EVERY MONDAY Military & Combat

Witness history’s greatest battles and explore the stories behind the tactics, technology, and the men and women who were on the front lines.

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December 5, 2022

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Battle 360

Call to Duty

Aircraft Carrier USS Enterprise, destined to become the most decorated ship of World War ll, was the only carrier to be front and center in every major sea battle in the Pacific. The Enterprise and her crew engaged in some of the fiercest battles ever.

9:00A

5:00P

1:00A

Battle 360

Vengeance at Midway

Destined to become the most decorated ship of World War II, USS Enterprise and sister carriers Yorktown and Hornet, turn the tide of the Pacific War.

10:00A

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2:00A

Battle 360

Jaws of the Enemy

In the summer of 1942, the American Navy is on the offensive and the first strike is in the Solomon Islands, north of Australia. USS Enterprise supports the first American invasion of World War II as U.S. Marines storm ashore at Guadalcanal.

11:00A

7:00P

3:00A

Battle 360

Bloody Santa Cruz

Part two of the deadly saga of the Solomons plays out at the Santa Cruz Islands. In one terrible day of vicious combat, Enterprise loses her sister ship USS Hornet and suffers dozens of casualties as bombs nail her flight deck.

12:00P

8:00P

4:00A

Battle 360

Enterprise vs. Japan

November 1942. For the crew aboard USS Enterprise, the war has never been more personal. Enterprise is the only battle-ready American carrier left in the Pacific, and she and her crew are all that stand in the way of the Japanese.

1:00P

9:00P

5:00A

Battle 360

The Grey Ghost

The Aircraft Carrier USS Enterprise was the most decorated ship of World War II. Enterprise is the first ship to receive the Presidential Unit Citation, the highest award any American vessel can achieve.

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10:00P

6:00A

Battle 360

Hammer of Hell

In 1944, the USS Enterprise and the Carrier Task Forces push on through the Pacific and hammer the enemy bases at Kwajalien and Truk Lagoon. The Japanese make a desperate stand in the Marshall Islands.

3:00P

11:00P

7:00A

Battle 360

D-Day in the Pacific

While the allies storm France, American forces hit Saipan in the Marianas Island. The Enterprise supports one of the largest and most deadly battles of the Pacific War. Enterprise and her sister carriers nearly wipe out Japanese Naval Airpower.