36 min

The Night Raiders of Normandy Amazing War Stories

    • History

In almost complete darkness, on the 27th February 1942, 120 men from the newly formed Parachute Regiment, went on a bold mission - to steal technology from a new German Radar installation that was causing heavy losses on Allied aircraft. This is the true story of 7 of the men who took part in that sensational operation. Sadly, not all of them would make it out unharmed-
Let us know what you think of this week's episode- use #AmazingWarStories to join the conversation
Contributors-
-Jon Baker- curator of Airborne Assault Museum & Paradata  https://www.paradata.org.uk/
Facebook- @airborneassault Twitter- @AirAssultMuse Instagram- @airborne_assault_museum
-Lieutenant Colonel Richard Lewin https://www.army.mod.uk/
Facebook- facebook.com/PARARESERVE Twitter- 4parareg
Parachute Regiment facebook.com/PARA/
For more about this episode and all of the incredible stories we have in store this series, follow us on your favourite social media platform on-
Facebook.com/Amazingwarstories
Instagram @amazingwarstories
Twitter @amazewarstories
Episode Credits-
Written & Produced by Ed Sayer
Executive producer Paul Wooding
Associate Producer Lois Crompton
Sound design & 3D mastering by Vaudeville Sound Group
www.amazingwarstories.com

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In almost complete darkness, on the 27th February 1942, 120 men from the newly formed Parachute Regiment, went on a bold mission - to steal technology from a new German Radar installation that was causing heavy losses on Allied aircraft. This is the true story of 7 of the men who took part in that sensational operation. Sadly, not all of them would make it out unharmed-
Let us know what you think of this week's episode- use #AmazingWarStories to join the conversation
Contributors-
-Jon Baker- curator of Airborne Assault Museum & Paradata  https://www.paradata.org.uk/
Facebook- @airborneassault Twitter- @AirAssultMuse Instagram- @airborne_assault_museum
-Lieutenant Colonel Richard Lewin https://www.army.mod.uk/
Facebook- facebook.com/PARARESERVE Twitter- 4parareg
Parachute Regiment facebook.com/PARA/
For more about this episode and all of the incredible stories we have in store this series, follow us on your favourite social media platform on-
Facebook.com/Amazingwarstories
Instagram @amazingwarstories
Twitter @amazewarstories
Episode Credits-
Written & Produced by Ed Sayer
Executive producer Paul Wooding
Associate Producer Lois Crompton
Sound design & 3D mastering by Vaudeville Sound Group
www.amazingwarstories.com

See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

36 min

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