Disarming Ordnance on Peleliu
Read this interesting story describing the LEON Marines recent mission to disarm leftover ordnance on the Island of Peleliu and the surrounding wat...
The Cold Blue
Premiering 6/7 on HBO Go and HBO Now is a documentary film on the B-17’s, their pilots, and crews. HBO released the following information about t...
R.V. Burgin, the last of our Marines, dies at 96
We are saddened to note the passing of R. V. (Burgie) Burgin who died at his Lancaster, Texas home on April 6, 2019 at the age of 96.
He was the la...
Ken Burns’ 2007 series 'The War'
Some PBS stations around the country are re-running Ken Burns’ 2007 series “The War” (check local listings and times). Section 5 of the series, tit...
Fury & The 17th Airborne, the Bulge to the Rhine
If you’ve seen the recent movie Fury, starring Brad Pitt, and would like to learn more about the Battle of the Bulge, we recommend you see our film...
Concert for Valor, Saluting American Veterans
Recommended viewing: Tonight’s Concert for Valor, Saluting American Veterans on HBO at 7PM Eastern Time from the Mall in Washington, D.C. This t...
Masters of the Air
Last year HBO announced it was producing, in association with Steven Spielberg and Tom Hanks, a multi-part film centered on the B-17 – the plane, t...
Much is being made these days of the personal stories of the soldiers from whom George Clooney drew inspiration for the characters in his movie “Mo...
Shirl John Hoffman
On December 14, Kenwood Productions lost one of our great friends and a terrific storyteller when Shirl John Hoffman passed away at age 94. Shirl ...
Linking families to film
On occasion I get the opportunity to talk with a relative of one of the vets we interviewed for our films, or someone whose relative served with on...
The four films in the American Hero Series were intended to be part of a 13 part series showing all aspects of combat in WWII. Each of the fi...
Welcome to our new site
It's been an exciting couple years for us:
In 2009 we re-released the film series and launched AmericanHeroFilm.com
2010, footage for Pelel...
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