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Thumbnail for episode: Krag-Jorgenson Rifle; Maine; Blackbird; Northern Warfare Trainin
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Krag-Jorgenson Rifle; Maine; Blackbird; Northern Warfare Trainin

Aired on Jul 11, 200421m

Ermey explores the Mark V Special Ops craft; a Revolutionary War gunboat; WWII German paratrooper gear, the Vietnam-era M113 APC Battle Taxi and finds out why ration boxes are stamped with crescents.

Ermey explores the Mark V Special Ops craft; a Revolutionary War gunboat; WWII German paratrooper gear, the Vietnam-era M113 APC Battle Taxi and finds out why ration boxes are stamped with crescents.

Thumbnail for episode: Navy Marine Mammals; WC54 Ambulance; Desert Ducks
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Navy Marine Mammals; WC54 Ambulance; Desert Ducks

Aired on Jul 25, 200421m

Ermey explores the Navy Marine Mammals program; takes a ride in a WC54 ambulance and finds out how injured WWII solders were evacuated and profiles the Navy’s Desert Ducks mail delivery unit.

Ermey explores the Navy Marine Mammals program; takes a ride in a WC54 ambulance and finds out how injured WWII solders were evacuated and profiles the Navy’s Desert Ducks mail delivery unit.

Thumbnail for episode: Musketeer; Hellcat and Zero; U.S. Army's High Altitude Rescue Te
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Musketeer; Hellcat and Zero; U.S. Army's High Altitude Rescue Te

Aired on Aug 01, 200421m

Ermey tests French Musketeers gear; sizes up the US F6f Hellcat and Japanese A6M Zero fighter planes; joins the Army High Altitude Rescue Team and spotlights the failed XR-8 Syncopter.

Ermey tests French Musketeers gear; sizes up the US F6f Hellcat and Japanese A6M Zero fighter planes; joins the Army High Altitude Rescue Team and spotlights the failed XR-8 Syncopter.

Thumbnail for episode: Marine Corps Marksmanship; The BAT; Maritime Safety and Security
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Marine Corps Marksmanship; The BAT; Maritime Safety and Security

Aired on Aug 08, 200421m

Ermey explains the difference between a marksman, sharpshooter and expert; reviews WWI artillery and the BAT missile; checks out the an anti-terrorism team and examines the NC-4 flying boat.

Ermey explains the difference between a marksman, sharpshooter and expert; reviews WWI artillery and the BAT missile; checks out the an anti-terrorism team and examines the NC-4 flying boat.

Thumbnail for episode: Silencers; Flashbang Grenade; WWII Japanese Gear; HITRON Teams
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Silencers; Flashbang Grenade; WWII Japanese Gear; HITRON Teams

Aired on Aug 15, 200421m

Ermey demos silencers; checks out Japanese WWII weapons and gear; catches up with the Coast Guard HITRON teams and profile the Ch-54 Skycrane helicopter.

Ermey demos silencers; checks out Japanese WWII weapons and gear; catches up with the Coast Guard HITRON teams and profile the Ch-54 Skycrane helicopter.

Thumbnail for episode: Javelin Anti-Tank Missile; Tankgewehr 1918; P-3 Orion; SOG
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Javelin Anti-Tank Missile; Tankgewehr 1918; P-3 Orion; SOG

Aired on Aug 29, 200421m

Ermey examines the Javelin anti-tank missile and the bolt-action Tankgewehr; goes sub hunting with the Navy’s P-3 Onion aircraft; and explores the weapons gears and tactics of the Vietnam War SOG.

Ermey examines the Javelin anti-tank missile and the bolt-action Tankgewehr; goes sub hunting with the Navy’s P-3 Onion aircraft; and explores the weapons gears and tactics of the Vietnam War SOG.

Thumbnail for episode: The War of 1812
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The War of 1812

Aired on Sep 05, 200421m

Ermey tours a period camp from the War of 1812, demos a 7-barreled gun, visits Fort Miegs and the USS Constitution and explores the battle that inspired the Star-Spangled Banner.

Ermey tours a period camp from the War of 1812, demos a 7-barreled gun, visits Fort Miegs and the USS Constitution and explores the battle that inspired the Star-Spangled Banner.

Thumbnail for episode: Military Sidearms; Glock Handguns; MG42; WWII British Commando W
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Military Sidearms; Glock Handguns; MG42; WWII British Commando W

Aired on Sep 19, 200421m

Ermey gets some trigger time with a Glock and a German MG42; examines WWII British Commando weapons; and explores troop convoy protection training on Gun Truck Alley.

Ermey gets some trigger time with a Glock and a German MG42; examines WWII British Commando weapons; and explores troop convoy protection training on Gun Truck Alley.

Thumbnail for episode: XM8; Spencer; AC-47 Spooky; Small Diameter Bomb; Gotha Bomber
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XM8; Spencer; AC-47 Spooky; Small Diameter Bomb; Gotha Bomber

Aired on Sep 26, 200421m

R. Lee Ermey pulls a little trigger time with the latest and greatest in military rifles, the XM8, then takes a draw on one of the oldest repeating rifles, the Civil War-era Spencer. Next, he looks back at one of the hardest-hitting war birds of the Vietnam War, the EM AC-47 Spooky /EM gunship, and a peek at one of the kookiest inventions to be tested during the war, the Manpack "people sniffer". Finally, the Gunny travels down to Eglin AFB to check out the Small Diameter Bomb, followed by a look at one of the earliest heavy bombers, the German EM Gotha /EM Bomber.

R. Lee Ermey pulls a little trigger time with the latest and greatest in military rifles, the XM8, then takes a draw on one of the oldest repeating rifles, the Civil War-era Spencer. Next, he looks back at one of the hardest-hitting war birds of the Vietnam War, the EM AC-47 Spooky /EM gunship, and a peek at one of the kookiest inventions to be tested during the war, the Manpack "people sniffer". Finally, the Gunny travels down to Eglin AFB to check out the Small Diameter Bomb, followed by a look at one of the earliest heavy bombers, the German EM Gotha /EM Bomber.

Thumbnail for episode: Rapid Fielding Initiative; Anti-Tank and Anti-Anti-Tank; Blimp S
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Rapid Fielding Initiative; Anti-Tank and Anti-Anti-Tank; Blimp S

Aired on Oct 03, 200421m

Ermey checks out the Rapid Fielding Initiative, WWII German anti-tank crews and US Navy blimb sub-hunters, and explores the WWI German cloud car spy basket.

Ermey checks out the Rapid Fielding Initiative, WWII German anti-tank crews and US Navy blimb sub-hunters, and explores the WWI German cloud car spy basket.

Thumbnail for episode: Zoaves; Flying Wing; ICBM; Swift Boats
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Zoaves; Flying Wing; ICBM; Swift Boats

Aired on Oct 12, 200421m

Ermey discovers the history of Civil War-era Zouaves and WWII’s greatest bayonet charge, and gets flight time with the Northrop YB-35 Flying Wing, the model for aircraft like the Stealth Bomber.

Ermey discovers the history of Civil War-era Zouaves and WWII’s greatest bayonet charge, and gets flight time with the Northrop YB-35 Flying Wing, the model for aircraft like the Stealth Bomber.

Thumbnail for episode: Celebrity Golf Tournament, Gala Ball, and Auction
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Celebrity Golf Tournament, Gala Ball, and Auction

Aired on Nov 09, 200421m

Ermey explores the history of the USO, athletes who served on the playing field and battlefield and visits the private beaches and ski resorts where soldiers, sailors, marines, and airmen go on leave.

Ermey explores the history of the USO, athletes who served on the playing field and battlefield and visits the private beaches and ski resorts where soldiers, sailors, marines, and airmen go on leave.