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.
The history of atomic weapons, from the Manhattan Project to the spread of nuclear technology to other countries. Included: insights from Manhattan Project veterans Bill Wilcox, Roger Rohrbacher and Gladys Owens.
An examination of the "War on Terror" as it's being played out in the southern Philippines, where U.S. military personnel are aiding the Filipino troops in their efforts against such militant Islamic groups as Abu Sayyaf and Jemaya Islamiya.
As the final American troops leave Iraq by the end of December 2011, this 100th episode of War Stories with Oliver North (2001), 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 ...