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Dogfights

A series re-creating famous air battles through computer graphics.

Premiered: September 16, 2005

Rating: None

TV Guide Rating:(71 ratings)

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Secret Weapons Season 3, Episode 3 Mar 14, 2008 Paid

Devised in desperation developed in the shadows unleashed on an unsuspecting enemy. These were the top secret weapons of world war II designed to turn the tide of war. On November 20, 1944, in the early morning hours off the coast of the island of Ulithi the USS Mississinewa sits at anchor. The massive tanker is filled with oila vital supply ship for the American fleet as it continues its attacks on the Japanese empire. At 5:45am, a massive explosion rips apart the Mississinewa. But this is no accident. This is the work of the Kaiten a terrifying new Kamikaze weapon. The Kaiten is a manned, suicide submarine. With rudimentary cockpit controls mounted over an extra large long-lance torpedo. The Kaiten is designed to be driven directly into an American ship before detonating. The Kaiten that hit the Mississenewa was manned by Sub-Lieautenant Seiko Nashina. Fire and oil spill out over the ocean, huge plumes of smoke billowing over the stricken ship. American sailor Herb Daitch barely manages to escape the ship, swimming to safety underneath the burning water. The Kaiten has succeeded here but the program as a whole is a dismal failure.

Death of the Luftwaffe Season 2, Episode 16 Dec 7, 2007 $1.99

Operation Bodenplatte was a daring plan to destroy American forward air bases all over Holland, Belgium, and the Netherlands during World War ll.

The Bloodiest Day Season 2, Episode 11 Sep 21, 2007 Paid

May 10, 1972 was the biggest day of air combat in the Vietnam War. In addition to great "turn and burn" battles, the dogfights involve some remarkable electronic warfare as F4 Phantoms, F-105s, and numerous other aircraft as they descend on North Vietnam employing advanced radar jamming equipment, smart bombs, and other high-tech gear. Watch as famous battles are recreated using state-of-the-art computer graphics. First-hand accounts, rare archival footage and original shooting supplement the remarkable computer graphics.

Desert Aces Season 2, Episode 6 Aug 17, 2007 $1.99

The Israeli air force mastered the use of the Mirage III over decades of intense air combat with its neighbors.

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P-51 Mustang
13:16 — In the aerial battleground of World War II, the P-51 Mustang proved itself to be the most famous war bird in history. Take a look at three of its most (more…)
Gun Kills of Vietnam
04:32 — The missile age has dawned over the skies of Vietnam and the era of conventional dogfighting is thought to be over. However, the missiles of the F-4 P (more…)
Kamikaze
It was a weapon conceived in desperation yet horrifying in its destructive power--young Japanese pilots willing to turn themselves into human bombs to (more…)
Flying Tigers
Two weeks after Pearl Harbor... A courageous, rag-tag band of American mercenaries dare to challenge the over-whelming might of the Japanese Air Forc (more…)

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  • Premiered: September 16, 2005
  • Rating: None
  • Premise: A series re-creating famous air battles through computer graphics. (more)

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