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Category: Military History

The Benjamin O. Davis Jr. Story

Gen. Benjamin O. Davis, Jr. was the first African-American general officer in the U.S. Air Force. Watch his journey from a cadet at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point to a general officer as well as accounts about his leadership & character.

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With the Marines at Tarawa

“1944” Documentary short film depicting the harrowing battle between the U.S. Marines and the Japanese for control of the Pacific island of Tarawa.

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Korean War in Color

“2001” The Inchon Invasion The rise and fall of Seoul The Naktong river campaign Winter at the Choisin reservoir. The 1st Marine Division in action Flame throwers in action Bombing raid on a North Korean industrial complex Prisoners of war being captured Amphibious attack behind enemy lines.

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Birth of The B-29

“1945” Design, production and testing of World War II bomber.

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Camera Combat

In 1967, the Air Force commissioned for television production capability at Hill Air Force Base. Despite the audio-visual unit going by many names in its history, the organization continues to run today in the forefront as a lead provider of innovative motion imagery for the Air Force utilizing the latest technology for quality productions.

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AFSOC Heritage 1943-2013

Watch an overview of the U.S. Air Force Special Operations Command’s (AFSOC) history from World War II to 2013.

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Fairchild Air Force Base Overcoming the Challenges

A historical overview of Fairchild Air Force Base’s 75-year legacy. In the past, the base supplied armies, maintained arsenals as well as repaired and built aircraft. Today, Fairchild is synonymous with their air refueling fleet delivering fuel to planes anywhere in the world.

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The Growler Story

“1958” One of the famed acts of individual heroism during World War II, when Commander Gilmore, fatally wounded for the last time from the battle of Battle-Scarred Bridge, commanded, “Take ER Down,” bringing about the birth of one of the Navy’s great traditions.

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Hell on Wheels

Historical record of the combat activities of the 2D armored division during World War II.

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