OUR WAR – Two New Episodes Debut November 11 Beginning at 9 p.m. ET/PT


Two New Episodes Debut November 11 Beginning at 9 p.m. ET/PT

Original Docu-Series Uncovers Heart-wrenching Sacrifices and Heroic Actions of Canadian Veterans

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For Immediate Release

TORONTO, October 30, 2023 – This Remembrance Day, The HISTORY® Channel’s Original docu-series, Our War, shines a light on extraordinary contributions made by Canadians during World War I and II. Over two, one-hour episodes, premiering back-to-back on Saturday, November 11 at 9 p.m. ET/PT, the descendants of these heroic Canadians explore and share the astonishing truths behind their families’ histories.

Our War follows dedicated ancestors as they scour museums and archives, clue by clue, to unearth the harrowing secrets their kin took to the grave. Each investigation reveals epic Canadian stories about ordinary individuals who made brave and profound contributions to World War I and World War II. The mysteries solved will unveil who the featured contributors’ ancestors truly were and bring them closer to understanding themselves.

The premiere episode ‘McLean & Hereford’ begins with the descendant of a World War I nurse killed in a war crime, as she investigates the story behind a treasured photograph. Meanwhile, a young man on the cusp of enlisting in the army digs into secret World War II history of his code-breaking great aunt, who was an early member of the Women’s Canadian Royal Naval Service.

In the second episode ‘Enjo & Vogel’, a Japanese Canadian survivor of World War II internment and his daughter take a journey to revisit the past, shedding light on a multigenerational story of sacrifice and endurance. In another child-parent story, the son of a Royal Canadian Airforce bomb-aimer, uncovers the prisoner of war experience his father never spoke about.

Previous episodes of Our War will repeat on November 11, with ‘Longboat & Symes’ airing at 9 a.m., 4 p.m. and 11 p.m. ET/PT, and ‘Watts & Drost’ airing at 10 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET/PT on The HISTORY® Channel and available to stream on STACKTV.

Our War is produced by Lark Productions for The HISTORY® Channel, distributed by Universal International Studios with participation of Canada Media Fund and Rogers Cable Network Fund. Executive Producers are Erin Haskett, Aynsley Vogel and Ruth Nanda who serves as Series Producer, and Co-Executive Producers Tex Antonucci and Jean Parsons. Directors/Directors of Photography are Michael Bourquin and Zach Williams. Narration by Jessica Garcie. For The HISTORY® Channel, Kathleen Meek and Maria Knight are Executives in Charge of Production, Rachel Nelson is VP of Original Programming and Lisa Godfrey is Senior Vice President of Original Programming and Corus Studios.

The HISTORY® Channel programming can be streamed via STACKTV, available on Amazon Prime Video Channels, FuboTV, Rogers Ignite TV and Ignite SmartStream. The network is also available through all major TV distributors, including: Shaw, Shaw Direct, Rogers, Bell, Videotron, Telus, Cogeco, Eastlink and SaskTel.



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