20 Award-Winning Educational World War II Documentary Films

Recognized by American Public Television with its National Programming Excellence Award

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Welcome to the non-profit World War II Foundation documentary library.
All our educational films are available FREE to students, educators, schools and the military.
Send us an email via the Contact link our website (www.wwiifoundation.org) for access if you qualify under the education category. Otherwise, all our films are available to rent or purchase with all proceeds benefitting our time-critical mission.


The goal of our non-profit foundation, in cooperation with Tim Gray Media, is to preserve, through long-format award-winning documentary films which air globally, the individual stories of those who fought, survived and were caught up in the most devastating conflict known to man and to pass on these experiences from World War II to a new generation. Narrators of our films include some of the biggest names in the entertainment and sports world.

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Famous Names Lending Their Voices

Narrators of our films include: Tom Selleck, Dan Aykroyd, Damian Lewis, Rob Riggle, Kyle Chandler, Tim McCarver, Jason Beghe, Bill Belichick, Matthew Broderick, Gary Sinise, Donnie Wahlberg, Jon Seda, David McCallum, Jason Beghe and Gen. David Petraeus.

Globally Recognized

Recognized with American Public Television's National Programming Excellence Award, as well as 5 Regional Emmy Awards, 3 Indie Film Fest International awards and an Impact Documentary Excellence award.

World-Wide Audience

Our World War II documentaries rank in the top 5 of most requested films nationally by PBS affiliates and air both domestically and internationally in countries such as Australia, France, New Zealand, the United Kingdom and China.