This documentary tells the story of the S.C. Air National Guard, and the men and women who were part of it. Interviews include: the daughters of Gen. Barnie McEntire, first base commander, and Mark Morrell, son of Gen. Robert Morrell (deceased), second base commander. Other famous guardsmen include: Grady Patterson, Gen. Bob Johnson, and Senator Lindsey Graham.
Featuring the World War II stories of William Farrow and Thomas Dry Howie. William Farrow was one of 80 airmen to volunteer to fly 16 B-25 Mitchell bombers, taking off from the USS Hornet aircraft carrier, bombing Japan, and then landing in China. Thomas Dry Howie was given command of the 3rd Battalion and sent to take the pivotal town on Saint-Lo.
Over Here: The Homefront During World War I
World War I activities on the home-front literally changed the South Carolina landscape, as well as how women and African-Americans saw themselves as a part of society. How do these stories fit into the bigger picture of South Carolina's history? The program examines pro-war and anti-war sentiment in a state that called Woodrow Wilson their own.
The Vanishing Generation is a powerful visualization of the first-hand accounts of World War II by South Carolina veterans. These personal remembrances tell the story of what these men experienced, and how it not only changed the world but their lives as well.
Part of the SCETV's “Carolina Stories” documentary series, this film details the South Carolina National Guard's rich history and showcases its current activities in South Carolina and throughout the world.
This is the story of General William C. Westmoreland, an Eagle Scout from Spartanburg County, who earned medals for bravery in World War II and became a Four-Star General, and the Military Commander of Allied Forces in Vietnam from 1964 to 1968. Historians, family and friends remember the uncompromising values of the man behind the four stars.
History in a Nutshell
"History In A Nutshell" is a series of videos which explains historical events in a short, straightforward, and somewhat quirky manner.
Completed by 1713, The Powder Magazine is the oldest governmental building in South Carolina. This facility was used as an arsenal from 1713 - 1748 to defend the colony from the Spanish, French, pirates, slave rebellion and native attacks.
USS Yorktown (CV-10) was an Essex-class aircraft carrier that served with the US Navy in World War II and the Vietnam War. Today, the ship, is a floating military museum located at Patriot's Point in Charleston, SC.
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