Veterans Connections

D-Day: Over Normandy

Tue, 05/30/2017 - 2:00pm

The documentary OVER NORMANDY D-DAY shows some of the most spectacular scenes of the landing beaches viewers some of the most iconic locations in Normandy from D-Day captured by one of France's top aerial drone camera companies films viewers have ever seen. combined with archival footage from June 6, 1944. The program is narrated by Bill Belichick.

Airs on WXXI-World Monday May 29, 2017 at 7-8pm

Four-Four-Two, F Company at War On-Demand

The 442nd Regimental Combat Team was an infantry regiment in the United States Army comprised of Americans of Japanese ancestry. They fought in Italy and France during World War II against the German Army of Hitler's Third Reich, and a reputation for being a crack infantry unit.

Four-Four-Two, F Company at War

Tue, 05/30/2017 - 4:00pm

The 442nd Regimental Combat Team was an infantry regiment in the United States Army comprised of Americans of Japanese ancestry. They fought in Italy and France during World War II against the German Army of Hitler's Third Reich, and a reputation for being a crack infantry unit. Airs Tuesday May 30, 2017 at 4-4:30pm on WXXI-World

Canine Soldiers: The Militarization of Love

Sun, 05/28/2017 - 7:00pm

Canine Soldiers explores the intimate bond between Military Working Dogs and their handlers-combat soldiers who make life-and-death decisions based on the instincts and behavior of the dogs who lead their patrols.

Hunting In Wartime

Fri, 05/26/2017 - 6:00pm

The program profiles Tlingit veterans from Hoonah, Alaska who saw combat during the Vietnam War.  Airs Friday May 26, 2017 at 6-7pm & 9-10pm on WXXI-World

Vietnam War

These stories from WXXI News help to shape an understanding of the reasoning and impact from The Vietnam War in Rochester, NY.

Vietnam: The Rochester Experience

Listen, Watch and Learn More about the Vietnam War Experiences of 17 Rochesterians.

Find out more about the WXXI Vietnam War Initiative

THE VIETNAM WAR: A Landmark Documentary Series by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick Airs Tuesdays at 9pm

Tue, 11/28/2017 - 9:00pm

THE VIETNAM WAR, the new 10-part, 18-hour documentary film series directed by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick, will re-air weekly on Tuesdays, beginning October 3rd through November 28, at 9:00 p.m. ET on WXXI-TV (check local listings).  Go to WXXI Vietnam War Initiative for related programs, on-demand episode access and schedule,  local Rochester stories & resources.

The Great War: American Experience On-Demand

Discover how WWI transformed America through the stories of African-American soldiers, feminist activists, Native-American “code talkers” and others whose participation in the war to “make the world safe for democracy” has been largely forgotten.

Eisenhower's Secret War on WXXI-World

Sat, 04/01/2017 - 8:00pm

Discover Eisenhower as a great warrior of World War II , that knew that human society could no longer allow another global war – and its modern weapons of destruction – to break out again.

Apocalypse Now Redux & Cinematographer Vittorio Storaro at the Dryden Theatre

Fri, 03/24/2017 - 7:00pm

Apocalypse Now Redux introduced by Cinematographer Vittorio Storaro, Friday, March 24 at the Dryden Theatre

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