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Battle of Britain: The Real Story

James Holland presents a fresh analysis into the Battle of Britain, exploring the lesser-told German point of view, with access to diaries and first-hand testimony from veterans.

James Holland presents a fresh analysis into the Battle of Britain, exploring the lesser-told German point of view, and highlighting the role of those who supported 'The Few' during the summer of 1940.

Focusing on the tactics, technologies and intelligence available to both sides, Holland examines the ways in which both Germany and Britain used their resources: from aircraft to air defence, and from intelligence to organisation. And, by gaining rare first-hand testimony from German veterans, and access to the untapped diaries and documents, we reveal that this was a battle of two sides and many layers. Part of the Battle of Britain season to mark the 70th anniversary.

1 hour

Last on

Mon 27 Sep 2010 00:40

Credits

Role Contributor
Presenter James Holland
Director Aaron Young
Participant Toby Farrell

Broadcasts

  • Wed 22 Sep 2010 20:00
  • Wed 22 Sep 2010 23:20
  • Sun 26 Sep 2010 23:00
  • Mon 27 Sep 2010 00:40