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 Lieutenant) November 15, 2018
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‘On a dark night in 1944, a beautiful stretch of the Devon coast became the scene of desperate horror. Tales began to leak out of night-time explosions and seaborne activity. This was practice for Exercise Tiger, the main rehearsal for the Utah Beach landings…’

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La recreación histórica de la Segunda Guerra Mundial, aunque manteniendo el mismo espíritu, presenta unas características propias marcadas por la relativa cercanía temporal a los hechos, la presencia de combatientes aún vivos y la posibilidad de adquirir abundante material de época de todo tipo...read more

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 Lieutenant) May 01, 2018
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The P-61 was built in response to the Blitz on Great Britain, in 1940. The RAF were in need of a night fighter and they confirmed with their US counterparts on the specifications. The result was a twin tail plane with a crew of three, it was specifically designed to house a radar to zero the...read more

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 Lieutenant) April 15, 2018
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This episode, is released just after the 75th anniversary of the escape of ten American prisoners of war, and two Filipino convicts, from the Davao Penal Colony. The following year when the story broke, the US War Department would call it the ‘greatest story of the war’. The man made famous at...read more

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 Lieutenant) March 01, 2018
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In this episode Angus is discussing the plight of 168 Allied Airmen who found themselves imprisoned in Buchenwald concentration camp. It’s something that even to this day governments seem unwilling to admit to.

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 Lieutenant) February 15, 2018
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If Slim’s 14th army was the ‘Forgotten Army’ the RAF bombing campaign in the Far East is even more forgotten!

In this episode Angus talks to Matt Poole.

Matt's mother is from Liverpool, her first husband was in the RAF serving in Burma when he was shot down over Rangoon. In trying...read more

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 Lieutenant) January 01, 2018
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In this episode we’ll be looking at two British soldiers in occupied Burma.

Major Hugh Seagrim operated for two years behind the Japanese lines, organising Karen resistance before he was eventually forced to surrender. Seagrim crosses paths with Roy Pagani, trying to make his way back to...read more

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 Lieutenant) December 15, 2017
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This episode is being released on the 15th of December, the eve of the Battle of the Bulge. It was the 16th of December 1944 that Hitler launched Operation Watch on the Rhine, the last great offensive in the...read more

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