Helicopter Warfare

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The helicopter came of age in Vietnam. By 1967, the first helicopter war was at its bloodiest, with casualty rates among young pilots worse than in the infantry. Helicopter Warfare tells the story of one of the most dangerous missions of the war as, 40 years on, the crews involved recount this extraordinary feat of bravery.

on Smithsonian Channel

Mondays, on Five

The helicopter came of age in Vietnam. By 1967, the first helicopter war was at its bloodiest, with casualty rates among young pilots worse than in the infantry. Helicopter Warfare tells the story of one of the most dangerous missions of the war as, 40 years on, the crews involved recount this extraordinary feat of bravery.

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Watch Helicopter Warfare Season 1 Episode 4 - Iraq

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s1e4 Iraq
June 2, 2009
Following the American siege of Baghdad in 2003, the British military made its move on Basra, sending troops across the desert from Kuwait to engage the 50 Iraqi tanks thought to be stationed in the city's suburbs. In this documentary, Lt Cdr James Newton
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Watch Helicopter Warfare Season 1 Episode 1 - The Falklands

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s1e1 The Falklands
May 12, 2009
Recounting the first mission of the Falklands War. As SAS soldiers attempted to capture an Argentinean base on the island of South Georgia, their helicopters became trapped in a blizzard and the pilots were forced to fly blind in perilous whiteout conditi
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Watch Helicopter Warfare Season 1 Episode 1 - The Falklands
s1e1 The Falklands
May 12, 2009
May 12, 2009
The Falklands
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Watch Helicopter Warfare Season 1 Episode 2 - Vietnam
s1e2 Vietnam
May 19, 2009
May 19, 2009
Vietnam
Watch Helicopter Warfare Season 1 Episode 3 - Afghanistan
s1e3 Afghanistan
May 26, 2009
May 26, 2009
Afghanistan
Watch Helicopter Warfare Season 1 Episode 4 - Iraq
s1e4 Iraq
June 2, 2009
June 2, 2009
Iraq
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