
The WarA Volunteer Basis: June 1944 to August 1944. The allied death toll increases at an incredible rate, but by August the Germans are in full retreat and Paris is liberated. (Part 8 of 14)Sun, Jun 23, 3:50 pmPBS America70 mins
The WarFUBAR: Autumn 1944. Allied commanders gamble on a plan to drop troops behind enemy lines. The mission fails, and it becomes clear that the war in Europe will not end before winter. (Part 9 of 14)Sun, Jun 23, 5:00 pmPBS America65 mins
The WarLife's Accidents: Autumn 1944. In the late autumn of 1944 American soldiers suffer terrible losses when they are ordered into fiercely defended terrain. (Part 10 of 14)Sun, Jun 23, 6:05 pmPBS America70 mins
The WarThe Ghost Front: Winter 1944 to 1945. The Allies are unprepared for Hitler's counterattack in the Battle of the Bulge - the biggest battle of the war on the Western Front. (Part 11 of 14)Mon, Jun 24, 4:20 pmPBS America70 mins
The WarThe Ghost Front: Winter 1944 to 1945. The Allies are unprepared for Hitler's counterattack in the Battle of the Bulge - the biggest battle of the war on the Western Front. (Part 11 of 14)Mon, Jun 24, 8:45 pmPBS America65 mins
The WarTerrible Choices: Winter to Spring 1945. On Iwo Jima, the marines face 21,000 Japanese who have been ordered to kill as many Americans as possible before being killed themselves. (Part 12 of 14)Tue, Jun 25, 4:15 pmPBS America70 mins
The WarTerrible Choices: Winter to Spring 1945. On Iwo Jima, the marines face 21,000 Japanese who have been ordered to kill as many Americans as possible before being killed themselves. (Part 12 of 14)Tue, Jun 25, 8:45 pmPBS America65 mins
The WarA Long Tough Road: Spring 1945. In the Pacific, Americans fight on the islands while kamikaze pilots wreak havoc on the fleet offshore. In Europe, allied forces push across Germany. (Part 13 of 14)Wed, Jun 26, 4:15 pmPBS America65 mins
The WarA Long Tough Road: Spring 1945. In the Pacific, Americans fight on the islands while kamikaze pilots wreak havoc on the fleet offshore. In Europe, allied forces push across Germany. (Part 13 of 14)Wed, Jun 26, 8:45 pmPBS America65 mins
The WarA World Without War: May to December 1945. An American plane drops an atomic bomb on Hiroshima. A second atomic bomb is dropped on Nagasaki and, finally, Japan surrenders. (Part 14 of 14)Thu, Jun 27, 4:20 pmPBS America65 mins

Snapshots

The WarA Volunteer Basis: June 1944 to August 1944. The allied death toll increases at an incredible rate, but by August the Germans are in full retreat and Paris is liberated. (Part 8 of 14)Wed, Jun 19, 8:35 pmPBS America65 mins
The WarA Volunteer Basis: June 1944 to August 1944. The allied death toll increases at an incredible rate, but by August the Germans are in full retreat and Paris is liberated. (Part 8 of 14)Wed, Jun 19, 3:55 pmPBS America65 mins
The WarPride of Our Nation: 6 June 1944: D-Day. In the early hours of 6 June 1944, the invasion of France begins. It is the bloodiest day in American history since the Civil War. (Part 7 of 14)Tue, Jun 18, 8:35 pmPBS America65 mins
The WarPride of Our Nation: 6 June 1944: D-Day. In the early hours of 6 June 1944, the invasion of France begins. It is the bloodiest day in American history since the Civil War. (Part 7 of 14)Tue, Jun 18, 4:00 pmPBS America70 mins
The WarA Deadly Calling: January 1944 to June 1944. Allied troops are pinned down at Anzio, while elsewhere the killing goes on. African-Americans put pressure on the military. (Part 6 of 14)Mon, Jun 17, 8:35 pmPBS America65 mins
The WarA Deadly Calling: January 1944 to June 1944. Allied troops are pinned down at Anzio, while elsewhere the killing goes on. African-Americans put pressure on the military. (Part 6 of 14)Mon, Jun 17, 4:00 pmPBS America65 mins
The WarA Helluva War: November 1943 to February 1944. Marines take a tiny Pacific atoll at a terrible cost, while Japanese-Americans form a segregated infantry unit and train for combat. (Part 5 of 14)Sun, Jun 16, 6:35 pmPBS America60 mins
The WarWhen Things Get Tough: July 1943 to December 1943. On bombing missions, American airmen battle overwhelming odds to bring the war to the heart of Hitler's vast empire. (Part 4 of 14)Sun, Jun 16, 5:25 pmPBS America70 mins
The WarThe Worst is Yet to Come: January 1943 to June 1943. American troops land in North Africa and test themselves for the first time against the German and Italian armies. (Part 3 of 14)Sun, Jun 16, 4:20 pmPBS America65 mins
The WarA Very Fearful Time: March 1942 to December 1942. With U-boats menacing the coast, and no good news from overseas, many worry that the US is unprepared to fight in a 'total war'. (Part 2 of 14)Sun, Jun 16, 3:15 pmPBS America65 mins
The WarA Necessary War: December 1941 to March 1942. The Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor thrusts the United States into a global cataclysm that will touch every family in America. (Part 1 of 14)Sun, Jun 16, 2:10 pmPBS America65 mins
The WarA Helluva War: November 1943 to February 1944. Marines take a tiny Pacific atoll at a terrible cost, while Japanese-Americans form a segregated infantry unit and train for combat. (Part 5 of 14)Fri, Jun 14, 8:35 pmPBS America70 mins
The WarA Helluva War: November 1943 to February 1944. Marines take a tiny Pacific atoll at a terrible cost, while Japanese-Americans form a segregated infantry unit and train for combat. (Part 5 of 14)Fri, Jun 14, 3:55 pmPBS America65 mins
The WarWhen Things Get Tough: July 1943 to December 1943. On bombing missions, American airmen battle overwhelming odds to bring the war to the heart of Hitler's vast empire. (Part 4 of 14)Thu, Jun 13, 8:35 pmPBS America65 mins
The WarWhen Things Get Tough: July 1943 to December 1943. On bombing missions, American airmen battle overwhelming odds to bring the war to the heart of Hitler's vast empire. (Part 4 of 14)Thu, Jun 13, 3:50 pmPBS America70 mins
The WarThe Worst is Yet to Come: January 1943 to June 1943. American troops land in North Africa and test themselves for the first time against the German and Italian armies. (Part 3 of 14)Wed, Jun 12, 8:35 pmPBS America70 mins
The WarThe Worst is Yet to Come: January 1943 to June 1943. American troops land in North Africa and test themselves for the first time against the German and Italian armies. (Part 3 of 14)Wed, Jun 12, 4:10 pmPBS America65 mins
The WarA Very Fearful Time: March 1942 to December 1942. With U-boats menacing the coast, and no good news from overseas, many worry that the US is unprepared to fight in a 'total war'. (Part 2 of 14)Tue, Jun 11, 8:35 pmPBS America65 mins
The WarA Very Fearful Time: March 1942 to December 1942. With U-boats menacing the coast, and no good news from overseas, many worry that the US is unprepared to fight in a 'total war'. (Part 2 of 14)Tue, Jun 11, 4:10 pmPBS America65 mins
The WarA World Without War: May to December 1945. An American plane drops an atomic bomb on Hiroshima. A second atomic bomb is dropped on Nagasaki and, finally, Japan surrenders. (Part 14 of 14)Mon, May 6, 8:40 pmPBS America65 mins
The WarA Long Tough Road: Spring 1945. In the Pacific, Americans fight on the islands while kamikaze pilots wreak havoc on the fleet offshore. In Europe, allied forces push across Germany. (Part 13 of 14)Mon, May 6, 7:35 pmPBS America65 mins
The WarTerrible Choices: Winter to Spring 1945. On Iwo Jima, the marines face 21,000 Japanese who have been ordered to kill as many Americans as possible before being killed themselves. (Part 12 of 14)Mon, May 6, 6:30 pmPBS America65 mins
The WarThe Ghost Front: Winter 1944 to 1945. The Allies are unprepared for Hitler's counterattack in the Battle of the Bulge - the biggest battle of the war on the Western Front. (Part 11 of 14)Mon, May 6, 5:20 pmPBS America70 mins
The WarLife's Accidents: Autumn 1944. In the late autumn of 1944 American soldiers suffer terrible losses when they are ordered into fiercely defended terrain. (Part 10 of 14)Mon, May 6, 4:15 pmPBS America65 mins
The WarFUBAR: Autumn 1944. Allied commanders gamble on a plan to drop troops behind enemy lines. The mission fails, and it becomes clear that the war in Europe will not end before winter. (Part 9 of 14)Mon, May 6, 3:15 pmPBS America60 mins
The WarA Volunteer Basis: June 1944 to August 1944. The allied death toll increases at an incredible rate, but by August the Germans are in full retreat and Paris is liberated. (Part 8 of 14)Mon, May 6, 2:05 pmPBS America70 mins
The WarPride of Our Nation: 6 June 1944: D-Day. In the early hours of 6 June 1944, the invasion of France begins. It is the bloodiest day in American history since the Civil War. (Part 7 of 14)Sun, May 5, 8:20 pmPBS America70 mins
The WarA Deadly Calling: January 1944 to June 1944. Allied troops are pinned down at Anzio, while elsewhere the killing goes on. African-Americans put pressure on the military. (Part 6 of 14)Sun, May 5, 7:15 pmPBS America65 mins
The WarA Helluva War: November 1943 to February 1944. Marines take a tiny Pacific atoll at a terrible cost, while Japanese-Americans form a segregated infantry unit and train for combat. (Part 5 of 14)Sun, May 5, 6:05 pmPBS America70 mins
The WarWhen Things Get Tough: July 1943 to December 1943. On bombing missions, American airmen battle overwhelming odds to bring the war to the heart of Hitler's vast empire. (Part 4 of 14)Sun, May 5, 4:55 pmPBS America70 mins
The WarThe Worst is Yet to Come: January 1943 to June 1943. American troops land in North Africa and test themselves for the first time against the German and Italian armies. (Part 3 of 14)Sun, May 5, 3:50 pmPBS America65 mins
The WarA Very Fearful Time: March 1942 to December 1942. With U-boats menacing the coast, and no good news from overseas, many worry that the US is unprepared to fight in a 'total war'. (Part 2 of 14)Sun, May 5, 2:45 pmPBS America65 mins
The WarA Necessary War: December 1941 to March 1942. The Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor thrusts the United States into a global cataclysm that will touch every family in America. (Part 1 of 14)Sun, May 5, 1:30 pmPBS America75 mins
The WarA World Without War: May to December 1945. An American plane drops an atomic bomb on Hiroshima. A second atomic bomb is dropped on Nagasaki and, finally, Japan surrenders. (Part 14 of 14)Mon, Jan 1, 9:30 pmPBS America65 mins
The WarA Long Tough Road: Spring 1945. In the Pacific, Americans fight on the islands while kamikaze pilots wreak havoc on the fleet offshore. In Europe, allied forces push across Germany. (Part 13 of 14)Mon, Jan 1, 8:20 pmPBS America70 mins
The WarTerrible Choices: Winter to Spring 1945. On Iwo Jima, the marines face 21,000 Japanese who have been ordered to kill as many Americans as possible before being killed themselves. (Part 12 of 14)Mon, Jan 1, 7:15 pmPBS America65 mins
The WarThe Ghost Front: Winter 1944 to 1945. The Allies are unprepared for Hitler's counterattack in the Battle of the Bulge - the biggest battle of the war on the Western Front. (Part 11 of 14)Mon, Jan 1, 6:05 pmPBS America70 mins
The WarLife's Accidents: Autumn 1944. In the late autumn of 1944 American soldiers suffer terrible losses when they are ordered into fiercely defended terrain. (Part 10 of 14)Mon, Jan 1, 5:00 pmPBS America65 mins
The WarFUBAR: Autumn 1944. Allied commanders gamble on a plan to drop troops behind enemy lines. The mission fails, and it becomes clear that the war in Europe will not end before winter. (Part 9 of 14)Mon, Jan 1, 3:55 pmPBS America65 mins
The WarA Volunteer Basis: June 1944 to August 1944. The allied death toll increases at an incredible rate, but by August the Germans are in full retreat and Paris is liberated. (Part 8 of 14)Mon, Jan 1, 2:50 pmPBS America65 mins
The WarPride of Our Nation: 6 June 1944: D-Day. In the early hours of 6 June 1944, the invasion of France begins. It is the bloodiest day in American history since the Civil War. (Part 7 of 14)Sun, Dec 31, 9:35 pmPBS America70 mins
The WarA Deadly Calling: January 1944 to June 1944. Allied troops are pinned down at Anzio, while elsewhere the killing goes on. African-Americans put pressure on the military. (Part 6 of 14)Sun, Dec 31, 8:30 pmPBS America65 mins
The WarA Helluva War: November 1943 to February 1944. Marines take a tiny Pacific atoll at a terrible cost, while Japanese-Americans form a segregated infantry unit and train for combat. (Part 5 of 14)Sun, Dec 31, 7:20 pmPBS America70 mins
The WarWhen Things Get Tough: July 1943 to December 1943. On bombing missions, American airmen battle overwhelming odds to bring the war to the heart of Hitler's vast empire. (Part 4 of 14)Sun, Dec 31, 6:10 pmPBS America70 mins
The WarThe Worst is Yet to Come: January 1943 to June 1943. American troops land in North Africa and test themselves for the first time against the German and Italian armies. (Part 3 of 14)Sun, Dec 31, 5:00 pmPBS America70 mins
The WarA Very Fearful Time: March 1942 to December 1942. With U-boats menacing the coast, and no good news from overseas, many worry that the US is unprepared to fight in a 'total war'. (Part 2 of 14)Sun, Dec 31, 3:55 pmPBS America65 mins
The WarA Necessary War: December 1941 to March 1942. The Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor thrusts the United States into a global cataclysm that will touch every family in America. (Part 1 of 14)Sun, Dec 31, 2:50 pmPBS America65 mins
The WarA Volunteer Basis: June 1944 to August 1944. The allied death toll increases at an incredible rate, but by August the Germans are in full retreat and Paris is liberated. (Part 8 of 14)Thu, Sept 21, 6:50 pmPBS America65 mins
The WarA Volunteer Basis: June 1944 to August 1944. The allied death toll increases at an incredible rate, but by August the Germans are in full retreat and Paris is liberated. (Part 8 of 14)Thu, Sept 21, 1:30 pmPBS America65 mins
The WarA Deadly Calling: January 1944 to June 1944. Allied troops are pinned down at Anzio, while elsewhere the killing goes on. African-Americans put pressure on the military. (Part 6 of 14)Tue, Sept 19, 6:10 pmPBS America70 mins