AMERICAN EXPERIENCE: Bombing Of Germany
Airs Monday, February 8, 2010 at 9 p.m. on KPBS TV
Weaving interviews with WWII pilots and historians with stunning archival footage of the bombing and its aftermath, the program is a haunting reminder of the dilemma imposed by war’s civilian casualties, a topic that continues to resonate as America enters the eighth year of fighting in Iraq and Afghanistan. Joe Morton narrates. View a timeline of the Air War, 1939-1945.
Verne Woods was a young pilot for the U.S. Army Air Corps when he was shot down over the French countryside on New Year’s Eve in 1943. Browse his photos and read excerpts from his interview with "American Experience."