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 Lieutenant) July 15, 2017
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In this episode we’re in the Western Desert in 1940-41 looking at the air campaign fought by Raymond Collishaw and his RAF crews.

Collishaw was a WW1 fighter ace. When the war broke out in 1939 now Air Commodore Collishaw he commanded an RAF Group in Egypt. The fighting in the western...read more

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 Lieutenant) July 01, 2017
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In this episode we’re going to be discussing Bill Cheall.

Bill joined the Green Howard's in 1939, a regiment in the British army, and fought throughout the whole war. He was evacuated through Dunkirk, fought in the Desert, took part in the invasion of Sicily and in 1944 landed on Gold...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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 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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 Lieutenant) May 22, 2017

On this rare footage you can see various shots of a desert tank recovery unit at work, during North African Campaign. The men head out on a long transporter across the desert  under fire to recover damaged tanks and take them back on their transporter to camp.

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 Lieutenant) May 20, 2017
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En el programa de esta semana realizamos un nuevo viaje a la Segunda Guerra Mundial para conocer más curiosidades y más historias poco conocidas de este conflicto bélico.

¿Sabías que los Aliados vencieron a un submarino gracias a unas patatas?¿Conocías la existencia de un barco heladería...read more

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En el programa de esta semana viajamos hasta la Segunda Guerra Mundial, pero no para hablar de batallas o biografías; hoy vamos a centrarnos en curiosidades o historias poco contadas de esta contienda.

Para recopilar la información hemos contado con la ayuda de Pere Cardona, investigador...read more

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Once France was occupied in 1940, Hitler begun quickly  the preparatives to invade Great Britain, this plan would be code named "Operation Sea Lion". Nevertheless, it never was carried out. As a precondition, Hitler specified the achievement of both air...read more

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Stanley Maxted, BBC's journalist, reports "live" radio reports from the fighting in Arnhem. He describes Operation Berlin. The evacuation of the 1st Airborne across the Rhine on the night of 25/26 September 1944. Scenes of men dressed in military uniforms. A house on fire. A man talking into a...read more

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