War Stories with Oliver North
|War Stories with Oliver North|
|Country of origin||United States|
|No. of episodes||101 (list of episodes)|
|Executive producer(s)||Pamela K. Browne|
|Running time||60 minutes|
|Original network||Fox News|
|Original release||September 30, 2001– March 25, 2016|
War Stories was a military history program on Fox News, hosted by Oliver North, a decorated Marine Corps officer and Vietnam war veteran. The program covered a number of different stories relating to war and national defense, featuring individuals who were directly involved with the topic covered in the episode.
Each episode focused on one of three areas:
- A particular noteworthy individual, such as George Patton or Douglas MacArthur
- A particular battle, such as the Battle of Hamburger Hill
- A segment devoted to a specific topic, such as the use of animals in the military or the Huey
The episodes were often based on current events; the episode which aired August 6, 2006 featured the history of Fidel Castro's rise to power (in light of Castro's temporary relinquishment of power) while the prior week's episode centered on Hezbollah.
North ends the episode with the tagline, "his/hers/theirs is a war story, that deserves to be told".
As of January 3, 2015, War Stores with Oliver North is aired on the weekends from 8-11 p.m. ET on Fox Business Network.
A new episode of War Stories with Oliver North was aired on Friday, March 25, 2016. The episode was titled War Stories: Fighting ISIS.
Episodes from the series have been individually released on DVD.
- War Stories on FoxNews.com
- Episode Guide
- War Stories with Oliver North on IMDb
- "Col Shelton Scales and the 133rd NCB: Fighting Seabees on Iwo Jima" on youtube with Oliver North(has discrepancies corrected in the article for Naval Mobile Construction Battalion 133)
- North, Oliver (2016-03-25). "Oliver North: Fight to win or don't fight at all. Seven steps we need to take right now | Fox News". Fox News. Retrieved 2016-04-04.
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