Secrets of the Arsenal: Great Escapes DVD

Discovery Education

SKU: DC025098
Format: DVD
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Runtime: 44
Copyright: 2014

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History buff Geoff Edgers visits museums and private collections to discover untold stories about defining moments in American history. At the U.S Army Aviation Museum, Edgers meets with a decorated helicopter pilot who narrowly escaped the enemy during the Vietnam War. He then examines the monocular used by Lieutenant Colonel Iceal E. "Gene" Hambleton, known by the call sign Bat 21. Next, Edgers observes Audie Murphy and #39;s M1 carbine from World War II. Finally, he learns about the elite fighter pilots known as the Wild Weasels during the Vietnam War. NOTE: This program contains content that may not be appropriate for all viewers.