Episode 46-A Day in the Life, July 26th-28th

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Episode 46-A Day in the Life, July 26th-28th

Podcast: Play in new window | Download This episode gives a glimpse into the daily routine of Luftwaffe pilots fighting over the English Channel. The Straights of Dover are now being called Hellfire Corner from the number of sunken convoy ships. Also July 26th-28th of the Battle of Britain is covered. Dowding rests his men and their aircraft, while Luftwaffe leader Goering tries to coax the RAF fighters into the sky. Flying Ace Major Werner Moelders of the Luftwaffe returns...

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Episode 45- Numbers Tell, July 23rd-25th

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Episode 45- Numbers Tell, July 23rd-25th

Podcast: Play in new window | Download The Me 109E will bring Nazi Germany to greatness and to the water’s edge at the English Channel. It came before the Hurricane and Spitfire and was faster. But it was also without armor, at first. The Luftwaffe is still testing the RAF: its air craft, pilots and RDF system. Both sides will draw blood as Adlertag and Operation Sea Lion comes closer. The Battle of Britain, July...

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601 Squadron- The Millionaires Squadron

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601 Squadron- The Millionaires Squadron

601 Squadron was formed at RAF Northolt on 14 October 1925 when a group of wealthy aristocratic young men, all of whom were amateur aviators, decided to form themselves into a Reserve Squadron of the RAF after a meeting in White’s Club, London. The squadron battle honours most notably include the Battle of Britain and the first Americans to fly in World War II were members of this squadron. When fuel was hard to get, the 601 bought their own gas station in order to...

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Volume One: “Setting the Stage”

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Volume One: “Setting the Stage”

Volume One: “Setting the Stage”- This CD contains the first 14 episodes and covers the rise of The Nazi party, Hitler’s ascension to power, and the diplomatic intrigues that led to war in Europe. It also covers the rise of Mussolini and his first 10 years as Il Duce. It finishes with the episodes that cover the rise of the militarists in the Japanese government. Volume One is almost 9 hours....

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HE or High Explosive bombs

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HE or High Explosive bombs

The SC 1800 Satan was one of the largest bombs in the Luftwaffe armoury during the Second World War and the largest regularly used during the Blitz. SC indicates High Explosives, 1800 the 1,800kg (3,968lb) payload and Satan was its nickname. The SC 1800 had a length of 13ft 3in and a diameter of 2ft 3in, and was normally carried by the Heinkel He...

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