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Heroes of Aviation

Take to the skies with courageous military pilots of the past century – from the early fliers of WWI to the amazing aerial acrobats of today. This exciting 10-part documentary series combines thrilling combat footage, extraordinary stories of daring and eye-opening first-hand interviews with those who risk their lives in the cockpit. Go deep behind enemy lines and experience the crews' heroic efforts. Plus, get an up-close look at more than 200 historic aircraft. Covers the Great War, WWII, the Ploesti Oil Fields, the Vietnam War, the Gulf War, and more. Superb footage of real aerial combat -More than 200 aircraft, including fighters, bombers and jets. Meet the men and women – and the remarkable aircraft – that helped shape history by determining the outcome of critical military battles.

Show Info

Web channel: Prime Video (2006 - 2006)
Schedule: Saturdays (55 min)
Status: Ended
Show Type: Documentary
Episodes ordered: 10 episodes

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Behind Enemy Skies

Episode 1x10; Apr 15, 2006

World War II was fought across many countries and knew no frontiers; Possibly the most crucial war in history; one of the bloodiest conflicts and truly the most global of all time.This DVD gives you a unique insight into the many turning points encou

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Episode NameAirdateTrailer
1x10: Behind Enemy SkiesApr 15, 2006
1x09: Guinea Pig StoryApr 15, 2006
1x08: Aircraft Carrier (Jet Age)Apr 15, 2006
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