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Stories Tagged "World War II"

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Iowa Veterans And Iowa Artists on Iowa Journal (#310)

posted on November 13, 2009 at 12:25 PM

Iowa Veterans And Iowa Artists on Iowa Journal (#310)
Full Program: Topics include public art and why it matters to Iowa, and why Iowa Veterans are taking "Honor Flights." 28:16 Read More »

Iowa Veterans Take "Honor Flight" (#310)

posted on November 12, 2009 at 1:15 PM

Iowa Veterans Take "Honor Flight" (#310)
Iowa veterans get a chance to fly to Washington, D.C. to see the World War II memorial and other veteran memorials. 03:07 Read More »

Glen McDole - Tribute to a WWII Veteran (#301)

posted on September 8, 2009 at 7:20 PM

Glen McDole - Tribute to a WWII Veteran  (#301)
Glen McDole, was a veteran of World War II who was held hostage by the Japanese, and lived to tell his story in a book and on Iowa Public Television. He died on September 3, 2009, and this is a brief tribute to him. 00:38 Read More »

The Real Cost of the War (Full Program) (#112)

posted on November 8, 2007 at 12:09 AM

The Real Cost of the War  (Full Program) (#112)
Full Program: After World War II, the G.I. Bill not only provided health care for returning veterans, but also jump-started the American middle-class. What are today's policies doing to help veterans of Iraq and Afghanistan? That's the focus of this episode... 27:47 Read More »

The Barnett Brothers at Iwo Jima (#115)

posted on September 7, 2007 at 1:37 PM

The Barnett Brothers at Iwo Jima (#115)
The compelling story of the Barnett brothers who, sixty years after fighting the battle of Iwo Jima, returned to the tiny island with their own loyal brigade of family and friends. Read More »

The Fly Boys B-17 Bombadiers (#115)

posted on September 7, 2007 at 12:00 AM

The Fly Boys B-17 Bombadiers (#115)
Stories of World War II as told by the crew members of B-17 bombers. Iowans share 65-year-old memories of strategic bombing strikes that changed the course of the war. Read More »

The Tuskegee Airmen (#115)

posted on September 7, 2007 at 12:00 AM

The Tuskegee Airmen (#115)
Stories of World War II as told by the Tuskegee Airmen, who overcame not only the expected obstacles of war but also the indignities of racial prejudice. Read More »

Iowa Quakers Save World War II Refugees (#116)

posted on September 7, 2007 at 12:00 AM

Iowa Quakers Save World War II Refugees (#116)
Iowans can be proud of the efforts of a small group of Quakers from West Branch, IA who helped keep European refugees out of Hitler’s reach. Read More »

B-29 Bombadiers In World War II (#116)

posted on September 7, 2007 at 12:00 AM

B-29 Bombadiers In World War II  (#116)
In July of 2002, a select group of veterans of World War II gathered in Cedar Rapids to celebrate an airplane that symbolizes their priceless contribution to our liberty. Read More »

The Women's Army Corps in World War II (#116)

posted on September 7, 2007 at 12:00 AM

The Women's Army Corps in World War II (#116)
Soon after our country became immersed in World War II, Congress decided to allow women in the military. A gathering back in 2000 presented an opportunity to salute members of the Women's Army Corps whose military strengths helped win a war. Read More »

Iowans in World War II - Part 2 (Full Program) (#116)

posted on September 5, 2007 at 9:52 AM

Iowans in World War II - Part 2 (Full Program) (#116)
Full Program: In the spirit of Ken Burns' PBS documentary "The War," Assignment Iowa is looking back at some of our most compelling stories of World War II - tales of Iowa men and women who helped preserve our liberties. 27:45 Read More »

Iowans in World War II - Part 1 (Full Program) (#115)

posted on September 5, 2007 at 9:52 AM

Iowans in World War II - Part 1 (Full Program) (#115)
Full Program: In the spirit of Ken Burns' PBS documentary "The War," Assignment Iowa is looking back at some of our most compelling stories of World War II - tales of Iowa men and women who helped preserve our liberties. 27:45 Read More »

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