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Cold War, Hot Jets Episode 1 of 2

Britain emerged from the Second World War in financial crisis, but one technological innovation provided hope for the future - a world-leading jet aviation industry. During the Cold War, the jet engine became a lucrative export and a powerful piece of military hardware, but selling to the wrong buyer could alter the balance of power.

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Mon 25 Sep 2017 22:50

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Role Contributor
PresenterJames Holland
ProducerSimon Winchcombe
DirectorSimon Winchcombe
Series ProducerJeremy Hall
Executive ProducerEamon Hardy

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