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Title As It Happened: Air Aces: Wing Walker - Ep 3 Of 6 / Director: Naworynski, PJ
Published Australia : SBS ONE, 2014
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Summary Like all the Allied bombers of World War II, the crew of the Lancaster ME669 had one of the most dangerous jobs in the Air Force: to dodge deadly enemy fire and drop mega-tonnes of high-powered explosives over Nazi Germany. Without them, Hitler may have emerged victorious. But the tactic called "total war", a controversial strategy that turned cities into legitimate targets, overshadowed their legacy. Yet, for the more than one hundred thousand volunteers - half of who would not return - there was no other option. (From the US) (Documentary) PG CC **New Episode**
Event Broadcast 2014-10-19 at 17:30:00
Notes Classification: PG
Subject Bombardment.
Bomber pilots.
Flight crews -- Training of.
War casualties.
War victims.
World War (1939-1945)
Germany -- Berlin.
Germany -- Cologne.
Form Streaming video
Author Naworynski, PJ, director
Bowers, Don, cast
Butcher, Peter, contributor
Harrison, John, contributor
Higgins, Frank, contributor
Holland, James, contributor
Jackson, David, contributor
Jackson, Norman, contributor
Johnson, Harold, contributor
Mifflin, Fred, contributor
Sandelands, Ernie, contributor
Sandelands, Roy, contributor
Starkey, Dick, contributor