This collection of eight documentaries from the World War II Foundation shares the stories of some of the war's greatest leaders, some of its lesser-known heroes, true tales of courage and compassion, extraordinary stories of survival, and the mission to share the legacies of those who fought.
Country of Origin : United States
Length : 615
Number of Programs : 8
World War II Veterans Share their Incredible Stories of Sacrifice, Tragedy, Courage and Compassion
Includes Narration by
Dan Aykroyd and Damian Lewis
8 Documentaries + Bonus Films
Eagles of Mercy- On D-Day American medics Robert Wright and Kenneth Moore helped both American and German soldiers. Hear from the heroes themselves in this amazing film.
D-Day: The Price of Freedom- Travel with several of the men who fought on D-Day as they return to the beaches of Normandy. Hear their amazing and emotional stories and see actual newsreels from D-Day.
Navy Heroes of Normandy- Meet the aging men of World War II and the effort to make sure they won't be forgotten. The film includes black-and-white and color footage of the Navy in action on D-Day.
A Promise to My Father- Return to Poland and Auschwitz with Israel Arbeiter, who survived Nazi-occupied Eastern Europe as a Jewish teenager. His incredible story begins with his father's final words.
Dick Winters: Hang Tough- This film, narrated by Emmy Award®-winning actor Damian Lewis, honors one of World War II's finest and most respected combat leaders.
Maggie's War- The true story of how "Maggie" Megellas led H-Company of the 504th Parachute Infantry Regiment through some of the most horrific battles World War II had to offer.
A Company of Heroes- The soldiers, along with their more chronicled "Band of Brothers" comrades, who were also part of Easy Company, 506th Parachute Infantry Regiment of the 101st Airborne. Based on the books, "A Company of Heroes," and "We Who Are Alive and Remain: Untold Stories from the Band of Brothers."
World War II: Saving the Reality- Kenneth W. Rendell's once-private Museum of World War II, is now open to everyone. See 6,000 WWII artifacts and watch more than 50 interviews with veterans in this important film.
These programs are not rated. May contain scenes and language not suitable for all viewers.