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By summer 1942, in july, at the age of just 19 years, Günter Halm was serving as a gunlayer in the anti-tank platoon of the HQ Company of Panzergrenadier Regiment 104, part of 21.Panzer Division, with Rommel’s Afrikakorps. His unit took part in...read more

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In this episode we’re looking at how Britain found the manpower to fight the war. By the end at least four and a half million had served from Britain. If we add to that figure Empire and Commonwealth forces, we’re looking at perhaps upwards of ten million. Its an astounding figure….

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 HQ Batallón) January 18, 2017

Justice wasn't served after the second world war for these high ranking Nazis. They managed to escape and avoid prosecution, or at least they were able to for a long time.

5. Adolf Eichmann

Sometimes referred to as the "architect of the Holocaust", Adolf Eichmann...read more

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In this episode we’re looking at the plight of those Jews fleeing Poland who headed east into Russia after the German invasion of 1939. It’s a story I wasn’t at all familiar with.

Angus is joined by Annette Libeskind Berkovits.

Annettes father Nachman fled the Polish City of Lodz...read more

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 Lieutenant) November 15, 2016
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In this episode we’re looking at women in the secret services, SOE and OSS during WWII. Women played a crucial role a number operating in the field as agents. In occupied countries it was easier for them to blend in than young men of military age.

Angus is joined by Greg Lewis. 

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On these days, when The 489th Bomb Group has been reactivated during a ceremony at Dyess Air Force Base and will be the first B-1B Lancer Reserve unit in the Air Force, is time to remember Deputy group commander Lt. Col. Leon R. Vance, who was awarded...read more

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From 1941 German transporters were employed in the supply of North Africa and from the second half of 1941 German sea forces took part in the fighting itself. At this time, Paul Meixner, Kriegsmarine’s Korvettenkapitän, was the German harbor commander at Tripoli...read more

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Walter "Gulle" Oesau was a German World War II fighter ace. Oesau was one of the outstanding leaders ever produced by Luftwaffe fighter wings with the likes of Werner Mölders and Adolf Galland. On 11 May 1944, Oesau, leading three aircraft of the Stabsschwarm...read more

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