When the British government forgot it's promises to some loyal wartime friends, SOE agents who fought alongside them took action.
Playlist - Warriors
How a Stray Fighter Nearly Led to Special Forces Raid and Saddled the Swiss Air Force with a Bunch of Lemons
When an advanced German fighter had to put down in neutral Switzerland, the Nazi’s considered extreme actions to keep its technology secret.
The first elected American politician to lose his office by impeachment…was kicked out by the Ku Klux Klan!
Chuck Yeager, who passed away recently is a modern day icon and will forever be a legend.
Occasionally someone comes along and points out something that no one else seems to have seen.That sums up General Louis Auguste Adrian.
Nguyen Thanh Trung – The Pilot Who Joined an Enemy Air Force Just to Bomb Them With Their Own Plane!
How far would you go to avenge your slain father? For Nguyen Thanh Trung, it meant joining the enemy, then attacking them with their jet!
A little known but somewhat controversial figure in aviation and military history, James Peck claims to have been the first African American to shoot down five aircraft in aerial combat during the Spanish Civil War – an event that occurred when the United States...
Americans keen to get into the war against Germany flocked to join the Eagle Squadrons of the RAF in World War Two.
The SBU, Japans first modern Special Forces unit and protégés of the SBS.
On 2 November, 2019, my friend Zau Seng was killed whilst part of a Free Burma Rangers mission in Syria. He leaves behind a wife, who is a former Free Burma Ranger, and a daughter. His daughter’s first birthday was the same day he was killed.
Edward Synnott O’Reilly (1880-1946), universally called “Tex” by those who knew him, would enjoy a career that not just saw him fight as a soldier and mercenary but also work as a journalist, teacher, script writer and movie star.
About This Playlist
Ever heard about the American pilot killed fighting the Japanese in 1932? How about the mercenary who fought in just about every war from 1898 to 1945? This playlist covers the lives of extraordinary warriors.