Season 1, Episode 1: Iwo Jima1 January 2002
30 September 2001
7 October 2001
3 February 2002
9 June 2002
A cat is used as a Cold War spy, bats carry incendiary bombs, dolphins are trained to find enemy divers during Vietnam.
25 May 2002
Season 2, Episode 15: Normandy!2 June 2002
16 June 2002
23 June 2002
28 April 2002
The 1942 Battle of Midway is recalled in a review of naval tactics and efforts by U.S. intelligence to discern the intentions of the Japanese fleet, which lost four carriers.
22 November 2002
In the aftermath of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, Lt. Col. James Doolittle
led a bombing raid on Tokyo, Japan.
15 December 2002
19 January 2003
3 August 2003
14 December 2003
The work of the USO is spotlighted. Included: insights from Mickey Rooney
, Johnny Grant
, Connie Stevens
, Wayne Newton
, Bo Derek
, Bob Hope's son Tony Hope, Gary Sinese
18 April 2004
7 March 2004
18 July 2004
Included: veterans discuss their submarine service during WWII; Pearl Harbor is recalled.
13 February 2005
A look back at the war-crimes trials of 21 German officials following World War II. Albert Speer
, Rudolf Hess
and Hermann Göring
are among those spotlighted.
27 February 2005
13 March 2005
8 May 2005
The 60th anniversary of VE Day is honored with a look back at the end of the European portion of World War II. Included: an interview with a soldier who spend time with Adolf Hitler
25 September 2005
A look back at "Operation Rolling Thunder", a U.S. bombing campaign in Vietnam, that lasted from 1965-1968.
5 March 2006
An examination of the roles movies played during World War II. Included: insights from Tony Curtis
, Mickey Rooney
, Cliff Robertson
and Eddie Albert
; and war veterans.
30 April 2006
19 June 2005
Women who served in the armed forces during World War II recall their experiences.
25 June 2006
9 July 2006
How the national pastime - and the men who played it - helped boost morale and achieve victory in World War II, with more than 500 major leaguers and 4,000 minor leaguers serving in the military.
18 March 2007
8 September 2007
16 September 2007
9 November 2008
A look back at the 1972 battle for Dong Ha, which occurred when North Vietnamese troops launched an attack on Easter weekend.
18 April 2009
11 May 2010
Technological advances in warfare that are making it safer for soldiers, including robots and unmanned aircraft.
As the final American troops leave Iraq by the end of December 2011, this 100th episode of 'War Stories with Oliver North,' looks back at the service and sacrifice of our men and women in uniform in Iraq. During the nearly nine years of Operation Iraqi Freedom, Oliver North and the 'War Stories' team have traveled eight times to the war zone and produced seven episodes chronicling this conflict. This special tribute revisits some of the heroes we met on the ground to see where they are now. We hear their thoughts as the war comes to an end. We also meet some of the troops who will be among the last to leave Iraq as they move on to new assignments, and come home to their families and loved ones across America.
Special Ops war stories from Afghanistan. Also: Gen. David Petraeus
assesses the war.
German spy Erich Gimpel, code-named "Agent 146", recalls his failed espionage efforts in the U.S. during World War II.
Nurses who served in World War II, Korea, Vietnam and the Gulf War.
4 November 2001
17 August 2003
8 December 2002
4 April 2004
25 August 2002
11 August 2002
27 June 2004
The history of war reporting is chronicled by reporters and photographers, including Pulitzer Prize-winning photographers Eddie Adams
and Nick Ut
A look back at the men and women who fought to free France from the Nazis during World War II. Included: Medal of Honor recipient John Hawk
; Helene Deschamps
The experiences of Japanese-Americans during World War II are recalled. Included: Roy Matsumoto of the MIS; veterans Yuki Minaga and George Sakato.
9 May 2004
The men and women of the U.S. Coast Guard share stories of their service. Included: a tale of landing troops, on D-Day at Normandy, and at Iwo Jima.
12 January 2003
The Korean War (1950-53) is recalled in the savage clashes for control of Bloody Ridge and Heartbreak Ridge.
This report on Operation Iraqi Freedom features a look at the deal making Al-Anbar Province, prior to the December 15 elections.
Armed-forces veterans recall their roles in the 1950 assault at Inchon Harbor, an amphibious operation against North Korean forces during the Korean War.
30 December 2001
The drug war along the U.S.-Mexico is examined.
24 September 2006
"Prisoners of the Rising Sun" details the WWII Allied POWs who built what became known as "The Bridge on the River Kwai". Also: a survivor from the Japanese "hell ships".
9 February 2008
The Tuskegee Airmen are remembered.
17 July 2005
27 July 2003
The World War II role of the U.S. Merchant Marine, which carried troops, weapons, ammunition, fuel and food from the home front to the war zones. Included: interviews with veterans.
A look back at the 1968 siege of Khe Sahn, when the Viet Cong launched a surprise attack on a Marine base in South Vietnam.
11 November 2001
3 November 2007
31 August 2003
The WWII exploits of U.S. Marine Corps fighter squadron VMF-214, nicknamed the "Black Sheep", and its colorful commander, Maj. 'Gregory H. 'Pappy' Boyington' , are recalled.
2 February 2003
The battles in the North African desert during World War II are recalled via the insights of five soldiers who fought in "Operation Torch".
20 July 2003
Profiles of U.S. fighter aces, combat pilots who shot down five or more enemy aircraft, are interspersed with tales of memorable dogfights from World War II.
The story of the 1st Air Commandos, who operated in the China-Burma-India theatre during World War II, is related.
1 December 2001
11 February 2007
2007Harry S. Truman
(1884-1972), the nation's 33rd president, is profiled. Included: remarks from George Elsey, Ken Hechler and Milton Kayle, who served in Truman's White House in various capacities; and from his eldest grandson, Clifton Truman Daniel
The story of the Vietnam War battle of Hamburger Hill, a bloody 10-day engagement on Ap Bia Mountain.
26 September 2004
A look back at America's efforts to develop an atomic bomb, before the Soviet Union did the same. Included: the work of Col. Boris Pash, Dr. Samuel Goudsmit and the top-secret Allied task force, ALSOS.
7 April 2002
17 June 2007
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