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    There was one on Netflix that would focus on an Allied vs a Japanese or German fighter. Not a lot of episodes but I liked how they went over the specs and had WWII pilots commenting on the performance in action.
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    I just listened to this one through audio and it was real good
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    The Aviators TV show was good but they took it off Hulu and now charge for the videos.
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    The Right Stuff - Awesome movie (about as much as a documentary as Apollo 13) tracking aviation from the speed of sound to the beginning of the space program. Hands down my favorite aviation movie.

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    Maneuvering With Purpose SlingShot's Avatar
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    Dogfights from History Channel.

    There are a number of good episodes. The Guadalcanal episode interviews Col. Jefferson DeBlanc, USMC (Ret.). This cajun pilot from Louisiana won the Medal of Honor. You can see that medal at the WWII Museum in New Orleans.
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  6. #16
    Quote Originally Posted by Grifflyer View Post
    I just listened to this one through audio and it was real good
    These are good documentaries and that, but i hate how they fail to document enemy victories

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    I too was going to name the movie The Right Stuff. The music when Glenn is launching in Friendship VII (Holst) gets me every time!
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