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BattleplanUrban Warfare: Two bloody urban battles are studied: Stalingrad, winter 1942-43 and the Tet Offensive, 1968. Discover the strategies used by the belligerents in both these conflicts. [S]Thu, Jan 18, 6:00 PMYesterday60 mins
BattleplanBreaking a Fortified Line: A look at the assault on the Hindenburg Line in 1918 at Meuse-Argonne and the Battle of El Alamein in 1942. Hear how these defensive lines were penetrated. [AD,S]Fri, Jan 19, 6:00 PMYesterday60 mins
BattleplanBreaking a Fortified Line: A look at the assault on the Hindenburg Line in 1918 at Meuse-Argonne and the Battle of El Alamein in 1942. Hear how these defensive lines were penetrated. [AD,S]Sat, Jan 20, 12:00 AMYesterday60 mins
BattleplanBlitzkrieg: Discover the strategies used in warfare throughout history. 'Blitzkrieg' means 'Lightning War', and is the use of speedy shock tactics to break the enemy's line. [S]Sun, Jan 21, 1:05 AMYesterday60 mins
BattleplanBreaking a Fortified Line: A look at the assault on the Hindenburg Line in 1918 at Meuse-Argonne and the Battle of El Alamein in 1942. Hear how these defensive lines were penetrated. [AD,S]Sun, Jan 21, 2:05 AMYesterday55 mins
BattleplanCounterstrike: Explaining the strategies used in warfare which have shaped our modern world. Including a study of the Russian plans which saved Moscow in winter 1941. [S]Mon, Jan 22, 1:00 AMYesterday60 mins
BattleplanRaiding Operations: Learn more about the strategies used in raids to rescue prisoners, including the famous attack on Son-Tay camp in North Vietnam to free a group of American POWs. [AD,S]Mon, Jan 22, 2:00 AMYesterday60 mins
BattleplanRaiding Operations: Learn more about the strategies used in raids to rescue prisoners, including the famous attack on Son-Tay camp in North Vietnam to free a group of American POWs. [AD,S]Mon, Jan 22, 6:00 PMYesterday60 mins
BattleplanStrategic Bombing: Understanding military strategies. Discover how the use of air power can destroy an enemy's ability to wage war, highlighting the USAAF assault on Japan in 1944-45. [AD,S]Tue, Jan 23, 6:00 PMYesterday60 mins
BattleplanOutflanking: Explaining the strategies used in warfare throughout history. Hear about two classic examples of outflanking, including the Allied breakout from the Normandy beachhead. [AD,S]Wed, Jan 24, 6:00 PMYesterday60 mins

Snapshots

BattleplanGuerilla Warfare: Examining and explaining the strategies used in warfare throughout history, focusing on guerrilla warfare. Cases include Afghanistan 1979-88 and Vietnam 1961-73. [S]Wed, Jan 17, 6:00 PMYesterday60 mins
BattleplanDefensive Battle: War tactics throughout history. Learn more about defensive battles, including the 1943 Battle of Kursk where the Red Army dug in against the Germans and triumphed. [S]Tue, Jan 16, 6:00 PMYesterday60 mins
BattleplanControl of the Air: The Battle of Britain in 1940 and Operation Desert Storm in 1991: two instances where air power was crucial to victory. The sky-high military tactics are analysed. [S]Mon, Jan 15, 6:00 PMYesterday60 mins
BattleplanCounterstrike: Explaining the strategies used in warfare which have shaped our modern world. Including a study of the Russian plans which saved Moscow in winter 1941. [S]Mon, Jan 15, 1:05 AMYesterday60 mins
BattleplanCounterstrike: Explaining the strategies used in warfare which have shaped our modern world. Including a study of the Russian plans which saved Moscow in winter 1941. [S]Sun, Jan 14, 6:00 AMYesterday70 mins
BattleplanPre-emptive Strike: Explaining tactical thinking in wartime, with a focus on pre-emptive strikes. Hear about the events of December 6th, 1941, the 'day of infamy' at Pearl Harbour. [S]Sat, Jan 13, 12:00 AMYesterday60 mins
BattleplanPre-emptive Strike: Explaining tactical thinking in wartime, with a focus on pre-emptive strikes. Hear about the events of December 6th, 1941, the 'day of infamy' at Pearl Harbour. [S]Fri, Jan 12, 6:00 PMYesterday60 mins
BattleplanBattlefleet: Examples of the use of strategy in war from recent history. Learn how, in June 1942, the whole course of the Pacific War was transformed in under five minutes at Midway. [S]Thu, Jan 11, 6:00 PMYesterday60 mins
BattleplanSiege: All you need to know about sieges, including the Viet Cong siege of the US base at Khe Sanh in 1968. Tune in to learn about the strategies used in warfare throughout history. [S]Wed, Jan 10, 6:00 PMYesterday60 mins
BattleplanBlockade: Understanding the strategies used in warfare throughout history. Hear about two major cases of blockade, both of which involved island nations fighting for their survival. [S]Tue, Jan 9, 6:00 PMYesterday60 mins
BattleplanCounterstrike: Explaining the strategies used in warfare which have shaped our modern world. Including a study of the Russian plans which saved Moscow in winter 1941. [S]Mon, Jan 8, 6:00 PMYesterday60 mins
BattleplanDeception: Operation Fortitude was the code name for a range of plans which hid the location of the D-Day landings. Learn the truth about this deceit and the importance of duplicity. [S]Mon, Jan 8, 2:15 AMYesterday45 mins
BattleplanDeception: Operation Fortitude was the code name for a range of plans which hid the location of the D-Day landings. Learn the truth about this deceit and the importance of duplicity. [S]Sun, Jan 7, 6:00 AMYesterday70 mins
BattleplanAssault from the Air: Discover the successful strategies used in warfare. Attack from the air introduces a third dimension to a battlefield - planners call it 'vertical envelopment'. [S]Sun, Jan 7, 2:10 AMYesterday50 mins
BattleplanAssault from the Air: Discover the successful strategies used in warfare. Attack from the air introduces a third dimension to a battlefield - planners call it 'vertical envelopment'. [S]Sat, Jan 6, 6:00 AMYesterday70 mins
BattleplanBlitzkrieg: Discover the strategies used in warfare throughout history. 'Blitzkrieg' means 'Lightning War', and is the use of speedy shock tactics to break the enemy's line. [S]Sat, Jan 6, 1:00 AMYesterday60 mins
BattleplanAssault from the Sea: Learn the tactics used when attacking land from the sea, with two examples. The first is from 1945 at Iwo Jima. The second is from 1950 and the attack on Inchon. [S]Sat, Jan 6, 12:00 AMYesterday60 mins
BattleplanAssault from the Sea: Learn the tactics used when attacking land from the sea, with two examples. The first is from 1945 at Iwo Jima. The second is from 1950 and the attack on Inchon. [S]Fri, Jan 5, 6:00 PMYesterday60 mins
BattleplanDeception: Operation Fortitude was the code name for a range of plans which hid the location of the D-Day landings. Learn the truth about this deceit and the importance of duplicity. [S]Thu, Jan 4, 6:00 PMYesterday60 mins
BattleplanAssault from the Air: Discover the successful strategies used in warfare. Attack from the air introduces a third dimension to a battlefield - planners call it 'vertical envelopment'. [S]Wed, Jan 3, 6:00 PMYesterday60 mins
BattleplanBlitzkrieg: Discover the strategies used in warfare throughout history. 'Blitzkrieg' means 'Lightning War', and is the use of speedy shock tactics to break the enemy's line. [S]Tue, Jan 2, 6:00 PMYesterday60 mins
BattleplanSpecial Operations: Special operations forces are military units at the cutting edge of modern warfare. Hear about their vital roles in World War II and the second Gulf War. [AD,S]Fri, Dec 22, 6:00 AMYesterday70 mins
BattleplanOutflanking: Explaining the strategies used in warfare throughout history. Hear about two classic examples of outflanking, including the Allied breakout from the Normandy beachhead. [AD,S]Thu, Dec 21, 7:10 AMYesterday50 mins
BattleplanStrategic Bombing: Understanding military strategies. Discover how the use of air power can destroy an enemy's ability to wage war, highlighting the USAAF assault on Japan in 1944-45. [AD,S]Thu, Dec 21, 6:00 AMYesterday70 mins
BattleplanRaiding Operations: Learn more about the strategies used in raids to rescue prisoners, including the famous attack on Son-Tay camp in North Vietnam to free a group of American POWs. [AD,S]Wed, Dec 20, 7:10 AMYesterday50 mins
BattleplanBreaking a Fortified Line: A look at the assault on the Hindenburg Line in 1918 at Meuse-Argonne and the Battle of El Alamein in 1942. Hear how these defensive lines were penetrated. [AD,S]Wed, Dec 20, 6:00 AMYesterday70 mins
BattleplanUrban Warfare: Two bloody urban battles are studied: Stalingrad, winter 1942-43 and the Tet Offensive, 1968. Discover the strategies used by the belligerents in both these conflicts. [S]Tue, Dec 19, 7:10 AMYesterday50 mins
BattleplanGuerilla Warfare: Examining and explaining the strategies used in warfare throughout history, focusing on guerrilla warfare. Cases include Afghanistan 1979-88 and Vietnam 1961-73. [S]Tue, Dec 19, 6:00 AMYesterday70 mins
BattleplanDefensive Battle: War tactics throughout history. Learn more about defensive battles, including the 1943 Battle of Kursk where the Red Army dug in against the Germans and triumphed. [S]Mon, Dec 18, 7:10 AMYesterday50 mins
BattleplanControl of the Air: The Battle of Britain in 1940 and Operation Desert Storm in 1991: two instances where air power was crucial to victory. The sky-high military tactics are analysed. [S]Sun, Dec 17, 8:00 AMYesterday60 mins
BattleplanPre-emptive Strike: Explaining tactical thinking in wartime, with a focus on pre-emptive strikes. Hear about the events of December 6th, 1941, the 'day of infamy' at Pearl Harbour. [S]Thu, Dec 14, 7:10 AMYesterday50 mins
BattleplanBattlefleet: Examples of the use of strategy in war from recent history. Learn how, in June 1942, the whole course of the Pacific War was transformed in under five minutes at Midway. [S]Wed, Dec 13, 7:10 AMYesterday50 mins
BattleplanSiege: All you need to know about sieges, including the Viet Cong siege of the US base at Khe Sanh in 1968. Tune in to learn about the strategies used in warfare throughout history. [S]Tue, Dec 12, 7:10 AMYesterday50 mins
BattleplanBlockade: Understanding the strategies used in warfare throughout history. Hear about two major cases of blockade, both of which involved island nations fighting for their survival. [S]Mon, Dec 11, 7:10 AMYesterday50 mins
BattleplanAssault from the Sea: Learn the tactics used when attacking land from the sea, with two examples. The first is from 1945 at Iwo Jima. The second is from 1950 and the attack on Inchon. [S]Thu, Dec 7, 7:10 AMYesterday50 mins
BattleplanDeception: Operation Fortitude was the code name for a range of plans which hid the location of the D-Day landings. Learn the truth about this deceit and the importance of duplicity. [S]Wed, Dec 6, 7:10 AMYesterday50 mins
BattleplanAssault from the Air: Discover the successful strategies used in warfare. Attack from the air introduces a third dimension to a battlefield - planners call it 'vertical envelopment'. [S]Tue, Dec 5, 7:10 AMYesterday50 mins
BattleplanSpecial Operations: Special operations forces are military units at the cutting edge of modern warfare. Hear about their vital roles in World War II and the second Gulf War. [AD,S]Sat, Oct 21, 7:00 AMYesterday60 mins
BattleplanOutflanking: Explaining the strategies used in warfare throughout history. Hear about two classic examples of outflanking, including the Allied breakout from the Normandy beachhead. [AD,S]Sat, Oct 14, 8:00 AMYesterday60 mins
BattleplanStrategic Bombing: Understanding military strategies. Discover how the use of air power can destroy an enemy's ability to wage war, highlighting the USAAF assault on Japan in 1944-45. [AD,S]Sat, Oct 14, 7:10 AMYesterday50 mins
BattleplanRaiding Operations: Learn more about the strategies used in raids to rescue prisoners, including the famous attack on Son-Tay camp in North Vietnam to free a group of American POWs. [AD,S]Sat, Oct 7, 8:00 AMYesterday60 mins
BattleplanBreaking a Fortified Line: A look at the assault on the Hindenburg Line in 1918 at Meuse-Argonne and the Battle of El Alamein in 1942. Hear how these defensive lines were penetrated. [AD,S]Sat, Sep 30, 8:00 AMYesterday60 mins
BattleplanUrban Warfare: Two bloody urban battles are studied: Stalingrad, winter 1942-43 and the Tet Offensive, 1968. Discover the strategies used by the belligerents in both these conflicts. [S]Sat, Sep 23, 8:00 AMYesterday60 mins
BattleplanStrategic Bombing: Understanding military strategies. Discover how the use of air power can destroy an enemy's ability to wage war, highlighting the USAAF assault on Japan in 1944-45. [AD,S]Sat, Sep 23, 1:35 AMYesterday55 mins
BattleplanOutflanking: Explaining the strategies used in warfare throughout history. Hear about two classic examples of outflanking, including the Allied breakout from the Normandy beachhead. [AD,S]Fri, Sep 22, 5:00 PMYesterday60 mins
BattleplanStrategic Bombing: Understanding military strategies. Discover how the use of air power can destroy an enemy's ability to wage war, highlighting the USAAF assault on Japan in 1944-45. [AD,S]Fri, Sep 22, 4:00 PMYesterday60 mins
BattleplanBreaking a Fortified Line: A look at the assault on the Hindenburg Line in 1918 at Meuse-Argonne and the Battle of El Alamein in 1942. Hear how these defensive lines were penetrated. [AD,S]Fri, Sep 22, 1:55 AMYesterday65 mins
BattleplanRaiding Operations: Learn more about the strategies used in raids to rescue prisoners, including the famous attack on Son-Tay camp in North Vietnam to free a group of American POWs. [AD,S]Thu, Sep 21, 11:00 AMYesterday60 mins
BattleplanBreaking a Fortified Line: A look at the assault on the Hindenburg Line in 1918 at Meuse-Argonne and the Battle of El Alamein in 1942. Hear how these defensive lines were penetrated. [AD,S]Thu, Sep 21, 10:00 AMYesterday60 mins
BattleplanGuerilla Warfare: Examining and explaining the strategies used in warfare throughout history, focusing on guerrilla warfare. Cases include Afghanistan 1979-88 and Vietnam 1961-73. [S]Sat, Sep 16, 8:00 AMYesterday60 mins