Here's the Complete Schedule for TCM's 75th Anniversary of D-Day Series

Medal of Honor recipient Audie Murphy plays himself in “To Hell and Back.” (Universal)

Never Surrender: WWII in the Movies is a 75-movie series airing on Turner Classic Movies in recognition of the 75th anniversary of D-Day. The series runs on Thursdays in May and June.

TCM host Ben Mankiewicz visited the National World War II Museum in New Orleans to film the channel’s trademark introductions with the museum’s staff and noted WWII historian Lynne Olson. He also talked with us about the series and TCM’s unique relationship with its viewers.

The month of May is devoted to movies about life and sacrifice on the homefront. June features the WWII combat movies that we know and love and quite a few obscure titles that deserve a first (or second) look.

Greer Garson and Walter Pidgeon star in “Mrs. Miniver.” (MGM)

Thursday, May 2

TCM Spotlight: WWII Homefront - Keep the Home Fires Burning

First three films introduced by Nick Mueller, president and CEO Emeritus of the National World War II Museum.

8:00 PM Since You Went Away (1944)

11:00 PM Mrs. Miniver (1942)

1:30 AM Happy Land (1943)

3:00 AM The Human Comedy (1943)

5:15 AM The White Cliffs of Dover (1944)

Porter Hall, Betty Hutton and Eddie Bracken star in “The Miracle of Morgan’s Creek.” (Paramount)

Thursday, May 9

TCM Spotlight: WWII Homefront - Comedy & Romance

First three films introduced by Rob Citino, Samuel Zemurray Stone Senior Historian at the National World War II Museum.

8:00 PM The More the Merrier (1943)

10:00 PM The Miracle of Morgan's Creek (1944)

12:00 AM The Clock (1945)

1:45 AM Miracle in the Rain (1956)

3:45 AM Class of '44 (1973)

5:30 AM The Very Thought of You (1944)

7:15 AM Janie (1944)

John Hutton, Bette Davis and John Garfield star in “Hollywood Canteen.” (Warner Bros.)

Thursday, May 16

TCM Spotlight: WWII Homefront -The War Effort

First three films introduced by Lynne Olson, bestselling author of acclaimed WWII histories “Last Hope Island: Britain, Occupied Europe, and the Brotherhood That Helped Turn the Tide of War” and Those Angry Days: Roosevelt, Lindbergh, and America's Fight Over World War II, 1939-1941.”

8:00 PM Hollywood Canteen (1944)

10:30 PM Tender Comrade (1943)

12:30 AM Millions Like Us (1943)

2:30 AM Air Raid Wardens (1943)

3:45 AM The War Against Mrs. Hadley (1942)

5:15 AM The Gentle Sex (1943)

7:00 AM Rationing (1943)

8:45 AM Main Street Today (1944)

Deborah Kerr and Van Heflin star in “The End of the Affair.” (Columbia)

Thursday, May 23

TCM Spotlight: WWII Homefront - Under Attack

First three films introduced by Rob Citino, Samuel Zemurray Stone Senior Historian at the National World War II Museum.

8:00 PM Hope and Glory (1987)

10:15 PM The End of the Affair (1955)

12:15 AM Journey For Margaret (1942)

1:45 AM Tonight and Every Night (1945)

3:30 AM The Lion Has Wings (1939)

Harold Russell and Dana Andrews star in “The Best Years of Our Lives.” (RKO)

Thursday, May 30

TCM Spotlight: WWII Homefront -Coming Home

First three films introduced by Gregory Cooke, a filmmaker whose documentary “Choc'late Soldiers from the USA” examines the experience of the 140,000 black soldiers stationed in Great Britain during the war.

8:00 PM The Best Years of Our Lives (1946)

11:00 PM Hail the Conquering Hero (1944)

1:00 AM Till the End of Time (1946)

3:00 AM Pride of the Marines (1945)

5:15 AM The Enchanted Cottage (1945)

Robert Mitchum stars in “The Longest Day.” (20th Century Fox)

Thursday, June 6

TCM Spotlight: WWII Combat Films

5:30 AM In Which We Serve (1942)

7:30 AM Screaming Eagles (1956)

9:00 AM Breakthrough (1950)

11:00 AM Fighter Squadron (1948)

1:00 PM 36 Hours (1964)

315 PM Dunkirk (1958)

5:45 PM Battle of Britain (1969)

75th Anniversary of D-Day / War in Europe

Next three films introduced by Rob Citino, Samuel Zemurray Stone Senior Historian at the National World War II Museum.

8:00 PM The Longest Day (1962)

11:15 PM Overlord (1975)

1:00 AM A Bridge Too Far (1977)

4:00 AM Battleground (1949)

6:15 AM Attack (1956)

John Agar and John Wayne star in “The Sands of Iwo Jima.” (Republic Pictures)

Thursday, June 13

TCM Spotlight: WWII Combat Films

5:45 AM December 7th (1943)

7:15 AM Objective, Burma! (1945)

9:45 AM Air Force (1943)

12:00 PM Bataan (1943)

2:00 PM Back to Bataan (1945)

4:00 PM Flying Leathernecks (1951)

6:00 PM Operation Pacific (1951)

War in the Pacific

Next three films introduced by Seth Paridon, staff historian at the National World War II Museum.

8:00 PM Sands of Iwo Jima (1950)

10:00 PM Tora! Tora! Tora! (1970)

12:45 AM Thirty Seconds Over Tokyo (1944)

3:15 AM Destination Tokyo (1943)

5:45 AM They Were Expendable (1945)

Steve McQueen stars in “The Great Escape.” (United Artists)

Thursday, June 20

TCM Spotlight: WWII Combat Films

6:00 AM Attack on the Iron Coast (1968)

8:00 AM They Who Dare (1954)

10:00 AM Darby's Rangers (1958)

12:15 PM Merrill's Marauders (1962)

2:15 PM Counter-Attack (1945)

4:00 PM The Purple Plain (1955)

6:00 PM Cry ‘Havoc’ (1944)

Behind Enemy Lines

Next three films introduced by Seth Paridon, staff historian at the National World War II Museum.

8:00 PM The Great Escape (1963)

11:00 PM Bridge on the River Kwai (1957)

2:00 AM The Guns of Navarone (1961)

4:45 AM Eight Iron Men (1952)

Medal of Honor recipient Audie Murphy plays himself in “To Hell and Back.” (Universal)

Thursday, June 27

6:00 AM Tank Force (1958)

8:00 AM Bitter Victory (1957)

10:00 AM The Hill (1965)

12:15 PM The Way Ahead (1944)

2:00 PM Sahara (1943)

4:00 PM The Gallant Hours (1960)

6:00 PM The Wings of Eagles (1957)

Biopics

Next three films introduced by Lynne Olson, bestselling author of acclaimed WWII histories “Last Hope Island: Britain, Occupied Europe, and the Brotherhood That Helped Turn the Tide of War” and Those Angry Days: Roosevelt, Lindbergh, and America's Fight Over World War II, 1939-1941.

8:00 PM To Hell and Back (1955)

10:00 PM The Story of GI Joe (1945)

12:00 AM Hell to Eternity (1960)

2:30 AM PT 109 (1963)

5:00 AM Above and Beyond (1952)

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