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War Stories | May 2022
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Relive the battles and the bravery of our fighting forces during World War II, from the audacious mission of Doolittle's Raiders to a highly decorate bomber, a  soldier from Kentucky, a long-awaited homecoming and a historic surrender at sea.

UNSETTLED HISTORY:
AMERICA, CHINA AND THE DOOLITTLE TOKYO RAID
SUNDAY, MAY 1, 6 PM

The "Doolittle Raiders" were one of World War II's most famous American aviation units. Examine a critical moment in American/Chinese history, exploring how the two sides recall a daring 1942 raid on Tokyo.

 

  • WTVP-HD 47.1 - Sun, 05/01/2022 @ 6 PM
  • WTVP-WORLD 47.3 - Mon, 05/30/2022 @ 7 PM
  • WTVP-WORLD 47.3 - Tue, 05/31/2022 @ 12 AM
  • WTVP-WORLD 47.3 - Tue, 05/31/2022 @ 8 AM

MEMPHIS BELLE: HER FINAL MISSION
SUNDAY, MAY 8, 6 PM

Follow the story of the Memphis Belle, one of the first American heavy bombers to survive 25 combat missions over the deadly skies of Europe. Learn about the Memphis Belle's crew that flew her in World War II and the team that spent 13 years bringing her back to her former glory.

 

  • WTVP-HD 47.1 - Sun, 05/08/2022 @ 6 PM

FROM HONOR TO MEDAL:
THE STORY OF GARLIN M. CONNER
SUNDAY, MAY 15, 6 PM

The film tells the story of Lt. Garlin Conner. His exploits in World War II made him among the most decorated soldiers in American history, and the Kentucky community refused to let his sacrifice be forgotten.

 

  • WTVP-HD 47.1 - Sun, 05/15/2022 @ 6 PM

JOURNEY HOME TO THE USS ARIZONA
SUNDAY, MAY 22, 6 PM

Narrated by actor Matthew Broderick, this documentary follows the family of Raymond Haerry Sr. as they travel 5,000 miles from New Jersey to the USS Arizona Memorial at Pearl Harbor in Honolulu, Hawaii, to place his ashes aboard the sunken battleship.

 

  • WTVP-HD 47.1 - Sun, 05/22/2022 @ 6 PM
  • WTVP-WORLD 47.3 - Sat, 05/28/2022 @ 1 PM

SURRENDER ON THE USS MISSOURI
SUNDAY, MAY 29, 6 PM

Surrender On The USS Missouri focuses on those who witnessed the official Japanese surrender on September 2, 1945, ending World War II. Through interviews with those who served on the battleship, the film follows the USS Missouri from its construction, through varied battles in the Pacific, to its final resting place as a memorial and museum in Pearl Harbor.

 

  • WTVP-HD 47.1 - Sun, 05/29/2022 @ 6 PM
  • WTVP-REMOTE 47.5 - Mon, 05/30/2022 @ 6 PM
  • WTVP-REMOTE 47.5 - Mon, 05/30/2022 @ 10:30 PM