U.S. History

"Brothers in Arms: The Epic Story of the 761st Tank Battalion, WWII's Forgotten Heroes"

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

About the Program

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar recounts the 761st Tank Battalion, the first all African-American armored unit to see combat in World War II. 

About the Authors

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar is a former pro basketball player and the author of several books, including On the Shoulders of Giants: My Journey Through the Harlem Renaissance.


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Program Information

"Brothers in Arms: The Epic Story of the 761st Tank Battalion, WWII's Forgotten Heroes"

Past Airings

  • Sunday, August 15th at 7pm (ET)
  • Sunday, July 4th at 8am (ET)
  • Tuesday, June 1st at 12:30am (ET)
  • Monday, May 31st at 12:30pm (ET)
  • Saturday, May 22nd at 6pm (ET)
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