Follow the course of 20th century rescue missions, and reveals the strategies that keep fighting forces alive. Witness the largest rescue mission in history when a volunteer armada rescues trapped soldiers at Dunkirk in WWII.
Barry Kennedy gets his hands dirty (really dirty) when he assists Dr. Michelle Oakley as she does a full bison autopsy out in the wild. Watch them meet the challenges of handling big game and big chills at the same time.
Barry Kennedy heads north with the bush pilots whose skill and fearlessness makes survival possible for countless others living in the remote north. Landing on frozen lakes and rivers, pilots fly in supplies and fly out the injured.
Hear the dramatic stories of the ships that go where the large ones can't. Witness the daring, dramatic rescue of General MacArthur by a squadron of PT boats in WWII. Relive the dangerous gunboat patrols through the Mekong Delta in Vietnam.