In support of the much-anticipated Ken Burns' epic documentary about World War II, WXXI is pleased to host this site which details WXXI programming and outreach efforts surrounding the film.

Here you'll learn more about the documentary have the opportunity to submit your own story about WWII, see what WXXI's news department is producing around the subject matter, view a schedule of other war programs airing on our stations, read stories from the Library of Congress Veterans History Project and much more.

The War | PBS

   
Local Airtimes for The War Documentary
 
  Programs
Date
Time
The War 1
9/23
8-10:30 p.m. (repeats 10:30-1 a.m.)
The War 2
9/24
8-10 p.m. (repeats 10 – mid.)
The War 3
9/25
8-10 p.m. (repeats 10 - mid.)
The War 4
9/26
8-10:30 p.m. (repeats 10:30-1 a.m.)
  The War 5
9/30
8-10:30 p.m. (repeats 10:30-1 a.m.)
  The War 6
10/1
8-10 p.m. (repeats 10 - mid.)
  The War 7
10/2
8-10:30 p.m. (repeats 10:30-1 a.m.)
    The series repeats again beginning 10/10
9 p.m. for seven consecutive Wednesdays

  Other Related Programs
  Programs on WXXI -TV 21 (Cable 11)
 
  Programs Date Time
Victory At Sea Saturdays 4:00 p.m.
The Borinqueners Tues Sept. 11 9:30 p.m.
Most Honorable Son Mon. Sept 17 9:00 p.m.
Justice For My People: The
Dr. Hector P. Garcia Story
Mon. Sept 17 10:00 p.m.
  WNET's America Goes to War
Episode 1
Monday, September 17 and October 1 1-2:00 a.m.
  WNET's America Goes to War
Episode 2
Monday, September 24 and October 8 1-2:00 a.m.
  News Segments and Programs on WXXI-AM 1370
 
  Programs Date Time
Walter Gabalski speaks with several military chaplains who served during World War II Monday, September 17

6:51 & 8:51 a.m.

Graham Jesmer takes us to the NYS Veterans Cemetary Tuesday, September 18 6:35 & 8:35 a.m.
Rachel Ward looks at the experiences of gay veterans Wednesday, September 19 6:35 & 8:35 a.m.
Peter Iglinski speaks with D-Day Veteran and WXXI-FM Host Richard Gladwell Thursday, September 20 6:51 & 8:51 a.m.
Julie Philipp talks with WWII veteran Dick Bedford Friday, September 21 6:51 & 8:51 a.m.
KEN BURNS INTERVIEW
Morning Edition’s Renee Montagne
speaks with Ken Burns about his
newest documentary, The War.

Friday, September 21
During Morning Edition
(5 a.m. – 10 a.m.)
TENTH MOUNTAIN DIVISION
A reconstituted 10th is fighting
in Iraq and Afghanistan but the
original division was formed in
WW2. NPR’s Joe Richman
tells the story of the original 10th.

Friday, September 21
During All Things Considered
(4 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.)
MEXICAN AMERICANS:
BECOMING MEXICAN AMERICAN

Latino veterans who fought in
WWII speak about how the war
helped them become more
comfortable with accepting
themselves as Americans.

Sunday, September 23
During Weekend Edition (8 a.m. – 9 a.m.) and
All Things Considered
(5 p.m. – 6 p.m.)
MEXICAN AMERICANS: THE
PIED PIPER OF SAIPAN

While growing up Mexican American
in an adopted Japanese family in
East L.A., Guy Gabaldon tells the
story of capturing 1500 Japanese
soldiers single-handedly
during WWII.

Sunday, September 23
During All Things Considered
(5 p.m.- 8 p.m.)
KATE NOLAN, COMBAT NURSE
Kate Nolan treated injured soldiers
in almost every major battle in the
European theater during WWII and
also treated concentration camp
survivors after the German surrender. 

Monday, September 24
During Morning Edition
(5 a.m. – 10 a.m.)
THE ANGEL OF AHLEM
In 1945 American GI Vernon Tott
helped liberate a small concentration
camp in Germany, and photographed
the rescue. In 1997 Tott responded to
an ad from a survivor looking for the photographer and Tott went to track
down this survivor and
others he photographed.

Tuesday, September 25
During Morning Edition
(5 a.m. – 10 a.m.)
THE GHOST SOLDIERS
OF THE 23rd HEADQUARTERS
SPECIAL TROOPS

The 23rd was a top-secret
“deception unit” that included
artists, musicians, actors,
writers and audio technicians
who were dispatched to Europe
after the Normandy invasion to
fool the Germans with sound
effects, inflatable tanks, cast iron
soldiers, and fake camouflage
designed to be spotted
Tuesday, September 25
During All Things Considered
(4 p.m.- 6:30 p.m.)
   
  Programs on City 12 - more info about City 12
 
  Programs Date Time
Warplane Thursdays, October 4-25 2:00 p.m.
New York Goes to War Fridays, October 12-26 7:00 p.m.
World War II Writers Sunday, October 28 9:00 p.m.
     
     

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