Ep 278: Big Week

Ep 278: Big Week

In February 1944 the combined air forces of Britain and the US launched a huge series of raids against Nazi Germany. What did they hope to achieve and how successful was the campaign? James Holland and Al Murray discuss the events many believe were intended to lure the remnants of the Luftwaffe into the air for a final, decisive battle.

Exclusive content available for Members

Share This Episode

Share on facebook
Share on twitter
Share on whatsapp
Share on email

More To Explore

Ep 265: Landing Craft

Archeologist and historian Stephen Fisher joins Al Murray and James Holland to discuss the organisational challenges faced by the Allies in the planning of D-Day as the Royal Navy attempted to perfect the art of beach landings.

Ep 24: We Have Ways Live from Edinburgh

Al Murray and James Holland take to the stage at the Edinburgh fringe to debate the great last stands of World War Two. Plus who was Wojtek the bear? And can we justify the bombing of Dresden? The boys answer

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *