RAF podcasts

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  1. BikerBabe

    BikerBabe Active Member

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    Available podcast programs are - among others:

    Who Won The Battle of Britain
    This podcast examines the reasons for the Battle of Britain's progress, and some of the alternative invasion plans which may have come about in the summer of 1940.

    Phases of the Battle of Britain
    This podcast describes the distinct phases, identified by the RAF and many historians, of the Battle of Britain.

    The RAF in 1939
    This podcast provides a snapshot of the state of the Royal Air Force in 1939. Massive organisational changes and expansion would ensure that it was prepared for the Battle of Britain.

    Robert Stanford Tuck
    A biography of Robert Stanford Tuck, a Battle of Britain Fighter Ace.

    Douglas Bader: Fighter, Pilot
    When he was a child Richard Branson's father and mother were close family friends of Douglas Bader. Accordingly, Douglas would often look after the young Richard Branson whilst his parents attended social occasions.
    In this podcast to commemorate the Centenary of Douglas Bader's birth on 21st February, Sir Richard Branson narrates the story of one of the most famous fighter pilots in the history of the RAF and gives his own insight into the great man.

    Introduction to the Battle of Britain
    In this first of a year-long series of podcasts exploring the history of the Battle of Britain, we introduce the opponents in the Battle and set the scene for what was the Royal Air Force's defining moment.

    RAF Museum Podcasts - History of the Battle of Britain Podcasts

    Enjoy! ;)

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    Maria.
     
  2. wheelsup_cavu

    wheelsup_cavu Well-Known Member

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    Looks interesting BB.
    Off to check it out, Thanks.


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  3. Airframes

    Airframes Benevolens Magister

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    Me too! Thanks Maria !
     
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    thanks for the post. Got to love free podcasts!
     
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