Ep 357: Landing Craft

Ep 357: Landing Craft

James and Al are at the historic dockyard in Portsmouth, “Saving Private Ryan” by taking a trip on an F8 landing craft. They find out about the history of amphibious landing capability from 1938, up to the the Normandy Landings and through to the Falklands War. But will it be enough to persuade them to feature the Royal Navy more in the podcast?

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  1. Really enjoyed this episode and would very much like to hear one on coastal forces specifically.

    This contemporary film about MTBs in the North Sea c1944 might be of interest. The first half is sortie prep but the action gets going about half way. A novel technique for evading pursuing E Boats is shown at 29.00

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lzJDVhuMaI8&t=6s

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