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February 9, 2017

Part 3: Talking Snow & Steel - The Battle of the Bulge 1944-45 with Dr. Peter Caddick-Adams

In the 5th Episode of the WW2 Nation Podcast, we condlude our conversation speaking about the Battle of the Bulge with British military historian and author of 'Snow and Steel,' Dr. Peter Caddick-Adams. 

In this instalment, we will be looking at the siege of Bastogne, conditions inside the town for the defenders and civilians alike, the issue of logistics and re-supply, the use of air-power during the campaign including Operation Bodenplatte and the impact of the King Tiger Tank in the Ardennes. Added to that we will be examining Germany's use of special forces in the forms of the Fallschirmjaeger and also of Otto Skorzeny's english-speaking commandos, friendly fire incidences and also the British role and contribution during the Battle of the Bulge. 

Thanks for listening and we do hope you have found this episode of interest. Stay-tuned for more WW2 interviews from Ross & Lawrence here at WW2 Nation. 

Music Featured: Hearts & Flowers by Jeff Kaale


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