ABOUT THIS PROJECT
Chronicles of Courage: Stories of Wartime and Innovation - a groundbreaking project more than 15 years in the making - is one of the largest oral history video archives on war and aviation ever created. Spanning three continents, eight countries and seven wars - beginning with World War II, this revolutionary video archive captures the powerful first-person perspectives of over 300 men and women from opposing sides of conflicts and will take you on an immersive journey into the heart of wartime — Learn what it was like to dogfight thousands of feet above the Pacific, get an intimate understanding of military aircraft and weaponry, hear the harrowing fight for survival inside a POW camp. At different turns dramatic, suspenseful, poignant and light-hearted, these moving tales will give you a rarely seen, up-close look at what it’s like to live, fly, and fight in the world’s deadliest and most dangerous wars.

Begin your journey with our featured video below or search through the collection using keywords. Using state-of-the-art technology, your search will uncover all videos that relate to your topic and pinpoint the exact place in the video your keyword is mentioned. We invite you to explore the collection and gain a deeper understanding of the wartime experience and an appreciation for the courage and sacrifice of those who served.
Featured Video
Chronicles of Courage: Stories of Wartime and Innovation presents "P-47 and the Turbo Supercharger" - the second in a series of twenty short films produced by Vulcan Productions in partnership with NBC Learn. To view all the films in the series or to download educational materials, please visit NBCLearn.com/courage

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