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Event date: 
February 19th, 2009
1 hour and 27 seconds
Michael Korda
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It was the most intense and concentrated moment of the war, when handful of young men fought and won the most important battle of World War II, the loss of which would have meant the invasion of Britain, and Europe dominated and controlled by a victorious Nazi Germany that we can hardly even imagine. In this program, Michael Korda tells the story of the Battle of Britain, from the political background of the 1930s to the new military technology of the day to the battle itself.

Michael Korda is the author of such books as Ike, Horse People, and Ulysses S. Grant. His latest book is With Wings Like Eagles: A History of the Battle of Britain.

Creative: Tronvig Group