On Sunday, November 11, PBS commemorates Veterans Day with a Veterans Marathon, featuring wartime documentaries and episodes that showcase the strength, courage, and honor of our Veterans.
NOVA: Last B-24
Airs Sunday, November 11 at 11 am.
Dive beneath the sea to the wreckage of a WWII bomber.
Soldier On: Life After Deployment
Airs Sunday, November 11 at 12 pm.
In SOLDIER ON: LIFE AFTER DEPLOYMENT three women — Natasha Young, Amanda Tejada and Lyndsey Lyons — confront the challenges of readjusting to civilian life after their post-9/11 military service. Once back in the United States, the women cope with the disintegration of their relationships, alcohol and substance abuse, depression, health problems, military sexual trauma, post-traumatic stress disorder, and employment difficulties.
Take Me Home, Huey
Airs Sunday, November 11 at 1 pm.
Take Me Home Huey tells the journey of a Medevac helicopter, nearly destroyed during the Vietnam War, as it is resurrected and transformed into colorful sculpture. The history of this iconic Huey and the heroic crew is uncovered during restoration. As Huey 174 morphs from wounded war bird into vivid sculpture, viewers witness the power of art to heal surviving soldiers and families of the fallen.
The Draft: Stories of Service
Airs Sunday, November 11 at 2 pm.
From the Civil War to the conflicts of the Vietnam era, forced military service has torn the nation apart — and sometimes, as in WWII, united Americans in a common purpose. Hear how a single, controversial issue continues to define America.
Survivors of Malmedy: December 1944
Airs Sunday, November 11 at 3 pm.
Narrated by actor Jason Beghe of NBC’s Chicago P.D., SURVIVORS OF MALMEDY: DECEMBER 1944 tells the story of the World War II massacre of 84 American soldiers in Belgium during the opening days of the famous “Battle of the Bulge.” Weaving interviews with the few remaining survivors of the massacre with archival footage, and drone video shot in the Malmedy area and in the field where the infamous event occurred, the emotional and powerful SURVIVORS OF MALMEDY chronicles what became known as the largest single mass murder of American troops in World War II.
Pearl Harbor: USS Oklahoma – The Final Story
Airs Sunday, November 11 at 4 pm.
Explore what happened to the USS Oklahoma on December 7, 1941, as the ship foundered and capsized.