Narrow Escapes of World War II

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Manstein Holds the Line

Expired 3.0 9 x
Death-defying tales from World War II. How Erich Von Manstein's miraculous escape from the Red Army later became the basis for NATO's defence plans.

Lucky Laycock's Escape from Crete

Expired 3.0 7 x
Death-defying tales from WWII. How legendary Major-General Robert 'Lucky' Laycock rallied his ill-equipped unit to see off a German attack on Crete.

The Black Battalion

Expired 3.0 3 x
Tales of WWII bravery. The 333rd Field Artillery Battalion, a depleted unit of black soldiers, risked everything to tenaciously fight off the Nazis at Bastogne.

Wingate and the Chindits

Expired 3.0 5 x
Amazing feats of wartime heroism. The Chindits were the army's elite jungle troops who beat the Japanese in a daring mission. Hear their jaw-dropping story.

The Doolittle Raid

Expired 3.0 7 x
Humbling tales of heroism from WWII. Hear first-hand about America's astonishing first air raid on the Japanese archipelago, led by Colonel 'Jimmy' Doolittle.
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