Battleplan

February 2018

Siege

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All you need to know about sieges, including the Viet Cong siege of the US base at Khe Sanh in 1968. Tune in to learn about the strategies used in warfare throughout history.

Blockade

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Understanding the strategies used in warfare throughout history. Hear about two major cases of blockade, both of which involved island nations fighting for their survival.

Counterstrike

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Explaining the strategies used in warfare which have shaped our modern world. Including a study of the Russian plans which saved Moscow in winter 1941.

Assault from the Sea

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Learn the tactics used when attacking land from the sea, with two examples. The first is from 1945 at Iwo Jima. The second is from 1950 and the attack on Inchon.

Control of the Air

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The Battle of Britain in 1940 and Operation Desert Storm in 1991: two instances where air power was crucial to victory. The sky-high military tactics are analysed.

Pre-emptive Strike

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Explaining tactical thinking in wartime, with a focus on pre-emptive strikes. Hear about the events of December 6th, 1941, the 'day of infamy' at Pearl Harbour.

Outflanking

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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

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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

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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

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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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