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A biweekly podcast covering the last great war. Join Ray Harris Jr as he explores World War Two in intimate detail.

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A biweekly podcast covering the last great war. Join Ray Harris Jr as he explores World War Two in intimate detail.

    Interview with Chris Berman

    Interview with Chris Berman

    Writer and lecturer Chris Berman joins us to discuss the Night Witches, the female soviet pilots, cultural perceptions of warfare and the lady pilots of The United States and Great Britain. Check out his latest book, A White Star in a Red Sky.
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    • 42 min
    The Battle of Cape Matapan

    The Battle of Cape Matapan

    The Luftwaffe keeps trying different types of bombs until they find one that works well against Maltese buildings. And their Bf109 fighters are decimating the British Hurricanes. Malta is threatened. But Adm. Cunningham will engage the Italian Navy during the Battle of Cape Matapan to help even the odds.
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    • 44 min
    The Siege of Malta Begins

    The Siege of Malta Begins

    Churchill wants the Italians hit hard as the German's begin bombing Malta almost daily. This will include Operation Colossus and Commander Shrimp's sub, HMS Upholder heading out to interdict supplies heading to Rommel in North Africa. Pic-Lt. Comm. Wanklyn and second in command Tubby Crawford.
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    • 35 min
    The Illustrious Blitz

    The Illustrious Blitz

    After the successful raid against the Italy Naval Fleet at Taranto, Cunningham and Churchill wonder when the Italians will strike back and when Hitler’s Luftwaffe will join them. They will not have to wait long.
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    • 32 min
    With A Friend Like Mussolini

    With A Friend Like Mussolini

    Malta goes stronger each day, with Churchill's help and Adm. Cunningham's persistence. Still, the clouds grow darker as Mussolini invades Greece, which prompts Hitler to get involved in the Mediterranean.
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    • 35 min
    Churchill Wants War

    Churchill Wants War

    As Malta is pounded by Mussolini's Air Force, PM Churchill is determined not to give up on the island or any of the Mediterranean Sea. And Adm. Andrew Cunningham is in full agreement as the Battle of Calabria gets underway.
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    • 34 min

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