Ep 78: Atomic

Ep 78: Atomic

Was the atom bomb originally intended for German cities? James Holland and Al Murray discuss the Manhattan project, including the little known story of the secret squadron of Lancasters prepared to carry the bomb to German targets.

Plus James tells the extraordinary story of Leonard Cheshire, one of the most highly decorated pilots of the war.

Winston Churchill’s plan to drop mustard gas on German cities is also scrutinized.

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