Filter by

World War II

Videos

Sorted by Most Recent Airing
Showing 1 - 20 of 1,447 Show 100
  • emGeorge Marshallem
    Last Aired

    George Marshall

    Biographer David Roll talked about his book, George Marshall: Defender of the Republic, in which he recalled the life of military leader George Marshall, who served as President Franklin…

    641 views
  • World War II Combat Team in Maritime Alps
    Last Aired

    World War II Combat Team in Maritime Alps

    C-SPAN visited the living history camp of the 517th Parachute Regimental Combat Team to learn about the experiences of U.S. Army soldiers in the Maritime Alps during World War II. The 517th…

    187 views
  • Allied Liberation of Paris
    Last Aired

    Allied Liberation of Paris

    On August 25th, 1944, U.S. and French soldiers liberated Paris after more than four years of German occupation. In this program, military historian Harry Laver chronicled the Allied…

    129 views
  • 1944 Paris and Warsaw Uprisings
    Last Aired

    1944 Paris and Warsaw Uprisings

    Military historian Cathal Nolan chronicled the Paris and Warsaw uprisings that occurred simultaneously in August of 1944. He was joined by the museum’s senior historian, Robert Citino, for…

    96 views
  • emSudden Courageem
    Last Aired

    Sudden Courage

    French and European Studies Professor Ronald Rosbottom talked about his book, Sudden Courage: Youth in France Confront the Germans, 1940-1945, in which he provided a history of the young…

    79 views
  • emEducation for Deathem
    Last Aired

    Education for Death

    This World War II Walt Disney Studios animated short film lampoons the Hitler Youth, and is based on a book of the same title by Gregor Ziemer.

    234 views
  • Innovations in Food Rationing
    Last Aired

    Innovations in Food Rationing

    Texas high school teacher Karyn Cabana gave an illustrated talk about World War II food rationing, including troop field ration innovations that led to modern-day processed food. Ms. Cabana also…

    165 views
  • emInvasion of Southern Franceem
    Last Aired

    Invasion of Southern France

    This 1950 U.S. Army film chronicles the Allied invasion of southern France that began on August 15, 1944.

    134 views
  • American Cartoons in World War II
    Last Aired

    American Cartoons in World War II

    Pace University professor Durahn Taylor taught a class on American cartoons in World War II and the ways they supported - and even influenced - the war effort. He shows superhero comics…

    211 views
  • Origins of World War II in Europe
    Last Aired

    Origins of World War II in Europe

    Lafayette College Professor Robert Weiner taught a class on the origins of World War II in Europe. He described how the British and French governments initially saw Soviet Russia as a…

    955 views
  • Women During World War II
    Last Aired

    Women During World War II

    Texas Woman’s University Professor Katherine Landdeck taught a class about the ways American women contributed to the World War II effort. She detailed the expectations for women on the…

    723 views
  • emDDay Girlsem
    Last Aired

    D-Day Girls

    Sarah Rose talked about her book, D-Day Girls: The Spies Who Armed the Resistance, Sabotaged the Nazis, and Helped Win World War II, in which she reported on British female spies in World…

    704 views
  • emFire and Fortitudeem
    Last Aired

    Fire and Fortitude

    Military historian John McManus talked about his book, Fire and Fortitude: The US Army in the Pacific War, 1941-1943, in which he provided a history of the U.S. Army in the Pacific theater…

    486 views
  • emA Woman of No Importanceem
    Last Aired

    A Woman of No Importance

    Sonia Purnell talked about her book, A Woman of No Importance: The Untold Story of the American Spy Who Helped Win World War II, in which she recounted the life of Baltimore socialite…

    971 views
  • emGlory in their Spiritem
    Last Aired

    Glory in their Spirit

    Former Army transportation specialist Sandra Bolzenius talked about her book, Glory in Their Spirit: How Four Black Women Took on the Army During World War II, in which she recalled the…

    670 views
  • World War II Soviet Army
    Last Aired

    World War II Soviet Army

    Living history hobbyist Craig Hall portrays a Soviet Cavalry officer and discusses the role of the Soviet Union in World War II. Appearing at the annual Army Heritage Days event in…

    398 views
  • FDR and the Final Years of World War II 194345
    Last Aired

    FDR and the Final Years of World War II, 1943-45

    Historian Nigel Hamilton talked about the last book in his trilogy profiling President Franklin D. Roosevelt at war. War and Peace: FDR’s Final Odyssey: D-Day to Yalta, 1943-1945 covers…

    531 views
  • World War II and Innovations in Art
    Last Aired

    World War II and Innovations in Art

    Lycée Français de New York bilingual school history teacher Rachelle Friedman gave an illustrated talk about innovations in art during World War II. She discussed and showed examples of…

    146 views
  • World War II Clothes Rationing and Fashion Innovations
    Last Aired

    World War II Clothes Rationing and Fashion Innovations

    Poquoson High School, Virginia history teacher Becky Morrison and social studies teacher Irene Winchester gave an illustrated talk about World War II and clothes rationing. They explored…

    213 views
  • Washington Journal Mary Louise Roberts Discusses Her Book About DDay Through the Eyee of French Citizens
    Last Aired

    Author Mary Louise Roberts on D-Day and French Citizens

    Mary Louise Roberts, author of D-Day Through French Eyes: Normandy 1944, talked about the 75th anniversary on June 6, 2019 of the World War II D-Day invasion of Normandy, France. On that day in…

    669 views
  • Load 20 More