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As early as October 1940 aircraft designer Willy Messerschmitt proposed to Ernst Udet, Chief of Air Armaments, that the Luftwaffe should procure "tank-carrying gliders". The first technical proposal for such a plane was produced in November of the same year...read more

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 Lieutenant) February 15, 2016
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In this episode Angus is looking at the use of Gliders during the war and he is joined by Matt Yates.

Matt is a member of Chalk a living history group in the north of England who specialise in the British...read more

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It just took 24 hours to save "That's All Brother", the Douglas C-47 that led the massed paratroop drop on D-Day. The forgotten D-Day bird "That’s All Brother" will be restored thanks to...read more

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 Lieutenant) February 25, 2015

The first Me 321 A-1 production aircraft entered service in May 1941 with Grossraumlastensegler 321 at Leipheim, initially towed by Ju 90s and later by the He 111Z and the Troikaschlepp arrangement of three Bf 110s. The later Me 321 B-1 variant had a crew of three and was armed with four 7.92...read more

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 Lieutenant) February 25, 2015

The Junkers Ju 52 (nicknamed Tante Ju ("Auntie Ju") and Iron Annie) was a German trimotor transport aircraft manufactured from 1932 to 1945. It saw both civilian and military service during the 1930s and 1940s. In a civilian role, it flew with over 12 air carriers including Swissair and...read more

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 HQ Comando Supremo) October 11, 2014
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Esto es EstíoCast, no es HistoCast pero casi. Hablamos de los planeadores usados en el Día D. 

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