KLRU-Q brings you a day of educational and entertaining programs on Sunday! If you’re interested in war history, this day is for you. Here’s what the schedule looks like:
2 pm: Somme-From Defeat to Victory explores the bloodiest day in British military history.
3 pm: History Project: The Art of War shows how the First World War transformed the world of art and changed the way images of war are portrayed.
3:50 pm: Hindenburg and Hitler – The Making of a Fuhrer chronicles the political career of World War I hero Paul von Hindenburg, Germany’s chancellor from 1925 to 1934.
4:45 pm: Blitz: London’s Longest Night follows the events of one night in the Blitz of 1940 when London was subjected to the most ferocious and terrifying attack of the war; 24,000 firebombs were dropped on the city, 45 tons of explosives.
6:15 pm: Battle of Britain: The Real Story looks at the giant clash between two nations, examining how both countries used their resources during the Battle of Britain: from aircraft to air defense, and from intelligence to organization.
7:15 pm: In Greatest Raid of World War II, former member of the Special Boat Service turned politician Lord Ashdown uses his experience to shed light on the challenges faced by the ‘Cockleshell Heroes’, recreating their incredible journey up the Gironde estuary.
8:10 pm: Shot Down: Escaping Nazi Europe tells the astonishing and emotional stories of three Royal Airforce (RAF) pilots who survived being stranded behind enemy lines and the remarkable resistance fighters, some of them young French women, who helped save their lives and smuggle them out.
8:55 pm: At the outbreak of World War II, the only heavy four engined bombers in the war were either Russian or American. Learn more about the aircrafts of World War II on Weapons of World War II | Heavy Bombers.
9:20 pm: Colditz the Legend takes a fresh look at the legendary escapes, featuring stories from both Colditz survivors and their extended families.
10:05 pm: History Project | Hitler’s Lost Soldier is the story of Georg Gaertner is that of America’s most wanted man.
11:00 pm: Country superstar Eric Church performs tunes from his hit album The Outsiders on Austin City Limits.
KLRU Q is broadcast channel 18.3. It is also available to digital cable subscribers of Grande on 284 and Time Warner on 20.