Coming up on WXXI Television

Monday, May 29, 2017 - 6:00pm

The 442nd Regimental Combat Team was an infantry regiment in the United States Army comprised of Americans of Japanese ancestry. They fought in Italy and France during World War II against the German Army of Hitler's Third Reich, and a reputation for being a crack infantry unit. Airs Monday May 29, 2017 at 6-6:30pm & 9-9:30pm on WXXI-World

Monday, May 29, 2017 - 7:00pm

The documentary OVER NORMANDY D-DAY shows some of the most spectacular scenes of the landing beaches viewers some of the most iconic locations in Normandy from D-Day captured by one of France's top aerial drone camera companies films viewers have ever seen. combined with archival footage from June 6, 1944. The program is narrated by Bill Belichick.

Airs on WXXI-World Monday May 29, 2017 at 7-8pm

Monday, May 29, 2017 - 8:00pm
Twenty-two World War II veterans are invited on a trip to attend the 70th anniversary celebration of the invasion of D-Day in Normandy, France.

 

Monday, May 29, 2017 - 8:30pm

The Last Ring Home is the story of Lt Minter Dial and his 1932 Annapolis Naval Academy ring that miraculously made its way home 17 years after he was killed as a POW of the Japanese in WWII.

Monday, May 29, 2017 - 9:00pm

Take an intimate look into the lives of three veterans who returned home to the Adirondacks after deployments in Iraq and Afghanistan

Monday, May 29, 2017 - 10:00pm

To cultivate his healing from post-traumatic stress disorder, an Army combat veteran starts a farm and explores its potential in Farmer/Veteran from Independent Lens.

Monday, May 29, 2017 - 10:00pm

Home from three combat tours in Iraq, Alex Sutton forges a new identity as a farmer, hatching chicks and raising goats on 43 acres in rural North Carolina.

Tuesday, May 30, 2017 - 8:00pm

In the forests of Oregon's Cascade Mountains, bustling camps of migrant workers hunt the elusive matsutake mushroom. Here, Kouy Loch, a 46-year-old former platoon leader of Cambodia’s Khmer Freedom Fighters crosses paths with Roger Higgins, a 75-year-old veteran sniper with the U.S. Special Forces in Vietnam.  

Wednesday, May 31, 2017 - 4:00pm

State Geographic Bee champions from across the country will compete for the national title and scholarships at the 2017 National Geographic Bee, which will be held in Washington, D.C., May 14 - 17, 2017.

Wednesday, May 31, 2017 - 8:00pm

To cultivate his healing from post-traumatic stress disorder, an Army combat veteran starts a farm and explores its potential in Farmer/Veteran from Independent Lens.