16 episodes

All things Airborne

The Commander's Voice Ben Powers

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All things Airborne

    Episode 16: Saving My Enemy (a Band of Brothers story)

    Episode 16: Saving My Enemy (a Band of Brothers story)

    An interview with Author Bob Welch about his new book "Saving My Enemy", along with Marianne and Dan McNally and Matthias and Volker Engelbert. "Saving My Enemy" is the story of the friendship between Easy Company, 506th PIR veteran Don Malarkey and former German soldier Fritz Engelbert formed at the 60th anniversary commemoration of the Battle of the Bulge.

    • 39 min
    Episode 15 - An interview with Greg Way, author of "Fallschirmjäger!"

    Episode 15 - An interview with Greg Way, author of "Fallschirmjäger!"

    Greg Way discusses his book "Fallschirmjäger!: A collection of firsthand accounts and diaries by German Paratrooper veterans from the Second World War", and the 20 year journey he undertook to write it.

    • 48 min
    Episode 14 - The French Resistance, an interview with Joey Ivanov

    Episode 14 - The French Resistance, an interview with Joey Ivanov

    Joey Ivanov, independent researcher, discusses the French Resistance and efforts to establish an memorial to the resistance in Normandy, France.

    • 35 min
    Episode 13 - Interview with George Luz Jr.

    Episode 13 - Interview with George Luz Jr.

    George Luz JR son of Easy Company 2/506th PIR and "Band of Brothers" veteran George Luz share stories about his father and the men of Easy Company.

    • 21 min
    Episode 12 - Interview with Martin Sambrook, author of "Lions in the Jungle".

    Episode 12 - Interview with Martin Sambrook, author of "Lions in the Jungle".

    Martin Sambrook discusses Brigadier Orde Wingate and the Chindits, and the airborne aspects of Operation Thursday in WW2 Burma.

    • 32 min
    Episode 11 -Interview with Denis van den Brink, author of "Heroes of Carentan".

    Episode 11 -Interview with Denis van den Brink, author of "Heroes of Carentan".

    French/Dutch author Denis van den Brink shares his experiences living in Normandy and discussing his writing about WW2.

    • 24 min

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