On-Demand Veterans Connections Programming

The remarkable, but little known, story of one of few African-American regiments to have fought in combat during World War I. They were America's unsung heroes - a group of men from Illinois, largely from Chicago's Bronzeville neighborhood. They fought on two fronts - the war against the Germans and the war against racism and inequality. 

Vietnam veterans from the New York tri-state area discuss their service and the war.

Saturday, March 17, 2018 - 8:00am

PBS Stories of Service is collaborating with Wavelength to bring you veteran stories from across the country. Enjoy a new story every week.

A collection of West Pointers poignantly share, sometimes with great emotion, their first-hand stories about the carnage of war, the war's impact on their lives and beliefs, and their enduring bonds of brotherhood.

American Medevac begins during the Vietnam War following a harrowing medevac mission to rescue three wounded infantrymen and learn years later what happened to the men airlifted that day and what is happening to today's battlefield veterans in their post war life. 

"Tom's War," the newest animated short from StoryCorps, brings a new dimension to our current remembrance of Vietnam. See this animated short on-demand

Over 20,000 American children lost their fathers during the Vietnam War. Their stories serve as powerful testimonies about the true cost of war. Watch On-Demand

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.

Get a first look at THE VIETNAM WAR, a ten-part, 18-hour documentary film series directed by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick that will air on PBS & WXXI-TV in September 2017.

Five documentary shorts from the Veterans Coming Home project look at women in the military.