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Raiders - World War Two True Stories

Ross Kemp

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Genres:

History

Description:

Six raids that changed the course of history. Operation Judgement: one of the most spectacular efforts of World War Two, where obsolete British biplanes attacked the Italian fleet in Taranto. Operation Archery: the first true combined operation carried out by all three British forces. THis successful raid persuaded Hitler that the Allies were planning a full scale invasion. Operation Biting: a cross-Channel raid into France that was the first major attack by the British Airborne Division and its first battle honour. Operation Gunnerside: a dramatic demolition assault on Hitler's atomic bomb plant in Norway. Operation Chariot: 'the greatest raid of all': the British amphibious attack on the Normandie dry dock at St Nazaire in German-occupied France. Operation Deadstick: the story of the first Allies into the fray on D-Day, tasked with seizing and holding two bridges to prevent an armoured German counter-attack.

Language:

English

Narrators:

Mark Meadows

Length:

7h 46m


Chapters

Free Sample

05:00

Chapter 1
Chapter 1

06:01


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

46:20


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

45:31


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

01:15:29


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

50:29


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

50:04


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

40:33


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

48:02


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

43:36


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

01:00:17