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It's a of the three Ausf D vehicles which were sent to North Africa and saw service with Sonderverband z.b.V 288 - special deployment unit. This unit was a Kampfgruppe formed from Arabs and Germans who had lived in Africa for service in Iraq, however the Iraqi...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.

“As we got close to the camp and saw what was inside... a terrible,...read more

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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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Operation Supercharge represents the crucial ‘break in’ battle at El Alamein that triggered the end for Rommel’s forces. The 9th Armoured Brigade was involved in the attack, they starred an heoric charge, few expected their returning. The...read more

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 Lieutenant) February 01, 2018
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Joining Angus is Patrick Eriksson.

Patrick is the author of Alarmstart: The German Fighter Pilot’s Experience in the Second World War. Since the 1970’s Patrick has been an associate...read more

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 Lieutenant) January 29, 2018
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Some photos during breaks between filming of a brand new WW2 documentary.read more

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 Lieutenant) January 15, 2018
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In this episode Angus is looking at ‘Case Red’ the German attack on France post Dunkirk. Often when we talk about the Battle of France the history seems to stop at Dunkirk, in actual fact the fight carried on for a few more weeks. There was still British 100,000+ troops in France, Churchill was...read more

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Probably single most important German armoured vehicle in World War II hands down. And strangely kind of underrated, but if you look at the numbers it was real success, also most produced German armoured vehicle. Sure it was outclassed in later years but when you look at the big picture it was...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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