War Heroes Of The Skies

Tuesday 6 June 20:00

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War Heroes Of The Skies

WHEN TO WATCH

  1. Monday 5 June at 10:00

    Spitfire Victory

  2. Tuesday 6 June at 10:00

    Battle Of Britain

  3. Tuesday 6 June at 20:00

    Spitfire Victory

Synopsis

Take your seat in the cockpit and join the exploits of the world's greatest military air heroes. These are the stories of superhuman endurance, selfless courage and heroism beyond the call of duty that led to some of the most heroic combat missions in aviation history.

Episodes

Season 1
  • Spitfire Victory

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    Spitfire Victory: Those who flew with George Beurling in World War II tell the remarkable story of the brave pilot who saved the strategically-important island of Malta. (S1, ep 2)

    Next Showing
    Monday 5 June at 10:00
    On National Geographic
    Next Showing
    Tuesday 6 June at 20:00
    On National Geographic
  • Battle Of Britain

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    Battle Of Britain: Series revealing the remarkable stories of brave wartime pilots, beginning with the inspirational tale of legless Battle of Britain ace Douglas Bader. (S1, ep 1)

    Next Showing
    Tuesday 6 June at 10:00
    On National Geographic
    Next Showing
    Tuesday 13 June at 20:00
    On National Geographic
  • Total War

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    Total War: A look at the vital role of the Lancaster Bomber during WW2 and the controversial strategy known as 'total war', that turned cities into legitimate targets. (S1, ep 3)

    Next Showing
    Wednesday 7 June at 10:00
    SAT
    On National Geographic
    Next Showing
    Tuesday 20 June at 20:00
    SAT
    On National Geographic
  • Red Tails

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    Red Tails: A look at the bravery of the first African-American aviators allowed in the US's armed forces. Their heroism not only changed the course of WWII but also American history.

    Next Showing
    Thursday 8 June at 10:00
    On National Geographic
    Next Showing
    Friday 23 June at 03:00
    On National Geographic
  • Vietnam Dogfight

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    Vietnam Dogfight: A look at the great triumphs of triple ace American pilot Colonel Robin Olds who, in 1966, hatched a death-defying plan to beat North Vietnam in the air.

    Next Showing
    Friday 9 June at 10:00
    On National Geographic
    Next Showing
    Saturday 24 June at 03:00
    On National Geographic
  • Nazi Hunters

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    Nazi Hunters: A look at the gutsy determination of Polish immigrant ace Francis Gabreski, whose desire to wreak revenge for his family's losses made him one of the best pilots of WWII.

    Next Showing
    Monday 12 June at 10:00
    On National Geographic
    Next Showing
    Sunday 25 June at 03:00
    On National Geographic