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FLYING THROUGH HELL – RADIO RECORDING OF A BERLIN AIR-RAID

Reporter Wynford Vaughan Thomas and sound engineer Reg Pidsley in front of a Lancaster bomber, September 1943; the pair flew on an RAF raid to Berlin on the night of 3 September 1943, and their report was broadcast ‘live’ on BBC Radio two days later.

Reporter Wynford Vaughan Thomas (R) and Reg Pidsley (L), his sound engineer for the historic flight in front of a Lancaster bomber in September of 1943.

An original radio recording of a Berlin air-raid made by the BBC on September 3rd, 1943 and aired two days later. It is also a series of interviews with people who knew Wynford Vaughan-Thomas, the man who spent eight hours on board of a Lancaster bomber heading for German capital to witness the pay-back that Hitler´s capital was about to receive.

A recording that will send shivers down your spine once you realise it is real…

http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b039lmkg

One comment on “FLYING THROUGH HELL – RADIO RECORDING OF A BERLIN AIR-RAID

  1. Lutz
    November 23, 2013

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