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 HQ Batallón) September 12, 2017

Join Richard “The Challenger” Cutland in our latest three-part mini series as we explore the rise and fall of one of the most famed tanks of the Second World War—the infamous "Panther" medium tank!

The Panzerkampfwagen V (Pz.Kpfw. V, also Panzer V or Sd.Kfz. 171) or "Panther", was heavy...read more

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 Lieutenant) September 01, 2017
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In this episode Angus is looking at Operation Tonga, the British airborne element that led the way during the D-Day landings in 1944.

Angus is joined by Stephen Wright.

Stephen is keenly interested in the operation, an operation his uncle was killed taking part in. For the last...read more

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David Willey, The Tank Museum Curator, presents this Tank Chat on the subject one of the most famous German armoured weapons: 70 ton Panzerjäger Tiger (P). Originally known as the Ferdinand, then later renamed Elefant, 90 of this heavily armed and armoured vehicle were built, seeing service in...read more

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The 21.Infanterie Division assigned to the 18th Army fight defensive battles south east of Riga on route to Lithuania. The 21.Infanterie Living history society frontline trench project.

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During the Battle of St. Vith in the Battle of the Bulge, on 18 December 1944, an M8 armored car from Troop B, 87th Cavalry Reconnaissance Squadron and Company A, was able to destroy a German Tiger I heavy tank from 1st SS Panzer Division. The M8...read more

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 Lieutenant) June 28, 2017

Most known as the strongest last Tiger, Jagdtiger was a German tank destroyer. They were known for their unrivalled firepower and armor protection that threatened the allied tanks.It was the world’s heaviest armored fighting vehicle used operationally during World War II and was the heaviest...read more

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 Lieutenant) June 15, 2017
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In this episode we’re looking at three brothers all in the US Navy at the start of the war, and their remarkable story. 

Angus is joined by Sally Mott Freeman, her book “The Jersey Brothers: A Missing Naval Officer in the Pacific...read more

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 Lieutenant) June 04, 2017

Four reels discovered by researchers at the Eisenhower Library in 2014, were found to contain the first ever documentary of the D-Day landings. Intended as an initial report and produced in only days, the film was screened for military leadership and is mentioned in OSS reports as having been...read more

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US Troops made good use of large caches of abandoned German drop tanks as Ninth Air Force P-47 Thunderbolt fighter units moved into France in 1944, occupying airfields once used by the Luftwaffe. Empty they must weigh all of 25 pounds!

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 Lieutenant) June 04, 2017

Historian David Fletcher MBE presents the thirty-eighth Tank Chat about the Churchill tank,  the last infantry tank design of the war and one of the most successful British tank designs of the Second World War. This tank is also the last Churchill VII of the production line (sometimes called...read more

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