Special Operations

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Special operations forces are military units at the cutting edge of modern warfare. Hear about their vital roles in World War II and the second Gulf War.


3.0 0 x
Explaining the strategies used in warfare throughout history. Hear about two classic examples of outflanking, including the Allied breakout from the Normandy beachhead.

Strategic Bombing

3.0 0 x
Understanding military strategies. Discover how the use of air power can destroy an enemy's ability to wage war, highlighting the USAAF assault on Japan in 1944-45.

Raiding Operations

3.0 3 x
Learn more about the strategies used in raids to rescue prisoners, including the famous attack on Son-Tay camp in North Vietnam to free a group of American POWs.

Breaking a Fortified Line

3.0 0 x
A look at the assault on the Hindenburg Line in 1918 at Meuse-Argonne and the Battle of El Alamein in 1942. Hear how these defensive lines were penetrated.
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